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Casto announces two new book signings 'Legendary Locals'

Mar. 27, 2013 @ 11:09 AM

BARBOURSVILLE —  Two signings are set for local historian and author James E. Casto, whose latest book is “Legendary Locals of Huntington, West Virginia.”

Casto will sign copies of his “Legendary Locals” book Saturday, March 30, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Guiding Light Christian Book Store in the Merritt Creek Farm shopping Center.

On Saturday, April 6, from 2 to 5 p.m., he will sign at Books-A-Million at the Huntington Mall.

  “Legendary Locals” contains photographs and capsule biographies of nearly 200 individuals, past and present, who have played noteworthy roles in the community.

Casto was a reporter, editor and columnist at The Herald-Dispatch for more than 40 years before he retired in 2004. He’s the author of a number of books on local and regional history.