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Mar. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

New special needs classes to be offered by YMCA

The Herald-Dispatch

The Huntington YMCA has three new athletic programs beginning this spring for individuals with special needs: Challenger flag football, Challenger swim lessons and Challenger Fit.


Mar. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Outdoor events planned for this spring at Ky. State Parks

FRANKFORT, Ky. With warmer weather finally here, the Kentucky State Parks are gearing up with plenty of outdoor adventure events and activities.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community News column for Tuesday, March 31

CLOSER: Marie Adkins Gillespie, one of three sisters living together in South Point, Ohio, grows closer to the 100 mark. Today, this first cousin of my mother always sporting a happy and sweet smile turns 97 after a close call and being hospitalized. May Marie be blessed with a happy fun-filled birthday and enjoy many more to follow (at least three to make it 100).

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

State Park boosts reservable campsites in 2015

The Herald-Dispatch

CLIFFTOP, W.Va. - Responding to numerous visitor requests, Babcock State Park in Fayette County is increasing the number of campsites available for advance reservations, beginning with the 2015 summer season.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

The `luckiest' prosecutor

HUNTINGTON - Peggy Brown spent more than two decades of her life as a full-time professor and part-time prosecutor, who loves to knit, read and care for her family of four.

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Many new novel releases coming

HUNTINGTON - It's been raining with fury outside, and inside, it's raining words.

Lots of book projects are getting released, and here's a look at just a few of them, as well as some local literary news.

Mar. 30, 2015 @ 02:47 PM

FestivALL Charleston announces major acts for 10-day fest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- FestivALL Charleston 2015 celebrates 11 years June 19-28 by continuing to emphasize its slogan -- A City Becomes a Work of Art -- and meld established events and performances with fresh ideas.

Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Local Hip Hop Artist Dropping New CD at Sharkey's

HUNTINGTON - The old saying goes when God shuts a door, he sometimes opens a window. And for Darnell Poole that window led straight into a recording studio.

Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

How to keep your teen driver safe

When 23-year-old singer-songwriter James Taylor starred in the 1971 drag-racing movie "Two Lane Blacktop" his character loved speeding down the highway.

Mar. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

This week in W.Va. history

The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.