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Oct. 01, 2014 @ 08:39 AM

VIDEO: Tim Lancaster, "Long Time Coming"

Here’s Tim Lancaster’s performance video for “Long Time Coming,” recorded Live At Trackside (Bud Carroll’s studio in Huntington and filmed by Brainwrap Productions). Lancaster is playing with Ona and Andrew Hankins on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington. Admission is $5 for those 18 and up. The folky Florida native singer/songwriter will also be playing with Ona and Hankins on Oct. 30 as well. For more info, check out Tim Lancaster’s musician page on FB.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 07:57 AM

John Rosemond: 'Teen brain' result of parents catering to children

I've spoken at several conferences in the last year or so where presenters were opining on the subject of the teenage brain. Their thesis was that features of the so-called "teenage brain" are largely responsible for the self-centered, irrational, moody, rebellious behavior now associated with adolescence.

Oct. 01, 2014 @ 07:52 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community News column for Wednesday, Oct. 1

CLASS: An intermediate photography class instructed by Laura Moul is available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 7, 21 and 28, at Community Center at Waves of Fun in Valley Park, Hurricane, West Virginia. Class size is limited to 10. To register, call Putnam County Parks and Recreation Commission, 304-562-0518, Ext. 10.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:47 PM

Pumpkin Pie time is here

You can tell fall is here as pumpkins are everywhere – carved into masterpieces on porches, placed in windows and alongside the roads for purchase. Another indication that autumn is in the air is restaurants and other eateries featuring pumpkin-flavored everything.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 11:23 PM

Fun events in October

Fall is a busy time in the Tri-State as there are concerts, festivals and events galore.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

Club Deception hosting Saturday AIDS Task Force fundraiser

HUNTINGTON — The Tri-State AIDS Task Force will have a benefit “Music For Those Living With HIV/AIDS” Saturday, Oct. 4 at Club Deception, 1037 7th Ave., Huntington.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

45th Greenup Old Fashion Days features food, fun and canoe race

GREENUP, Ky. — The 45th annual Greenup, County Kentucky, Old Fashion Days rolls in downtown Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 2-4. There’s some great music nightly. Gospel starts at 7 p.m. Thursday, with headliner John Rowsey.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 04:11 PM

Kentucky State Parks announces full slate of Halloween fun

FRANKFORT, Ky. —  October is arriving, and that means the Kentucky State Parks will be getting out the pumpkins and goblin decorations as they prepare for one of the most popular times of the year - Halloween.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 03:03 PM

Ten of world's best roller derby teams competing in Charleston

Ten of the top women’s flat track roller derby teams in the world (and from as far away as Melbourne, Australia), will be competing Friday through Sunday, Oct. 3-5 at the Charleston Civic Center during the 2014 Women's Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) Division 1 Playoffs.

Sep. 30, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

VIDEO: Fallsburg FearPlex

FALLSBURG, Ky., — A haunted attraction that features five attractions at 5877 Kentucky 3., outside of Louisa, Ky. Fearplex saw 17,000 customers in 2013. They started in 1987 with the Fallsburg Haunted House, expanded in 2012 with Hell's Wagon Paintball. In 2013, they added a third attraction, Crazy Creek. For the 2014 season, we're excited to bring two NEW attractions. One is Appalachian Nightmare 3D, a 3D blacklight complete with live actors. The second new attraction is Backwoods Blackout, a pitch black maze in the same building as Appalachian Nightmare 3D. Remaining dates are Oct. 3-4, Oct. 10-11, Oct. 16-17-18, Oct. 23-24-25, and Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Call 606-686-3030. They are also on Twitter and Instagram, both @FHHFEARPLEX. Read about tons of Tri-State haunted attractions and fun Halloween events in Sunday’s Herald-Dispatch.