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Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

The best aspirin regimen post-heart attack

It's said that new habits die easily but old habits die hard and that seems to be especially true when it comes to doctors who send their heart-attack patients home from the hospital with a directive for taking daily aspirin.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Holiday charities

The Herald-Dispatch is making a list of organizations planning holiday-related charity fundraisers. Send your holiday charity information to news@herald-dispatch.com or fax to 304-526-2857. Here are some of the charities from the Tri-State that people can assist:


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Dick Newman: A boy in the 40s: Christmas presents remembered

I realized the other day that in being an only child, I got a lot of Christmas presents. How great it was to have loving parents. I was even fortunate enough to have my grandparents live with us. Probably there was some spoiling, but my dad had a unique way to counteract that.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Huntington Mall hosts fashion show

BARBOURSVILLE — The Huntington Mall hosted a holiday fashion show on Saturday, Dec. 13.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Local therapist, author wins prestigious awards

Huntington therapist and Beckley native Danny Pettry II was recently honored by the West Virginia Child Care Association (WVCCA) with the 2014 Clinical Staff Award.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

New bluegrass Christmas albums bring swing and down-home flavor

The new music on the following three albums are at times beautiful, poignant and often just fun.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community news for Dec. 20

FIRST: Karleigh Grace Ball, great-granddaughter of Nancy Chapman of Westmoreland, turns 1 year-old Sunday, Dec. 21. A birthday celebration honoring her is being held at the home of her nana and papa, Carla and David Ball.


Dec. 20, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Stephen Salyers to host 12th annual Christmas benefit show

The Stephen Salyers Charities Foundation's 12th annual Sounds of Christmas benefit dinner and concert for underprivileged children will take place tonight, Dec. 20, at the Bellefonte Pavilion in Ashland. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cocktail reception and silent charity auction followed by a concert by Salyers and his band from Nashville.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Dancers to perform at children's hospital

HUNTINGTON — Elite Performance Academy will present its Junior, Teen and Senior Dance Company members as well as vocal students in a special Christmas performance at Hoops Family Children's Hospital.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Holiday charities

The Herald-Dispatch is making a list of organizations planning holiday-related charity fundraisers.