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Dec. 22, 2014 @ 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.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Waist not want not

Talk about inflation! What cost $25 in 1965 would ring up as $188.77 today. And in 1965 the average woman's waist size was 24-25 inches; today, it's 34-35 inches and growing.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Turn toys into ornaments for Christmas

From tractors and trains to cats and knights, my son's evolving obsessions all find a place on our Christmas tree.


Dec. 22, 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.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Lost Huntington: Heck's Department Store

Long before Walmart ventured into West Virginia, the state had its own homegrown chain of discount department stores.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Public Meetings

Huntington City Council, regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., Huntington City Hall, 800 5th Avenue. For information, call 304-696-5530.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

ARTS announces 2015 schedule

Coming off a successful 2014 season, Arts Resources for the Tri-State has announced the scheduled for the 2015 season and it features three plays, three musicals and new works.


Dec. 22, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community news for Monday, December 22

LIGHTING: Carols, communion, candlelight and Christmas stories are featured during the Christmas Eve candlelight services at 8 and 11 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 24, at Madison Avenue Christian Church.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Jean McClelland: De Brekht artworks are unique, made to be collectibles

De Brekht Artistic Studios is a California and Russian based organization that produces lovely works of art meant to be collectibles.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 12:01 AM

Schools calendar of events

Events coming up for area schools