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.
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.
From tractors and trains to cats and knights, my son's evolving obsessions all find a place on our Christmas tree.
The Herald-Dispatch is making a list of organizations planning holiday-related charity fundraisers. Send your holiday charity information to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 304-526-2857.
Long before Walmart ventured into West Virginia, the state had its own homegrown chain of discount department stores.
Huntington City Council, regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., Huntington City Hall, 800 5th Avenue. For information, call 304-696-5530.
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.
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.
De Brekht Artistic Studios is a California and Russian based organization that produces lovely works of art meant to be collectibles.
Events coming up for area schools