At 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 31, the city of Huntington's Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium will be hosting a special encore performance of "Collis P," the new and original musical about the epic businessman, railroad tycoon and founder of Huntington.
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.
In 1980, the hit movie "Fame" hit the theaters of America with a musical look at life at the New York High School of the Performing Arts.
The average North American eats over 130 pounds of sugar every year and consumes more than 60 pounds of sat-fat-laden beef, while the average American household has more television sets than people! No wonder 70 percent of North Americans are overweight or obese and cancer is the second leading cause of death. A massive new study published in JAMA Oncology online really brings that last point home!
Editor's note: This is the 89th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.
HUNTINGTON - In the late 1890s, a group of local businessmen purchased land just west of Huntington and developed a new town, Central City. From its birth, the new community worked hard at attracting industry. One of the factories that thrived in Central City was the Huntington Tumbler Co.
VBS: Vacation Bible School, open to grades kindergarten through grade 6, is from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, July 28-31, at Word of Light Community Church, Culloden, W.Va. The theme is "Life of Moses."
HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Museum of Art is hosting an exhibition called "WHAAM!: Original Comic Drawings from the Collection."
The Central City Farmers Market has designated Saturday, Aug. 1, as Tomato Day.
THE CONCERN: The ransomware scam is back and more vicious than ever, according to a new FBI report. Ransomware is a virus that freezes your computer, holding it ransom until you pay to unlock it. Victims are reporting losing up to $10,000 in a new version of this scam that encrypts your files.
Highlights of the Marshall Artists Series