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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

5K to help raise funds for Hands for Haiti

BARBOURSVILLE -- Tri-State Medical Missions will have the Hands for Haiti 5K run/2 mile walk on Saturday, Aug. 23, at Barboursville Park.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Tips on backpack safety and study habits

We've been sharing tips this month to help you and your children get a good start to the school year. Developing a safe and organized approach for the school day can help reduce stress on the entire family. Two topics that come up frequently are backpack safety and study habits. You should assess how many books and materials your child really needs to bring home and then make sure your kids are following through on homework assignments. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends the following:

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Pilot Club Antique Show and Sale this weekend

HUNTINGTON -- The Pilot Club of Huntington's 62nd annual Antiques Show and Sale will kick off at 6:30 p.m. today, Aug. 22, and go through Sunday Aug. 24 in the Big Sandy Superstore Arena's Conference Center.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:39 PM

Joyce Spencer: Community news column for Friday, August 22

COMPETED: Maggie Merriman, daughter of Shelly Merriman and granddaughter of Harold and Lakie Bunn of Huntington, recently competed at the USA Diving Junior National Competition in Knoxville. She competed in and scored her personal best score in the 14- 15 age group platform event, received four perfect 10's on one dive, and qualified to represent USA Diving at the Junior World Championship that will be in Penza, Russia, on Sept. 3-16. Last year in the 12-13 age division, she was national champion, went on to compete at the Pan American games, and was silver medalist. This past summer, Maggie was chosen by USA Diving to attend a training camp in Guangzhou, China. This is the first time in history that China has allowed anyone from a foreign country into their training facility.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:34 PM

Young hopes to connect blues to all generations

The 5th annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues and Arts Festival will come to life in a different venue this year as the one-day free event will take place at Harris Riverfront Park.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 10:34 PM

John Ellison returns to Mountain State for Live on Levee

Folks in Huntington got a taste of the coalfield-born rhythm and blues of John Ellison on Thursday night and Charleston fans will get to hear some of that sweet soul goodness when this work day ends.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 11:51 AM

Tri-State Youth Orchestra starts Aug. 21 for fall rehearsals

HUNTINGTON  —  The Tri-State Youth Orchestra String Section begins its 17th season on Thursday, Aug. 21 on the first floor of ARTS Renaissance Center (the old Huntington High School), on 8th Street in Huntington.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 07:19 AM

Chilifest heating things up in Lincoln County

I've got a little change in my pocket going jing-a-ling-a-ling.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 07:18 AM

2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards nominations announced

Nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced last week at a press conference in Nashville with The Boxcars leading the pack with 10 nominations for the band and individual members.

Aug. 21, 2014 @ 07:17 AM

'A Great Decision' tells beginnings of the Supreme Court

 "The (two political) parties fought each other bitterly, with savage attacks on the opposing candidates in partisan newspapers, mocking caricatures, scorching personal denunciations, salacious gossip and effigy burnings.