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Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:59 PM

Ohio State Fair unveils the 2014 butter sculpture

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — The 2014 butter display at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus portrays 15 intricate state symbols that showcase the character and spirit of the Buckeye State.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:08 AM

Deadline is Friday to renew, purchase Marshall Artists Series season packages

 HUNTINGTON — The deadline to purchase or renew Marshall Artists Series season packages is Friday, July 25.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 07:03 AM

Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen celebrates 75 years

The Sons & Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen, (S& D) a nationally known historic preservation and magazine publishing organization, will be celebrating its 75th anniversary with several events Sept. 12-13.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Local Applebee's group contributes more than $45k to animal charities

HUNTINGTON -- Neighborhood Hospitality, Inc. (NHI), an Applebee's franchise group in Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia, raised more than $45,000 for animal charities during its 12th annual Paws for Carside event.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Technology helps free students from the desk to study where they want

Alyssa Kimble, a soon-to-be sixth-grader in White Plains, New York, says she uses the desk in her bedroom for "everything" -- creating lesson plans for her make-believe school, writing stories and storing stuff.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Add zing to notebooks, store-bought or DIY

When it's time to start stocking the school backpack, it's easy to just grab a stack of plain, boring notebooks.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

BCPL receives Arts Access Assistance grant

ASHLAND -- Boyd County Public Library has been awarded an Arts Access Assistance grant through a program of the Kentucky Arts Council, the states art agency, which is supported by state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment of the Arts, according to a news release.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Back-to-school help from professional organizers

Success in school often depends on how well a student manages to organize everything from demanding schoolwork to a dizzying array of after-school activities to technological distractions.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Health-related events this week

Here's a rundown of local health-related classes and other offerings this week in Huntington.


Jul. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

MU 'Tiny Talkers' programs help children with speech disorders

HUNTINGTON -- Harry Shivel, 4, was born with hyperlexia, which gave him the ability to read words far above what would be expected of a child his age. But although he can read the words, he experiences difficulty with understanding what the words mean, according to a news release from Marshall University.