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Mar. 24, 2015 @ 02:25 PM

Carter Caves booking spring canoe/kayak trips for Tygart Creek and Grayson Lake

OLIVE HILL, Ky. – Carter Caves State Resort Park is hosting several kayak and canoe trips this spring.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thespian festival to kick off March 26

CHARLESTON - The Culture Center will set the stage for more than 500 high school students as the West Virginia Division of Culture and History hosts the annual West Virginia State Thespian Festival March 26-28.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community news for Tuesday, March 24

VISITORS: Peyton Elementary second-graders visit Marshall University to conduct interviews with student members of the Society of Black Scholars and other outstanding students as part of the Black History Month connection on Friday, March 27. Postponed from Feb. 20 due to inclement weather, students also tour various places on campus.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Healthy programs, classes & screenings

Here's a rundown of some local health-related classes and support groups offered this week in Huntington.



Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Radio legend Garrison Keillor brings his show to Portsmouth, Ohio

The plaintive and unique sound of Garrison Keillor's voice has been heard for many years in this part of the world.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Top six tips about deducting home office expenses

If you use your home for business, you may be able to deduct expenses for the business use of your home. If you qualify you can claim the deduction whether you rent or own your home. If you qualify for the deduction you may use either the simplified method or the regular method to claim your deduction. Here are six tips that you should know about the home office deduction.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

A glimpse at wildlife

HUNTINGTON - The Herald-Dispatch reader Sherry Wilds snapped these wildlife photos on Saturday, March 7.

Have you been out and about taking photos in your neighborhood? Submit them to news@herald-dispatch.com for possible publication in The Herald-Dispatch or online at www.herald-dispatch.com. Be sure to include the name of the photographer, the date and location the photos were taken and the name of anyone pictured.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Russian National Ballet Theatre brings 'Sleeping Beauty' to life

One of the many reasons why the Paramount Arts Center is considered an important local asset is that the theater brings in great talent from around the world.

Mar. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Seniors get together to celebrate St. Patrick's Day

HUNTINGTON - The Marie Redd Senior Center invited members of the Underwood Senior Center to join them for a special Saint Patrick's Day luncheon at their 9th Avenue location on Tuesday, March 17.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Don't stay up worrying about new sleep guidelines

You might disagree with Mindy Kaling ("The Office" and "The Mindy Project"), who claims that there isn't a sunrise beautiful enough for her to wake up and see. But by insisting on getting enough sleep, she's got sleep science solidly on her side. She's also a lot more sleep-smart than many North Americans.