It has been 10 years since President George W. Bush made a couple of campaign trips to the Tri-State.
A series of four coordinated terrorist attacks launched by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda upon the United States in New York City and the Washington, D.C., area on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, killed almost 3,000 people and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage.
The Young Thundering Herd of Marshall University (dark jerseys) beat Xavier University (white jerseys) 15-13 on Sept. 25, 1971, at Fairfield Stadium.
Milton Mayor Tom Canterbury and Milton Councilman Charlie Conard tour the now vacant Morris Memorial Hospital on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Milton.
Nine people from Ohio and West Virginia were killed and 11 others were injured in the Scottown, Ohio, fireworks fire on July 3, 1996. Todd Hall, a 26-year-old brain-injured Proctorville, Ohio, man, was charged with starting the fire with a lighted cigarette. The charges were dropped after he was found incompetent to stand trial and committed to a state mental hospital in September 1996.
In 1972, the Logan County community of Buffalo Creek experienced the most destructive flood in West Virginia history, when a coal waste dam burst and 130 million gallons of water and sludge poured through nearby mining towns. During the Buffalo Creek Flood on Feb. 26, 1972, 125 people lost their lives, 1,100 were injured and 4,000 were left homeless.
Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.
On Nov. 26, 1952, a ward building at Huntington State Hospital, now Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital, caught fire, killing 17 people. Some readers may find these images (and the news story below) disturbing.
President John F. Kennedy visited West Virginia a few times prior to his election in 1960. His victory in West Virginia's primary election is widely credited for spring-boarding him into the White House.
The Veterans Memorial Field House, which was built in 1950, has been torn down to make way for Marshall University's new soccer stadium.