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Gallery: Historical Photos

Jul. 05, 2014 @ 03:32 PM

Gallery: Morris Memorial Hospital then and now

Milton Mayor Tom Canterbury and Milton Councilman Charlie Conard tour the now vacant Morris Memorial Hospital on Monday, June 30, 2014, in Milton.


Jul. 03, 2014 @ 08:07 AM

Gallery: 1996 Scottown, Ohio, fireworks fire kills nine

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.


Feb. 26, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Gallery: The Buffalo Creek Flood

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.


Dec. 15, 2013 @ 04:05 PM

Gallery: Historical photos of the 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge

Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.


Nov. 27, 2013 @ 12:11 PM

Gallery: Huntington State Hospital fire, Nov. 26, 1952

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.


Nov. 21, 2013 @ 07:00 PM

Gallery: President John F. Kennedy through the years

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.


Jul. 29, 2013 @ 01:03 PM

Gallery: Field House memories

The Veterans Memorial Field House, which was built in 1950, has been torn down to make way for Marshall University's new soccer stadium.


Jul. 29, 2013 @ 12:35 PM

Gallery: Past Veterans Memorial Field House shows

The Veterans Memorial Field House, which was built in 1950, has been torn down to make way for Marshall University's new soccer stadium.


Jul. 23, 2013 @ 12:36 PM

Gallery: Filming of "We Are Marshall" from 2006

In 2006, the Tri-State was invaded by Hollywood.


Jul. 16, 2013 @ 12:32 PM

Gallery: Harris Riverfront Park through the years

Harris Riverfront Park has seen many beautification efforts over the years.