Marshall University traces its roots to when, in 1837, a group of residents got together, planned the school and named it Marshall Academy.
The invasion of Normandy, France, known as D-Day, was June 6, 1944.
A Huntington staple, Jim's Steak & Spaghetti House is celebrating 75 years in business.
Camden Park began in 1903 as a picnic area for the Camden Interstate Railway. Today, it remains the only amusement park in West Virginia.
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.
The Herald-Dispatch's annual Citizen Awards program recognizes citizenship, volunteer efforts and accomplishments in business, athletics and the arts. And the process starts with your nominations.
2011 marks 50 years that the all-black Douglass High School closed. In 1961, Douglass closed its doors as a school and the students integrated with Huntington High. It was a transition that was bittersweet, former Douglass students said -- one that meant new opportunities, but the passing of a time when their world was close-knit and familiar.
On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested in the Tri-State in the worst flood in local recorded history. The Flood of 1937 caused the river to reach a depth of 69.45 feet, more than 19 feet above flood stage in Huntington.
A fire at the Emmons Jr. apartment building started about 11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2007, and killed nine people. Flames raced through the building, destroying it and the neighboring Emmons Sr. apartment building.
Photos related to the Silver Bridge at Point Pleasant and its collapse on Dec. 15, 1967.