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May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Ironton summer concert series to kick off Tuesday with Larry Whitt & Blue Eyed Soul

IRONTON - The summer concert in downtown Ironton begins its third season at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday with Larry Whitt & Blue Eyed Soul.

May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

St. Joe graduates ready for life after high school

HUNTINGTON - While not the massive, arena-filling spectacle of other local high schools, St. Joseph Central Catholic School conducted its 86th commencement exercises Friday at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Huntington.


May. 29, 2015 @ 11:28 PM

Second person arrested in connection to meat market robbery

ARMED ROBBERY: Stephanie Ann Ferris, 34, of Milton, has been charged in connection to a robbery Monday at Nelson's Meat Market in Ona. Ferris is accused of going to the market with Travis Kauffer, a recently fired employee. Kauffer allegedly beat up an employee that lives above the market. According to the criminal complaint, Ferris talked Kauffer out of shooting the employee with a stolen rifle she found in the kill room. The two then fled with four cases of bacon, worth $480, and the rifle. Ferris is charged with felony first degree armed robbery, breaking and entering into a non-dwelling and five counts of misdemeanor petit larceny. Along with what has been previously reported, Kauffer is also charged with first degree armed robbery and unlawful wounding.

May. 29, 2015 @ 11:29 PM

Caserta complaint turned over to state police

HUNTINGTON - City councilman Scott Caserta's complaint questioning the legality of a nearly $34,000 payout authorized by Mayor Steve Williams to a former police chief has been turned over to the West Virginia State Police for investigation.

May. 29, 2015 @ 11:30 PM

Boil advisory issued to some Kenova water customers

KENOVA - A precautionary boil water advisory for customers in Kenova along Pine Hill Estates, Swanson Lane and July Drive was issued Friday, according to a news release from the Kenova Municipal Water System. The advisory applies to customers who have experienced low or no water pressure.

May. 29, 2015 @ 11:33 PM

Road work to cause traffic delays in the Summit area

SUMMIT, Ky. - The Kentucky 716 intersection with U.S. 60 will be closed for several weeks starting Monday, according to the Kentucky Department of Highways.

May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Former MU coach to speak at youth basketball camp

ASHLAND - A special youth basketball camp for those age 6 and older is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at the Ashland YMCA, 3232 Old 13th St., Ashland.

May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Beech Fork Dam welcomes visitors

The Herald-Dispatch

LAVALETTE - As part of the celebration of National Dam Safety Awareness Day, Beech Fork Dam opened its gates - figuratively speaking, of course - to allow members of the community to tour the facility.


May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Dinner to raise funds for man with cancer

BARBOURSVILLE - A fundraising dinner in honor of Tony Perry is planned for June 5.

The Tony Perry Cancer Fund spaghetti fundraiser dinner is planned for 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 5, at The Sentiment Club House, 1 Sentiment Way, Barboursville. It's located off Peyton Street, past Route 60 Music & Tire Stop. Take-out orders will be available, and the dinner will include spaghetti, salad and bread, and there will be baked goods and a raffle. The prize is a week's stay at a two-bedroom cottage on the Greenbrier River Trail during the week of the Greenbrier Classic.

May. 29, 2015 @ 11:30 PM

Final bells ring for schools

Petyon and Gevena Kent Elementary School celebrate their last day of school — forever.