The Herald-Dispatch Recent News RSS 2014-12-18T14:46:55-05:00 urn:uuid:3cbf3606-3d51-40e0-8e53-449c170d5960 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Many share reaction to Kopp's passing The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:dab0fd6e-41c7-45b6-acc1-e5428530bd1d 2014-12-18T13:34:16-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON -- Many political, educational and community leaders, along with a host of others have issued statements in the wake of Marshall University President Stephen Kopp&#39;s sudden passing.</p> Marshall Board of Governors to meet in emergency session CURTIS JOHNSON urn:uuid:a89af910-6f2e-4dfe-9590-f756f483197b 2014-12-18T13:25:12-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON &#8212; The Marshall University Board of Governors will convene an emergency meeting this afternoon, as university leaders mourn and adjust in the wake of Stephen Kopp&#8217;s sudden passing.</p> Gallery: Mall Fashion Show The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:9e77cc35-f785-48f6-91f1-fe169e64ed79 2014-12-18T12:50:46-05:00 <p> The Huntington Mall had a holiday fashion show on Saturday, Dec. 13.</p> Gallery: Christmas at Madie Carroll House The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:66f67583-6281-400c-9f9b-246d56cdfead 2014-12-18T11:29:47-05:00 <p> A special Christmas event took place Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Madie Carroll House in Huntington&#39;s Guyandotte neighborhood.</p> Mayor honors Kopp, orders flags in city to half staff The Herald-Dispatch urn:uuid:8e24dac3-5102-4375-b823-5b2e24ff3ff7 2014-12-18T11:16:01-05:00 <p> HUNTINGTON -- Huntington Mayor Steve Williams ordered the city of Huntington and its entities to lower flags to half-staff in the wake Stephen Kopp&#39;s sudden passing.</p> Man dies after being shot with arrow in Brooke County The Associated Press urn:uuid:c26ec13a-af8f-40e4-bc6b-86cb58573d4f 2014-12-18T10:11:05-05:00 <p> <span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Police are investigating the death of man who was shot with an arrow in Brooke County.</span></p> 2 NY residents face cigarette transport charges in W.Va. The Associated Press urn:uuid:69223526-fa7a-43d1-9bb2-77eb97131fa4 2014-12-18T09:37:07-05:00 <p> <span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Two New York residents face charges of illegally transporting cigarettes from <font color="red">Virginia</font> to <font color="red">West</font>&#160;<font color="red">Virginia</font>.</span></p> W.Va. professor of the year award finalists named The Associated Press urn:uuid:e6cebf53-9021-4c61-8a22-836046194ad4 2014-12-18T09:12:51-05:00 <p> <span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Five finalists have been named for the Faculty Merit Foundation of <font color="red">West</font>&#160;<font color="red">Virginia&#39;s</font> Professor of the Year award.</span></p> Two jailed on felony charges CURTIS JOHNSON urn:uuid:b2d46eb8-2af8-4a1f-9c29-9fa76c8fce12 2014-12-18T08:31:16-05:00 <p> BARBOURSVILLE &#8212; Two people were jailed on felony charges since Wednesday, according to booking records kept at the Western Regional Jail.</p> W.Va. gov won't declare day after Christmas a holiday The Associated Press urn:uuid:9fa07b96-8cb8-41e7-b3ee-4598db4a4688 2014-12-18T08:11:52-05:00 <p> <span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">A spokesman for Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the governor has no plans to officially declare a state holiday for the Friday after Christmas.</span></p>