The Herald-Dispatch Recent News RSS 2014-10-24T21:42:13-04:00 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. Appeals court overturns decision on Ohio jailed voters The Associated Press urn:uuid:0888232b-4988-4c29-af69-529ad0784090 2014-10-24T20:11:48-04:00 <p> CINCINNATI&#8212; A federal appeals court has ruled that organizations conducting voter outreach did not have the right to sue the state of Ohio on behalf of voters arrested and jailed the weekend before Election Day.</p> Friday Night Obituary Update The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:62f5474f-c2b2-44aa-89ba-e580e521863e 2014-10-24T17:48:40-04:00 <p> <font face="Georgia" size="3">The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.</font></p> Ohio warns hunters about rare deer disease The Associated Press urn:uuid:5671200c-f096-44ca-91d9-da0d3cf9303a 2014-10-24T10:12:05-04:00 <p> State officials are warning hunters about eating animals after a rare disease has made its way into the Ohio deer population.</p> W.Va. lab appeals revocation of certification The Associated Press urn:uuid:52c48f26-33cd-423a-b1aa-d43ee9ef07e5 2014-10-24T09:33:28-04:00 <p> A Raleigh County laboratory is appealing a decision by state environmental regulators to revoke its certification to perform water sampling and analysis after a worker pleaded guilty to tampering.</p> Clay Center education programs receive $75K grant The Associated Press urn:uuid:86a83f60-d54f-4a15-9496-9f5273d94fa6 2014-10-24T09:11:44-04:00 <p> Two education programs through the Clay Center in Charleston are sharing a $75,000 grant from The Hearst Foundation.</p> Sundy Best back in Huntington tonight with early show The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:fe8b0b4f-e64f-422c-b79e-cfaa9fe632c1 2014-10-24T08:39:30-04:00 <p> NASHVILLE, Tenn. &#8212; It&#8217;s all musical treats come Friday as the sweet country sounds of Sundy Best and Sasha Colette will be in town.</p> WVSU gets $40,000 grant for agriculture research The Associated Press urn:uuid:a5131a87-4823-4cc2-bc3e-6baa8dafb508 2014-10-24T08:11:41-04:00 <p> INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) &#8212; West Virginia State University is getting a grant to help fund agricultural research projects.<br /> &#160;</p> A slew of Halloween hauntings happening this weekend The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:c1950448-5177-42bc-a109-386c2e90cb62 2014-10-24T07:46:18-04:00 <p> Here&#8217;s a look at all the cool Halloweeny things we could find under every moldy rock, cave, old rickety house and tunnel. If you feel as left out as Dracula at a swimming pool, email us your awesome event at lavender@herald-dispatch.com.</p> Glade Creek Grist Mill in W.Va. now on US stamp The Associated Press urn:uuid:a9ebdcfa-455f-4895-84c2-159c600f9a1c 2014-10-24T07:34:36-04:00 <p> The Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park is being featured as a stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.</p> Jobless rates drop in all 120 counties The Associated Press urn:uuid:01d88b4c-e132-4f51-85dd-6b234de893e9 2014-10-24T07:12:17-04:00 <p> Kentucky officials say unemployment rates in September fell in all 120 of the state&#8217;s counties compared to a year ago.</p>