The Herald-Dispatch Recent News RSS 2014-08-31T02:37:42-04:00 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. Clyde Beal: House fire in 1977 leaves veteran without proof of service The Herald-Dispatch 2014-08-31T00:00:00-04:00 <p> This is a story about James Hughes, who lives with the memory of his friend dying on the battlefield as he cradled him in his arms, a man who still struggles with an internal war that erupts with anything that reminds him of the combat conditions that he endured at Korea&#39;s &quot;Pork Chop Hill.&quot;</p> Properties to be demolished The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:279efb58-f034-4883-af62-a8c12b272081 2014-08-30T23:55:00-04:00 <p> Huntington City Council on Monday approved the demolition contract for the fiscal year.</p> Gallery: White Linen Night at Heritage Station Bishop Nash urn:uuid:0a6b679c-3134-4b27-b62b-d20cbc89ba9c 2014-08-30T21:27:34-04:00 <p> Chris Miller of Dutch Miller Kia was honored for his community service during the Children&#39;s Home Society of West Virginia&#39;s White Linen Night on Saturday night at Heritage Station in Huntington.</p> Gallery: More from Marshall's win over Miami (Ohio) Sholten Singer urn:uuid:5e68f0b8-e686-4174-bac5-a32df794a392 2014-08-30T21:21:05-04:00 <p> Marshall hits the road to open the 2014 season against Miami (Ohio) in a NCAA football game on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Yager Stadium Oxford, Ohio.</p> Gallery: Marshall tops Miami (Ohio), 42-27 Sholten Singer urn:uuid:2547595f-fd18-4f08-bdbf-09e49a489857 2014-08-30T21:06:21-04:00 <p> Marshall hits the road and opens the 2014 season with a win over Miami (Ohio), 42-27 on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Yager Stadium Oxford, Ohio.</p> Gallery: Alabama beats WVU, 33-23 The Associated Press urn:uuid:7f626895-6012-4624-a875-cfc267794503 2014-08-30T20:48:42-04:00 <p> Blake Sims was good enough in his first start at quarterback for Alabama, getting plenty of help from Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon and Derrick Henry, and the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.</p> Gallery: St. Mary's Medical Center XC Festival Bishop Nash urn:uuid:9dd4e2ec-dc30-4c8f-9cd9-d36160b67799 2014-08-30T20:31:53-04:00 <p> Middle and high school runners from across the Tri-State raced in the St. Mary&#39;s Medical Center XC Festival on Saturday at Cabell Midland High School.</p> People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man The Associated Press urn:uuid:5b64b397-3384-4bfc-b2d4-ba8670528d50 2014-08-30T20:28:51-04:00 <p> BEAVERCREEK, Ohio &#8212; Some 200 people held signs and chanted Saturday outside a Wal-Mart where a young man with an air rifle was fatally shot by police.</p> Gallery: Fire destroys home in Milton Bishop Nash urn:uuid:dfa2f005-7657-4a5a-9f2a-b0c6eb3dfcd3 2014-08-30T20:25:43-04:00 <p> Firefighters reponded to a house fire in Milton on Saturday evening.</p> Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze The Associated Press urn:uuid:6e77bd29-2ef1-4702-8533-95d21e6bcd5e 2014-08-30T19:33:38-04:00 <p> LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. &#8212; Police say a New Jersey family&#8217;s dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.</p>