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May. 24, 2015 @ 05:08 PM

Gallery: 2015 South Point High School Graduation

South Point High School graduated 113 students as it conducted its annual graduation ceremony Sunday afternoon in South Point, Ohio.

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May. 24, 2015 @ 04:38 PM

Saturday afternoon obituary update

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Check back at 6:30 p.m. for more updated information on area deaths, and read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Monday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

May. 24, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

Ohio bill would give state boost to veteran entrepreneurs

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a bid preference of 5 percent or $5,000 to veteran-owned businesses competing for state contracts.

May. 24, 2015 @ 12:15 PM

In the coalfields, dilapidated sites make way for renewal

The building crew from the nonprofit Coalfield Development Corp. is part of a broad effort to tackle a legacy of the coal industry's boom-and-bust nature in many Appalachian communities: empty or unkempt buildings. They have become eyesores in otherwise scenic towns and reminders that coal's best days are long gone, and leaders know that these structures need to find new life or be gone as well before the communities can attract new employers and residents.

May. 24, 2015 @ 11:17 AM

Three jailed on felony charges

Nine people were booked Sunday morning at the Western Regional Jail in Barboursville, three of them on felony charges.

May. 24, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

Ohio lawmakers want to speed up trauma emergency transport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio legislators are pushing for changes to how emergency workers deal with trauma victims.

May. 24, 2015 @ 09:04 AM

Powerball jackpot goes to $154 million for Wednesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There were no winning grand prize tickets sold for Saturday's Powerball game, and the jackpot goes to an estimated $154 million for Wednesday's drawing.

May. 24, 2015 @ 08:02 AM

Program prepares McDowell students

BRADSHAW, W.Va. (AP) — Rayven Bailey and Emmilea Hatfield have their futures all mapped out after high school: get a college degree and come home to struggling McDowell County to try to make life a little less rough for the next generation.

May. 24, 2015 @ 07:07 AM

Partly cloudy and hot Sunday

HUNTINGTON -- Look for cloudy skies with a high near 85 for Sunday in the Tri-State.

May. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Off-road tourism continues to grow

HUNTINGTON - The growth of area ATV trail systems and the increasing popularity of off-road recreation is one of the bright spots for the region's tourism industry.