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Jul. 25, 2014 @ 06:26 PM

Gallery: Putnam in Pictures, Friday, July 25

Did you miss something in Putnam County this week? Chances are, one of our photographers was there.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 06:08 PM

Friday night obituary update

The following obituaries were provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch Saturday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

Tunnel fire stops traffic near W.Va., Va. border

CHARLESTON  — A fire inside the East River Tunnel near West Virginia’s border with Virginia has stopped traffic on Interstate 77.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 05:17 PM

House Ethics panel investigating Ky. congressman

WASHINGTON — The House Ethics Committee said Friday that it is looking into potential ethics violations by two congressmen, Reps. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Scammers posing as law enforcement to get money

IRONTON — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam in which the caller claims to represent a law enforcement agency and threatens to arrest people unless they give money, according to a release.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 04:27 PM

Sheriff looking for attempted burglary suspect

HUNTINGTON — The Cabell County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who was allegedly seen attempting to break into a house in the 4000 block of Ohio River Road.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

Farrow gets 8-year sentence in manslaughter case

HUNTINGTON -- Quazaa Stephan Farrow received an 8-year prison sentence Friday in the July 5, 2012, killing of his friend, Mikeal Branch.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 10:17 AM

Historic Civil War battle sites have a mobile app

ATLANTA  — This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta, one of the key conflicts of the Civil War, and researchers at Emory University’s Center for Digital Scholarship have released a mobile app for the tour.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:50 AM

W.Va. clinic operator faces disciplinary hearing

A board will conduct a disciplinary hearing for the operator of a West Virginia pain management clinic where an investigation found syringes were being reused.

Jul. 25, 2014 @ 09:13 AM

PETA opposes using animals in W.Va. testing

An animal rights group opposes plans to conduct testing on animals of chemicals that spilled into West Virginia’s largest water supply using animals.