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Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lafayette was the 'hero of two worlds'

Last week we talked about a Frenchman, Louis Bleriot, who made history by being the first man to fly across the English Channel. This week I want to celebrate the life of another citizen of France, one whose exploits meant a great deal to the United States.



Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

News in brief

Woman charged with armed robbery

HURRICANE, W.Va. - A Hurricane woman is charged with armed robbery after allegedly trying to rob the New Orleans Coffee House in Hurricane.




Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Shirley Drennen: Car show supports Children's Home Society

Courtesy of the Putnam County Rotary Club

The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, July 21:


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

West Virginia American Water partners with Putnam Library to host Wonderful World of Water Day Camp

The Putnam Herald

ELEANOR - West Virginia American Water and the Putnam County Library have partnered to host the Wonderful World of Water Day Camp - an all new, two-day summer program offering educational water related activities for children ages 7 to 11.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Arts in Action welcomes new voice, piano teacher

The Putnam Herald

HURRICANE - Putnam County's Arts in Action welcomes Dr. Dianna Vinscavich as a new faculty member in the areas of voice and piano instruction.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Piriformis syndrome is a rare, painful, but treatable condition

"When you hear hoof beats, think horses, not zebras." In terms of medicine, it means a doctor should look for the expected cause first, rather than the mysterious.


Jul. 31, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Five-year-old fiddler wows audiences

Editor's note: This story first appeared in the Friday, July 17 Putnam Herald; however, the story jump was inadvertently left out of the newspaper. The story appears again here in its entirety, with some editorial changes for timeliness.