The Herald-Dispatch Putnam News RSS 2014-07-29T01:18:06-04:00 urn:uuid:5b96e0e0-86c3-42b6-97ec-57cebc183d1d Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Gallery: Putnam in Pictures, Friday, July 25 The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:ae01cf14-2eb3-4c08-abc8-f67dede54a22 2014-07-25T18:26:57-04:00 <p> Did you miss something in Putnam County this week? Chances are, one of our photographers was there.</p> The Putnam County Rotary hosts Pancake Breakfast The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HURRICANE -- The Putnam County Rotary is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8 until 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 26, at the Teays Valley Applebee's located at 60 Liberty Square, Hurricane. </p> Obituaries The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>ROYAL PERSHING DAVIS, 95, of Hurricane, W.Va., died July 21 in Hubbard Hospice House. He retired form Imperial Colliery Company. Funeral service was 2 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Hurricane; burial in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane. Visitation one hour before service. Donations are suggested to Hubbard Hospice House. Arrangements by Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane. <a href=""></a>. </p> Putnam County is growing all over The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>From one end of Putnam County to the other, it is growing season. Flowers, corn, walnuts, apples, birds, rabbits, babies -- just about everything associated with life is growing. </p> Putnam County Church to descend on community to provide acts of kindness The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>SCOTT DEPOT -- Putnam County residents are likely to witness some acts of kindness as they are out and about this weekend -- but they won't be so random. </p> Different diets offer help for all kinds of people The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>Bookstores, magazines and websites are flooded with information about different diets. But which one is right for you? </p> Worship news The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>WINFIELD -- Winfield Community Church invites children ages 5 to 12 to attend its summer day camp, "Golden Nugget," from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., Aug. 4-8. </p> Children still fall behind in math, reading The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p> A private foundation says the well-being of West Virginia's children has improved over the past two decades, but there are still problem areas. </p> 'The Purge: Anarchy' draws in crowds seeking gruesome ways to slaughter The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>This week, director James DeMonaco ("The Purge," "Little New York") breaks out his sequel to the 2013 sleeper hit about killing for the sake of killing (and the sake of movie dollars). </p> News in brief The Herald-Dispatch 2014-07-25T00:00:00-04:00 <p>NITRO -- The WVU Extension Service, Putnam County Master Gardeners and Town and Country Supply, Inc., will host a Putnam Summer Garden Series beginning in August. </p>