The Herald-Dispatch Putnam News RSS 2015-03-31T01:48:49-04:00 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. Poca show choir takes home fourth-straight state title The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_ShowChoir 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>B</p> Winfield Lions to host Easter egg hunt The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_EggHunt 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Putnam Herald</p> <p>WINFIELD - The Winfield Lions Club will host its annual Easter Egg hunt at 10 a.m. on April 4 behind the Judicial Annex Building in Winfield. </p> <p></p> Jesus washed their feet The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_Ellis 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>In the Christian calendar, this coming Sunday, March 29, is known as Palm Sunday and marks "The Triumphal Entry" of Jesus into the city of Jerusalem riding on the back of a donkey's colt. Jesus was entering the most eventful week of human history. Every day is filled with unforgettable events.</p> <p></p> Weather The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_PUTweather 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p> The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with rain showers that could mix in with snowflakes at times on Saturday. The cold air mass in place will make for a high temperature of only 38 degrees. </p> <p></p> Today marks 100 years since 'Typhoid Mary' was ordered into isolation The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_Coleman 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>This week I want to talk about Mary Mallon, a woman who, exactly 100 years ago today, on March 27, 1915, was ordered to live in isolation until the day she died despite never being charged with any crime.</p> <p></p> Trey Dawson of Hurricane gets Gamer honors The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_2Gamer 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. &amp; The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week award to Trey Dawson of Hurricane High School.</p> <p></p> Clean air and coal both possible, says mining advocate The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_Rotary 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of the Putnam County Rotary Club</p> <p>The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, March 17.</p> <p></p> Capito named co-chair of Girl Scouts' 'Troop Capitol Hill' The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_GScapito 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Putnam Herald</p> <p>WASHINGTON, D.C. - US Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., has been named one of eight co-chairs of the Girls Scouts of the USA's Troop Capitol Hill, the scouts' honorary, bi-partisan delegation of all women members of the U.S House and Senate, for the 114th Congress. </p> <p></p> Hurricane Chevrolet to support Winfield Little League The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_LittleLeague 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Putnam Herald</p> <p>HURRICANE - Hurricane Chevrolet is partnering with the Winfield Little League through the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, a monetary contribution, invitations to free instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn additional donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser, according to a news release from Chevrolet.</p> <p></p> Old films worth checking out at big-screen showings The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0327_0327_Summers 2015-03-27T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Good evening, ladies and gentlemen</p> <p>The movie that I saw on the big screen this week was "Rear Window" directed by legendary director Alfred Hitchcock ("Rope," "Psycho," "The Birds").</p> <p></p>