The Herald-Dispatch Putnam News RSS 2015-05-24T03:32:32-04:00 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. State recognizes youth for environmental contributions The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_EnviroAwards 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Putnam Herald</p> <p>CAIRO, W.Va. - Youth groups, schools and individuals from across the state received awards totaling more than $15,000 during the 52nd annual West Virginia Youth Environmental Day at North Bend State Park.</p> <p></p> Lions Club honors essay winners The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_LionsEssay 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of the Scott/Teays Lions Club</p> <p>On Tuesday, May 12, the Scott/Teays Lions Club honored six fifth-grade student winners of their essay contest "What the American Flag Means to Me."</p> <p></p> Perry and Zulauf are co-gamers The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_GirlGamers 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. &amp; The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Co-Gamers of the Week to Allie Perry and Mary Zulauf of Winfield High School.</p> <p></p> Three winners chosen in anti-marijuana billboard contest The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_Billboard 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of the Putnam </p> <p>Wellness Coalition</p> <p>The Putnam Wellness Coalition is pleased to announce its three countywide winners and its middle and high school winners and runners up for the countywide peer-generated billboard competition, which helped to spread the word about youth marijuana abuse and prevention. </p> <p></p> Raise Turnpike toll to fund road projects The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_Tolls 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>B</p> Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue to host golf scramble June 12 at Scarlet Oaks The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_horsegolf 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>The Putnam Herald</p> <p>POCA, W.Va. - Heart of Phoenix Equine Rescue, a West Virginia 5013 charity, is pairing up with Itty Bitty Kitty Committee to host its 2nd Annual Golf Scramble, offering a chance to support a wonderful cause while enjoying good competition, food and prizes.</p> <p></p> Fun and games mark Putnam Aging senior picnic The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_SeniorPic 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of Putnam Aging</p> <p>HURRICANE - Putnam Aging is hosting its 6th annual Putnam County Senior Picnic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 22, at Waves of Fun Park on Valley Park Drive in Hurricane.</p> <p></p> CAMC Teays Valley dedicates new chapel The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_Chapel 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>B</p> Two wheels a good solution for big-city transportation The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_Coleman 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>London is a very big city. It is also a very old city. It straddles an ancient crossing place on the River Thames and archeologists digging within the city have discovered prehistoric remains dating back over 6,000 years.</p> <p></p> Massage therapy can be an effective health treatment The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/2015+0522_0522_MerrittCol 2015-05-22T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Massage therapy, the manual treatment of the body's tissues to enhance a person's health and well-being, has been around since recorded history began.</p> <p></p>