The Herald-Dispatch Putnam News RSS 2015-04-27T23:52:38-04:00 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. Joint pain is not a natural part of aging and can be prevented The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>A lot of individuals believe that having joint pain is just a part of getting old. Nothing could be further from the truth. Even though aches, pains, stiff and creaky joints become more common as we age, it doesn't make it normal.</p> <p></p> Worship news The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Church hosts indoor rummage in May</p> <p>CROSS LANES - The youth of Cross Lanes Methodist Church will sponsor an indoor rummage at the church on Pioneer Drive from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2.</p> <p></p> Helping send kids to camp The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>In recent weeks, stories and promotions have asked that we all do what we can to help young people to attend a camp this summer. The summer I was 10 years old I had my first opportunity to attend a youth camp. It was the first of many 4-H Camps and other camps for me.</p> <p></p> Election results could determine whether Britain remains in European Union The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Britain, as you probably know, is a free and independent country with its own government and laws. It has been so for a thousand years but these days it is also a member of the European Union.</p> <p></p> Forrest Burdette Church celebrates 100 years The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of Karen Lilly</p> <p>HURRICANE - Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church in Hurricane is "Blessed to be a Blessing"! The congregation is celebrating more than 100 years of ministry in the community. The church has a rich heritage beginning with the Methodist Society that met in homes in 1890 paving the way for this church to be an influence today and in the future.</p> <p></p> Obituaries The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>GERALD EDWARD CREMEANS, 54, of Hurricane, W.Va., died April 15 at home. He was a retired welder. Funeral service was Saturday, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane; burial in Valley View Memorial Park, Hurricane. || 0424_PUTobits || GERALD EDWARD CREMEANS, 54, of Hurricane, W.Va., d</p> Hurricane's Bailey is Gamer of the Week The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. &amp; The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week to Jayme Bailey of Hurricane High School.</p> <p></p> Steve Patrick: 'Never too early... and it could be too late' The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of the Putnam County Rotary Club</p> <p>The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, April 14:</p> <p></p> Buffalo Elementary School celebrates Born Learning Academy graduation The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Courtesy of Emily Schoen Pratt</p> <p>The Education Alliance</p> <p>BUFFALO, W.Va. - Why does early learning matter? Experts say the first few years of child's life are one of the most critical times for development. Children who participate in appropriate learning opportunities in their early years are more likely to graduate high school, go on to college, stay married and be productive citizens.</p> <p></p> Poca's Chandler earns Gamer honors The Herald-Dispatch 2015-04-24T00:01:01-04:00 <p>Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. &amp; The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week award to Matt Chandler of Poca High School.</p> <p></p>