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Putnam News

Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Walker Machinery Company launches Agri-Business Division in Nitro

The Putnam Herald

NITRO - Walker Machinery Company has opened a new Agri-Business Division location at its branch in Nitro, West Virginia.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Putnam Wellness Coalition sponsors marijuana prevention billboard contest

The Putnam Herald

WINFIELD - Students in grades six through twelve throughout Putnam County are encouraged to enter a billboard contest to help spread the word about youth marijuana abuse.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

FestivALL teen art contest will return this summer

The Daily Mail

Students with a flair for art can get free exposure of their works along with chances to win prizes.

Charleston Town Center is launching the second annual FestivALL Quest for Xtreme Teen Artists.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Winfield's Short is Gamer of the Week

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week to Abbie Short of Winfield High School.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Putnam County forecast

The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with scattered showers and thunderstorms as a cold front moves through the region on Saturday. The high temperature will be 71 degrees.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Forrest Burdette UMC celebrates 100 years

Courtesy of Karen Lilly

The first Methodist Society in the community was organized in the home of one of the members in 1890 and the present church emerged from that society. The churches in the area were visited by circuit riders and young preachers from Morris Harvey College in Barboursville.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Emily Dailey is named the DAR's American history essay contest winner

Courtesy of Shirley M. Gilkeson

Kanawha Valley Chapter DAR

The Kanawha Valley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce that Emily Dailey is the chapter winner of the American History Essay Contest for 2015.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

St. Albans' Mitchell Laton earns Gamer honors

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week award to Mitchell Laton of St. Albans High School.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Obituaries

KEVEN WAYNE CHILDERS, 46, of Hurricane, W.Va., died April 9. Funeral services will be held at a later date. Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane, is in charge of arrangements. www.allenfuneralhomewv.com.


Apr. 17, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Hurricane Middle School students to compete in state chemistry competition

The Putnam Herald

HURRICANE - Several Hurricane Middle School students qualified to compete at the state level in the DOW You Be The Chemist competition on Friday, April 10, at West Virginia State University in Insitute.