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Putnam News

Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Joint pain is not a natural part of aging and can be prevented

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.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Worship news

Church hosts indoor rummage in May

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.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Helping send kids to camp

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.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Election results could determine whether Britain remains in European Union

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.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Forrest Burdette Church celebrates 100 years

Courtesy of Karen Lilly

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.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Obituaries

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


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Hurricane's Bailey is Gamer of the Week

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. & The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week to Jayme Bailey of Hurricane High School.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Steve Patrick: 'Never too early... and it could be too late'

Courtesy of the Putnam County Rotary Club

The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, April 14:


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Buffalo Elementary School celebrates Born Learning Academy graduation

Courtesy of Emily Schoen Pratt

The Education Alliance

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.


Apr. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Poca's Chandler earns Gamer honors

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. & The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week award to Matt Chandler of Poca High School.