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Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Worship News

SCOTT DEPOT -- Providence Baptist Church, located on Rocky Step Road in Scott Depot, invites everyone to Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 24.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

There are several treatment options for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the tissue on the bottom of the foot.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Trip down south brings out appreciation for home

A few weeks ago I mentioned my family from England was flying to Florida for a vacation and I would be joining them for a few days. That vacation has now come and gone. Like all vacations, it seemed to pass all too quickly; they are back in rain-swept England and I have returned to my normal daily routine.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Hundred-Foot journey nicely done chick flick worth going to see

Chick flick director Lasse Hallstrom ("Chocolat," "The Cider House Rules," "Dear John") has done it yet again, with "The Hundred-foot Journey," a movie based on the novel by Richard C. Morais.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

The Beehive Beauty Room opens in Putnam County

HURRICANE -- The small-business scene is buzzing in Putnam County, where the Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed another player to the service industry.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Lemonade Day Award Winners announced

CHARLESTON -- George Washington Elementary School was honored at the state capital last week for its participation in the West Virginia Lemonade Day.

Aug. 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Putnam Library summer reading program wraps up with big prizes

The Putnam County Library Summer Reading Program, "Fizz, Boom, Read," concluded another popular year with the awarding of prizes.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 08:44 AM

Gallery: Putnam in Pictures, Friday, Aug. 15

Did you miss something in Putnam County this week? Chances are, one of our photographers was there.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Taste for foods doesn't always translate across different countries

I have a confession to make. Here it is -- despite the fact that it is very popular here I do not like peanut butter and jelly.

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Witnessing incredible patience at public event

On Monday, July 28, at noon, Kitty and I gathered, with approximately 1,200 others for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the basketball museum in the Raleigh County community of Artie, W.Va. The unbelievable museum occupies the old post office building that was the common anchor for the community and its three churches in that immediate area.