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Putnam News

Aug. 29, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

Gallery: Putnam in Pictures, Friday, Aug. 29

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


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Agronomic Field Day set for Sept. 23

GALLIPOLIS FERRY, W.Va. -- A hands-on, agronomic field day is scheduled for 1- 5 p.m. on Sept. 23.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Winfield junior works to make dream a reality

Do dreams come true? A Winfield High School junior would answer that question with a resounding yes, although she will be the first to say her dream would have been almost impossible to achieve without a lot of hard work and an incredible outpouring of community support.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Scholarship foundation named for W.Va. aviator

Most people who die tragically leave an empty hole in the lives for their friends and family. But the legacy of Michael Scott Lakin lives on because several of the men and women who knew him are keeping his memory alive through what he loved the most -- flying.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Multicoat Products, Inc. begins earthwork for new facility

FRAZIERS BOTTOM -- On July 20, 2014, Multicoat Products, Inc. broke ground in Putnam Business Park, Fraziers Bottom, for their planned 22,500-square-foot, state of the art manufacturing, office and technology facility.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Dave Allen: Local radio giving way to local media

The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, Aug. 26:


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

'Into the Storm' stupidly funny, but worth watching

I have to admit that the new Steven Quale ("Final Destination 5") directed film; "Into the Storm" was kinda fun. I will also admit that it was my second choice of the week.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Scott Depot medical center receives $250,000

WASHINGTON -- Womencare, Inc., of Scott Depot, has received $250,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to support patient-centered medical homes through new construction and facility renovations, according to a news release from Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Postural Pain Syndrome stems from poor posture

You have heard your mother say it a hundred times, "Sit up straight!" You thought she was just harassing you, but what she was secretly doing was preventing you from acquiring Postural Pain Syndrome.


Aug. 29, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Notion of rights rooted in history

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights..."