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May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

TENS units effective at relieving pain without medication

TENS units. You've probably heard of them before or know a friend who was prescribed one. This article will aim to clear up any confusion about what they are and how they can help. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators (or TENS for short) have been used to help control pain for more than 40 years.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Worship news

Providence Baptist hosts special singing

SCOTT DEPOT - Providence Baptist Church, located on Rocky Step Road, Scott Depot, will host special singing by Tim Casto at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 30.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

5K to help establish spay/neuter clinic

The Putnam Herald

CHARLESTON - An effort to open a spay/neuter clinic in Charleston that will also benefit Putnam County animals is being supported through the second annual "Fix 'Em 5K Fun Run/Walk."

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM


Graveside service for GEORGE ARNOLD CYRUS, 82, of Hurricane, W.Va., husband of Audrey Cyrus, will be 11 a.m. Friday, Cyrus Family Cemetery. Visitation was from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane. www.allenfunerahomewv.com.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

News in brief

Food Truck Fridays starts Today

HURRICANE - Main Street Hurricane is celebrating Food Truck Fridays, starting today, May 29, with Ms. Groovy's food truck serving up some tasty fare from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Each Friday through June will feature a local favorite food truck and live music on Main Street.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Putnam County dance studio brings home awards

The Putnam Herald

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dancers from Arts in Action's Performance Companies competed in Louisville, Kentucky, at the Creation Dance Championship competition on May 16 and 17.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

'Poltergeist' is a bland rehashing of the original version

Fairly new Director Gil Kenan ("City of Ember," "Monster House") brings us a remake of the scary hit that Tobe Hooper scared us with back in 1982.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Hurricane's Hebb named 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 Maddie Hebb of Hurricane High School.

May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM


The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with scattered showers and thunderstorms as a cold front moves into the region on Saturday. The high temperature will be 82 degrees.