Hillbilly Carnival headlining triple bill of raucous West Virginia string bands on Friday
Did you miss something in Putnam County this week? Chances are, one of our photographers was there.
RED HOUSE -- Red House UBI Church is hosting a spring revival with West Virginia's State Police Chaplain, Jim Mitchell, from Sunday, March 2, through Friday, March 7.
HURRICANE -- The Academy of Arts at January's is seeking the community's help as it plans an event to raise money to benefit a sick child in Putnam County.
HURRICANE, W.V. -- The 2013-14 Pipesounds Concert Series on the Harrah Symphonic Organ will continue Friday, March 28, at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, 2757 Main St.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week to Madisyn Lyons of Hurricane High School.
SCOTT DEPOT -- Lions Bill Hensley and Harold Walker of the Scott/Teays Lions Club recently visited the fifth-grade classrooms of four area schools and presented a program on the history and Code of Respect of the U.S. Flag.
HURRICANE -- Mark your calendar now for the annual Civil War Weekend, March 27-30 at Valley Park in Hurricane.
RICHARD MICHAEL "MIKE" GERLACH, 69, of Scott Depot, W.Va., passed away Friday, February 21, 2014 at Cornerstone Hospital, Huntington, W.Va. Born September 9, 1944, in Huntington, he was a son of the late Owen and Kathryn Holstein Gerlach. He was also preceded in death by his sister-in-law, Betty Gerlach. Mike was retired from the State of West Virginia as an assistant director of the Bureau of Employment Programs. He also served as an assistant maintenance director at West Virginia State University, Institute, W.Va. Mike served his country with the Unites States Army, being stationed in Germany during the Vietnam Era. Later in life, he continued to give of himself to others through his support. As a believer, he loved the Lord and professed his faith publicly. Surviving are his wife of over 42 years, Lana; his son, Chris Gerlach of Scott Depot; his brother, Peter Cline Gerlach of Barboursville; his brothers and sisters-in-law, Denver (Patsy) Rogers of Oklahoma City, Okla., Eunice Ann Metheny of Farmington, N.M.; niece and nephews, Pepsi, Duff and Tony Gerlach. Funeral service was Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane. Burial with military honors followed in Forest Memorial Park, Milton, W.Va. You may visit www.chapmanfuneralhomes.com to share sympathies with the family. Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane is honored to service the Gerlach family.
Producer McG ("We Are Marshall," "Terminator: Salvation," "Charlie's Angels" movies), has once again decided to dabble in directing, this time with an action flick called "3 Days to Kill."