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Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Putnam residents recognized for safety efforts

The Putnam Herald

CHARLESTON- Several Putnam County residents were recognized recently for their work to improve safety on the county's roadways.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Academy of Arts at January's to present children's ballet

The Putnam Herald

CHARLESTON - The Academy of Arts at January's will present "Finding Boots," an original children's ballet, on Thursday and Friday, March 12-13, at the West Virginia Culture Center Theater in Charleston.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Prom for people with special needs and their caretakers set for March 15

Courtesy of Gateway Chritian Church

St. ALBANS - Gateway Christian Church will host its annual Jesus Prom at St. Albans High School on Sunday, March 15.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Evolution of Samuel Colt's revolver

America has always been an inventive nation and this week we celebrate the filing of a patent that changed the history of this country. The man who filed it was born in 1814, in the city of Hartford in Connecticut. His father was a farmer who became a businessman and he had six siblings. His mother died when he was 6, two of his sisters died young, the third committed suicide as did one of his three brothers. His name was Samuel Colt.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

House has passed 61 bills so far this session

Editor's note: This opinion column was written by Del. Michael Moffatt, R-Hurricane, on Feb. 20, recapping last week in the W.Va. State Legislature:


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Hurricane's Lyons earns Gamer award

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week award to Madisyn Lyons of Hurricane High School.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

'Fifty Shades of Grey' just falls flat

Tame and Lame. That is the best way to describe the much-anticipated "dirty movie" that is based on "that dirty book."


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Winfield's Bellomy is the Gamer of the Week

Teays Physical Therapy Inc., & The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week to Bear Bellomy of Winfield High School.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Obituaries

DAVID WAYNE FRAMPTON, 44, of Hurricane, W.Va., son of Phillip Frampton, of Elkhart, Ind., and Teresa Dorsey, of Hurricane, died Feb. 17. Memorial service was Saturday, Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, Hurricane. www. allenfuneralhomewv.com.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Chipps continues to serve fellow veterans

Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series about Harold 'Butch' Chipps. Part I was printed in the Friday, Feb. 13, edition of the Putnam Herald and Part II was printed in the Friday, Feb. 20, edition. Both can be read at www.herald-dispatch.com.