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Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Restaurant opens with ribbon-cutting ceremony

HURRICANE -- A new restaurant officially opened its doors in Hurricane on Monday, and on Sunday, Marco's Pizza celebrated the occasion with a ribbon cutting and pre-grand opening for the public.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Dr. Levi G. Merritt: Flexion distraction treatment for neck and low back pain

Flexion-distraction technique is a type of spinal mobilization that is performed on a specially designed treatment table. The table allows a practitioner to mobilize and decompress the neck or low back at the same time.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Derek Coleman: Taking a glance of Buckingham Palace in London

Many of you no doubt think that Queen Elizabeth lives in Buckingham Palace in London. After all, that is the royal residence most closely associated with her and the one most often seen on TV and in magazines. In a way that assumption is true, but for most of the year she is only there from Monday to Friday each week because Buckingham Palace, in addition to being her official residence, is where she works -- the equivalent of the office for the rest of us.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

First State Bank recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness

BARBOURSVILLE -- The First State Bank is "going pink" in October to recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Crowds drawn to city park for entertainment

HURRICANE -- The Hurricane Harvest Festival drew a crowd to Hurricane City Park on Saturday, and although the weather was at times gloomy, the festival was anything but.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Erlandson of Winfield named Gamer of the Week

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week to Josee Erlandson of Winfield High School.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Winfield annexation petition failed regulations

WINFIELD --A public hearing date will not be set for the City of Winfield's annexation petition, following a unanimous vote by the Putnam County Commission at its regular meeting Tuesday morning. County Attorney Jennifer Scragg Karr told commissioners that Winfield's petition for annexation failed to meet state regulations that mandate that the petition lists the number of businesses and residents that would be affected by the proposed annexation. Winfield's petition gave no specific number of either, she said.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Worship news

HURRICANE -- Brighterside Quartet will perform at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Mt. Salem United Methodist Church, 4743 US 60, 4 2/2 miles east of Hurricane across from the covered bridge on the left.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Billy Summers: 'Gone Girl' is a must see suspense thriller

With a well-documented dislike for the Paparazzi media, actor Ben Affleck ("Good Will Hunting," "The Town," "Pearl Harbor") gives a nice performance as Nick Dunne, a man who is put under the publicity microscope after his wife mysteriously disappears.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Murder mystery dinner theatre returns to The Greenhouse

HURRICANE, W.Va. -- The Greenhouse of Teays Valley will once again offer a delicious meal with a side dish of murder this Halloween season.