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Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Choir to sponsor 'Red Hot 5K'

HURRICANE -- Hurricane High School's Red Hot Show Choir will sponsor its Second Annual "Red Hot 5K" Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 8.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Wade Chapel United Methodist is working on a building

The lyrics of an old bluegrass gospel song go like this, "I'm working on a building, I'm working on a building, For my Lord, For my Lord. It's a Holy Ghost building, It's a Holy Ghost building, For my Lord, For my Lord."


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Buffalo High School touted by Martirano

BUFFALO, W.Va. -- During his first visit to Putnam County on Monday, new State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Michael Martirano lauded Buffalo High School as a model for education in the 21st century.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Dr. Levi G. Merritt: Low pH causes muscular fatigue, soreness, and pain

To help understand muscle imbalances, it's important to be familiar with a concept called "reciprocal inhibition." Reciprocal inhibition is a fancy medical term for a simple concept.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Hamrick accepted to AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts in NYC

AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts in New York City and Los Angeles has announced that Whitney S. Hamrick, from Scott Depot, West Virginia, has been accepted for the 2014/2015 school year.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Olivia Hill of Teays Valley Christian receives top honors

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Female Gamer of the Week to Olivia Hill of Teays Valley Christian School.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Billy Summers: 'The Equalizer' is a must see for the action movie fan

In "The Equalizer," director Antoine Fuqua ("Shooter," "Tears of the Sun," "Bait") has brought to the screen a rendition of the 1980's television action show that starred Edward Woodard.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

News in brief

HURRICANE -- A storewide clearance sale continues through Saturday at Paws and Shop Thrift Store, located at 2806 Putnam Avenue in Hurricane. Everything is 50 percent off.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Providing eligible students the opportunity to vote

WINFIELD -- The Putnam County School Board agreed during its Monday, Oct. 6 meeting, to have Putnam County Clerk Brian Wood's plan to partner with the school system to provide bus transportation to students who are registered to vote to participate in the early voting period.


Oct. 10, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Douglas of Winfield named Gamer of the Week

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. & The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week award to C.T. Douglas of Winfield High School.