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Putnam News

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

West Virginia hunters may take two bucks with stamp purchase

The Herald-Dispatch

SOUTH CHARLESTON As is traditional every Monday before Thanksgiving, West Virginia's two-week antl ...

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Your guide to the weekend

November has descended upon our spirits like wolves gray and gnawing. That's OK, if you can't beat 'em, rock 'em. We've ...

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Presbyterian Church of the Covenant celebrates 25th year in meal service

At this Thanksgiving season, many organizations and churches will serve meals to the community. One year, Kitty and I de ...

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Organization receives national Adoption Excellence Award

The Putnam Herald

HURRICANE Mission West Virginia of Hurricane has been named a winner of the Adoption Excellence Awar ...

Nov. 21, 2014 @ 12:24 AM

Putnam studio helps prepare student for the Big Apple

Courtesy of The Rev. Dr. Melissa Pratt

Whitney Hamrick, a 2014 graduate of Winfield High School, is following her drea ...

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 01:54 PM

Gallery: Putnam in Pictures, Friday, Nov. 14

Did you miss something in Putnam County this week? Chances are, one of our photographers was there.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Derek Coleman: People of Irish descent may be related to Niall of the Nine Hostages

I wonder how many of you good people reading this are of Irish descent. If you are, and if your Irish forebears were named O'Neil, O'Connor, Flynn, Egan, Hynes, O'Reilly or Quinn, as well as many other Irish names, then the chances are that 1,600 years ago your ancestor was an Irish war lord who delighted in the name Niall of the Nine Hostages.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Donations of women's business attire being collected by NOW

WINFIELD -- The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce Network of Women (NOW) is collecting donations of women's business attire throughout the entire month of November.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Bill Ellis: The Otis -- Wells family have been Putnam County builders

Otis and Arlene Wells were married July 19, 1941, in Ironton, Ohio. Their two sons and six grandchildren honored them with a 65th wedding anniversary dinner with family and friends on Friday evening, July 21, 2006.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM


ZACHARY SCOTT AND AUBREE SHEA MCDANIEL, 9 and 3, son and daughter of Randall and Catherine McDaniel, died Nov. 9. Service will be noon Friday at Allen Funeral Home; private burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service. www.allenfuneralhome.com