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Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

George D. Six: Rotarians learn about digital connections

Courtesy of the Putnam

County Rotary Club

The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, July 14.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Crouch is Little Miss Putnam County Fair

The Putnam Herald

WINFIELD - Introducing Little Miss Putnam County Fair 2015, Emma Crouch.

Emma is the daughter of Zachary and Stacey Crouch of Winfield; granddaughter of Timothy and Cindy Wysong and Timothy and Bonnie Crouch; great-granddaughter of Janet Wysong and Midge Crouch, and niece of Jonathan Crouch, Chase Wysong and Ashley Harper.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Our Champions

Submitted photo

Hurricane Little League Baseball 8-year-old all-stars won the West Virginia District 3 championship. Team members, from left, are: Front row, Jacob Fitzsimmons, Landon Poniatowski, Zane Quentrill, Brady Coleman, Wesley Sutton, Kolten McKown, Carson O'Dell, Brady Rigney, Braxton Lovejoy, Josh Lugwig, Dallas Johnson, Carley Spolarich. Back row, coaches Jeremy Sutton, Craig Coleman, Sam O'Dell, manager Mike Spolarich. || 0724_our champions || Our championsHurricane Little League Baseball 8-ye

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Teachers and students prepare for a new school year

Thousands of students will soon be entering their first year of school.

My high school graduating class of 1948 at Hurricane High School, the Hurricane Redskins, had a class reunion at the Pizza Hut in Hurricane from one to three in the afternoon. The gathering seems to get smaller every year. No former teachers attend now. The students are all in their 80s.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Word of Light Community Church to host 'Moses' Great Escape' VBS

Courtesy of Word of Light

Community Church

HURRICANE - Word of Light Community Church is hosting Vacation Bible School studying Moses' Great Escape from Egypt the week of July 28-July 31. VBS will be each evening from 6:30-9 p.m.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Frenchman a bright boy who made our highways brighter

Just 106 years ago tomorrow, a Frenchman who made headlamps for automobiles took what, at the time, was a huge step toward making the world seem a much smaller place.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Putnam County 5Ks


n Marching Redskins 5K

Date: 8 a.m. Saturday, July 25

Location: Hurricane City Park, Hurricane

Entry fee: Registration before July 11 is $20, and Race Day is $25.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Cost-share program available for area farmers

Courtesy of the Western

Conservation District

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. - The AgEP program offers technical and financial assistance as an incentive to implement suggested best management practices. Best management practices (BMP's) on agricultural lands conserve and improve land and water quality. The program is administered by the Western Conservation District with assistance from the West Virginia Conservation Agency.

Jul. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM


The weekend will start out with partly cloudy skies along with dry conditions on Saturday with high pressure in place across the region. The high temperature will be 88 degrees.