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Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Locals honor veterans in Winfield

WINFIELD -- On a beautiful fall Sunday afternoon, a group of veterans, family and thankful citizens gathered on the parking lot of the courthouse in Winfield to honor the past and current veterans of the United States military.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

New Hope Animal Rescue to host Mutt Strut 2 Mile Fun Run and Walk

HURRICANE -- New Hope Animal Rescue will host a two-mile fun run and walk on Sunday, Nov. 16, at Valley Park in Hurricane. This is a rain-or-shine event.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Toyota plant celebrates another 'first'

BUFFALO, W.Va. -- The Toyota plant in Buffalo, West Virginia, celebrates its latest 'first' Tuesday, as the company's first 6-speed high-torque automatic transmission rolled of its second Automatic Transmission Line.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Connor Watts of Hurricane High earns high honors

Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc., & The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's Male Gamer of the Week award to Connor Watts of Hurricane High School.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Farmer of Winfield High 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 Chelsea Farmer of Winfield High School.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Area renowned musician to perform in Hurricane

HURRICANE -- Renowned musician and Huntington native, Rodney L. Barbour, will be performing on the Harrah Organ at Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church, in Hurricane, on at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 30, as part of the Pipe Sounds Concert Series.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Barnes Agency wins Telly awards for advertising

HURRICANE -- Barnes Agency, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm with locations in Hurricane and Huntington, earned 16 Tellys at the 35th Annual Telly Awards, according to a news release.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Luncheon presents progress to residents

HURRICANE -- Putnam county residents and business people gathered on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at The Valley Park Community Center in Hurricane for the Celebrate Putnam luncheon. The event, which was hosted by Putnam County's Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, Parks and Recreation, and County Commission, was held as a way for business people and residents to gather for a good meal and to hear about the progress the county has made in the past year as well as the plans the county has for the future.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Performance honors veterans at health care facility

HURRICANE -- The nationally recognized Red Hot Show Choir of Hurricane High School performs more than 20 times in an average season. Performing shows with Christmas themes or those that celebrate the return of spring time, they are amateur performers in name only. Their grueling practice and performance schedule is eclipsed only by the fact that these performers are all normal high school students.

Nov. 14, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Dr. Levi G. Merritt: Osteoporosis is more common in older women

Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by a decrease in bone tissue. Low bone mass leads to fragile bones that increase your risk of fractures, especially of the spine, hips and wrists.