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Putnam News

May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Toyota provides scholarships for arts camp

The Putnam Herald

HURRICANE - Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia, Inc., is fronting $5,000 to help 50 children attend an arts camp in Putnam County this summer.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

News in brief

Volunteers sought for high-rise disaster drill

CHARLESTON - The Kanawha Putnam Emergency Planning Committee is looking for volunteer "victims" for an upcoming disaster training exercise.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Practical exercise tips for every body

With warmer weather here, many individuals are stepping up their exercise programs in an effort to shape up for summer pool days and beach trips.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Buffalo High's Whittington is 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 Beau Whittington of Buffalo High School.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Cincinnati man to run 100 miles for Putnam County church

The Putnam Herald

They say not to judge a man until you've walked a mile in his shoes. But most would probably agree that a man who run 100 miles to aid a community can be judged as "selfless" and "generous," at the least.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Princess' name perhaps easier to predict than outcome of British election

Since I last wrote this column, two big events have happened in Britain. The first, on Saturday May 2, was the arrival of Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Princess of Cambridge.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Who is in the family?

From my earliest days, my family was extremely important to me. My primary family consisted of my mother, father, sister and brother. Grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins were also a part of my family. They were very important and necessary members of the family. Some friends were so close to me that I thought somehow they must also be in the family.


May. 15, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Judge rejects bankruptcy plan for company in chemical spill

The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A judge has rejected a $6.7 million bankruptcy plan by the company behind a January 2014 chemical spill.


May. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

OUS hosts law enforcement officers for seat belt campaign

The Lawrence Herald

IRONTON - Ohio University Southern, in conjunction with the Tri-State Law Enforcement Council, will host the annual "Click It or Ticket" event on Friday, May 15, at the Ironton campus.


May. 08, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Touch-a-Truck event brings big equipment to Valley Park

HURRICANE - Horns beeped, sirens blared, buckets were raised and even propellers whirred at Valley Park on Saturday, where the youth of Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church hosted a Touch-a-Truck event to raise funds for youth activities.