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Putnam News

Oct. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Conservative options for carpal tunnel syndrome

The carpal tunnel (or carpal canal) is a small passageway located inside the wrist. The floor of the tunnel is made up of the carpal (wrist) bones and the ceiling is a piece of connective tissue called the flexor retinaculum. Several tendons and the median nerve pass through this tunnel.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

'Fury' not overly emotional, good movie

Director David Ayer ("Street Kings," "End of Watch," "Sabotage") brings us an Old School movie version of an old war. "Fury" is that type of war movie that is as much about the heart and soul of the individual warrior as it is about the action.


Oct. 24, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Results in for under alcohol compliance check

WINFIELD -- During October, The West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and Putnam County Sheriff's Department conducted underage alcohol compliance on convenience stores throughout Putnam County.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Holiday craft fair, bake sale, community health fair hosted

CROSS LANES, W.Va. -- Cross Lanes United Methodist Church is once again offering two great events at the same time in November -- a holiday craft fair and bake sale, and a community health fair -- so you can give gifts of homemade goods and give yourself the gift of health this holiday season.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Recognition trees to honor service members and first responders

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin invite West Virginians to honor our military men and women and first responders by submitting photos to be showcased on the two recognition trees located in the Governor's Reception Room during the holiday season.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

A haunting we will go

We're sneaking up on Halloween, and we've got some great Friday night frights. Here's a look at a wide range of Halloween haunts and attractions.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Alex Hamrick of Poca High School receives top honors

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


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

23 arrests made in September

WINFIELD -- The Putnam County Sheriff's Department during the month of September responded to 1,342 calls for assistance, and made 23 felony arrest and 76 misdemeanor arrests, according to a news release from Sheriff Steve Deweese.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

New Hope Animal Rescue hosts Pet Halloween Costume Contest

HURRICANE -- New Hope Animal Rescue will host its 18th Annual Pet Halloween Costume Contest on Sunday, Oct. 26. The contest will be held at the large shelter at Valley Park in Hurricane (near the wave pool); registration begins at 1 p.m. and the judging begins at 1:30 p.m. Alan Hoover from WMXE 100.9 FM will host the event.


Oct. 17, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Mark Madore takes Rotary pledge for community service

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