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Putnam News

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Probiotics: The balance of bugs

In the broadest sense, probiotics are microorganisms introduced into the body for a beneficial reason. Although the term may include different species of microorganisms, probiotics are most often referred to as our body's "good" bacteria.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Weather

The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies early Saturday, which will be followed by potentially heavy rainfall late in the afternoon and through the night from the remnants of former Tropical Storm Bill. The high temperature will make it to 85 degrees.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Regency Place: Quality assisted living in a Putnam community

Courtesy of the Putnam County Rotary Club

The following is a synopsis of the Putnam County Rotary Club meeting of Tuesday, June 9:


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

'Jurassic World' a fun way to beat the heat

Director Colin Trevorrow ("Safety Not Guaranteed," "Gary: Under Crisis," "Reality Show") returns us to the thrilling days of yesteryear and the island theme park known as Jurassic.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Putnam County participates in Lemonade Day

The Putnam Herald

WINFIELD - Putnam County Schools is teaching is students more than the "Three R's." In fact, one project - a collaboration between the school system, WV Lemonade Day, and the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce - is providing valuable business skills to budding and future entrepreneurs.



Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Report shows steady decline in underage drinking, but more work to be done

A new report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows a significant decline in the level of past month (current) underage alcohol consumption, as well as a drop in underage binge drinking.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Second veteran to graduate from Putnam County Veterans Court

The Putnam Herald

WINFIELD - The second veteran to complete the Putnam County Veterans Court will be recognized in a ceremony at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 22, in the courtroom of Judge Phillip Stowers, on the third floor of the Putnam County Judicial Building in Winfield.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Report: W.Va. has highest drug overdose deaths

CHARLESTON - West Virginia has the highest rate of overdose deaths in the U.S., according to a report released Wednesday, further spotlighting Appalachia's festering drug abuse problem that is also fueling a rise in hepatitis C in one of the nation's poorest regions.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Hurricane, Nitro students earn Richard Green Memorial Scholarships

The Putnam Herald

HURRICANE - Lauren London from Hurricane High School and Mariah Cook from Nitro High School have been named recipients of the 3rd Annual Richard (Dick) Green Memorial Scholarships.