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Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Hurricane workshop to promote healthy living

The city is hosting an Eating Right and Being Healthy workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Hurricane Municipal Building at 3255 Teays Valley Road. The workshop is being presented in partnership with West Virginia University Extension Services.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Putnam County weather forecast

The weekend will start out with mostly cloudy skies along with dry conditions Saturday, although there could be some light showers moving in with a weak cold front at night. The high temperature will make it to 63 degrees.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Academic quiz bowl team to compete in national championship tournament

The Putnam Herald

INSTITUTE, W.Va. - West Virginia State University's academic quiz bowl team, which includes a member from Poca, will be one of 48 teams representing Historically Black Colleges and Universities competing in the 26th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament March 21-25 in Torrance, Calif.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Online courses appeal to students, teachers

HUNTINGTON - For a week in February, snowfall and frigid temperatures kept students out of the classroom. Dawn Howerton, psychology professor at Marshall University, however, didn't miss a class.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

'Run All Night' a great, well-written story with good action scenes

I really enjoyed this movie.

As much as I am a fan of Luc Besson and all of his work, Director Jaume Collet-Serra ("Orphan,""Non-Stop," "House of Wax") takes "Run All Night" (which is a non-Besson story) and turns the star into a much better character.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Get top jobs with two-year degrees

HUNTINGTON - In today's world, the norm has become that students get out of high school, pursue a four-year degree and move into the job market upon completion of their diploma.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

With 60-day session over, Legislature now concentrates on state budget

The 60 days of the first session of the 82nd Legislature has come to a close, and while it will take a few days to process all of the accomplishments, let me this week cover a few of the highlights from this final week.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Spring has arrived, old habits are revived

When "Spring Time" arrives, long-held habits are revived. Spring has sprung this week. We have begun to do things that have been on the shelf of life during a long cold winter.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 02:01 AM

Your guide to the weekend

We're here in the heart of March and live music is flowing like a wild mountain stream.

Here's look at just a few of the live concerts happening at a venue near you.