The Herald-Dispatch News RSS 2014-08-27T15:16:41-04:00 urn:uuid:8319ef04-68f5-47f8-88fa-43695a28e1a6 Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. MU academic center keeps evening hours LACIE PIERSON urn:uuid:d8d7acd7-9805-4160-a4dd-26dca20f9199 2014-08-27T06:55:03-04:00 <p> Just in time for the new academic year, students at Marshall University will have access to a new academic support center.</p> Ballot position drawing rescheduled The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_Ballot_MUST 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Cabell County Clerk Karen Cole postponed a drawing Tuesday for ballot positions in a race to elect board members for the Greater Huntington Parks and Recreation District. </p> Local food system group gets $50,000 boost SHANE ARRINGTON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_helmick 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Usually people come to The Wild Ramp and Central City Farmers Market with small bills to purchase fresh products, but Bobby Lewis pulled out a big check on Tuesday. </p> Flooding closes animal hospital JEAN TARBETT http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_guyan 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Guyan Animal Hospital has seen its share of flooding, but Friday's heavy rains were the last. </p> MU students begin job search at career fair The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_PTFair 2014-08-27T00:13:34-04:00 <p> Even at the beginning of the academic year, it wasn&#39;t too soon for students at Marshall University to get ahead on their job searches.</p> Asbestos found at Northcott BEN FIELDS http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_northcott 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Asbestos has been found in roofing and caulking materials at the three Northcott Court buildings slated for demolition along Hal Greer Boulevard. </p> Names, charges released in drug raid CURTIS JOHNSON http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_Raid 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- Those arrested as part of a Monday night drug raid in Huntington were jailed on single felony counts of possessing a controlled substance with intent to deliver, according to jail records and city officials. </p> Woman sentenced for gun purchase The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_hewlett 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- A Wayne County woman was sentenced Monday for purchasing five guns for a convicted felon at a Huntington pawn shop earlier this year. </p> Orpheum Project's Cinema Under the Cars series continues Wednesday The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_libraryfilm 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- At 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, the Orpheum Project is hosting its Cinema Under the Cars series in the Cabell County Library parking lot, located at 455 9th St., Huntington. </p> Sobriety checkpoint scheduled in September The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/2014+0827_checkpoint 2014-08-27T00:00:00-04:00 <p>HUNTINGTON -- The West Virginia State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, until 2 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, on U.S. 60, near the 29th Street exit of Interstate 64 in Huntington, according to a news release from Sgt. G.N. Losh. </p>