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Pullman Square to host trick-or-treating

Oct. 28, 2013 @ 11:50 PM

HUNTINGTON -- The 2nd Annual Trick or Treat at Pullman Square is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 29. Pullman Square merchants, along with special local business sponsors, will be on hand with candy and treats for trick-or-treaters 12 and under.

The Clear Channel Radio family (WKEE/WTCR/Oldies 97.1/106.3 The Brew/800 WVHU/Comedy 107.1/FOX Sports 1230 & 1420) is hosting the event again this year, providing music and fun. Clear Channel radio personalities will be on hand, in costume, to meet and greet the kids, too, along with Batman and his superfriends. Batman will take the stage at 6 p.m. with a special message to all the kids.

Local business sponsors include Pump Up The Fun; Dutch Miller Chevrolet-Hyundai-Kia; Ohio University-Southern Ironton-Proctorville; Serenity Day Spa of Milton; Big Sandy Superstore Arena; Chalkboard Games; Here We Grow; and more.

Convocation to focus on health issues

INSTITUTE -- With high rates of preventable diseases affecting many West Virginians, the West Virginia State University (WVSU) College of Professional Studies will focus its Fall Convocation on health.

Titled "Food, Fat and Fitness," the free interactive session will include hands-on activities to promote positive health behaviors, as well as lecture and discussion, at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in the Erickson Alumni Center.

Dr. Jenelle Robinson, assistant professor and Health Science Program Director at WVSU, will deliver the keynote address. Through the Convocation, participants will learn healthy dietary habits as well as exercises to do within a limited amount of time.

Ashland board to meet again today

ASHLAND -- The Ashland Board of City Commissioners took no formal action Monday on hiring a new city manager.

City Commissioner Cheryl Spriggs was ill and didn't attend.

The board recessed the meeting to noon Tuesday.

City officials interviewed five candidates earlier this month to replace City Manager Steve Corbitt who is retiring.

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