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May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: Obesity continues to take a toll on health of region

Many officials and residents in the Tri-State have been sharply focused this year on what they view as a menacing health threat: drug overdoses, mostly involving the use of heroin.


May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Big donation puts pool in Kenova on solid footing

The future of Kenova's municipally owned Dreamland Pool was in serious jeopardy this spring, with a massive amount of work needed to make it usable. The city government allocated $15,000 toward the pool, but that was less than a third of what Mayor Ric Griffith said was needed to pour a new concrete floor and make other needed improvements.


May. 30, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Milt Hankins: As senator, Clinton pushed many causes

In my last column on Hillary Clinton, I wrote about her early career and her time in the White House. This piece covers her most important accomplishments as a U.S. senator. Unfortunately, I cannot get all of her work in the U.S. Senate in one article, so I will largely summarize. In my final article in this series, I will move on to her service as Secretary of State.

 


May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Habitat project targets homeless veterans

Men and women who have served our country, often in the most difficult circumstances, sometimes return to civilian life with many personal challenges from post-traumatic stress disorder to substance abuse. Moreover, military occupations and training are not always immediately transferable into the civilian workforce especially when jobs are tight.

 


May. 29, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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May. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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Strawberry Pie Week a success

Whew, what a week it was!

First, we want to thank all the wonderful people who came to Jim's Spaghetti House during our Strawberry Pie Week. We cannot thank you enough for your patronage as well as your patience and understanding during this, our most busy week of the year.


May. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Mark Caserta: Should we be concerned about Jade Helm exercise?

Whether it's a reprisal from the George Strait song "Don't Mess with Texas" or an impassioned chorus of "Remember the Alamo," many Texans are rising to contest the approaching military exercise known as "Jade Helm 15."

 


May. 28, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Citizen Award winners merit community's gratitude

Each year, The Herald-Dispatch proudly presents its Citizen Awards to people who have had a significant impact on the Tri-State through accomplishments in their chosen career fields or their efforts to make the region better in other ways.

 


May. 27, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

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