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Wendell S. Reynolds, 73, retired from the position of editor of the editorial page of The Huntington Advertiser in 1972 after 50 years with the paper. He worked as a reporter and telegraph editor before being promoted to city editor in 1924, a position he held for 13 years. He was named managing editor in 1937 and promoted to editorial page editor in 1956.

Gallery: The Herald-Dispatch in the 1970s

Jan. 18, 2009 @ 10:08 PM

On Sunday, Jan. 17, 1909, the first edition of The Herald-Dispatch hit the streets in Huntington, and we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of that event in 2009.

Check out our 100 Years site at http://www.herald-dispatch.com/specialsections/100years, and be sure to pick up a copy of our 100th Anniversary Commemorative Edition on Saturday, Jan. 17.