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Leval M. Bowen, who had been with the paper since 1957 was promoted to assistant controller. Michael Gadell, who had been with the paper since 1972 was promoted to production systems manager. And Ralph L. Perry, who had been with Huntington newspapers since 1950 was promoted to circulationd epartment office manager. They were all promoted in 1974.

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.

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