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HD Celebrates 100 Years

Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:45 AM

Learn more about the Silver Bridge

Here’s a look at some of the places in downtown Point Pleasant, W.Va., to learn more about the Silver Bridge. Go online at www.masoncountytourism.org for more info.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:42 AM

TOP STORY: Marshall has grown by leaps, bounds

HUNTINGTON — Though Marshall University has always represented progress in Huntington, it was never more clear than in the spring of 1961. Readers voted the rise of Marshall University as a top story of the past 100 years.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:38 AM

TOP STORY: Thousands displaced by 1937 flood

HUNTINGTON — On Jan. 27, 1937, the Ohio River crested here in the worst flood in local recorded history. The 1937 Flood was voted as a top story of the past 100 years by Herald-Dispatch readers.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:34 AM

TOP STORY: Health care industry expands in Huntington

HUNTINGTON — Medical care has come a long way since the early part of the 20th century. In Huntington, services are expanding faster than ever, some say. Readers voted the expansion of medical services as a top story of the past 100 years.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:31 AM

KDMC, OLBH continue growth in Ashland

ASHLAND — Huntington is not the only area of the Tri-State with a rich medical history. The Ashland area boasts some big names of its own.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:26 AM

TOP STORY: Life, even at home, changed for everyone during World War II

HUNTINGTON — The Japanese attack that ushered the United States into World War II on Dec. 7, 1941, changed the lives of millions of Americans who put on their country’s uniform and went into battle. World War II ranked high in our reader poll of top news events of the past 100 years.


Jan. 15, 2009 @ 08:17 AM

TOP STORY: Economic disaster affected millions

The stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression ranked high in The Herald-Dispatch’s “100 Years of History” readers’ poll.


Jan. 14, 2009 @ 10:13 AM

Tri-State history through the decades

It has taken The Herald-Dispatch 100 years to document the history of the Tri-State (that’s 36,525 days of newspapers). What follows below is a brief look at some of the Tri-State’s history through the decades.


Jan. 12, 2009 @ 03:33 PM

Gallery: The Herald-Dispatch in the 1970s

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.


Jan. 12, 2009 @ 11:32 AM

Gallery: The Herald-Dispatch in the 1960s

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.