Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Thursday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, swearing the oath of office just before noon to take the helm of a deeply divided nation while inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.

HUNTINGTON — The band America was previously set to return to Huntington on Thursday, April 15, for a concert at the Joan C. Edwards Stadium, but that date is now canceled, the Marshall Artists Series announced Wednesday.

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A unit of 44 Kentucky State Police troopers will join local, state and federal law enforcement agencies from across the country to provide security at the presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

WAYNE — The Wayne County school district reopened its doors to students Tuesday, and Superintendent Todd Alexander said he hopes the rest of the year can be more consistent than the first half.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

HUNTINGTON — Nearly all Ohio school districts have told the state they plan to return to in-person learning in some form as of March 1, meaning efforts to vaccinate thousands of school employees will begin Feb. 1, Gov. Mike DeWine said Tuesday.

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday officially lowered the eligibility age for West Virginians to receive COVID-19 vaccinations to 65, while also acknowledging the state has not received additional vaccine doses from federal reserves.

New Marshall head football coach Charles Huff got emotional in speaking about the journey to becoming the leader of his own program, which officially kicked off with his introductory press conference on Tuesday afternoon.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Wednesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Wednesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Wednesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

ATLANTA (AP) — Speakers at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration in Atlanta called Monday for a renewed dedication to nonviolence following a turbulent year in which a deadly pandemic, protests over systemic racism and a divisive election capped by an attack on the U.S. Capit…

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

On Monday morning, Marshall University's new head football coach Charles Huff had his contract approved by the university’s Board of Governors, finalizing the 37-year-old as the first Black head coach in the program’s history.

The following obituaries have been provided by local funeral homes. Read our daily updates at 12:30, 2:30 and 4:30 p.m., and our complete obituaries in The Herald-Dispatch on Tuesday and at www.herald-dispatch.com.

Small groups of right-wing protesters — some of them carrying rifles — gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol. As darkness fell, …

Western Kentucky used a late 12-0 run to earn a 69-60 win over Marshall in Conference USA women's basketball action at E.A. Diddle Arena in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on Sunday.

ATLANTA — A day before the nation’s annual holiday celebrating life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Sen.-elect Raphael Warnock of Georgia returned to the pulpit at the church that was King’s spiritual home, calling for the nation to adhere to “God’s vision of equity.”