The Paramount Arts Center hosts an outdoor, drive-in concert featuring Chase Rice with Tyler Booth and Shelby Lore on Friday, July 3, 2020, in Ashland.
Saturday, July 04, 2020
IRONTON — When Tom Fuller, 63, sat down to plan his newest project, he had two visions in mind — to pay homage to those who serve the country, and to make it “larger than life.”
HUNTINGTON — A man serving a state sentence in a 2018 case that left him shot by Huntington police is expected to admit he possessed more than a pound of methamphetamine in a separate federal case later this month.
Despite an ongoing trend of event postponement or closure due to COVID-19 fears, there’s still a handful of planned displays to brighten up your Fourth of July holiday.
Friday, July 03, 2020
SOUTH CHARLESTON - While the ultimate goal is a $1 million prize, The Basketball Tournament offers a built-in incentive for the Elmore family with father Gay Elmore getting to coach his sons, Jon and Ot, in a high-level event.
HUNTINGTON - On Friday, Marshall football's 2021 recruiting class added some bang to its commitment list when Treasure Coast (Florida) tight end Keegan Davis chose the Herd over Georgia Southern and Florida Atlantic.
HUNTINGTON – For the second time in a two-week stretch, Herd That is facing an opponent switch in the first round of The Basketball Tournament due to COVID-19.
HUNTINGTON — Appalachian Power is taking the first steps toward supplying potential commercial and industrial customers with the solar power they say they want.
IRONTON — Two people were arrested on drug charges in South Point, Ohio, after a hotel was raided by Lawrence County law enforcement Thursday as the result of a months-long investigation.
HUNTINGTON — Six months after a New Year’s Day shooting that shook holiday revelers and the community at large, the suspect continues to evade arrest but has left his mark within the city’s legal code.
CHARLESTON — Kathy D’Antoni is retiring Friday after serving as West Virginia’s top public school vocational education leader for the past decade, during which she oversaw the creation of the state’s Simulated Workplace program.
HUNTINGTON - The guards for Herd That have familiar names, but the front-court for the Marshall-based team is an array of guys hand-picked because of what they bring to the D'Antoni-based offensive system as the team looks to win the $1 million, winner-take-all tournament.
ASHLAND — Country singer Chase Rice’s next scheduled stop on his tour is set for Friday in Ashland, and its host, Paramount Arts Center, says it will be much different from his last stop.
Allison McGee, corporate affairs manager for Kroger Mid-Atlantic, said an associate at the store on 1st Street and 7th Avenue West is receiving medical care and recovering at home.
WAYNE — The 2020 Energy Express Program, normally held in schools across the state of West Virginia, has changed the way it operates this summer because of the coronavirus pandemic.
CHARLESTON — A $57 million infusion of federal stimulus funds, meant to offset expenses for West Virginia’s COVID-19 response, helped June revenue collection finish in the black, reversing two months of tax collection devastated by the shutdown of businesses and activities.
MASON, W.Va. — A Letart, West Virginia man was jailed Tuesday on drug charges after allegedly leading Mason police on a high-speed chase while illegally operating an all-terrain vehicle.
BUFFALO, W.Va. — Construction this summer along the 14.6-mile final leg of U.S. 35’s four-lane upgrade is bringing the end of the 25-year project within sight, with a completion date now estimated for late July of next year, according to West Virginia Department of Transportation officials.
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice defended plans to use $100 million of the state’s $1.25 billion of federal CARES Act funds for state highways funding, over criticism from U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., among others.
HUNTINGTON — Although COVID-19 shut West Virginia and federal courts for weeks, Cabell County and Huntington’s lawsuit against drug companies alleging they fueled the opioid epidemic remains on track for its Aug. 31 trial.
ASHLAND — Construction is online to be finished next month on a $1.2 million project to make 16th Street between Winchester and Carter avenues the centerpiece of the downtown, according to Ashland Mayor Steve Gilmore.
CHARLESTON — A Beckley woman accused of faking her own death at the New River Gorge to avoid punishment for health care fraud was sentenced Tuesday to serve federal prison time.
CHARLESTON — Jack Whittaker, the West Virginia man who won big in 2002 with the largest lottery jackpot in history at the time and who, shortly after, suffered a string of bad luck and tragedy tied to the money, died Saturday at the age of 73.
HUNTINGTON - A year away from basketball showed Rondale Watson how much he loved the game. Now, the former Marshall guard is relishing every opportunity as he suits up with Herd That this week in The Basketball Tournament.
HUNTINGTON - With COVID-19 cases spiking nationally, the limbo of college football in 2020 continues. However, Marshall athletic director Mike Hamrick confirmed Wednesday that the Herd's mandatory summer access starts Monday, as scheduled.
Megadeth and Lamb of God’s “Metal Tour of the Year” performance at Mountain Health Arena in Huntington, originally scheduled for Oct. 23, has been canceled, the arena announced Wednesday.
HURRICANE, W.Va. — A day after Hurricane High School held its graduation, one of its seniors found himself jailed after allegedly making terroristic threats while complaining about citations he received for marijuana possession.
CHARLESTON — A general order issued earlier this year by the West Virginia Public Service Commission urging utilities to halt service disconnections for unpaid bills was set to expire Tuesday night.
HUNTINGTON — Once Sarah Shabih learned about the TeleHealth Access for Seniors program, she was surprised there wasn’t an existing effort in her home state of West Virginia.
FORT GAY — A man suspected of drug sales in Fort Gay was arrested Monday after he allegedly led police on a pursuit while operating a dirt bike.
HUNTINGTON — Several doctors and staff members within the orthopedic surgery department at Marshall Health have been asked to quarantine after a co-worker tested positive for COVID-19.
ASHLAND — While Kentucky finishes tallying state totals, the Boyd County Clerk’s Office is reporting results and eight candidates in the county’s only local election can breathe a sigh of relief.
This is the 11th installment of a series previewing Marshall’s 12 football opponents for the 2020 season. Today, we look at Marshall’s 11th opponent: Charlotte.
HUNTINGTON - When Herd That team members arrived in Columbus on Tuesday morning for The Basketball Tournament, they went through questionnaires and COVID-19 testing before being isolated for 18 to 24 hours to ensure safety.