Saturday, September 19, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
Thursday, September 17, 2020

If you are a big fan of Don Winslow, like I am, you can now quit holding your breath. His newest book, “Broken,” has just been released. It’s not quite a novel, being billed as six short novels (or as I think of them, novellas), but there are three short novels that are interconnected (as a …

HUNTINGTON — First opening in 2012, Le Bistro is a French-inspired restaurant offering an elegant dining experience and one of the best wine selections in town. The business was expanded in 2015 to add The Cellar Door, a separate bar and tapas room.

NO. 1: Luke Combs’ current single, “Lovin’ On You,” is No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the third consecutive week. “Lovin’ On You” is the first single in 2020 to lead the chart for three weeks. Luke is the first country artist in history whose first nine singles have reached N…

When coupon users become adept at matching high-value coupons to great sales, they can bring products home for extremely low prices. At times, a product may even be free after a coupon! These are the kinds of deals that couponers get excited about — who doesn’t like getting something free? W…

Upon receipt of a troubling letter from a cousin, Noemi Taboada is charged by her father, the head of the Taboada clan, with investigating the disturbing claims it contains. Armed with little more than the confidence that a privileged upbringing affords, Noemi sets off to the isolated mansio…

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

HUNTINGTON — The Adriaunna Paige Foundation at 540 31st St. in Huntington, has been affected by the coronavirus pandemic and is having to move out from its current location.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2024 is hosting a Hurricane Laura Relief drive-thru collection Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 20, from 1-5 p.m.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at

Don’t let your curiosity get the better of you. A new scam appears to be an email from Google, informing you that someone has shared a photo album. But it’s really a phishing scheme that’s after your password.

Monday, September 14, 2020

ASHLAND — The Paramount Players presented a free socially distanced performance of “Beehive: The ’60s Musical” on Friday and Saturday at Ashland’s Paramount Arts Center. The production was originally set for Central Park, but moved inside because of the weather.

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Phillip Michael Shaver Sr. and Patricia Ferguson Shaver are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Sept. 11, 1960, at Tucker Memorial Baptist Church in Huntington by the Rev. John W. Cromwell. They will celebrate at Rocco’s Ristorante with family and loved ones.

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ray Jr., of Flat Top, West Virginia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Charity Lenora Mostow Ray, to Mr. Nathan Matney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Matney, of Hurricane, West Virginia.

From celebrating special days to making funny faces on a regular afternoon at home, cute kids are a recipe for winning photos.

NAME, SIZE AND BREED: Tarzan is a 3-year-old, 63-pound Labrador mix who is looking for a special family.

Whether it’s your child’s very first, first day of school or their first day of senior year in high school, we know it’s a day for making memories that last a lifetime. We also know those memories might be a bit (or a lot) different this year.

When he was 9, Boyd Hager converted a stepladder into a six-passenger go-kart. Thirty some years later, he built a grass runway behind his home for his single-engine Citabria Airplane. He once refused to ride an elected official in his convertible during a Veteran’s Day Parade because of the…

CHARLESTON — It’s the back to school season, but this year it won’t be the return of a normal routine. With classes happening virtually, in-person, or both, families are dealing with a lot of uncertainties. The American Heart Association has some tips to make this school year’s “new normal” …

CHARLESTON — Kenova native Brad D. Smith, former CEO of Intuit, has been chosen as the WV KIDS COUNT Champion of Children for 2020, and will be celebrated at the State of West Virginia’s Kids Virtual Summit Awards next month.

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Friday, September 11, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
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The title of the documentary “The Social Dilemma” captures a conundrum: It’s great that we can order up a car using a ride-booking app and have it appear, like magic. But tech also has a dark side. The film explores the personal and political dangers of social media — as addictive, time-suck…

Movies and More reviewer John Gillispie shares his thoughts on six episodes of the TV program “Belgravia,” which are available on DVD, whose box lists a Canadian Home Video Rating of PG.

NOMINATIONS: Since dropping her debut album, “Kerosene,” in March 2005, Miranda Lambert has served as one of the de facto “voices” in country music. With a résumé that includes 34 ACM Awards (most all time), 13 CMA Awards and two Grammy Awards over the past 15 years, Miranda has built hersel…

ASHLAND — Two years ago, William Bare expanded on his Bare Arms Indoor Range & Training Center with the addition of a restaurant. His first eatery, Bombshells Burgers & BBQ, opened in Huntington in June 2018. Now, Bare has opened a second restaurant in Ashland named Bombshells & Ales.

In February 1968, a major event in both the history of television and the history of the civil rights movement occurred, although I would guess not many people even know that it happened. Harry Belafonte filled in for Johnny Carson on the popular “The Tonight Show,” becoming the first black …

Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Tuesday, September 08, 2020

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at

In tough economic times, it can be hard to turn down free money — especially if it appears to come from a friend. is receiving numerous reports that con artists are stealing information from Facebook and Instagram accounts and promoting phony COVID-19 relief grants to the…

Monday, September 07, 2020
Sunday, September 06, 2020

Wednesday, Nov. 11, is Veterans Day, and The Herald-Dispatch will mark the day with a special publication saluting area veterans on Sunday, Nov. 1.

From celebrating special days to making funny faces on a regular afternoon at home, cute kids are a recipe for winning photos.

NAME, SIZE AND BREED: Murphy was found as a stray and is looking for a new home. This sweet guy is 2 years old and weighs 56 pounds and reported to be child-friendly by his finders, but is nervous in the shelter environment, so will need a patient family that will let him open up.

Norman and Stella “Jeanne” Hanley are celebrating 60 years of marriage.

Vaughn M. and Dianna K. Lloyd were married at Hurricane, West Virginia, on Sept. 6, 1970.

Roger Dowdy and Cathy Miller Dowdy, of Huntington, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.

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