HUNTINGTON — Huntington’s Memorial Arch was built by the Cabell County War Memorial Association during the 1920s to honor the men of Cabell County who served in World War I.
Sunday, May 28, 2023
HUNTINGTON — Researchers at Marshall University are seeking participants aged 55 or older for a new health study designed to examine the impact of visual art activities on the well-being of aging adults.
HUNTINGTON — The Woman’s Club of Huntington recently accepted four local women into membership. They are: Donna Dingus, South Point; Cathy Lawson, Proctorville; Kelly Meadows, Huntington; and Julie Todd, Chesapeake.
CHARLESTON — State Treasurer Riley Moore recently announced the winners of this year’s SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest.
FOXY LADIES BRIDGE: Tuesday, May 23 — 1 Juanita Duncan, 2 Charlotte Allman, 3 Mary Lee Daugherty
CHARLESTON — A student from Cabell County is among the top finishers in this year’s essay contest held by the County Commissioners’ Association of West Virginia (CCAWV). Eleven other students from different counties also received awards ranging from first place to honorable mention.
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Beau Johnson, Jaidyn Patrick, Sofia Salisbury, Sydney Hairston, Trenton Morrissey Jenna Lewis, and Apphia Welker were named the 2023 recipients of the Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship. To date, the bank has helped 254 4-H members pay for college through the program, accord…
HUNTINGTON — The Hershel “Woody” Williams Detachment 340 Marine Corps League recognized seven members for their outstanding service during its annual awards dinner recently at American Legion Post 16 in Huntington.
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KENOVA — The C-K Community Center & War Memorial will dedicate its new Veterans Honor Room at noon on Monday, May 29.
RIPLEY, W.Va. — The Mountain State Art & Craft Fair is offering scholarships to qualified individuals who want to advance their knowledge in the visual arts or traditional/heritage music or dance.
Sunday, May 28, 2023
CHARLESTON — As part of Mental Health Month and EMS Week, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health — Office of Emergency Medical Services is highlighting a resource available to Emergency Medical Services first responders. Crisis counselors with th…
DEAR ABBY: My husband and I were married nine years. He unexpectedly left me when COVID first hit. We were apart for a year and eight months and ended up divorcing. I filed because, even though I didn’t want to believe it, I eventually accepted that it was over. Even though he hadn’t actuall…
Saturday, May 27, 2023
CELEBRATION: Pentecost is celebrated Sunday, May 28, at Milton United Methodist Church. Those attending are invited to wear red, yellow or orange.
DEAR ABBY: My wife and I play on a pool team. About a year ago, the team captain looked at my wife and said, “So, can I play with your lower private area?” (He didn’t use those words.) My wife, who is very shy, was shocked.
Friday, May 26, 2023
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HUNTINGTON — Marshall University’s Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is planning a trip to the movies with children from local day cares to see the new live-action “Little Mermaid” next week.
“One-pot meals make a lot of sense...because so much of what people hate about cooking is really the clean-up, the mess, the grease.” — Tom Douglas
When delicious and uncommon collide, there am I in the midst of that realm. It can happen in life, love and, yes — food.
DEAR ABBY: I’m a 45-year-old woman who has been dating “Ben” (53) for two years. We have known each other for more than 20. He treats me like a queen. Prior to our dating, he had a girlfriend he used to confide in me about. I was very jealous of her. She knew we were friends, so she made a p…
Thursday, May 25, 2023
This week's new entertainment releases include an album from Matchbox Twenty, dinosaurs coming to life in the second season of "Prehistoric Planet" on Apple TV+ and the action-comedy series "American Born Chinese" on Disney+ with new Oscar winners Ke Huy Quan and Michele Yeoh. The "SmartLess…
Movies & More reviewer John Gillispie shares his thoughts on Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania,” which is rated PG-13 and available on DVD. The DVD box contains a warning for people who are photosensitive because of “some flashing-lights scenes.”
9th STREET LIVE: Week 2 of Yes Chevy-Yes Ford’s “9th Street Live” is this Friday as it’s Funktafest Night, featuring music from “The M.F.B”. Music starts at 7 p.m. at 9th Street between 3rd and 4th avenues in downtown Huntington. “Cruise Avenue” performs on June 2.
HUNTINGTON — Seven years ago, local Huntington businessmen Thom Boggs and friend Nick Tarpley came up with the idea of sending out a call to their old musician friends from back in the day to reunite and raise some money for two local charities. They titled the get-together the Hooligans Hom…
HUNTINGTON — Supporting the arts when possible is essential to adding to the quality of life in a city on the rise. Here is what is going on in the Tri-State in the coming week.
SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Life is sweet for a new business in South Point. Gr8 Pies opened on May 6, and so far the response has been pretty — well, great.
50TH: Ellis Conley, former pastor of Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church and his wife, Julia, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 27. A reception honoring them is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Hurricane, WV, church.
DEAR ABBY: My narcissistic father feels entitled to do whatever he pleases. He has always insisted that since he makes the money, far more than my mother’s income, he should be waited on and cleaned up after. If he stays in my home, he leaves messes everywhere. He’s 70, but he acts like a 4-…
HUNTINGTON — With its renovated plaza ready to host guests, Mountain Health Arena is throwing its hat into the ring of live, outdoor music offerings this summer.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
NEW YORK — Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and ‘70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the chart-topping "What's Love Got to Do With It," ha…
CHARLESTON — One of the greatest comics of a generation, Dave Chappelle, is bringing a true surprise show to Municipal Auditorium next Wednesday.
MISSING: Although the kids at Expression Church’s Awana Program miss Ms. Kayla since she was transferred out of town with her job at Enterprise, they don’t want to miss wishing her a happy birthday Wednesday, May 24. Have an enjoyable and awesome day, Ms. Kayla.
Pansies are my favorite flowers in the spring. The bright colors with the black centers are the ones I love best. My beloved makes sure I have lots of them to plant in pots on the front and back porches. They are hardy in the cool weather and make me smile every time I see them.
DEAR ABBY: I married a recovering addict, and for years he did great. We made a lovely home and family together. Then one of my husband’s drug buddies (a woman) resurfaced. My husband had an affair, went down that nasty road again and did some very cruel things to destroy our marriage. We ha…
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
CLASSIC: “Cinderella” is presented by Ashland Regional Dance Theatre Troupe and Ashland Youth Ballet at 7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, May 23-24, at Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. Tickets range from $22 to $40.
Editor’s note: This is the 497th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington scenes.
CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.
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DEAR ABBY: I struggled for years with vomiting and nausea, as well as other digestive issues I dismissed as having a “sensitive stomach.” When my fiance, “Marc,” and I started dating, he urged me to find out the cause of my issues. Six months ago, I was diagnosed with celiac disease, an auto…
Monday, May 22, 2023
Singer, songwriter and actress Abigail Fierce is about to release her ninth single. Fierce grew up in Louisville but spent summers in Charleston with her grandparents Joseph and Mary Anne Koleske.
PIPESTEM, W.Va. — Imagine flying hundreds of feet in the air amidst mountains and over gorges in southern West Virginia.
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ASHLAND — The Ashland Animal Rescue Fund (AARF) has gone through a lot this spring.
HUNTINGTON — National Poppy Day is May 26, the Friday before Memorial Day.
DEAR ABBY: I'm a 32-year-old woman. My 20s were spent in a serious long-term relationship. It was a lot of firsts for me. After we split, I took a couple of years to sow my wild oats and find out who I am as an individual.
Sunday, May 21, 2023
HUNTINGTON — The Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center celebrated its 95th birthday on Sunday, May 7. But, aside from its remarkable architecture, there is nothing “old” about this theater, which has become a living, breathing part of the Huntington arts scene — a scene that, some say, is now e…
NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has announced four grants from the Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio, advancing quality of life in the region.
The Center for Rural Development has selected three Boyd County, Kentucky, students to participate in its summer leadership programs, according to a news release.
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NAME, SIZE AND BREED: Carter is estimated to be a 4.5-year-old mixed breed who weighs 51 pounds.
Jim and Leta Pratt were married May 24, 1963. They have shared 60 years of love, laughter and loss.
HUNTINGTON -- Members of the Beverly Hills Garden Club recently planted a new garden outside the Huntington Police Department. The spot was ruined by a water main leak during the winter, so the old shrubs and flowers had to be removed. Members designed and furnished the plants for the new garden.
FOXY LADIES BRIDGE: Tuesday, May 16 — 1 Kitty McTyre, 2 Mary Lee Daugherty, 3 Janice Aldridge
HUNTINGTON — Coalfield Development is hosting a series of workshops for burgeoning artists with disabilities.
The remarkable Herman P. Dean packed several lifetimes of experiences into his busy eight decades.
HUNTINGTON — The Peoples Bank Foundation has donated $1,000 to the Huntington Children’s Museum.
HUNTINGTON — The First Stage Theatre Company is now accepting applications for two $1,000 scholarships: the Jim Stone Memorial Scholarship and the Leslie McElroy Memorial Scholarship.
HUNTINGTON — Eight Marshall University students participated last month in an international cyber defense exercise, run virtually by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Tallinn, Estonia, according to a news release.
KENOVA — Donald E. Spence celebrated his 100th birthday on Thursday.
- WV state health officer acknowledges "long-term exposure" PFAS issue after testing reveal drinking water detections
- Huntington church breaks ground on 60,000-square-foot sports dome
- New Target in Putnam County could open by October, official says
- Barboursville mayoral candidates state their plans and goals
- State softball: Defense keeps Knights alive in 3-1 win over Jefferson
- Memorial Day travel should increase this year, according to AAA
- St. Mary's gala provides guests an 'Enchanted Evening' for a cause
- That's a wrap! Cabell County Schools closes out 2022-23 school year
- Cabell County restaurant inspections
- Advocates say correctional understaffing focus misses bigger overpopulation picture
- Photos: Cabell Midland's 29th annual commencement
- Photos: Huntington High's 27th annual commencement ceremony
- Photos: Annual St. Mary's Medical Center Gala
- Photos: Fairland 74th annual commencement ceremony
- Photos: Cabell Midland defeats Hurricane for Region IV title
- Photos: South Point High School 2023 Commencement
- Photos: Regional baseball, Cabell Midland vs. Hurricane
- Photos: Expression Church breaks ground for "ex dome" sports complex
- Photos: Wayne High School's 98th annual commencement
- Photos: Spring Valley's 25th annual commencement ceremony
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