Wednesday, December 02, 2020

HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Museum of Art is presenting “Art on a Limb,” an exhibit of holiday trees decorated with ornaments created by regional artists, from Nov. 24 through Jan. 3, 2021. Although the Art on a Limb exhibit will take place, Holiday Open House at HMA has been canceled this y…

A “Secret Santa” around the office or with friends and family can be fun. A gift exchange among online friends you haven’t met, well, that’s a little different and carries a heftier consequence. These gift exchanges, while they look like innocent fun, are really pyramid schemes — and are con…

WAYNE — Whether it is because they are bored at home or have been doing it for years, Cabell and Wayne counties have multiple people crafting and ready to create personalized gifts for the holidays.

LOGAN — It’s that time of year again: Chief Logan State Park is lit up for the holiday season for its annual Christmas in the Park display, which started on Thanksgiving day.

With everything working against it, the 72nd Annual Dunbar Commode Bowl still managed to persevere with a Rams win on an overgrown little league baseball field behind the bingo hall on Thursday, Nov. 26. The event even kicked off with the always anticipated Commode Bowl Parade.

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Dozens of volunteers pitched in to serve free turkey dinners with all the trimmings on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at Winfield Baptist Church. The dinners were handed out in a drive-through format to anyone who wanted a Thanksgiving meal.

Judging from the fact that there are at least seven pizza places within a few minutes drive of my house in Hurricane, with three of them actually being in easy walking distance, we have to assume it’s a very popular fast food. I’m sure, like us, almost all of you enjoy this Italian dish in i…

Marshall reserve forward Darius George scored 11 of his 15 points during a 20-5 run to fuel the Herd's 70-56 win over Arkansas State in the men's basketball season-opener at Cam Henderson Center on Friday afternoon.

PARKERSBURG — In a year like no other in Mountain State history, the Wirt County volleyball team of first-year head coach Katie Frazier finished 15-4 and repeated as Class A state volleyball champions.

HURRICANE — Associates in Primary Care has teamed with the Anchor Project, a faith-based, non-profit recovery organization with locations in Huntington, Putnam County, St. Albans, and Dunbar, according to a news release from the medical group.

REMINDER: We try to keep event listings current and correct. Due to coronavirus concerns, several events are being postponed or canceled. Please check with the venue to ensure an event is still happening before you plan to go. Add your event to our calendar by emailing events or changes to c…

HUNTINGTON — Purdue Pharma, the creator of OxyContin, admitted in federal court Tuesday to conspiring to defraud the federal government of its practices, which included paying doctors to misrepresent the dangers of the drug.

Thursday, November 26, 2020
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

CHARLESTON — Barring unforeseen events, there will likely be labor harmony at Kroger stores in West Virginia for at least the next three-plus years.

It appears that Marshall will have its second three-week stint between games of the 2020 season. No announcement of a game addition on Sunday likely means the Herd will be off again this week.

Finally, with the first weekend off since early October and with just two games left on the schedule, this week was as decent a time as any to take stock on how far West Virginia University football has come and in what areas the biggest gains have been made.

ST. ALBANS, W.Va. — If you’re looking for something different, there’s a new restaurant in St. Albans, West Virginia, that serves up an assortment of Lebanese, Greek and Italian dishes. Mediterranean Breeze offers a variety of dishes including Shawarma, shish kebab, wood-fired pizzas, Greek …

After Americans push back, satiated, from that bountiful Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 26, the Christmas holiday season will officially start. For some, holiday shopping begins on Black Friday and ends on Cyber Monday.

REMINDER: We try to keep event listings current and correct. Due to coronavirus concerns, several events are being postponed or canceled. Please check with the venue to ensure an event is still happening before you plan to go. Add your event to our calendar by emailing events or changes to c…

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey won a $256,000 judgment and a permanent injunction that blocks a contractor who had done business with clients in Putnam County from any future work in the area of home improvement, according to a news release.

ALL PHOTOS: A blast from the past, with some smiling princesses from a pancake breakfast in 2009 at Valley Park.

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.

My readers have been putting the “think like a couponer” mindset into practice at the supermarket! When making a purchase or putting a deal together, take a moment to make sure you’re getting the best possible price. Would buying a different size of the product save more money? Is there a st…

The holiday shopping season is upon us. With the pandemic, many local in-person events, such as popup holiday markets or craft fairs, have moved online. Scammers are creating phony copycat events that charge for admission and steal your credit card information.

Marshall quarterback Grant Wells was named the Manning Award Quarterback of the Week, as announced by the organization on Thursday. It came following Wells' 336-yard, five-touchdown performance in last week's 42-14 win over Middle Tennessee.

Director Thomas Bazucha (“Monte Carlo,” “The Family Stone,” “The Big Eden”), who also wrote the screenplay (based on the novel by Larry Watson), comes out with a small-scale thriller, starring some big-name talent.

HURRICANE, W.Va. — It’s been a tough year for all of us, but a new restaurant in Hurricane, West Virginia, is looking to rake in the dough. The Belknap Dough Company is a new pizza joint in Hurricane that serves up authentic Neapolitan pizza prepared in a wood-fired oven.

Approximately 3,300 years ago, and 6,000 miles away from West Virginia, an 18-year-old boy died. There was nothing unusual in that; life was short in those days, people were used to family members passing away, but this boy was special because, in his own country of Egypt, he was their king …

NITRO, W.Va. — The city of Nitro’s Development Authority is organizing a 12-Days of Christmas giveaway in December. The authority’s Small Business Committee is conducting the contest to attract holiday shoppers into the city’s various small businesses.

When I want to think through something or just need to get out and unwind, a good run seems to be the way for me to clear my head. Sometimes a run can stretch out a bit, maybe 6 to 7 miles, but going out for a 100-mile run — why on the earth would someone even consider putting their body thr…

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