On Wednesday evening, Oct. 9 at Valley Park, the Diamondbacks and the Red Sox go head-to-head during Fall Ball baseball action.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
There cannot be many among us who don’t like taking a vacation. It’s nice to get away from the cares of every day life to relax, sip a cool drink in the shade on a hot day and forget about everything that may be happening at home. It’s even better if you can avoid the expense of hotels becau…
St. ALBANS — The 12th annual WV Quartet Convention/Jubilee will be bigger than ever, featuring founding pastor of Maranatha Fellowship, Dr. James R. Wright.
I try not to pre-screen too much info about a movie, before I actually sit in a dark room and watch it, but it was hard to ignore all of the “buzz” about Joaquin Phoenix’s performance in “Joker.”
TYLER CLINTON PARSLEY, 28, of Scott Depot, W.Va., son of Melvin and Sandy Chafin Parsley of Scott Depot, died Oct. 5 at home. He was a coal miner and worked in the family business, Parsley Pressure, and in the restaurant equipment business. Funeral service was Oct. 11, Steen Funeral Home 13t…
HURRICANE — BB&T Bank is proud to announce the winners of Hurricane High School’s A and B Honor Roll gift card drawing for the first grading period of the 2019-2020 school year.
To encourage innovation and problem-solving among students interested in agriculture, the Robert C. Byrd Institute and statewide partners announce the third-annual West Virginia Agriculture Technology & Innovation Student Competition, which offers cash prizes to winners.
INSTITUTE, W.Va. — West Virginia State University (WVSU) will host its annual Yellow Jacket Open House beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Ferrell Hall Auditorium.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s female Gamer of the Week to senior, Hannah Nunley and juniors, Emily Redford and Kenzie Parker of the Winfield High School golf team.
This week’s girl’s soccer game featured Poca at home to local rivals the Warriors of Cross Lanes Christian School. Cross Lanes, wearing white uniforms, kicked off but the Dots immediately took command of midfield and forced their first corner after just two minutes. Hannah Runions took the k…
Gaming. Many think it’s a joke. Many people use it as stress relief. Lots of people all around the world play video games. From little kids to older adults, we have all probably played a video game at one point in our life. But did you know that there are people who make money playing video …
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a time when government, industry and academia, among others, highlight best practices and resources for “keeping Americans safe and secure online.” As phone and email scams become more of an everyday occurrence, and identity theft only seems…
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s male Gamer of the Week to senior Jacob Blizzard of the Poca High School golf team.
After our recent hot drought, it was a cold Saturday morning when the Redskins of Hurricane High School played an away game at local rivals, the Winfield Generals.
On Thursday evening, Oct. 10, at Hurricane High School, the crowd was entertained by members of the Hurricane Middle School Band, as well as the cheerleaders and Dance Team.
SCOTT DEPOT — Big Lots will celebrate the grand opening of its newly remodeled store in Scott Depot on Saturday, Oct. 26.
RED HOUSE — The Route 34 Volunteer Fire Department, which is located in Red House in Putnam County, has received a grant totaling $49,550.47 to help continue their efforts to provide fire and rescue services.
WINFIELD — Veterans, families and friends of veterans, or anyone who wants to thank a veteran is welcome to attend the 12th Putnam County Veterans Appreciation Day activities beginning at 2 p.m. on Nov. 3 on the parking lot of the Putnam County Courthouse in Winfield.
HUNTINGTON -- Johnny Bench said the Boston Red Sox $228 million payroll of 2019 wouldn't be nearly enough to pay the 1976 Cincinnati Reds if the Big Red Machine played today.
On Tuesday, Sept. 24, at St. Timothy’s-In-The-Valley Episcopal Church, four doors (one for each Putnam County high school) were painted and displayed (along with other works of art) during the 4 Doors 4 Hope exhibit in support of suicide prevention and awareness.
It’s been a while since I talked to you about driving. In the past, I’ve complained about the tailgaters, lane weavers and speeders that are so prevalent on our highways, but this week I’m going to talk about some of the strange driving laws that can be found in the rest of the world.
SCOTT DEPOT — Area families are invited to a free Fall Festival at Teays Valley Presbyterian Church, 5339 Teays Valley Road, next to Teays Valley Manor in Scott Depot. The festival will take place from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6.
Lots of great buys (automotive and otherwise) Friday afternoon, Sept. 27, as the Nitro Classic Car Club brings its Fall Swap Meet to the Winfield Riding Stables.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Manufacturers Association has honored legislators and industry professionals with its Champions of Industry awards.
HUNTINGTON — Officials on Wednesday announced the indictment of nearly two dozen people on charges they were part of drug distribution operations involving methamphetamine and heroin in Huntington, Charleston, Beckley and Ohio.
POCA — On Monday, fourth-grade teacher Rebecca Grantham found herself doing something a little unorthodox: She was converting math problems into the written word for a student who excels at reading, but was struggling a bit at math.
HURRICANE — When Civil War enthusiasts and lovers of local history converge on City Hall Thursday evening for an author talk and book signing by Dr. Philip Hatfield, they’ll meet a kindred spirit.
NITRO, W.Va. — Nitro’s fourth annual Festival of Fright will include music, food, haunted trail and movies on Saturday, Oct. 12, at Ridenour Lake. It’s a Halloween themed event that is free to the public.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s male Gamer of the Week to senior, Nathan Lanham of the Winfield High School boys soccer team.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s female Gamer of the Week to freshman Rachel Withrow of Winfield High School girls cross country team.
This week’s boys’ soccer game features the visit of Riverside High School’s Warriors to Hurricane’s Redskins. This was a conference game but statistically it would seem to be something of a mismatch, with the Redskins ranked sixth in the state while Riverside are listed at sixty-seven.
You hear about minor league baseball players moving up to the major leagues or college football players getting drafted and playing in the pros, but how about those middle school student-athletes who are making the same sort of jump, when they enter high school? In the sport of cross country…
RED JACKET — The Poca Dots won a thriller over Cardinal Conference foe Mingo Central on Friday night at James H. “Buck” Harless Stadium as they stuffed Miner quarterback Daylin Goad at the 2-yard line as time expired to hold on for the 21-14 win.
LOGAN — The Winfield High School fight song was played so many times by the school’s marching band on Friday night at Logan you would have thought the Minnesota Golden Gophers were in town.
Beginning this fall, students at each of Putnam County’s 14 elementary schools will be introduced to the basic skills of golf combined with character development and healthy habits in their physical education programs.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.— Candidates for West Virginia University’s 2019 Homecoming court this year include two Putnam County natives vying for the role of Homecoming queen.
WINFIELD, W.Va. — Four high school seniors from Putnam County Schools recently were named semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.