CHARLESTON — A Buffalo, West Virginia, man could spend up to two decades in prison after admitting to committing fraud while acting as a contractor.
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Fred Rogers’ love of his neighbor, in the broadest sense of the term, is his lasting legacy. His welcome inclusion of all kinds of people is summed up in the friendly question posed in the classic Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood theme song: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will nominate 40 West Virginia students from 16 counties to the U.S. service academies, which include the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Merchant Mar…
TEAYS VALLEY — The Putnam County Parks and Recreation Commission Board of Directors has officially announced an appointment of two new co-directors, Ashley Deal and Justin Williams, on November 11.
HURRICANE — You are invited to go on a “Christmas Journey!” around the world at the next PipeSounds concert, set for 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church.
WINFIELD — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department during the month of October responded to 1,183 calls for assistance, and made 60 felony arrests and 53 misdemeanor arrests, according to a news release from Sheriff Steve Deweese.
ALL PHOTOS: Putnam County Schools Fall Special Olympics Bowling Event brought out the elementary school athletes on Friday morning, Nov. 15, at Town & Country Lanes in Nitro.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Kelly Puskas of Hurricane was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Puskas was initiated at Jacksonville University.
NITRO, W.Va. — The annual Mardi Gras Casino & Resort’s annual holiday “Cans of Hope” food drive is underway and will continue through the end of the year.
The following is a synopsis of the Putnam Rotary meeting of Oct. 29. The club meets at 8 a.m. Tuesdays at Area 34 in Hurricane.
Did (almost) three hours pass by that quickly? This is a testament to Director James Mangold (“Cop Land,” “Walk the Line,” “The Wolverine”) and his latest hit, “Ford v Ferrari.” Most films today that pass beyond the two-hour mark, seem dreadful and fail to hold the attention of 21st century …
July 4 is always a day of celebration in the United States. It has been so since the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, but there were very few who celebrated the nation’s birth in one small, Pennsylvania town 156 years ago. The year was 1863, the town was Gettysburg and the rea…
CHARLESTON — A student from Confidence Elementary School in Putnam County created one of 20 winning entries in the First Lady’s Student Artist Series “Thank A Veteran” contest.
On Thursday, Nov. 14, at Winfield High School, senior Esten Clay signs her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball for the University of North Carolina-Charlotte.
HURRICANE — Hurricane’s Harlie Vannatter and Lindsey Phares each signed letters of intent to play softball at Bowling Green and Wisconsin-Green Bay, respectively, on Wednesday afternoon, fully cementing the collegiate journeys of one of the best teams in the history of West Virginia prep athletics.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s Female Gamer of the Week award to senior Emily Reed of Winfield High School volleyball team.
HUNTINGTON — Whatever was said at halftime or during the first timeout of the second half, the Spring Valley football team got the message.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s male Gamer of the Week to senior, Christian Hill of the Hurricane High School football team.
ELEANOR — The annual 4-H Holiday Craft Workshop is scheduled for 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, at the Eleanor Fire Department’s upstairs room in Eleanor.
BARBOURSVILLE — AAA East Central honored local police departments Thursday for their outstanding efforts to increase road safety for all motorists during a ceremony at Fratelli’s Italian Restaurant in Barboursville.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s male gamer of the week to junior John Covert of the Winfield High School football team.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. & The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s girls gamers of the week award to Katelyn McVicker and Kiersten Eggleton of St. Albans High School volleyball team.
HUNTINGTON — Cabell Midland, Spring Valley and Huntington High will face familiar foes in the opening round of the West Virginia high school football playoffs.
This past summer, I attended the Country Roads Cross Country Camp in Canaan Valley, where one of the camp’s speakers, University of Charleston (UC) cross country and track coach Nick Bias, really caught my eye for his attention to detail for young runners. It was refreshing to hear someone t…
Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, in partnership with Heart & Hand Outreach Ministries, handed out groceries for a holiday food drive in Eleanor this past Saturday on the parking lot of George Washington Middle School.
Gov. Jim Justice’s administration has asked state agencies to prepare for a possible $100 million mid-fiscal-year budget cut and get ready for budget cuts for next fiscal year.
The Kanawha City Kmart will close in February, wiping out the chain store’s existence in West Virginia, as the Elkview Kmart is set to close next month.
The City of Nitro has three new firemen. Timothy Holmes, from left, Allen Jarvis and Chase Petry were sworn in by Nitro Mayor Dave Casebolt during the Nov. 5. 2019, Nitro City Council meeting.
A special master in a landmark national opioid trial has ordered the release of previously secret reports that detail “suspicious” orders of powerful painkillers placed by pharmacies and purchased from giant drug suppliers.
West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Tim Armstead is the next chief justice of the Mountain State’s highest court, marking a return to a previous longstanding practice within the court.
No utility companies raised objections to their annual property tax assessments Monday, paving the way for the Board of Public Works to approve total property valuations of $12.56 billion for the coming tax year — an increase of $1.376 billion.
The Hurricane High School LEO Club was presented a check for $500 by Mayor Scott Edwards from the City of Hurricane, toward their newest project. Carte & Associates also donated $500.
HURRICANE — Mount Vernon Baptist Church, located at 2150 Mount Vernon Road, Hurricane, is serving as one of 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.
WINFIELD — Bright Futures Learning Services in Winfield hosted a craft fair on Nov. 2 to raise money and awareness for CARES, a newly active 501(c)3 organization with a mission focused around the idea of building the world that should be for West Virginia families facing autism.
CHARLESTON — The 21st biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition will open at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. One hundred and one West Virginia artists were selected for the exhibit, which will feature 131 pieces, including painting, drawing,…
HURRICANE — It was a cold, rainy Saturday in October when The Commons Marketplace at Valley Park held its grand opening. Contrasting with the dreariness outdoors, the warm lights and happy sounds of So-Kai Clubhouse beckoned to parents and children to enter. Inside the brightly lit room, car…
Situated on the corner of a street called Sihlstrasse in the busy heart of Zurich, Switzerland’s biggest city, is a restaurant. There are many fine restaurants in this city, which is a major center for the world’s financial and banking systems, but this one is unique. It’s called Haus Hiltl …
WASHINGTON — The Putnam Public Service District in Scott Depot will receive $860,000 to make sewer service improvements needed to support a state-of-the-art service and parts center for high-end commercial and vocational trucks.