Monday, December 09, 2019

HURRICANE — The Hurricane Animal Hospital has an AVMF Veterinary Care Charitable Fund, a program created by the American Veterinary Medical Foundation to support veterinarians in offering low- or no-cost services to clients facing extraordinary hardships, as well as a way to support animals …

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Aspiring young archers try out for the school’s archery team on Thursday, Nov. 21 at Hurricane Middle School.

As I sit down to write this, there are 197 recognized countries in the world; 195 of them are full members of the United Nations while two — the Holy See and Palestine — are what are called “observer states.” Taiwan isn’t recognized and nor are territorial dependencies or nations the UN rega…

Director Rian Johnson (“Looper,” “The Brothers Bloom,” “Breaking Bad”) brings us another murder mystery, in the classic “Hercule Poirot” sense. And it’s quite a bit of fun.

Students from the Hurricane High School LEO Club kicked off their Thanksgiving Break volunteering at Heart + Hand, located at 212 D St. South Charleston.

HURRICANE — In 2013, when Dr. Ilse-Renee Long visited a local 4-H club meeting to promote her brand-new children’s choir, she declared that the group was for any child who loved to sing.

HURRICANE — Alpha Technologies, a service-disabled veteran owned small business with headquarters in Hurricane has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration IT70 Cloud Services Contract.

Sobriety checkpoint on Route 817 set for Dec. 5

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On Saturday afternoon, Nov. 16 at Poca Middle School, the Appalachian Railcar Services squad and the team from West Virginia Sports Photography go at it in Poca Youth League basketball action.

ALL PHOTOS: Residents smile for the camera during the Thanksgiving Break in Putnam County.

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.

The Pink Ladies, comprised of three 8th graders from Hurricane Middle School, were joined by teams all over the state Saturday at the Robert C. Byrd Institute in downtown Huntington, all vying for a chance to participate in the state robotics competition next month at Faimont State University.

CHARLESTON — A Buffalo, West Virginia, man could spend up to two decades in prison after admitting to committing fraud while acting as a contractor.

CHARLESTON — Representatives of the office of US Rep. Alex X. Mooney, R-W.Va., have scheduled visits in the 2nd District, where they will make stops in each county to meet constituents who may be having problems with a federal agency.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission is aiming for at least 70% of high school seniors to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 15, 2020, according to a news release. Without completing this application, West Virginia’s students are p…

NITRO, W.Va. — Nitro’s annual Christmas Parade will ring in the holiday season this year on Saturday, Dec. 14. The parade will include the Nitro High and Andrew Jackson School’s Marching Bands, local floats, holiday characters and, of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus. The parade will begin at 1 p.m.

HURRICANE — There’s a new coffee shop in Hurricane that’s brewing up more than just a good cup of joe. Located in the former home of the original Books and Brews, Drip’s Cafe on Main serves up custom-made sandwiches and salads as well as a different dinner special on weekdays.

SNOWSHOE, W.Va. — For some folks, when they see those first snowflakes in the fall, they know pretty much that winter isn’t far away, which doesn’t always make them happy. For me and everyone else who loves this time of year, it means time to get my skis out and get them ready, because the s…

Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s male Gamers of the Week to the Poca High School Football Team’s starting offensive linemen. The line is a rotating cast of six made up of seniors Jaydon Haikal, Chase Morris and Trey Sams, and sophomo…

CHARLESTON — The long-awaited West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission reclassification numbers for the 2020-21 through 2023-24 school years were released on Thursday night, with several schools on the move.

HURRICANE — Five days after Hurricane softball players Harlie Vannatter and Lindsey Phares signed to play at the Division I level (Bowling Green and Wisconsin-Green Bay, respectively), four more Redskins inked their names and made their collegiate futures official as well.

POCA, W.Va. — Hunter Patterson caught a touchdown pass, returned a kickoff for a score and threw the winning TD pass in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon as No. 6 seed Oak Glen knocked off host Poca 25-20 in the Class AA high school football playoff quarterfinals.

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.

POCA, W.Va. — Hunter Patterson caught a touchdown pass, returned a kickoff for a score and threw the winning TD pass in the fourth quarter Saturday afternoon as No. 6 seed Oak Glen knocked off host Poca 25-20 in the Class AA high school football playoff quarterfinals.

CHARLESTON — A Buffalo, West Virginia, man could spend up to two decades in prison after admitting to committing fraud while acting as a contractor.

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.