Wednesday, October 16, 2019

On Wednesday evening, Oct. 9 at Valley Park, the Diamondbacks and the Red Sox go head-to-head during Fall Ball baseball action.

The ladies from the Caliente squad take on the Knockouts of Wednesday evening, October 9, at Valley Park, in Fall Ball softball play.

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…

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…

Winfield UMC hosting trunk-or-treat Oct. 23

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.

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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…

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Hurricane played as if it wanted to win and Huntington High played as if it wanted to be somewhere else.

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.

A little coolness in the October air failed to stop the Putnam County smiles as the ball games continue every evening.

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.

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.

We will endure one more scorcher before a pattern change sets up and it finally starts feeling more like fall.

Ty Moore rushed for 214 yards and four touchdowns as Williamstown dismantled Buffalo for a 37-7 prep football win Friday night in Williamstown.

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.

ALL PHOTOS: Creek Cabin Antiques visits the Winfield Riding Stables on Friday, Sept. 27, for the weekend-long festival of goodies from time gone past.

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.

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…

The Builders Quartet to sing at Sycamore Baptist Church