POUNDING MILL, Va. — A huge figure has been seen in the foothills of Tazewell County, Va. He’s almost 14 feet tall and he weighs about a ton. He looks hairy, resembles an ape and his shoe size is breathtaking. If this fellow sounds like the legendary Bigfoot, you’re right. Bigfoot now stands very tall thanks […]
See a Herald-Dispatch photo gallery of Marshall University’s homecoming parade.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — If these United States ever needed a show of unity, it’s now. Even as tensions boil over in the world off-campus, students from all walks of life walked as one during Marshall University’s annual Unity Walk on Tuesday in Huntington. Dozens of student organizations, representing every corner of the American melting pot, […]
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Amid the sirens, cheers and flying candy, Ryan Bloss said she made sure her children knew that Huntington’s 63rd annual Fire Prevention Parade on Monday was more than just fun and games. Bloss said her son plays football for Douglas Cammack, and Saturday, a dedication was held to remember 7-year-old Maeshelle, a […]
ELKINS, W.Va. – Since 2001, Connie Linger has painstakingly handcrafted the gown worn by Queen Silvia at her royal coronation. This year is no different, as Linger’s months of designing, sewing and fittings will be on display for all to see today at the 80th annual coronation. Festivities are scheduled to start at 2 p.m. on […]
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Trinity Episcopal Church held its first animal Blessing on Oct. 2. To celebrate the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, which is Oct. 4, the church decided to have an animal blessing the first weekend in October. “A lot of churches have done it and we do a live nativity every year. […]
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Despite the rain, people lined the streets to watch this year’s Firemen’s Parade on Aug. 29. Benches, chairs, strollers for the children, and folded blankets for two made a colorful display of seating for those who waited eagerly for the 75th year’s “Gigantic Edition of the Famous Firemen’s Parade.” Some of those […]
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — Two more World War II veterans have become graduates of Parkersburg High School. The Wood County Board of Education and PHS officials honored Eugene William McPherson and Clement Donald Dowler Tuesday and presented them with PHS diplomas during the board meeting. Both men are in their early 90s and wore PHS graduation […]
See a slideshow from the Fairmont State University homecoming parade.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Now an annual tradition, Tent City found its way back to Morgantown at 8 a.m. Monday morning when students set out for the Mountainlair Green, some bringing their living rooms with them. Some said they drove as far as Waynesburg, PA in the frenzy to find tents for the occassion, as most stores […]