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Bigfoot stands tall in foothills of Tazewell County
By October 17, 2016 Read More →

Bigfoot stands tall in foothills of Tazewell County

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 […]

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Marshall celebrates its homecoming with a parade
By October 14, 2016 Read More →

Marshall celebrates its homecoming with a parade

See a Herald-Dispatch photo gallery of Marshall University’s homecoming parade. 

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New Marshall president leads campus Unity Walk
By October 12, 2016 Read More →

New Marshall president leads campus Unity Walk

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, […]

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Huntington residents take fire prevention seriously
By October 11, 2016 Read More →

Huntington residents take fire prevention seriously

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 […]

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Queen Silvia’s dress reflects stewardship of forest
By October 7, 2016 Read More →

Queen Silvia’s dress reflects stewardship of forest

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 […]

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Morgantown church celebrates Feast of St. Francis
By October 3, 2016 Read More →

Morgantown church celebrates Feast of St. Francis

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. […]

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See-through poncho a must-have parade accessory
By September 30, 2016 Read More →

See-through poncho a must-have parade accessory

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 […]

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WWII vets in their 90s get Parkersburg diplomas
By September 30, 2016 Read More →

WWII vets in their 90s get Parkersburg diplomas

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 […]

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Fairmont team featured in homecoming parade
By September 30, 2016 Read More →

Fairmont team featured in homecoming parade

See a slideshow from the Fairmont State University homecoming parade. 

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WVU’s Tent City again pitched near student union
By September 28, 2016 Read More →

WVU’s Tent City again pitched near student union

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 […]

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