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Huntington arena, Clay Center among top concert venues
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Huntington arena, Clay Center among top concert venues

By JIM ROSS The State Journal The Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington ranked number 181 among arenas in the world in concert ticket sales in the first half of this year, according to Pollstar Magazine. It is the only West Virginia arena on the list of the Top 200. The arena ranked 108th among […]

Officials: Wood Schools struggling with absences
By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Officials: Wood Schools struggling with absences

By MICHAEL ERB The Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va.  — More than a quarter of Wood County Schools students missed more than 15 days of school last year, which officials say highlights a constant struggle with chronic absenteeism. Attendance Director Chris Rutherford, along with Director of Elementary Schools Keith Palmer and Director of Secondary […]

By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Marshall Artists Series reveals 81st season lineup

By TOM JENKINS The Parthenon HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The lineup for the 81st season of the Marshall Artists Series has been revealed, promising to bring two music legends, Broadway smash hits and many laughs to Huntington’s Keith-Albee Theatre. Stephen Stills , most known for his contributions to classic rock group Crosby, Stills and Nash, will be […]

By July 26, 2017 Read More →

2017 Jackson County Junior Fair market livestock numbers expected to be similar to 2016 totals

By GREG MATICS Jackson Newspapers RIPLEY, W.Va. — Jackson County Extension Agent John David Johnson believes market livestock totals for the upcoming 2017 Jackson County Junior Fair should total similar to what they were for last year’s fair. Jackson County Extension Agent John David Johnson believes market livestock totals for the upcoming 2017 Jackson County […]

By July 26, 2017 Read More →

10 things to know: Wednesday, July 26

The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers. Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT’S NEXT FOR […]

Scouts excited over visit from president
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Scouts excited over visit from president

BY DAVE LAVENDER The Herald-Dispatch GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — On every other day of the 2017 National Jamboree, excitement stemmed from a thousand different adventures on its 14,000-acre preserve and in the rapids of the nearby world-class New River. On Monday, all of the excitement was saved for the evening hours as the zip line […]

Trump addresses Boy Scouts at National Jamboree in WV
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Trump addresses Boy Scouts at National Jamboree in WV

By JAKE ZUCKERMAN Charleston Gazette-Mail GLEN JEAN, W.Va.  — President Donald Trump spoke Monday at the Boy Scouts of America’s 2017 National Jamboree, weaving between offering life advice to the troops, forwarding his Affordable Care Act repeal effort, taking shots at the media and touting his 2016 election win. Speaking at an outdoor pavilion at […]

Trump rallies the Troops at Jamboree
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Trump rallies the Troops at Jamboree

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — President Donald J. Trump addressed more than 40,000 Boy Scouts, leaders and volunteers at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree Monday, reminding them that, “As a Boy Scout you learn to contribute to your communities, take pride in your nation, and seek out opportunities to serve.” The president […]

Supporters greet Trump at Raleigh County airport
By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Supporters greet Trump at Raleigh County airport

By ANDREA LANNOM The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — President Donald Trump made his first official visit to the Mountain State Monday. Heavy rain and winds caused a delay with Air Force One landing in Raleigh County Memorial Airport around 6 p.m. Gov. Jim Justice greeted Trump when he stepped down to the tarmac and left […]

By July 25, 2017 Read More →

Trump stumps for national Scout Jamboree in WV

By RUSTY MARKS The State Journal GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — President Donald Trump talked to about 30,000 Scouts at the National Boy Scout Jamboree in Fayette County on Monday, July 24, in a presentation that was part commencement-style address and part stump speech. “The United States has no better citizens than its Boy Scouts,” Trump […]