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Parkersburg memorial repaired brick by brick
By July 25, 2014 Read More →

Parkersburg memorial repaired brick by brick

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – About half a dozen volunteers crawled over the Stepping Stones of Honor Veterans Memorial at City Park Thursday, replacing damaged sections brick by brick. It was the second work session since damage apparently caused by skateboards, bicycles and other wear and tear was reported at the memorial earlier this month. Black marks […]

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Vandals hit Princeton city swimming pool
By July 24, 2014 Read More →

Vandals hit Princeton city swimming pool

PRINCETON, W.Va. —  Princeton police officers are currently investigating a report of vandalism at the public swimming pool in Princeton City Park. A Bluefield Daily Telegraph photographer at the scene said picnic tables had been thrown into the pool. Officers and city employees are checking the damage…

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Cabell students plan, star in safe driving spot
By July 18, 2014 Read More →

Cabell students plan, star in safe driving spot

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Cabell County students planned and starred in a 30-second commercial shoot on Thursday in Huntington for their Be Alert. Just Drive. Save Lives. campaign. The students worked with the Cabell County Substance Abuse Prevention Partnership, Trifecta Productions, the City of Huntington and other partners to make their video storyboards a reality.

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Long quest ends in photos of rare white robin
By July 18, 2014 Read More →

Long quest ends in photos of rare white robin

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You’ve heard of the white whale that was a symbol of obsession in Moby Dick? Well, the white whale’s got nothing on the white robin of Charleston’s West Side. In the spring of last year, my friend Sallie Daugherty spoke of a strange, white-looking robin on the West Side of Charleston. On […]

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42nd annual fair opens in Mineral Wells
By July 16, 2014 Read More →

42nd annual fair opens in Mineral Wells

MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. – With sunny skies throughout the day and warm weather, people came out to enjoy themselves and have a little fun Tuesday during the opening of the West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition. The 42nd annual fair got underway at the fairgrounds on Butcher Bend Road Tuesday with the 4-H Rabbit Show, […]

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Logan’s ‘Aracoma Story’ to open Tuesday
By July 14, 2014 Read More →

Logan’s ‘Aracoma Story’ to open Tuesday

LOGAN, W.Va. — Logan’s beloved romantic musical will make its way back to the stage next week as this year’s performances of The Aracoma Story will begin Tues., July 15, at 8:30 p.m. Legend has it that Logan County lays claim to what has been described as one of America’s most romantic legends, the story […]

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Skate Day benefits new Huntington park
By July 14, 2014 Read More →

Skate Day benefits new Huntington park

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — On cooking asphalt the sound of wheels and wood rolling and clanking, along with the occasional thump, filled the parking lot of Harris Riverfront Park Sunday. Dozens of local skaters turned out for Skate Day, a fundraiser for the new Huntington skateboard park expected to enter construction by late summer or early […]

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Scenes from the Putnam County Fair
By July 14, 2014 Read More →

Scenes from the Putnam County Fair

  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Putnam County Fair opened this weekend in Eleanor and runs through Saturday. 

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Airy undertaking at the Cabell County Courthouse
By July 10, 2014 Read More →

Airy undertaking at the Cabell County Courthouse

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A large crane was parked behind the Cabell County Courthouse on the 5th Avenue side Wednesday, lifting the top dome of the courthouse bell tower off so the bell could be removed. The restoration of the bell tower has remained incomplete, although the courthouse dome was restored in 1997. The county just […]

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Sinkhole shuts down Charleston intersection
By July 10, 2014 Read More →

Sinkhole shuts down Charleston intersection

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A sinkhole opened late Wednesday afternoon near the intersection of Quarrier and Brooks streets in downtown Charleston. The sinkhole was initially reported to be about 6 feet deep and 5 feet wide, a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher said. Charleston police and firefighters taped off and closed the intersection at about 4:40 […]

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