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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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Invasive topiary

Invasive topiary

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Frog jumping featured in Rivesville

Frog jumping featured in Rivesville

RIVESVILLE, W.Va.. — The Rivesville Fourth of July weekend event included the second annual frog-jumping contest. The event also featured bands, food, vendors and free games for kids in addition to the frog jumping. According to Rivesville mayor Jim Hershman, the Rivesville Fourth of July celebration is held a day later on purpose. “We always […]

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Huntington dog show draws from wide region

Huntington dog show draws from wide region

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Jean Cline of Huntington took up dog showing about four years ago with her husband, Bob. And she’s learned something surprising — something beyond the secrets of raising a healthy, well-trained show dog. “Dogs are just amazing creatures,” she said as she groomed and loved on one of her two grand champion […]

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Freedom celebration at Huntington church

Freedom celebration at Huntington church

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The spirit of America and God was alive Wednesday night at Christ Temple Church as hundreds came out for its 4th of July celebration.

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