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Huntington celebrates iconic local treasure

  Photographer Sholten Singer documents an 85th anniversary gala at the Keith-Albee Theater in downtown Huntington for the Herald-Dispatch. The event entitled “1928” was held on Saturday, Nov. 23. Click here for more photos.

Biz bag needed

In this photo from the Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, Wayne running back Nathan Spurlock (9) is tackled into a puddle of mud by Sissonville defensive back Houston Hill (14) during the West Virginia class AA quarterfinal football game at Pioneer Field, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Wayne, W.Va.

WVPA Sharing: New book chronicles two West Virginia NFL greats, Huff and Gatski

“The book had to be written.  The story is just too good.” Author Seseen Francis was explaining the simple reason for writing his new novel, “Sam Huff and the Gunner,” which chronicles the young lives – the growing up years – of football legends Sam Huff and Frank “Gunner” Gatski.   Both Huff and Gatski grew up in[Read More…]

Thanksgiving Day means stuffed editions

Here’s how The Journal of Martinsburg is promoting its Thanksgiving Day edition. Readers across the state look forward to their papers on that day.

W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds

  By Andrea Lannom Charleston Daily Mail BECKLEY, W.Va.–Dust filled the air and the sound of drills rang through the dimly lit Memorial Tunnel as emergency crews worked to pull out mannequins trapped in several different ways. “Carry him, carry him!” yelled one responder with the South Carolina Urban Search[Read More…]

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