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COLUMN: Forgotten, then Revived, Huntington Tunnel Stirs Anger

The cleanup of The West End Pedestrian Tunnel was symbolic of the city of Huntington coming together. Dwayne Woods and Todd Sweeney gathered citizens who invested time, money, supplies, and sweat into cleaning up the tunnel. Tina Brooks, a Councilwoman, even donated $100. This cleanup showed the c

HUNTINGTONNEWS.NET - 2017-09-21 10:06:00

Netflix documentary shows Huntington in different light

When it comes to fighting against a drug epidemic that appears to have swallowed the city whole, three women are standing by the notion that our region will not be defined by its drug problem. This is the premise behind the documentary "Heroin(e)," which was released Tuesday on the streaming service

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-09-19 04:01:00

One hospitalized in Huntington shooting

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HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 11:29:00

Huntington Area Art Society kicks off monthly lecture series Wednesday at The Cellar Door

HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Area Art Society will start back its monthly lecture series at The Cellar Door, 905 3rd Ave., Huntington. The presentation series is sponsored by the Marshall University College of Arts and Media and the School of Art & Design. The casual, presentation series, is free wit

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 20:30:00

Bojangles' opens second location in Huntington

HUNTINGTON - Bojangles' now has a second location in Huntington after opening its newest restaurant along Hal Greer Boulevard, across from Kinetic Park. The Rutherford Group, based in Lexington, Kentucky, owns and operates the new location, along with four others in the region. The first customer at

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-19 04:01:00

Boyd sheriff's deputies arrest Ashland man on child abuse, trafficking

CATLETTSBURG The Boyd Sheriff's Department seized guns and 1,100 pills on Tuesday after receiving a tip an Ashland school student showed signed signs of physical abuse. Davon L. Tippett, 40, of Ashland was charged with first-degree child abuse; first degree trafficking in a controlled substance; pos

DAILY INDEPENDENT - 2017-09-20 14:01:00

Party in the Park to benefit animal advocacy group Saturday

The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON - Party in the Park, a fundraiser for Advocates Saving Adoptable Pets, is set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the last shelter in Ritter Park, at the west end side of the park. The event will feature pizza and bottled water, as well as games and other fun activities. Adoptabl

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

Local energy executive to deliver WVU lecture

MORGANTOWN - Keith Hainer, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Contura Energy, will speak Thursday as part of West Virginia University's Department of Mining Engineering's William N. Poundstone Lecture Series. The lecture, entitled "A Career of Opportunities," will begin at 5 p.

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

RCBI accepting entries for festival's annual Design Challenge

HD Media Calling all makers: the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) is accepting entries in the Design Challenge at the West Virginia Makes Festival, which celebrates ingenuity and creativity. The festival's annual Design Challenge provides hobbyists, inventors, enthusiasts, artists and students of all

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

Run for a cause in the Tri-State

The Tri-State offers several opportunities to get outdoors and exercise for a good cause. Here are some upcoming events: n The Vets to Homes 5K is set for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Barboursville Park. Registration is $20; $25 day of race. Proceeds benefit Huntington WV Area Habitat for Humanity'

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

2 rejected plea deals are headed to trial in Ironton

IRONTON - Several people rejected plea offers Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court and are scheduled to go to trial in the next few weeks. Bernard Waller, 28, of Detroit, faces a maximum eight years if convicted of trafficking drugs. He was offered a plea deal of six years and the state w

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:01

Police Blotter: Nonprofit in Guyandotte for special-needs children burglarized

GUYANDOTTE - About $2,000 worth of items were stolen from the nonprofit Adriaunna Paige Foundation overnight Tuesday in the 300 block of Bridge Street in Guyandotte. Clothing and open boxes were scattered on floors throughout the building. Stolen items included a 60-inch TV, a surround-sound system,

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Voter registration event to take place

HUNTINGTON - From 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, the League of Women Voters will join 2,500 partners nationwide in a massive push to register voters. The event will be hosted at the Cabell County Library's main branch, 455 Ninth St. in Huntington. The goal is to encourage Americans to register to vote

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

MU to host Water Fest for young students

HUNTINGTON - More than 300 elementary school children from Cabell and Lincoln counties will converge at Marshall University from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, to participate in the annual Water Festival hosted by Marshall University. Mandee Wilson, outreach coordinator at Marshall University'

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Beating death suspect found fit to stand trial

HUNTINGTON - The last of three suspects charged in the beating death of a homeless man will face the grand jury after being found mentally competent to stand trial. Willie David Layne, 24, of Greenup, Kentucky, waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday morning in Cabell County Magistrate Court, said

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Residential fire sends two squatters out abandoned house window, spreads next door

HUNTINGTON - The city's biggest residential fire since December sent two squatters out of an abandoned house's window in the 400 block of 5th Street on Wednesday afternoon and spread to the house next door, according to Huntington Fire Chief Jan Rader. The abandoned house was boarded up in the front

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Child abuse case in hands of jury

HUNTINGTON - Smoke, lights and mirrors are all the Cabell County prosecutors have in their case against two Huntington parents accused of murder in the 2016 death of 3-year-old Jayden Jones, defense attorneys say. The case is now in the hands of the jury who start deliberation Thursday, but before t

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Chuck Landon: HHS star Wright is 'Blind Side' big

He is so big. Yet, he is so young. If the Huntington Area Regional Theater ever decides to do a production of the "Blind Side," I know who would be perfect in the lead role. Darnell Wright. Huntington High School's star junior offensive tackle and defensive end stands 6-foot-6, weighs 285 pounds, po

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-21 04:01:00

Six arrested on drug charges in two days

WAYNE - Six people were arrested on drug charges after two separate instances this week. Phillip "Tony" Stearns, 49, and Kimberly Fannin, 53, both of Huntington, are each charged with possession with intent to deliver cocaine, possession with intent to deliver crack cocaine and conspiracy to deliver

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 20:53:00

Michael Hupp: Things on the Wayne County radar

Here are a few things on the radar concerning Wayne County this week that readers may be interested in. RUSTIC RAVINES GRAND OPENING: Genoa outdoor getaway Rustic Ravines is set to host open house this weekend. The event is set for Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. at 2575 Hampton Ridge Road, Genoa, W.Va

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-09-20 20:10:00