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Water line break in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Water is pouring out of the ground Friday morning, covering a street in Huntington.

WSAZ - 2018-08-17 06:32:00

Locals earn awards at Rio Grande nursing program

The Herald-DispatchRIO GRANDE, Ohio - The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College recognized 34 Class of 2018 graduates from the Holzer School of Nursing's Hybrid LPN-RN Advanced Placement Track with a pinning ceremony Friday, Aug. 10.Dr. Donna Mitchell, dean of the College of Prof

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 04:01:00

Park employee stuck by needle found in Huntington park, diagnosed with Hep C

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --Every morning, crews for the Greater Huntington Parks & Recreation District go out to the city's 14 parks and look for trash and needles so children are not stuck by one while they are playing.


Huntington native Cindy Collins named the new GM for the Big Sandy Superstore Arena

HUNTINGTON – SMG, the company which manages the Big Sandy Superstore Arena for the City of Huntington, has announced that Cindy Collins has been named as general manager of the arena.Collins, a Huntington native, has served as general manager of SMG’s Eastern Kentucky Exposition Center in Pikeville,

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-16 18:25:00

Man out on bond arrested for alleged possession

KENOVA - One person was arrested after Kenova Police Department seized firearms and distribution amounts of narcotics from a vehicle following a traffic stop Wednesday morning near Interstate 64 on 14th Street, according to a news release from KPD.John Henry New, 32, was jailed at 6:40 a.m., accordi

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-16 04:01:01

Controlled drug buys lead to multiple arrests in Boyd

Timothy Lane Smith, 56, of Catlettsburg was arrested and listed as the property owner on citations. Smith is charged with two counts of first degree trafficking in a controlled substance and one count of cultivating marijuana.


Ironton's Rally on the River releases band schedule for 15th annual biker rock festival

IRONTON -That rumble on the river is not another summer thunderstorm just the tailpipe roar of tens of thousands of motorcyclists descended upon downtown Ironton, Ohio to gather and rock out in downtown for the 15th annual Rally on the River.Bikes roll in Thursday, Aug, 16 with Facing Fire kicking o

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-15 23:27:00

Kentucky Power warns of imposter accused of stealing money, purse from elderly woman

ASHLAND, Ky. (WYMT) -Kentucky Power is warning customers of scammers posing as company employees.The utility company says an elderly Ashland resident let someone claiming to work for Kentucky Power into her home to check equipment. The imposter stole $58 and the woman's purse.“We are continuing to s


Huntington native named new GM of Big Sandy arena

HUNTINGTON - When you go home, they leave the porch light on for you. For Cindy Collins, make it the stage lights.For the first time in decades, a Huntington native has been named the general manager of Huntington's downtown arena, the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.SMG, which manages the arena for the

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 04:01:00

Barboursville police blotter: Tools stolen from 3 vehicles at Barboursville Holiday Inn

One vehicle was missing $320 worth of tools - a measuring wheel, a Craftsman level with case, a Kobalt 1/4 drive ratchet, a socket set and a wrench set.

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-17 04:01:00

10th Street Gino's employee diagnosed with hep A

HUNTINGTON — A food service worker at the Gino’s Pizza on 10th Street in Huntington has been diagnosed with hepatitis A, the Cabell-Huntington Health Department confirmed Wednesday.The department has determined the risk for transmission as “very low,” but advises those who ate or drank at the restau

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-15 22:00:00

Huntington thrives with music, food and more

It's one of those weekends where it's all happening in downtown Huntington.It all starts with a Herd Party at Pullman Square on Thursday, a blues fest Friday, heaping mountains of pasta Saturday afternoon and then swing on by the last Picnic with the Pops concert Saturday night. And that's just a fe

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2018-08-16 04:03:00

Huntington Woman in Recovery Remains Grateful

To most folks overnight shift work would be exhausting, and the stress of paying bills at times overwhelming. But to talk to Kelly Strickler of Huntington, WV, who clocks in at a local bakery at 11pm and clocks out at 7am, you’d think she won the lottery.“I look forward to those days! I look forward


Power company impostor steals from elderly woman

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) --Police say an elderly woman recently allowed someone into their home who claimed to be a Kentucky Power employee wanting to check equipment.The impostor stole nearly 60 dollars in cash along with the woman's purse.Kentucky Power says scammers are becoming increasingly deceptive

WSAZ - 2018-08-15 22:52:00

Nationally-traveling hip hop bluegrass band, Gangstagrass rolling into Huntington Wednesday

A few decades ago, the mixing of musical genres happened to be trendy in the music world. At the time, the term ‘fusion’ was prominent, but it went out of fashion when the music performed under those labels became predictable and cliché’.


Police blotter: Man accused of being found in possession of heroin

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by criminal complaints filed in Cabell County Magistrate Court:POSSESSION WITH INTENT: One person was arrested about 1:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Marshall University Child Development Center after allegedly being found in possession of heroin.Franklin


Ashland leaders award key to the city to gas station owner targeted by racist post

ASHLAND, Ky. (WSAZ) --A week after Taj Sardar, the owner of a Shell Station in Ashland, was the victim of a racist rant from an off-duty ambulance employee, he's now a recipient of the key to the city.


Two arrested in connection to distributing cocaine in Wayne County

Dusti Mullins, of Huntington, is charged with fleeing in a vehicle, conspiracy, driving while revoked for DUI 2nd offense, and leaving the scene of an accident with property damage.


12-year-old girl steps on dirty needle in West Virginia public housing complex

HUNTINGTON, WV (WCHS/WVAH) — Walking through Marcum Terrace in Huntington with her mother, a 12-year-old girl found a hypodermic needle the hard way Monday when the tip buried into the sole of her foot.


Lost Huntington: Rebels & Redcoats Tavern

Editor's note: This is the 248th in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington scenes.HUNTNGTON — "You're kidding me, right? You're really telling me that one of the best restaurants in this town is in a bowling alley?"Over the years, people in Huntington took great delight in introducing di