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Hurricane High football players hoisting for May ‘Lift-a-Thon’
Hurricane High football players hoisting for May ‘Lift-a-Thon’

The Hurricane High School Redskins football playing season might end in December, but as most players know, the season never really ends.

Starting Jan. 2, you will find the players back in the field house, lifting weights and engaging in Cross...

Annual West Virginia Geri Olympics slated April 25 in South Charleston

Competing for gold medals isn’t reserved for young athletes; older ones, too, have the same zest to compete and win.

Their desire for competition will be on display during the 27th annual West Virginia Geri Olympics on Friday, April 25,...

Teays Valley Acres to host free Easter ‘Eggstravaganza’

All children ages preschool through the fifth grade are invited to attend a free Easter ”Eggstravaganza” event at Teays Valley Acres in Scott Depot.

The event will take place from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19.

Along with...

Putnam Rotarians enjoy Teays Valley Strings concert
Putnam Rotarians enjoy Teays Valley Strings concert

The Putnam Rotary Club’s April 1 luncheon included a special concert treat by the Teays Valley Strings, a talented group of local youngsters who are learning violin and cello under the tutelage of Dr. Fredrick Meyer.

A professor emeritus...

Hurricane student places second in Pittsburgh business competition

Marietta College’s Morgan Spradling, of Hurricane, placed second at the annual Tau Pi Phi case competition in Pittsburgh recently.

Spradling, who is majoring in Public Accounting, competed in the two-person category.

“Faculty...

St. Albans High School Class of 1954 preparing for its 60th-year reunion
St. Albans High School Class of 1954 preparing for its 60th-year reunion

Sometimes, high school classmates graduate and go their separate ways, never to see each other again. Not so with the St. Albans High School Class of 1954.

On Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, the close-knit Class of ‘54 will meet for its...

WVSU offers spring continuing education courses

Arabic and bird watching are among the upcoming spring continuing education classes at West Virginia State University in Institute.

A Birding and Ornithology class will offer an introduction to recreational birding and avian ecology with an...

Local expert offers spring planting advice
Local expert offers spring planting advice

In early spring, gardeners can get busy planting trees and shrubs, if the soil is in proper shape to accept them, according to a local garden expert.

Susan Bryant, garden center manager at Valley Gardens, 1109 Piedmont Road in Charleston, said...

Bird feeders create pleasant backyard atmosphere
Bird feeders create pleasant backyard atmosphere

Making your back yard a haven and feeding space for birds can be a rewarding spring project. Bird feeders, especially when combined with the planting of species-friendly shrubs, trees and flowers, gives homeowners a chance to care for nature as well...

Business After Hours
Business After Hours

Real Estate Central was the host for the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Business After Hours on Tuesday, March 25. The event was held at The Wine Valley in Liberty Square.

Business After Hours provides a social, but...