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Brenda Lucas: Community News for Tuesday, April 30  Huntington Herald Dispatch

BOOKS: A spring book sale takes place during library hours Thursday-Saturday, May 2-4, at Guyandotte Public Library. Fiction, nonfiction and children's books ...

Ripley robotics team set to compete at World Championship - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

RIPLEY, W.Va. — For the second time in as many years, the Ripley High School robotics team is participating in the Robotics World Championship this weekend ...

Wayne Middle instructor embraces the art of teaching  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — If you drew on the walls as a child, you probably got in trouble for it because at a young age, most are taught that it's destructive behavior.

Wayne robotics team prepares for 4th trip to world championship  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE - If you aren't looking for them, there's very little chance you'll actually find them. But hidden back in the corner of Wayne High School are robots. No, not.

BOE plans to demolish old high school building  Huntington Herald Dispatch

BUFFALO — After several complaints of criminal and drug activity in the former Buffalo High School building, the Wayne County Board of Education has started ...

Wayne High School student arrested for making terroristic threats  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — A student was arrested at Wayne High School on Wednesday after allegedly threatening to bring a gun to school and shoot other students.

Breaking down the Spring Valley, Wayne football series  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Wayne High School head coach Tom Harmon and Spring Valley High School head coach Brad Dingess have plenty of reason to be excited ...

Damron files suit against Wayne BOE | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — A Wayne County Schools employee has filed a lawsuit against the Wayne County Board of Education on counts of age discrimination, defamation ...

Wayne BOE purchases new buses | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — A fleet of more than 100 Wayne County school buses will soon have a few more in rotation after the Wayne County Board of Education approved the ...

Dunlow Fire, EMS chief under investigation | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

DUNLOW - The Dunlow Volunteer Fire Department is currently being investigated by the West Virginia State Police in a case surrounding alleged ...

Local artist finds his way to Nashville  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Just because you have a song in your heart and are viewed as talented by others does not mean you will make it in the music business. In the country.

Wayne, Princeton named grand champions at band competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA — Nineteen high school marching bands from West Virginia and Kentucky gathered Saturday at Cabell Midland High School for the 25th annual "A Knight ...

Photos: Wayne High School graduation  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Wayne High School's annual commencement ceremony takes place Friday, May 19, 2017, at Wayne High School.

Dean a triple scoring threat in Wayne win  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE - In a Thursday night game when Wayne and Winfield were statistically even, it was the Pioneers who took the most advantage of their opportunities.

Family-owned diner opens in Wayne | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — After leaving the industry nearly a decade ago, Laura and Eddie Napier have reentered the restaurant game with their 'White House Diner' located ...

Tournament notebook: Special moment for Wayne's Ross family  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - Things have come full circle for Wayne baseball head coach Todd Ross.In his first year as a coach (1997), Ross led Vinson High School to a ...

Mark Gilliam, 40-year man with Steel of West Virginia, dies at 59  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - A 1977 honor graduate of Wayne High School with more than 40 years of *service* to the steel industry has died.Daniel "Mark" Gilliam, 59, vice ...

West Virginia school employees considering striking  WSAZ-TV

Angry teachers and school personnel got together Monday night at Spring Valley High School for a rally where they voiced frustrations over low pay.

WV State Marching Band Championship winners announced  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Thirty-six high school bands and two middle school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the seventh annual West Virginia State Marching ...

Clyde Beal: A senior who still enjoys his life at work  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Here's an uplifting story about Ronald Maynard, a prostate cancer survivor who refuses to retire from the job he loves; a 77 year-old senior who scheduled 38 ...

UPDATE: Crash survivor takes first steps 17 months after wreck  WSAZ-TV

A teen from our region, once thought to be brain dead, is now taking her first steps.

Photos: Wayne High School Prom | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Students are introduced during Wayne High School's prom grand march on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Marshall University's Memorial Student Center in ...

West Virginia looks for solution to shortage of math teachers  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Megan McSweeney and Courtney Powers, senior math education majors at Marshall University, both fell in love with math after being taught by teachers who ...

Stepping Stones breaks ground on tiny home village, greenhouse  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation, Toyota Motor Manufacturing-West Virginia and UniCare Health Plan of West Virginia partnered ...

Christopher Lee Coleman | Obituaries  WV News

Christopher Lee Coleman, 34, of Lavalette, WV, passed away at home on Wednesday October 3, 2018. Chris was a firefighter for the City of Huntington from July ...

Balanced Scorecard shows high graduation rates, low math test scores in West Virginia  Parkersburg News

CHARLESTON — The latest report on how West Virginia high school students are doing shows a sea of red for math performance and needed work on English ...

Robert Thompson: Wayne school system grew from humble beginnings  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Soon after the first settlers arrived in Wayne County, families began looking for ways to educate their children. For the most part, life on the farm and in the ...

Area school robotics teams compete in tournament  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Area high school and middle school robotics teams gathered at Marshall University on Saturday to pit their robot creations against one another at the ...

Wayne's Harmon records 200th win  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — The road to 200 career victories was not an easy one for Wayne High School football coach Tom Harmon.In many ways, Friday night's 30-27 victory ...

Local musician to audition for American Idol | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — When local musician Jordan Reeves heard about "American Idol" hosting auditions in Charleston, he knew he had to make the trip. Reeves, 26, of ...

BOE approves Wayne County school calendar | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE – The Wayne County Board of Education voted and approved a recommended calendar for the 2017-18 school year.

Investigation: Wayne High School hidden camera charges relate to head football coach's affair  WOWK

Hidden cameras in a high school football building where girls teams sometimes dress. Prominent citizens charged. And accusations of a scandalous affair ...

Wayne all-stater Aeriel Adkins accepts walk-on offer from Marshall  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE - Aeriel Adkins said she likes to read and to travel. The former Wayne High School girls basketball star will have the chance to do plenty of both now.

Prep notebook: Players don't know who might be watching  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Before a game in the 2018 season, Andre Motley gathered his Huntington High School volleyball team around him and offered some advice.

Assistant principal arrested for DUI on night of homecoming dance  WSAZ-TV

WAYNE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A school administrator is facing a DUI charge after investigators say he was pulled over on his way home from Wayne High School's ...

Charleston to host state marching band competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — The seventh annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state on Saturday ...

2018 state marching band championship winners announced  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — Thirty-six high school bands and two middle school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the seventh annual West Virginia ...

Wayne's Adkins on all-state first team  Huntington Herald Dispatch

For The Herald-DispatchBECKLEY - Aeriel Adkins from Wayne High School's state tournament team was a Class AA girls basketball first team selection by the ...

Steven Ray Game | Obituaries  WV News

Steven Ray Game, 55, of Morgantown, WV passed away on February 23, 2019, after an extended illness, and fought with courage, love, family, and faith.

Photos: Wayne vs. Herbert Hoover, football  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Wayne takes on Herbert Hoover in a West Virginia Class AA high school football game Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Wayne High School.

UPDATE: Three Charged with Hidden Video Camera at Wayne HS in Court  WSAZ-TV

UPDATE 9/19/14 @ 12 p.m.. WAYNE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Three men accused of planting a hidden camera inside a building at Wayne High School were in court for ...

'Shared Table' initiative aims to address hunger, food waste  Charleston Gazette-Mail

HUNTINGTON — It's uncommon that a student in any grade chooses to eat everything on their school lunch tray. Those who do clean their plate, however, often ...

Wayne pulls away late for 30-6 win over Tolsia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

In the fourth quarter, it was the Pioneers who proved stronger and deeper.Wayne scored 22 unanswered points in the final 10 minutes to pull away to a 30-6 ...

Community rallies around player with rare heart condition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SPRING VALLEY — Behind a Spring Valley High School Freshman diagnosed with a rare heart condition in September is an army ready and willing to fight ...

Local baseball icon 'T-Bone' Baker dies  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - Tom "T-Bone" Baker, a familiar face to Tri-State baseball fans, has died.Baker, 75, died Sunday at his Huntington residence ...

Area high school marching bands compete at Marshall  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - Area high school marching bands took the field at Joan C. Edwards Stadium on Saturday to compete for the title of grand ...

Balanced Scorecard shows high grad rates, low math scores  Martinsburg Journal

CHARLESTON — The latest report on how West Virginia high school students are doing shows a sea of red for math performance and needed work on English ...

Smith commits to WV State volleyball | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley High School Senior volleyball star Brooke Smith made the announcement last week she would continue her volleyball career ...

WHS administrator arrested for DUI following dance  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE - Parents with students who attend a Wayne County high school are outraged after an administrator was arrested for driving under the influence just an ...

Spring Valley High School celebrates graduating seniors  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Graduating seniors at Spring Valley High School received their diplomas Tuesday at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

Roger L. Pack Sr. | Obituaries |  Hampshire Review

Roger Lee Pack Sr., 71, of Augusta, passed away on Jan. 31, 2019, after an extended illness. Born on Nov. 26, 1947, in Helen, he is survived by his wife, Geri ...

Marching Thunder to host Marching Band Competition Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University's marching band, The Marching Thunder, will host 23 high school bands for its annual marching band competition Saturday ...

Driver charged with felony DUI in motorcycle crash  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — The driver in a motorcycle crash that caused a 17-year-old Wayne High School student life-altering injuries is facing up to one year in prison after ...

Man arrested for possession and domestic battery in Huntington  Huntington Herald Dispatch

DOMESTIC BATTERY, POSSESSION: One man was arrested at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at a residence in the 1200 block of 18th Street in Huntington after ...

Wayne BOE to have interviews  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE -- The Wayne County Board of Education will meet three times this week to take care of regular business and move forward in its search for a new ...

Photos: Youth Football, Wayne vs. Huntington | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Wayne Pioneers play the Huntington Hawks during the Tri-State Youth League Football game on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at Wayne High School.

This month in Wayne County history  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Courtesy of Robert ThompsonThe following events happened on these dates in Wayne County history:n Samuel Ferguson, progenitor of Wayne County's ...

Wayne mother desperate to find missing daughter | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE – Elizabeth Davidson was last seen on last week on April 13 when she said she was going down to the road to spend the night at a friend.

Work begins on US 60 near Ceredo, Kenova | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CEREDO - Wayne County drivers should expect traffic delays as the West Virginia Department of Highways begins spring paving along U.S. 60 through Ceredo ...

Photos: Mingo Central vs. Wayne, boys basketball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Mingo Central takes on Wayne in a boys high school basketball game on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, at Wayne High School.

The early days of Kenova: Town grew from the ill-conceived Morganza to largest in Wayne County  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The largest town in Wayne County had very humble beginnings on the large, flat tract of land at the junction of the Ohio and Big Sandy Rivers. The area was.

Junior ROTC students from Kanawha, Wayne counties take home top honors  WSAZ-TV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Junior ROTC programs from Riverside High School, Spring Valley High School, and Wayne High School took home top honors ...

Doug Smith: Is Huntington, WV. headed down the same path as San Francisco?  HNN

Although I spent many years away from her, the River City of Huntington, WV is my home town. I spent parts of my boyhood there, but my Father's moves pulled ...

Queen named new Wayne police chief | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE – Longtime local law enforcement officer Gary Queen was named the new police chief this past week.

Photos: Marshall Marching Band Competition 2018 | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

High school bands from around the region gather for the annual Marshall Marching Band competition on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Joan C. Edwards ...

Fort Gay resident choses 'Team Blake' on popular show  Huntington Herald Dispatch

FORT GAY — A local woman is one step closer to living her country dreams after securing a spot on Team Blake on "The Voice" by singing the swinging country.

WV high school marching band competition winners announced  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Winners have been announced for the sixth annual West Virginia State Marching Band Invitational Championship, held at the University of Charleston Stadium ...

High school scores for Thursday, April 18: Find out how your favorite Section V team did  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Results from around Section V including lacrosse, baseball and softball.

Couple facing incest charges take plea deal | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE — A Wayne couple facing a combined 44 sexually related charges after allegedly engaging in sexual relations with an underage boy and girl over a ...

Two Panhandle men inducted into State Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame  Herald-Mail Media

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Thirty-eight high school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the sixth annual West Virginia State Marching Band ...

Photos: Tolsia High School Prom Grand March | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Tolsia High School conducts its prom grand march on Saturday, May 14, 2016, at the Pullman Plaza Hotel in downtown Huntington.

What is going on in Westmoreland? | Wc Opinion  Huntington Herald Dispatch

More to worry about in Westmoreland than fireworks.

CK Elementary School on track for 2017 opening  Huntington Herald Dispatch

KENOVA - The site of one former community pillar in Kenova is squarely centered in a transformation into a new means of support for the community as the ...

High school state baseball tourney a celebration of the boys of summer - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

PikeView, Bridgeport advance to Class AA final. A full day of action continues Friday at the state tournament.

Photos: Huntington High School Highlanders conduct band competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Bands from around the region march to the field to take part in the Huntington High School Highlanders marching band competition on Saturday, September 16, ...

Fire at Tolsia High Football Building Ruled Arson  WSAZ-TV

Authorities are searching for an arsonist who torched Tolsia High School's football facilities building. WEB EXTRA: photo gallery of e-Reporter pictures.

Photos: CK vs. Wayne, youth football  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Wayne takes on CK during a Tri-State Youth Football League "D" team game on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, at Wayne High School.

Library media specialist named teacher of year  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON -- She has only been at the school for two years, but Kristi Gibbs has clearly made an impact on students and teachers at Vinson Middle School.

Huntington High cadets take top honors at state rifle competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The Huntington High School JROTC won first place in the state of West Virginia Rifle Marksmanship.

Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: Previous Rank (PR): 1. Last game: Beat Tea (S.D.) Area High School 78-64. Next: Cancer Research Classic. 2. McEachern. Powder Springs, GA 10 - 0 - ...

Wildcats go back to back | Sports  Williamson Daily News

LOGAN - Many said it couldn't be done Just too many losses this season. Too many errors. Not enough hitting at times and too much uneven play .Maybe it was.

Photos: The Year in Review 2018 | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Photographer Lori Wolfe posts a gallery of her photos recapping events from 2018.

Class Notes: Sept. 24, 2017  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ethan McLeod Leef received his Eagle Scout rank and Bronze Eagle Palm on Sept. 19 at a Boy Scout Court of Honor held by Troop 5 at First Presbyterian ...

Home playoff game a long time coming for Tug Valley  Williamson Daily News

NAUGATUCK - It has been nearly four decades since Tug Valley High School opened its doors in the late 80s.Tug Valley, which opened in 1987, had yet to host ...

4 arrested on drug charges | Wc  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE – Four people have been arrested in Wayne County following investigations by the Wayne County Sheriff's Department Drug Enforcement Unit.

House Majority Leader Daryl Cowles Moves to Censure Freshman History Teacher Delegate Over Pay Raise Speech  Morgan County USA

House Majority Leader Daryl Cowles (R-Morgan) moved yesterday to have Robert Thompson (D-Wayne), a history teacher at Wayne High School, censured for ...

Wayne hosts Tolsia in battle for bragging rights  Williamson Daily News

County bragging rights are up for grabs when Tolsia visits Wayne at 7:30 p.m. Friday to kick off the high school football season.

College football recruiting: 5 things to know about the early signing period  Dayton Daily News

Ohio State, Cincinnati, Miami looking to lock in early 2019 recruits.

Faces of the Tri-State: Thompson gives back to state, local community in new role  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - It seems no matter where she is, Beth Thompson is at home.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Magnetic stimulation can help with depression | Business  Huntington Herald Dispatch

BARBOURSVILLE - An alternative treatment to depression that does not rely on medications has made its way into West Virginia.

Beech Fork Lake to open new Eagle Scout-built trail  Huntington Herald Dispatch

LAVALETTE - Gavin Boothe loves to hike, and he wants others to enjoy it as well. So, the junior at Wayne High School, and Life Scout with Boy Scout Troop.

Robert Thompson: Kenova's 'borderland' once a spot where saloons, crime flourished  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Virginia Point, located at the mouth of the Big Sandy River in present-day Kenova, was a major landmark throughout the 1800s and served as a crossing point ...

Wayne, Tolsia JROTC cadets compete in academic contest  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WAYNE - Cadets in the JROTC programs at two Wayne County high schools have advanced in an academic competition against 1495 other JROTC programs ...

Mark Caserta: 1st Amendment right support varies with political ideology  HNN

Arguably, no document represents our nation's most fundamental founding principles more than the 1st Amendment to our U.S. Constitution, which states:.

Marshall hosts regional robotics competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - For visiting high school students, getting around Marshall University's campus can always be a little vexing.

WVSSAC hands down new classifications starting in 2016-17  Jackson County Newspapers

Ravenswood moves down to Class A; Ripley now smallest in Class AAA.

Spring Valley's Jacob Cassidy commits to Marshall | Marshall Sports  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SPRING VALLEY - Spring Valley High School tight end and defensive end Jacob Cassidy verbally committed Friday afternoon to play football at Marshall ...

PPHS Athletic HOF Class of '16  Point Pleasant Register

POINT PLEASANT — Steve Safford, president of the Point Pleasant High School Athletic Hall of Fame committee, recently announced the names of the new.

Personnel | Business  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Charlotte Hoffman Norris has joined Jenkins Fenstermaker as an of-counsel attorney in the areas of labor and employment and litigation. Norris has more than ...

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