Master photographer coaches beginners in Barboursville, Hurricane, and Charleston

Master photographer coaches beginners in Barboursville, Hurricane, and Charleston

Rob Engle, reporter
September 1, 2015
Filed under LIFE

On Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 at the Barboursville Hobby Lobby, Laura Moul spends her time doing what she loves, teaching photography. Moul is a certified Master Photographer and Craftsman Photographer by the Professional Photographers of America. Moul is one of only 3 percent of professional... Read more »

Retro video game convention warped into downtown Huntington

Retro video game convention warped into downtown Huntington

Kelsie Lively, reporter
August 31, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Vintage Video Games came to Huntington, West Virginia over the weekend and the turnout beat expectations. Born and raised in Wayne County, West Virginia, Power Up Vintage Video Game Convention creator, Ben Durfee, saw the potential of his “almost” hometown. Power Up 2015, in its second year,... Read more »

Locals gather for Blues and Arts Festival

Locals gather for Blues and Arts Festival

Kalyn Bordman, Reporter
August 30, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The end of summer brought the blues to Huntington. The sixth annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues and Arts Festival held this past weekend welcomed people from across the region to support local artists and enjoy the sunshine and festivities at the Heritage Station. “I came to the festival today with... Read more »

Community Drawing Sessions at the Visual Arts Center

Taylor Poling, Reporter
August 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

The Visual Arts Center of Marshall University will be having community drawing sessions with the Tri-State Arts Association. The first drawing session will begin at 6:30p.m., Sept. 8, 2015. The Director of the School of Design, Sandra Reed and TSAA President Rabert Fulks worked together to build the... Read more »

Two Year Plan to Combat Local Drug Problem

Two Year Plan to Combat Local Drug Problem

John Cole Glover, Reporter
August 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Huntington Mayor Steve Williams announced a strategic plan for combating drugs in the area in an effort to reduce addiction and overdose related deaths. The two-year plan will focus on the prevention, treatment and law enforcement. The youth of the area will also be a primary concern, where after... Read more »

Choral Union returns to Marshall

Chantil Foster, Reporter
August 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

The sound of instruments blend and melodies align as the Choral Union returns to Marshall University’s campus with rehearsals beginning Monday at 7 p.m. in room 150 of Smith Music Hall. The new Director of Bands Brian Walden... Read more »

Blues, Brews, and BBQ coming to Heritage Station this weekend

MacKenzi Kyle, Reporter
August 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Local entertainment and vendors join together to celebrate the life of a West Virginia legend in a weekend long blues and arts festival. Heritage Station and the Greater Huntington Parks and Recreations Department are hosting the Sixth Annual Diamond Teeth Mary Blues and Arts festival, starting on... Read more »

Students React to FEST:2 Lineup

Desmond Groves, Reporter
August 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

The Marshall University Office of Student Activities and Campus Activities Board are hosting FEST:2, a music festival with national and local artists. The FEST:2 lineup was released during Marshall’s Week of Welcome with some large scale artists included on the roster. The national lineup includes... Read more »

The Horse Traders Mark Release with V Club Show

The Horse Traders Mark Release with V Club Show

Nathan Thomas, Reporter
August 27, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Huntington Americana band The Horse Traders will mark the release of their two-song cassette "Take It" with a headlining show at The V Club Friday. “It’s a bedroom and guest room-recorded adventure we went on,” Patrick Stanley, guitarist/vocalist for The Horse Traders, said. “We were really... Read more »

Brew Skies Festival takes over Timberline Resort

The Parthenon
August 25, 2015
Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

West Virginia 16th Annual National Farmers Market Week kicks off

West Virginia 16th Annual National Farmers Market Week kicks off

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor
August 5, 2015
Filed under LIFE

The 16th annual National Farmers Market week kicked off Tuesday August 2, 2015. The West Virginia Farmers Market Association is encouraging people that attend their local farmers market this week to raise awareness using ‘selfies.’ “The WVFMA is asking attendees at markets across... Read more »

Student Activities plans FEST:2

Shalee Rogney, Life! Editor
July 29, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Marshall University Office of Student Activities brought FEST to campus last spring with the Ying Yang Twin headlining the event. This fall they are bringing it back with FEST: 2 September 18, 2015. “FEST is a growing music... Read more »