Battle At The Big Sandy: Fighter Profile

Kelsie Lively, reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under LIFE

Tickets: General Admission: $15 Floor Seats: $20 - $30 MU Student Tickets: $10   “Dirty” Don Pennington (7-0-1) Hometown: Huntington, West Virginia Division: Super Middleweight Age: 33 Height: 5’ 10” Weight: 160 Stance: Orthodox Trainer: Ryan Browning Debut:... Read more »

Locally Produced Music Video Achieves YouTube Success

Locally Produced Music Video Achieves YouTube Success

Nathan Thomas, reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

Country singer and Marshall University graduate student Pat Morgan’s locally produced music video “Girls Like Jeeps” has amassed over 5,000 views on YouTube in just over a week. “It’s happened really quickly,” Morgan said. “It’s simmering off a bit from where most people locally have... Read more »

Exercises Learned and Calories Burned

Exercises Learned and Calories Burned

Brianna Paxton, reporter
September 3, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

The first Rec Fitness Night kicked off Thursday evening at the Marshall Rec Center. This free event welcomed the community to Marshall’s Rec Center to attend a variety of group fitness classes, as well as free consultations given by personal trainers. “We wanted to do something where we could... Read more »

Old Main Emporium thriving after one year of business

Old Main Emporium thriving after one year of business

Rob Engle, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Sandwiched in a row of shops in downtown Huntington is a small boutique that packs a big punch. Operated by Sara Deel and Sara Sturgen, Old Main Emporium specializes in all things Kelly green, from apparel, to jewelry, to even home goods. But it’s not just their products that make this shop what... Read more »

Big Rock and the CandyAss Mountain Boys continues Black Sheep residency

Big Rock and the CandyAss Mountain Boys continues Black Sheep residency

Nathan Thomas, reporter
September 2, 2015
Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Long running Huntington funk string band, Big Rock and the CandyAss Mountain Boys, continue their monthly residency at Black Sheep Burritos and Brews. “That spot has always been special in its different incarnations,” said Dave Lavender, bassist and vocalist, “Some of the older members of... Read more »

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 »