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Tsubasacon returns to Huntington with weekend of pop culture

October 8, 2018

Tsubasacon 2018 took place at the Big Sandy Convention Center in Huntington, Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The convention is a yearly event centered around video games, anime, manga and other pop culture entities....

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Huntington appreciated funk music during Funktafest

Lillie Bodie , Reporter October 1, 2018

The city of Huntington moved and grooved during Funktafest Saturday, Sept. 29 at Ritter Park’s Amphitheater. The crowd at all-day funk music festival hula hooped and danced, all while supporting local...

National Alpaca Farm day at Merritt’s Farm in Barboursville

National Alpaca Farm day at Merritt’s Farm in Barboursville

Meg Keller, Reporter September 29, 2018

A nurse turned farmer opens her property to the public once a year to celebrate the animals she cares for daily. Julie Merritt and her husband Chip allow the public to their farm each year for National...

Weekend Recap: Ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival

Weekend Recap: Ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival

Lillie Bodie, Reporter September 3, 2018

Saturday, 25 musical acts took the stage at Ritter Park Amphitheater for the ninth annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival, exhibiting regional talent and uniting the community. HMAF creator Ian...

Huntington Music and Arts Festival highlights positivity of Appalachia through art, music

Lillie Bodie, Reporter August 28, 2018

The city of Huntington commemorated the history of Appalachian culture with the official kick off for the Huntington Music and Arts Festival: Appalachia. At the Wild Ramp Monday, the Huntington community...

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival takes over downtown Huntington

Hanna Pennington, LIFE! Editor July 30, 2018

Dogs both big and small could be found at the 14th annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival on Saturday as attendees of all ages gathered to watch wiener dog races, have a bite to eat from various local vendors...

American Queen makes stop in Huntington

Sadie Helmick and Franklin Norton July 24, 2018

The American Queen, the largest steamboat ever built, docked at Harris Riverfront Park Thursday, July 19, allowing guests to explore Huntington. Visitors took a bus tour of Huntington highlighting Pullman...

Former State Senator Marie Redd laughs with diners at the Annual Soul Food Feast Sunday in the Don Morris Room at the Memorial Student Center.

Marshall celebrates annual Soul Food Feast

Olayinka Bamiro , Reporter February 5, 2018

The Carter G. Woodson Soul Food Feast kicks off Black History Month on campus. The Carter G. Woodson Annual Soul Food Feast made its return this past Sunday in celebration of Black History Month. Marshall...

Protesters in the crowd during Blankenship's town hall meeting.

Protesters and supporters gather at Blankenship Huntington rally

Hanna Pennington , Reporter February 1, 2018

Republican senatorial candidate Don Blankenship’s third town hall meeting Thursday evening in Huntington drew in supporters and protestors alike. Blankenship previously served one-year in prison for...

Protesters gather outside The Greenbrier during Trump-attended GOP retreat, February 1, 2018.

Protesters from around the country march on the Greenbrier

Tom Jenkins, Executive Editor February 1, 2018

Protesters took to the streets of White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia yesterday to march on the Greenbrier Resort, where GOP congressional members and President Donald Trump met to discuss the coming...

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