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Inside the Huntington Comedy Scene

Inside the Huntington Comedy Scene

Nathan Thomas, reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  Audiences to stand-up comedy shows in Huntington had started to grow sparse in 2012. The Funny Bone in Pullman Square had closed the year before and comedians were recycling the same bits to the same audiences to the point of turning crowds away. The scene needed a change if it wanted to...

Mulberry Street Meatball Co. And Deli offers lunch flavors for Fourth Avenue

Brian Bozeman, reporter

November 3, 2015


Filed under LIFE

The Hagy family, owners of La Famiglia, opened a deli with the same flavors and recipes as its other restaurant, but with a lunch-orientated menu. The deli has seven subs to choose from, and soup and salads are also available. Everything is made fresh before they open; the same freshness and attention...

Chris Young comes to Huntington Halloween night

Chris Young comes to Huntington Halloween night

Rob Engle, reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  Country music star Chris Young made a stop in Huntington Saturday night, drawing more than 3,000 fans to Big Sandy Superstore Arena as part of his world tour for his fifth studio album. The singer/songwriter, most recently known for his single, “I’m Comin’ Over,” was accompanied...

Marshall University professor named conference chair for 51st Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society

Taylor Poling, reporter

November 2, 2015


Filed under LIFE

  Marshall University professor Brian Hoey has been named the conference chair and proceedings editor for the 51st Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society. The three-day event, which is scheduled for April, will be in Huntington at the Big Sandy Conference Center. This year’s...

V-Club brings a Hoedown and Freektacular to Hauntington

V-Club brings a Hoedown and Freektacular to Hauntington

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  The V-Club plays host to a Halloween weekend of events with musical styles from country, rock n’ roll, funk and even country funk. "I'm not the biggest country fan, but I always did like the mid '70s stuff because of that hint of funkiness to it," said Brett Fuller, otherwise known as...

Confederate history lives on in Morrow Library

Confederate history lives on in Morrow Library

Riley Mahoney, reporter

October 26, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  The Rosanna Blake Library of Confederate History in Morrow Library on Marshall University’s campus first arrived in 1987 under the terms of Rosanna Blake’s will. When the collection came to Marshall in 1987, the university invited two well-known bibliographers and historians to come...

Wild Ramp provides Huntington with locally grown food

Wild Ramp provides Huntington with locally grown food

Brianna Paxton, reporter

October 22, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  The Wild Ramp, located in Old Central City, Huntington, is a local market that commits to connecting local farmer's directly to the community. Its mission of operating a community-supported market that provides a viable economic outlet for local food producers while providing consumers access...

Jordan Andrew Jefferson, Of The Dell continue Black Sheep residency

Jordan Andrew Jefferson, Of The Dell continue Black Sheep residency

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 21, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  Huntington soft-rock singer-songwriter Jordan Andrew Jefferson and locals Of The Dell will continue their monthly double bill shows at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews Thursday night. “It’s been great,” Jefferson said. “It’s wonderful to have the opportunity to do this. It’s challenging...

Marshall student crowned Miss West Virginia USA

Marshall student crowned Miss West Virginia USA

Desmond Groves, reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Nichole Greene is a daughter of Marshall and was crowned this year's Miss West Virginia USA. Greene is from Charleston. Greene will head to the Miss USA Pageant sometime next year, but for right now, wants to focus on school, her makeup line and her duties as Miss West Virginia USA. Greene is a...

Falling with style at 36th Annual Bridge Day

Falling with style at 36th Annual Bridge Day

Rob Engle, reporter

October 20, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

More than 200 base jumpers took the 876-foot fall into the cold New River on Saturday at the 36th Annual Bridge Day celebration in Fayetteville, West Virginia. Spectators flooded into Fayetteville to watch the jumpers’ death-defying leaps from the world’s second-largest steel arch-span bridge. One...

V-Club hosts the Ménage tour

V-Club hosts the Ménage tour

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Uncategorized

David Mayfield, Hannah Aldridge and Levi Lowery will bring their VH1 Storytellers-esque, “songwriters in the round” Ménage Tour to the V-Club Saturday night. “We all normally tour solo or in our bands,” Mayfield said. “For this tour, we’re just sitting on stage all together and one at...

The Tillers’ Ohio River tour stops in Huntington

The Tillers’ Ohio River tour stops in Huntington

Nathan Thomas, reporter

October 15, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

  The Tillers and J.D. Wilkes will be making a stop in Huntington as a part of their The Great Ohio River Tour Saturday at Heritage Station. “We’re an Ohio River band,” said Sean Geil, the Tillers vocalist and guitarist. “J.D. Wilkes is from an Ohio River town of Paducah, Kentucky,...