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Humans of Huntington

Humans of Huntington

Emily Rice, Photo Editor

September 8, 2015


Filed under Humans of Huntington, LIFE, Showcase

So you mentioned before that you are a freshman, and when college is portrayed in movies, people are always sitting around in the grass, socializing and playing music, and you wanted to make that happen?   “Well yeah, I mean, it’s a very social place, but it seems very dead, I mean, you...

Annual cook-off helps preserve Appalachian heritage

Annual cook-off helps preserve Appalachian heritage

Rob Engle, reporter

September 7, 2015


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Chefs from around the region kindled their fires and greased their pans to compete in the 5th Annual Cast Iron Cook-Off at Heritage Farm today. Five teams competed to create traditional Appalachian dishes using only local ingredients and cast iron utensils over a fire. The contest was judged Huntington...

Tri-state fashion show

Tri-state fashion show

Casey Adkins, reporter

September 4, 2015


Filed under LIFE

Spectators of the tri-state area appreciate the art of fashion at St. Mary’s Conference Center, Thursday, Sept. 3 at 6:30p.m. LEVELS: A River Cities pre-event fashion show hosted by United Way, featured First Impressions School of Modeling, Pageantry & Etiquette. The fashion show showcased cocktail...

Battle At The Big Sandy: Fighter Profile

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...