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PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

PROACT Recovery Center presented $400K grant from Aetna

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Provider Response Organization for Addiction Care and Treatment was presented a $400K grant from Aetna Better Health of West Virginia Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the new Huntington facility on 20th Street. PROACT is a culmination of the services and efforts of several local health centers including...

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Marshall women’s basketball looking to improve from last season

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS, Women's Basketball

After the Marshall women’s basketball team finished last season with a record of 9-20 overall (3-13 Conference USA), the Herd looks to turn things around with a new season. The Herd women take on Indiana State today at home for its season opener, and head coach Tony Kemper said he is hopeful for...

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Men’s basketball newcomers ready to start 2018-19 season

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

Seven new members of the Marshall men’s basketball team will experience their first collegiate season, and the Herd gears up for its 2018-19 regular season. From high school to Division I basketball, Marshall’s roster includes six freshmen and one redshirt freshman. The rest of the roster is made u...

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

United Way’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie trophy presented to Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers

Derek Gilbert, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

Sarka-Kauffmann Jewelers was presented with the first-place trophy for winning the third annual Huntington’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Competition, Friday, Nov. 2. The trophy presentation came after Sarka-Kauffmann’s cookies were able to beat 17 other Huntington businesses and restaurants in...

President Trump discusses W.Va. elections, economy at Huntington rally

President Trump discusses W.Va. elections, economy at Huntington rally

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

President Donald Trump made his eighth visit to the Mountain State with a rally at Huntington Tri-State Airport Friday, Nov. 2, to encourage West Virginians to vote in the midterm election. The president spoke on issues that could impact the decision of West Virginia voters as they head to the ...

Local activist groups rally against Trump

Local activist groups rally against Trump

Sarah Ingram, News Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Members of the LGBTQ community and the Women’s March Group of Huntington protested against President Donald Trump and his administration as the president arrived in Huntington for a Make America Great Again rally. The members of each organization had different ideas of what they wanted to accomplish...

Trump supporters attend rally, discuss political ideologies

Trump supporters attend rally, discuss political ideologies

Douglas Harding, Reporter

November 3, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Improving the lives and jobs of working, middle and lower class Americans who have felt abandoned by politicians for decades is a top priority for supporters of President Donald Trump in West Virginia. Trump rallied with supporters, Friday, Nov. 2 at Huntington Tri-State Airport’s Hangar 3, where...

Men’s basketball rides defense to defeat West Virginia Wesleyan

Men’s basketball rides defense to defeat West Virginia Wesleyan

Sydney Shelton, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall men’s basketball team defeated West Virginia Wesleyan 83-65 Thursday at the Cam Henderson Center in its final exhibition game of the season. “I thought the energy all around was a lot better,” senior guard Jon Elmore said. “We gave up about half as many points as we gave up last...

Herd football takes on Southern Miss

Herd football takes on Southern Miss

Morgan Griffith, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, SPORTS

The Marshall University football team (5-2, 3-1 Conference USA) fights for a C-USA championship berth and its third consecutive win Saturday at 3 p.m. against Southern Miss (3-4, 2-2 C-USA) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. “We have a great challenge going to Southern Miss, they have a great tradition,”...

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Local day-cares participated in City Hall’s safe Trick or Treat

Meg Keller, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under GALLERIES, LIFE, Showcase

Children from local day care programs trick or treated Wednesday in city hall as Huntington police officers and firefighters handed out candy. Bryan Chambers, communications director for the City of Huntington, helped organized Safe Trick or Treat. He said Safe Trick or Treat was implemented to provide...

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh hits hearts of Marshall

Joelle Gates, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under LIFE, Showcase

A vigil honoring the victims of a Pittsburgh shooting took place Tuesday on the Memorial Student Center Plaza. Organizers of the event invited the Huntington community to come together following a shooting inside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which left 11 dead. “Take...

Safety Town celebrates a safe Halloween

Safety Town celebrates a safe Halloween

Franklin Norton, Managing Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Even the buildings were fun sized at Safety Town’s second annual Safe Trick or Treat Tuesday, Oct. 30, which anticipated well over 1,500 young trick or treaters. Apart from the candy, music, games and inflatables, kids had the opportunity to use a fire hose, kick in a door and enter into a SWAT ve...