The Parthenon


Rob Zombie performs at the Big Sandy Arena Tuesday.

Kelsie Lively, Reporter

October 7, 2015

Metal bands Rob Zombie and Godsmack rocked the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Wednesday night as they came together to co-headlined one of three shows together. Performing first, Godsmack opened with a pre-recorded skit of two “fans” who had snuck back stage and into their dressing room. During th...

“Huntington, West Virginia, be still in my heart.”

The Avett Brothers perform Thursday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

April 17, 2015

The Avett Brothers took the stage Thursday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. The first few songs played were the band’s better-known hits such as “Live and Die.” The band played a song they are working on for a new record entitled, “I Wish I Was.” “Huntington, West Virginia, be still in...

Roller derby rolls into the Jewel City

V Bomb (left), Country Breakfast (middle) and Altered E. Co of Jewel City Rollergirls skate in a bout against Greenbrier  Roller Vixens April 26, 2014.

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

February 19, 2015

The inaugural Roller Derby Double Header is 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena. Four roller derby teams are participating in the event. The first bout is a matchup between the Chemical Valley Roller Girls of Charleston and the Ohio Valley Roller Girls of Martins Ferry, Ohio. Directl...

Exhibit brings Jurassic period to Big Sandy

Sofie Wachtmeister, Reporter

February 13, 2015

“Discover the Dinosaurs” is returning to the Big Sandy Superstore Arena Saturday for a three-day run. The experience features a dino dig, inflatables, gem and fossil painting, a dino theater and face painting. There are 8-10 lifelike exhibits that depict scenes from the Jurassic period using soun...