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Lady Tigers basketball youth camp June 24-27. The annual Ironton Lady Fighting Tigers' youth basketball camp for grades 2-through-9 will be held June 24-27 ...

Search underway at Chesapeake for new football coach  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - For just the second time since 1991 Chesapeake High School is looking for someone to take over the reigns of its football program.

Photos: Chesapeake High School Art Student's Christmas Tree Creations  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Unique Christmas trees created by high school art class students are displayed in the lobby of Chesapeake High School in Chesapeake.

Chesapeake upsets Coal Grove for homecoming win  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE - Chesapeake snapped Coal Grove's eight-game Ohio Valley Conference football winning streak Friday with a 35-28 victory at Phil Davis Field.

Everyone scores for Chesapeake boys in 71-44 win over Wayne  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Every player on Chesapeake's boys basketball team scored Saturday when the Panthers rolled to a 71-44 win over the visiting Wayne ...

Photos: Fairland vs. Chesapeake, girls soccer  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Fairland takes on Chesapeake during a girls high school soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, at Chesapeake High School.

Chesapeake's two-sport star Karli Davis hopes to play volleyball in college  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — Karli Davis might be compared to the kid who wears red in a group picture where everyone else is wearing blue.

Lawrence County commissioner Pratt dead at 45  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — Lawrence County Commissioner William "Bill" Pratt, 45, of Chesapeake, Ohio, died Friday night, according to county officials.

Angels 3rd, Devils 5th at Chesapeake Lions  Gallipolis Daily Tribune

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio — The Fairland girls and Portsmouth boys came away with top honors Friday night at the 2019 Chesapeake Lions Club Invitational held.

'He loved Lawrence County and we loved him' - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

CHESAPEAKE— Tributes poured in over the weekend, as officials and locals mourned Lawrence County Commission President Bill Pratt, who died Friday at ...

Man found guilty in Chesapeake murder | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON - A man was convicted Wednesday of aggravated murder, kidnapping and tampering with evidence and now faces a life in prison, according to ...

Anne Arundel sees rising number of student mental health problems. Students blame schools.

Alana Czarnecki debated skipping a school assembly. Not because she's lazy or didn't want to go, but because a student made a threat on Snapchat to “shoot ...

District pays $300K to settle case | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - The Chesapeake School District has paid $300000 to settle a bullying case filed by a former student who said he was bullied and ...

4 Local Marching Bands Compete in Bands of America Grand National Competition  WOWK

Four marching bands from our viewing area are in Indianapolis to compete in the Bands of America Grand National Competition.

Chesapeake football moves up in latest OHSAA alignment  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Chesapeake High School is the only Ohio football program in the area changing divisions in the latest Ohio High School Athletic Association ...

BREAKING: Former City Council member involved in Huntington shooting  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — A former Huntington City Council member and mayoral candidate was involved in a shooting that occurred around 4:10 p.m. Saturday in the ...

Chesapeake High School Marching Band gains national attention  Huntington Herald Dispatch

By WHITNEY LOWE. The Lawrence Herald. CHESAPEAKE - In November 2014, the Chesapeake High School Marching Band took the field at Lucas Oil ...

Gallery: 2015 Chesapeake High School Prom  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chesapeake High School's Prom is held on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Chesapeake High School.

Holzer science awards banquet honors students  Gallipolis Daily Tribune

Holzer Health System recently honored outstanding local high school science graduates at its 36th annual High School Science Awards Banquet.The scholars ...

Appalachian Bear Rescue returns black bear to wild  Huntington Herald Dispatch

TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) — Hartley, the 11-pound, emaciated and furless black bear yearling brought to Appalachian Bear Rescue in Townsend on Feb. 14, has ...

Severna Park defeats South River in shootout to claim county championship, 1-0

The only way to win was to take the defenses completely out of the equation. Neither South River nor Severna Park, the two toughest girls' soccer teams in the ...

Arrests made in gun crimes, investigation continues into other shootings  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Three people were arrested over the weekend in connection with firearm-related cases in the city of Huntington after several reported ...

Photos: Chesapeake High School 80s Decade Reunion  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chesapeake High School alums reunited for two nights of fun and reminiscing during its 1980s all-class reunion beginning Friday night with a pre-party in ...

Ironton woman sentenced to three years in drug case  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON - An Ironton woman was sentenced in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court last week to three years in prison in a drug case.

Ohio man pleads guilty to meth trafficking charge  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON - A Proctorville, Ohio, area man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to aggravated trafficking in 27 grams of meth ...

18th annual Free Comic Book Day set for Saturday, May 4  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Not all heroes wear capes, but most do and most come from the pages of Comic Books. Come out and marvel at the wild world of comics books.

The Dairy Bell serves up classic Americana eats  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Dairy Bell, a charming little diner in Chesapeake, Ohio, with a wealth of history, first opened its doors in 1951. The small restaurant serves up burgers, ...

HHS players make college picks official  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - While Darnell Wright announced Wednesday he was continuing his academic and football career at the University of Tennessee, four of his ...

Photos: Students make Christmas Trees at Chesapeake High School  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Robin Kimball's art students display their unique Christmas tree creations in the lobby of Chesapeake High School on Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015, in Chesapeake.

Plenty of options for celebrating Mardi Gras  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Lent is just around the corner and soon there will be parties a plenty. Here's a look at some Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) fun happening around the region.

Red Cross: Critical type O blood shortage | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Courtesy of the AmericanRed CrossThe American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing ...

Fletcher, experienced line lead Chesapeake  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE - Chesapeake High School head coach Andy Clark has seen plenty of football during his time with the Panthers.

Coach Phil Davis dies  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Legendary Tri-State Area high school coach Phil Davis died Friday from a long battle with cancer.

Photos: Festival of Trees in South Point | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

People take part in the annual Festival of Trees on Saturday, November 17, 2018, at the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce in South Point, Ohio.

Photos: Chesapeake vs. Coal Grove, youth football  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chesapeake takes on Coal Grove during a Teen OVC "B" team football game Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at Chesapeake High School.

Photos: RCBI Regional VEX Robotics Tournament | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Teams compete during the Robert C. Byrd Institute's regional VEX Robotics Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at the Marshall University Memorial Student ...

Hate, interrupted: Coming to the Table offers a way to talk about race  Baltimore Sun

It's no coincidence that activist Mary Dadone calls Coming to the Table meetings a “12-step program” for racial reconciliation. Jane Carrigan, a co-founder of the ...

Redmen look to thrive through multiple changes  Huntington Herald Dispatch

PEDRO, Ohio - No high school football program in the Tri-State might have undergone more change than Rock Hill in the offseason.

Man charged with burglary after woman finds him in home  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — The following information was compiled from Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports: BURGLARY: A 27-year-old Lawrence County woman ...

Local kayak racer wins at national event  Huntington Herald Dispatch

South Point resident Hollie Hall was watching her husband race last July at the Ohio State Canoe and Kayak Championships when she asked herself a simple ...

Persin inducted into OHSBCA HoF  Portsmouth Daily Times

COLUMBUS — True to form, Norm Persin's speech Saturday night almost perfectly paralleled his four-decade high school boys basketball coaching c.

Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative's annual member meeting  Point Pleasant Register

RIO GRANDE, Ohio — With more than 900 in attendance, including 560 member-consumers, Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative (BREC) held its 80th annual ...

Scott Howard, force behind new STEM academy, dies  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON - Scott Howard, former Ironton and Chesapeake superintendent and developer of the new Tri-State Early College STEM-M Academy set to open next ...

Ironton resident sentenced to four years in drug case  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — An Ironton resident was sentenced Thursday in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court to four years in prison in a drug case.

Huntington St. Joe boys go to Chesapeake and win  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- Huntington St. Joe's Keith Clemons admitted he hadn't done much 31 minutes, 44 seconds of Friday's boys high school basketball game ...

Highlawn Elementary teacher, assistant win employee awards  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Two Highlawn Elementary School employees were awarded for their *service* Friday evening at Cabell County Schools' annual Teacher ...

Cabell BOE may fire Meadows principal Tuesday  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Meadows Elementary School principal Connie Mize's apparent termination is up for a vote during the Cabell County Board of Education's ...

Spring Valley students celebrate prom  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - Spring Valley High School students took over the Marshall University campus Saturday for their annual prom, which took ...

Cabell BOE fires Meadows Elementary principal  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — After nearly an hour-and-a-half in executive session, the Cabell County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to fire Meadows ...

Photos: South Point football practice  Huntington Herald Dispatch

South Point holds football practice on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at South Point High School.

Photos: WSAZ Invitational, Middle School Wrestling | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Middle school wrestling at the WSAZ Invitational tournament takes place on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington.

One dead in late night shooting near Marshall  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON— One man is dead after a fatal shooting early Sunday morning near Marshall University's campus in Huntington, Huntington Police Chief Hank ...

Photos: Fairland vs. Chesapeake, football | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chesapeake takes on Fairland in a high school football game on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at Chesapeake High School.

Photos: Chesapeake vs. Tolsia, Youth Football | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chesapeake takes on a Tolsia in an E team youth football game on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, at Chesapeake High School.

New circle hook rules take effect May 16

After a series of fits and starts the state legislative committee responsible for authorizing regulations under exigent circumstances has approved the Maryland ...

Students stretch creativity for Christmas tree project | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Chesapeake High School students tested their creativity this month with a project that put a fun twist on the traditional Christmas tree.

Ex-Rome VFD officials indicted on theft charges  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — Two former Rome Volunteer Fire Department officials were indicted Wednesday by a Lawrence County grand jury for the theft of more than ...

Holzer honors high school science students  Daily Sentinel

OHIO VALLEY — Holzer Health System recently honored outstanding local high school science graduates at its 35th Annual High School Science Awards Ban.

Cecils, big and little  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- Cecil Fletcher, Jr. looks forward to the day that people have forgotten about him.

Cabell Midland graduates Class of 2016  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - At roughly 460 graduates, the Cabell Midland High School Class of 2016 alone had enough students form one of the more populated West ...

Long Reach wins Howard County winter cheerleading championship  Baltimore Sun

With a score of 111.15 points, Long Reach won the Howard County winter cheerleading championship Feb. 10 at Mt. Hebron High School.

Chuck Landon: Mullens: What a big little town  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Mullens is a small West Virginia town located along the banks of the Guyandotte River in Wyoming County.Population?It has dwindled to about 1000.

Local doctor appointed commissioner | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — Dr. Colton Copley, an emergency room doctor at Cabell Huntington Hospital, has been selected as the new Lawrence County commissioner and ...

Ironton's Memorial Day weekend activities begin tonight  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — All around town, Ironton residents are gearing up for one of their busiest weekends of the year as part of the nation's longest, continuous running ...

Ohio governor: New lethal injection policy coming in 'weeks'  Huntington Herald Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says he expects Ohio to present a federal judge with a proposed new lethal injection system within several weeks.

Kids attend free fishing derby at Lake Vesuvius  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchPEDRO, Ohio -Young anglers tested their hand at reeling in the catch of the day Saturday as Wayne National Forest's Ironton Ranger ...

Power, road crews battle high winds  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — A large and active weather system left up to 1.5 inches of rain overnight Saturday, and was followed Sunday by wind gusts in the 50 ...

'Hoss' the Ohio hair ball is 125 pounds and counting  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio — What's 4 feet tall, 125 pounds and is covered in hair?No, it's not Cousin Itt of the Addams Family. It's Hoss, the giant ball of human hair.

Blenko Glass hosts third annual Water Bottle Week  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Starting Monday, Jan. 21, Blenko Glass Company will host its annual Water Bottle Week. That is where their iconic colorful water bottle creations will be made ...

New Rock Hill football coach Lutz is his own man  Huntington Herald Dispatch

PEDRO, Ohio - The mannerisms are similar, as is the inflection in his voice.People watching Mark Lutz talk to his Rock Hill High School football team after ...

Youth coach puts 'Ball' in basketball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

KENOVA - Young basketball players improved their skills last week at the Chris Ball Basketball Camp at the Ceredo-Kenova Community Center.

Dairy Bell still going strong after 64 years  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Established by Ruth Brown and her son N.F. Brown, in 1951 M&M's Dairy Bell is a classic American diner known for it's hotdogs, ...

Fairland salutes Carl York  Huntington Herald Dispatch

PROCTORVILLE, Ohio -- Chesapeake High School vs. Fairland High School in basketball is always a big deal.

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Prep notebook: Boyd County twin sisters pick WVSU basketball  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Boyd County High School twin sisters Charity and Payton Shears committed to play college basketball, and will continue to do so together.

Wide-ranging West Virginia education reform bill proposed; teachers on edge  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - West Virginia public schoolteachers are back on edge after the introduction of a bill aimed at revamping the state's education system took aim ...

Honor Flight hosts Dice Run  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - A Dice Run will take place Saturday, May 18, for the Honor Flight Huntington. This event is hosted by Brothers in Blue.

Photos: Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris suffers fire damage  Huntington Herald Dispatch

A massive fire engulfed the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of the French capital Monday, toppling its spire and sending thick plumes of smoke high ...

Local football stars drawing recruiting attention  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Ohio State's offensive line could have a distinctly Huntington flavor in the near future if the Buckeyes are fortunate enough to land two stellar ...

Ohio Southern University announces changes to Equine Studies Program  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Lawrence HeraldFRANKLIN FURNACE, Ohio - After 20 years of educating students about all things horses, Ohio University Southern has announced a ...

Teachers union optimistic as session begins  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — The Charleston Gazette-Mail's front page for the March 7, 2018, edition punctuated the energy of West Virginia's statewide educators' strike as ...

Webb takes helm at City Mission  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Mitch Webb's path to becoming the new executive director at Huntington City Mission began from talking to himself.

Flu activity in Ohio now 'widespread' | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Flu activity in Ohio is increasing and has been declared as widespread throughout the state for the first time during this flu season, ...

Police roundup: Two arrested in connection to Walmart robbery  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The following information was provided by reports from the Cabell County Sheriff's Office and booking records from Western Regional Jail:

Grand jury indicts man on murder charge  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — One person has been indicted on a murder charge in connection with a shooting that occurred June 28 in the 4200 block of Ohio River Road ...

Rossfest named after teacher, music lover  Huntington Herald Dispatch

On Saturday, Dec. 22, the historic Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky, will host the inaugural Rossfest Music Festival — A Delta Hotel By Marriot Winter ...

Scioto man killed in ATV crash Tuesday  Huntington Herald Dispatch

LUCASVILLE, Ohio — A 51-year-old Lucasville man was killed in an ATV crash Tuesday afternoon, according to a news release from the Ohio State Highway ...

WV college students, faculty sound off over concealed carry on campus  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — One student called it a "hot mess." Another said it's a recipe for drunken college parties to turn deadly. A third argued that spirited classroom ...

Judge allows evidence collected from home of man accused in beating death  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell circuit judge declined Tuesday to throw out evidence collected at the home of a man accused of beating a woman to death in West ...

Bobby Nelson, 1986-93 Huntington mayor and longtime public servant, dies at 84  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Longtime Democratic leader, longtime state legislator and former Huntington Mayor Robert R. Nelson, generally known as Bobby Nelson, died ...

Ojeda throws hat in the presidential ring  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Less than a week after he lost a West Virginia congressional race by nearly 13 points, Democratic state senator Richard Ojeda announced Monday his plans to ...

Chesapeake couple goes all out with Christmas decorations  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio -- During the holiday season, neighborhoods are filled with colorful lights surrounding yard ornaments of Santa and his reindeer.

'Burg anchors down on defense  Portsmouth Daily Times

CHESAPEAKE — It may be cliche, but it is said often that defense wins championships.And while the Wheelersburg girls basketball program may be out of.

Prep Notebook: Zban's commitment to Herd continues his family tradition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Zban tradition at Marshall University continues. Huntington High School quarterback Luke Zban committed to the Thundering Herd. Zban's father, Mark, was ...

Feedback sought on Wayne National Forest project | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

PEDRO, Ohio — The Wayne National Forest is seeking public feedback during a comment period on an environmental assessment for a project that promotes ...

UPDATE: Lawrence 911 system repaired  Huntington Herald Dispatch

UPDATE: At about 2 p.m., Sheriff Jeff Lawless reported the Lawrence County 911 Center is fully operational once again, after the computer system and phone ...

UPDATE: Body ID'd as that of Milton man  Huntington Herald Dispatch

MILTON — The Cabell County Sheriff's Department has identified a man's body found leaning against a neighborhood sign in Milton on Wednesday morning.

ND rolls to undefeated season  Portsmouth Daily Times

GIRLS BASKETBALLSaturday (2/10)Notre Dame 82, Belpre 40Behind strong outings from Lexi Smith and Katie Dettwiller, the Notre Dame Titans' girls baske.

Three men convicted in 2002 killing get new trials  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — A Cabell County judge ordered new trials for three men convicted in a woman's 2002 slaying in which newly tested DNA evidence implicates ...

Angela Henderson-Bentley: Remembering the lesson of 'Big Bang Theory' as it says goodbye  Huntington Herald Dispatch

I remember when I first heard the premise of "The Big Bang Theory." The lives of two geeks are turned upside down when an attractive young woman moves in ...

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