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On Deck - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

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 ...

South Point to honor newest Hall of Fame class - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

SOUTH POINT — South Point High School and the South Point High School Hall of Fame committee are pleased to announce the 2019 class of the South Point ...

South Point tops at SCORES competition at Marshall | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Courtesy of Dean NanceSouth Point High SchoolHUNTINGTON - South Point High School was the overall winner by the healthy margin of the recent SCORES ...

Photos: South Point football practice  Huntington Herald Dispatch

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

New-look Pointers begin '18 with roster of 37, optimism for success  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - When South Point High School's football team lined up for the first practice Monday, it did something it couldn't do almost all of last season ...

New South Point refractory plant represents future of industry, officials say  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - The new $30 million HarbisonWalker International manufacturing plant in South Point, Ohio, is a real game-changer, according to Carol ...

Former South Point QB Morrison happily trades throws for catches  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - In the movies, all the boys want to be the quarterback, but in real life, South Point High School's Joel Morrison is happy to give the.

South Point High announces '18 hall of fame inductees  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT - South Point High School and the South Point High School Hall of Fame committee have announced the 2018 class of the South Point High ...

New STEM+M school opens Monday in South Point  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - Jacob Cremeans' parents let him choose the high school he wanted to attend when the family moved from Russell, Ky., to Chesapeake, ...

Gifford tapped as new coach  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - James Gifford drew a crowd in the hallway outside the South Point High School gym Friday evening before the Pointers' boys basketball ...

New coach, new players raise Pointers hopes  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — The coaching staff isn't the only set of new faces on the South Point sideline. Just seven of the Pointers' 36 players played for the team.

Community news in brief | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT - The Lawrence County Ohio Special Olympics track and field event will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, May 9, at South Point High School.

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.

Tri-State STEM+M finds success in its first year  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — There is no bell that rings at the Tri-State STEM+M Early College High School. But like clockwork every morning at exactly 7:50 a.m., ...

Lawrence County, Ohio woman charged with murder | News  The Independent

A woman accused of fatally shooting the father of their child during a custody exchange in a South Point, Ohio McDonald's parking lot is on the lam.

Gallery: South Point Prom Grand March  Huntington Herald Dispatch

South Point High School conducts its prom grand march on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at South Point High School.

UNC Football landed two four-star wide receivers in the first week after 2019’s Signing Day  Tar Heel Blog

It was quite the week for the football program, which got a running start to the class of 2020 while the basketball staff remains patient for the class of 2019.

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 ...

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 ...

Cabell Midland High students celebrate Moroccan sunset at prom  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA - It may have been a rainy Saturday, but inside Cabell Midland High School in Ona it was a dreamy Moroccan sunset during the school's prom, held at the.

Prom season in full swing around Huntington  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — Students from Huntington High School and St. Joseph Central Catholic High School took to the dance floor Saturday dressed in their best for ...

Gaston teacher steps into classroom for 50th year  Gaston Gazette

For the past 50 years, her passion for teaching has been rivaled only by an enduring devotion to her students.Mamie Chisholm begins her day shortly after 5 ...

Crash kills South Point student  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio – A junior at South Point High School has been killed and another student is in critical condition after two vehicles collided on U.S. 52 ...

UPDATE: Funeral Arrangements Set for South Point Teens Killed in Crash  WSAZ-TV

Funeral arrangements have been set for two teenagers from South Point who were killed following a crash last weekend.

Taylor-ed to fit: Lawrence product Porter finds way at Marshall, sets 3 mark on Senior Day  The Independent

HUNTINGTON Taylor Porter took a charge, as she has done many times before. This time, however, when the Marshall basketball guard got up from the court at ...

Sunny days for Lady Lions: Coach's wife plays special role in program  The Independent

MOREHEAD To the Boyd County girls basketball team, Sunny Fraley is part mom and grandmother.

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.

Simply Southern store opens at Kyova Mall | News  The Independent

CANNONSBURG Southern Charm 2 opened its own Simply Southern store on Friday at the Kyova Mall.

Spring Valley All-Stater Chafin signs as preferred walk-on at WVU  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SPRING VALLEY - At one point in time, playing outside as a child was something Owen Chafin couldn't do, but the Spring Valley High School running back ...

Pikeville the spot for Spencer | Sports  The Independent

When Korbin Spencer's sensational career at Elliott County High School comes to a close, he'll be ready to pen the prologue to his University of Pikeville story.

UPDATE: Driver agrees to plea deal in school bus crash that injured 10  WSAZ-TV

UPDATE 6/8/16 @ 11:25 a.m.. IRONTON, Ohio (WSAZ) – A teen driver charged in connection with a school bus crash that injured 9 students and the bus driver ...

Director of new Tri-State STEM+M school hopes to prepare students  Huntington Herald Dispatch

As a longtime science teacher at Fairland High School, followed by teaching science and then becoming an administrator at South Point High School, Jayshree ...

South Point, Ohio, resident uses DDP Yoga to heal herself, others  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHESAPEAKE, Ohio - Mary Beth Callicoat is quick to say she has been mentally and physically broken most of her life. Growing up uncoordinated, nonathletic ...

THE WEEKLY CYCLE: Can't match Parks's impact  The Independent

In typical Charlie Parks fashion, the longtime Little League coach demonstrated the “yap, yap, yap” signal with his right hand, inducing a quick burst of laughter ...

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.

62nd District Softball Season Preview: Down and out without Fouts?  The Independent

For the second time in the last quarter century, Elliott County appeared on the 16th Region softball tournament bracket.

New season, new coach  Portsmouth Daily Times

The 2018 football season for the Sciotoville East Tartans will feature a new head football coach, but not an unfamiliar face in the community with Matt Mil.

Authorities investigating woman's death in Ashland  The Independent

A woman has been found deceased in a yard at a residence in Ashland.

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 ...

Veteran coach Barnes takes over Flyers boys hoops  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON — After a two-year pursuit, Ironton St. Joseph High School hired Chris Barnes to coach its boys basketball team. Barnes, a South Point Middle School ...

Cold weather? South Point-Hibriten wont be anything like 1979  Gaston Gazette

LENOIR - When South Point visits Hibriten on Friday in the Western N.C. 3A title game, weather forecasters are predicting the coldest temperatures of the fall.

16th Region Tennis — No match for champs: Pair of Ashland duos, Clarke, Hill triumphant  The Independent

ASHLAND Reed Daniel's stomach was in knots. The pressures of carrying on a family legacy can do that.

Boys Sweet Sixteen Quarterfinals — 'Rocks roll: Trinity no treat as Ashland's memorable run reaches end  The Independent

LEXINGTON Fourth-ranked Trinity completed its Tour de Force against northeastern Kentucky in the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet Sixteen on Friday.

Hundreds pay respects to Ohio teen killed in crash  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — In her too short 17 years of life, Sara Ann Thoman touched the lives of thousands in the Tri-State. At the front entrance of South Point.

Home health care provides woman with independence  Gaston Gazette

By her own description, Dimpal Patel is "your typical 23-year-old."She was recently graduated from UNC Charlotte with a bachelor's degree in marketing.

Sport of disc golf growing in region  Huntington Herald Dispatch

It was a sloppy muddy mess of a Tuesday afternoon in February as sheets of rain fell out of a gunmetal gray sky. But Jeff Harshbarger and his 41-year-old son, ...

Eastern Ky. preps for hurricane impact -- 2 to 4 inches of rain possible  The Independent

The impact of Hurricane Florence on Eastern Kentucky is far from certain.

Quadruple murder trial starts with guilty plea  The Independent

IRONTON A horrific picture of four family members ambushed and shot in their own home by a lurking assailant unfolded Thursday on the first day of the trial of ...

Pritchard graduates Air Force basic training | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

U.S. Air Force Airman Christian A. Saucier Pritchard graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Portsmouth bypass opens Friday | News  The Independent

PORTSMOUTH Transportation officials, developers, highway workers and community officials on Thursday ceremonially marked the opening of a highway that ...

State XC Preview — Pack of Lions on the prowl: Area runners aim high at Horse Park  The Independent

Eight years after guiding Fairview's girls to their first cross country state title, Becca Chaney has Boyd County's boys program knocking on the same door.

Report: Teacher, student involved in fight at school

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A shocking fight between a teacher and a student was caught on camera in Charlotte. Students said the brawl happened Monday morning ...

Marching Thunder to host Marching Band Competition Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University's marching band, The Marching Thunder, will host 23 high school bands for its annual marching band competition Saturday ...

Single-payer is no panacea | Opinion  The Independent

WASHINGTON -- The popular appeal of a single-payer system to solve the nation's health care problems is no secret. Everyone would have insurance, ...

Scary Stories: Readers tell what sends shivers down their spines  The Independent

“Hookup with the Spirits”. My last home of 10 years was built in 1906 on Main Street in Paintsville. When I first moved in after moving back from Wilmington, N.C., ...

State volleyball: Twice even more nice for Valkyries  The Independent

Rowan County won its first-ever volleyball region championship last season, but Steve Walters expects to enjoy this one a little more.

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.

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.

Nearly 150 students participate in Lawrence County Science Fair  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH POINT, Ohio - Eye color, dance steps, growing lima beans and the best methods of cooling down a can of soda pop were among the 135 science fair ...

Marshall University Bands hosts annual Tri-State Marching Festival  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - High school marching bands from around the Tri-State converged Saturday for a day of spirited competition at Joan C.

My Kentucky Derby adventure | Opinion  The Independent

A year ago, a good friend of mine called to ask an intriguing question.

Kids learn art of disc golf  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - If aren't going outside to play this summer, it sure isn't Andy Harshbarger's fault.Harshbarger, in addition to coaching a youth baseball team that ...

A sweet suprise for former Ken's employee  The Independent

ASHLAND – A local community baker who lost her job and was at risk of losing her home is the beneficiary of an outpouring of love from the local community.

Shaky starts, strong finishes: Hensley, Stultz successful in Players Series  The Independent

BELLEFONTE Drew Stultz's turning point occurred at nearly the same time as Olivia Hensley started her round. Hensley's pivotal moment came as Stultz ...

Marshall University announces individual winners from SCORES academic competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Here are the individual winners from the Marshall University Search Committee On Recognizing Excellent Students competition on April 18. The students are ...

Tennis tournament to bring world-class players to Ashland  The Independent

We are excited to host a new women's professional tennis tournament in Ashland after 10 years of waiting. The five previous professional tournaments held at ...

Ashland woman led to serve through support group  The Independent

ASHLAND Brenda Roberts has always been most comfortable with children.

How did Fortune Feimster find fame? It's a funny story.  The Charlotte Observer

Fortune Feimster is wearing a pretty blue cardigan, bright red lipstick and dangly earrings, and she's doing her best to pretend she's not a lesbian. It's a scene ...

Honor flight will take Veterans to D.C. in April  The Independent

ASHLAND A group of veterans will fly to Washington D.C. in April to visit memorials dedicated to their *service*, courtesy of Marathon Petroleum workers.

Blanton, Devils blow by Ashland | Sports |  The Independent

RUSSELL Daniel Blanton had never earned a victory for Russell before Friday night, but it wasn't because he hasn't pitched well.

16th Region volleyball: Valkyries vibrant in rally | Sports  The Independent

WESTWOOD Ashland's hopes of advancing into the semifinals of the 16th Region Volleyball Tournament were gone in a “Breeze” on Tuesday night at Fairview ...

All-Area Boys Soccer: Boyd collects lion's share of awards  The Independent

CANNONSBURG Logan Price didn't pretend Boyd County's 2018 boys soccer season existed in a vacuum.

Photos: Marshall Marching Band Competition 2018 | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

High school bands from around the region gather for the annual Marshall Marching Band competition on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Joan C. Edwards ...

Holzer recognizes students at science awards banquet  Gallipolis Daily Tribune

OHIO VALLEY — Holzer Health System recently honored outstanding local high school science graduates at its 34th annual High School Science Awards Ban.

Charleston to host state marching band competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — The seventh annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state on Saturday ...

Accomplishments celebrated at Ironton graduate ceremony | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

IRONTON - In Ironton High School's 149th commencement Sunday evening, all 93 graduates had the chance to shine as they celebrated the end of their high ...

Summer camps for kids  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sports, theater, science and nature — no matter what interest a child has, chances are there is a summer camp for them. To submit a summer camp, email the ...

MMA fighter who pooped during fight: I could 'totally' do diaper commercials  WBTV

An MMA fighter who had an unfortunate experience during a fight over the weekend is talking about the incident and how she's not shying away from what ...

Getting Results: Christine Ward brings a creative spark to teaching  FOX 46 Charlotte

FOX 46 Charlotte continues to honor teachers who are getting results. This week, we're honoring a biology teacher at West Mecklenburg High School who has a ...

Teacher makes an impact on Charlotte kids for nearly two decades  FOX 46 Charlotte

FOX 46 Charlotte continues to honor teachers getting results. This week, it's a fairly new full-time teacher who's been making an impact on Charlotte kids for ...

Outstanding science students honored by Holzer Health | Ohio News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Several Lawrence County high school students were among those honored by Holzer Health System as outstanding science graduates at ...

Families haunted by slaying of 4 teens  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON -- Dorothy Jackson was asleep Sunday, May 22, 2005, when her telephone rang. It was tragedy on the other line. The caller had heard gunshots ...

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 ...

Photos: 2018 Year in News Photos by Ryan Fischer | Multimedia  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gallery of images from The Herald-Dispatch photographer Ryan Fischer recapping 2018 in news images.

Boyd inmate's death ruled overdose  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG The death of a female inmate that occurred at the Boyd County Detention Center on Saturday, June 16, has been ruled an overdose, ...

Jaguars sign WR Montay Crockett  WJXT News4JAX

The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed first-year WR Montay Crockett, the club announced Wednesday. To make room on the roster, the team waived/injured WR ...

Female Sportsman of the Year: Montana on to next mountain  The Independent

Dave Wheeler couldn't help daydreaming for a moment. In her preparations for the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games, Montana ...

Economic study reveals strengths, weaknesses since 2009  The Independent

Economic data from the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce indicates Ashland's economy has shrank nearly 6 percent since the bottom of the global recession in ...

As a kid in NC, she 'couldn't Google gay stuff.'  QNotes

Fortune Feimster is wearing a pretty blue cardigan, bright red lipstick and dangly earrings, and she's doing her best to pretend she's not a lesbian. It's a scene ...

Fairland salutes Carl York  Huntington Herald Dispatch

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

Fouts' 18th birthday present: Gatorade POY again | Sports  The Independent

GRAYSON Montana Fouts wins awards in her sleep.

Students graduate from W.Va. Osteopathic school  Huntington Herald Dispatch

LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Four area students graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine on May 25.

Sierra Club releases Ohio pipeline map - News  New Philadelphia Times Reporter

The Sierra Club Ohio Chapter launched an online map Wednesday that tracks seven pipelines that have been proposed or are in various stages of construction ...

Boyd County inmates face new charges after overdosing in jail  The Independent

CATLETTSBURG Two 27-year-old Boyd County inmates who overdosed in the jail after taking what authorities believe to be heroin now face contraband ...

16th Region baseball (with video) — Vikings King: Rowan County claims throne for first time since 1983  The Independent

CANNONSBURG Too young? Guess again. In Rowan County baseball year one A.P. — after Planck — a lineup including five sophomores and a freshman held ...

Hundreds file suit against KDMC, Paulus | Local News  The Independent

Hundreds of former patients of King's Daughters Medical Center on Tuesday filed malpractice lawsuits against the hospital, a recently retired heart surgeon who ...

Names of drug suspects released | Local  The Independent

The Ashland Police Department on Monday released the names of 31 suspects indicted last week by a Boyd County grand jury as the result of a series of drug ...

North Carolina teacher Teika Watkins Helton 'had sex with her 18-year-old student'  Daily Mail

Teika Watkins Helton, 45, a married high school teacher from North Carolina, is accused of having sex with one of her 18-year-old student's just weeks shy of his ...

Remembering, honoring those who gave lives at Pearl Harbor  The Independent

GRAYSON With a crowd gathered in font of her on Wednesday, Delores Sarpas asked that each individual never forget the attack on Pearl Harbor.

First Stage Theatre's production of Superman play in its final weekend  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON -- Good things come to those who wait, and wait and wait some more.

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