Your Life


YOUR HEROES – Thank You For Your Service!

Picture Pages Of The Heroes Of Putnam County

By Mark Hallburn

They are heroes. Emergency service workers, firefighters, law enforcement, and the military. Everyday, they put their lives on the line to protect our country and our communities. They do this voluntarily. They do this with humility. And they rarely get thanked for their service. wants to change that. These photo pages are for Your Heroes. We can all thank them for their service by emailing their photographs, name, rank and area of service Active or retired, we’ll proudly post their photos here for the world to salute. It’s our small way of saying, “Thank you for your service!”

YOUR HEROES – Emergency Service Personnel

YOUR HEROES – Firefighters

YOUR HEROES – Law Enforcement

YOUR HEROES – Military

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Healthy Kids: Too Much Fruit?

Healthy Kids First
Healthy Eating for Kids by Mandy Curry

Putnam County’s own Mandy Curry is on a mission to raise healthy kids. She has two sons of her own and wants to help everyone’s children Mandy Currygrow
up with a healthy lifestyle.

When she isn’t writing about healthy kids, you’ll find Mandy hard at work training staff at City National Bank or donating her time to the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and Putnam County Development Authority. is proud to bring you Mandy’s“Healthy Kids First” blog. We hope you check in every week for Mandy’s latest advice on how to keep your kids healthy and happy by eating right. Because nothing is more important than our kids’ health!

Publisher’s note: Please sign up for the Healthy Kids Inc monthly newsletter filled with kid friendly recipes, healthy eating tips and more.

Aldi Goes Toxic Free

WTAP: MCHM Screening Level Weak

MCHM Found In All Tested Homes

County Adds Plastic Recycling


Learn more about water conservation by clicking on the following links:

Preserve The Earth – Water Conservation

Pepsi Is Pulling Dream Machines

Kroger’s Powerful Use For Spoiled Food

Take Off Your Bra, Save The Planet

Recycling Locations In Putnam County

The Water Page

(Thank you to Mrs. Fowler’s fourth-grade class for sending us The Water Page all the way from New York!)

WVDOH Agrees To Clean Up Acreage

Mardi Gras And Recycling Beads

Enterprise Teams With Dream Machine

AEP Offers Free Energy Assessment

Hot And Hotter

Carolina Mound Of Tires Is Visible From Space

New Report Outlines Cleaner Energy Future

HOHMANN: Becoming More Energy Efficient

Hurricane City Park Adds Dream Machine

STUDY: Coal Is Costly To U.S. Economy

YOUR ENVIRONMENT: Dream Machine Comes To Putnam County

Together Green is a web site that makes suggestions on how you can recycle to help the environment.


Earth911 is an environmental services company
that addresses solutions for products’ end-of-life
for businesses and consumers. is a web site for “green” jobs.


Greenopolis is a company that works with Pepsi to offer recycling machines (for plastic bottles and aluminum cans) called “Dream Machines” throughout America, including West Virginia.


Mother Nature Network



The following links were sent to from Mrs. Carter’s summer school science class-in Delaware. They get extra credit for including them on this page. How can we say no?


Your Travel…

Fun Places For You And Your Family From Coast To Coast

Myrtle Beach ADA

Moundsville Paranormal Tours

Yeager Airport Checks

Yeager Among The Scariest

Comfort Inn-Cross Lanes

Journey To Bethlehem

National Museum Of The U.S. Air Force

America’s Best Pizzas

NFL Stadiums

Kings Island

America’s Ballparks

Good Zoo Adds Dinosaurs

World’s Craziest Golf Course

WVPSC Approves 511 Area Code

ABC News Investigates TSA Theft

Myrtle Beach Restaurants

Hotel Business Rates Back To Pre-Recession


Hawaii Sets Tourism Spending Record

Woody’s Diner

Salisbury, North Carolina

Louisville Zoo

North Myrtle Beach

PNC Park

West Virginia Wildlife Center

Isle Of Palms

Fellowship Travelers

Villa Francesca

Myrtle Beach SkyWheel Announced

Charlotte Discovery Place

San Diego

Petersen Automotive Museum

Tucker County


CAMC May Be Violating ADA

Putnam Beginning Needle Exchanges

WV Leads In Drug Overdose Deaths

WVHA Selected For Program

Pink Eye Clusters Identified

844-Help-4-WV Activates

PCHD Pays Debt

Thomas Health New Administration

50 Years Of Public Health

Valley Health Children’s Day

Winfield To Get Doctors

Fireworks And Your Health

Fruth Is Offering AccessAMed

Cottrill Earns Statewide Honor

Optum Buys MedExpress

L.A. TIMES: Texting And Neck Injury

Fighting Cervical Cancer

Survey Reveals Ebola Concerns

Garrison Chiropractic Moves

CVS Quits Tobacco Sales

PCHD Still Owes Nearly 200 Grand

Fruth Fights Meth

Gupta Recommends Medical Tests

CAMC Doubles ICU Beds

OPINION: WV Emergency Care Ranks Low

Thanksgiving Recovery

Health Department Leases Small Office

Dr. Life Comes To St. Mary’s

Sakhai Leads Menopause Group

Brain Injury

Prestera Offers Substance Abuse Help

Fifty Two Ways To Leave Your Blubber

Bowles Celebrates Meso Awareness Day

WV Questions Health Care Law

WV Ranked As 3rd Fattest State-Again

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

Dental Day Helps Putnam’s Kids

Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare

Help Rylyn Get A Life-Saving Dog

Athletes Receive Gear Up 2012 Physicals

Global Push To Guarantee Health Coverage Leaves U.S. Behind

Five Myths About Canada’s Health Care

Survey Shows Holes In Health Insurance Coverage

Marshall Study May Help Prostate Cancer Battle

WV Is Worst U.S. State For Health

Huff’s Tumors Disappear

Sugar Should Be Regulated

U.S. Obesity Rates Leveling Off

Facebook Offers Suicidal Behavior Report

Sugar In Children’s Cereals

WV Health Insurance Costs Up More Than 50 Percent

Can Wi-Fi Kill Your Sperm?

Great American Smokeout 2011

Hospitals Will Increase Price Rates

Got Drugs? Turn Them In October 29th

Healthy Kids Week October 15th – 22nd

Valley Health Expanding In Teays Valley

Employers’ Insurance Premiums Rise

Breast Health And Lunch

Uninsured Adults Rises By 80 Percent

10 Seriously Cheap Superfoods

WV Teen Birth Rates Increase

Health Department Adds Children’s Lounge

Google Changing The Way We Remember Things 

McDonald’s To Serve Healthier Happy Meals

West Virginia Is 3rd Fattest State

11 Summer Foods For Weight Loss

America’s 20 Most Obese Communities

LEWIS: Ryan Health Plan Bad For Moms

Putnam County’s Health Ranked 7th Best In WV

Putnam Aging Agrees To $1.35 Million Settlement

Changes To Booster Seat Recommendations

Young Suing Surgeon Spindel

Super Bowl Is Bad For Your Health

FamilyCare HealthCenter Suing WVDHHR

Sleeping Next To Pets Could Be Harmful

West Virginia Gets Failing Grades For Tobacco Use

Grindley Moving To St. Mary’s

Nitro Working Towards City Health Board

Scariest New Restaurant Meals

Maternity Coverage

Girls Take More Chances During First Sex

FamilyCare Opens In Eleanor

Fruth  Pharmacy  Supporting  Children’s  Hospital

Pregnancy And Stress

10 Best Diet Tips

Putnam Joining Battle Against Cancer

RESEARCH: Distress of 9/11 May Have Led To Miscarriages

Allergy Basics

St. Mary’s Opens Family Care Center In Hurricane

Putnam County Health Department Looking For More Space

St. Mary’s Family Health Care Center To Open May 10th

Wellpoint’s Braley Got 51 Percent Compensation Boost

Some Medicines Could Be Fatal If Swallowed By Young Child

Toyota Plant Gets Permission For Health Clinic

Six Salty Foods To Avoid

12 Rules For Eating Right

Tylenol Recall Expands

Ready To Make That Baby?

Alcohol In Moderation

After-Hours, Walk-In Clinic

Physical Therapy

Should Your Child Take Vitamin D?

Tips For Protecting Your Medication

After Hours Clinic

Upper Respiratory Infections

Dr. Snodgrass Accepting Patients

Nasal Allergies And Children

Alzheimers And Other Dementias

Diabetes Mellitus

Valley Health Adds Dr. Luay Mousa

Avoid The End Of Summer Itch

Valley  Health  Welcomes  Dr.  Nicholas

Controlling Hypertension

Breast Cancer Screening Grant

Valley Health Welcomes Dr. Sloan