Top stories of 2018 on www.herald-dispatch.com

December 23, 2018

These 50 stories had the most clicks of 2018 at www.herald-dispatch.com. Click on the links to read the stories.

WSAZ meteorologist charged with battery has Sept. 21 court date, Sept. 4

Hepatitis A case confirmed at Ashland McDonald’s location, May 24

Hurricane woman dies from flu complications, Jan. 24

Herd DT Larry Aaron III dead at 19, Feb. 22

Expert: Human trafficking rising in WV, July 10

Hundreds of officers sweep Huntington in massive drug takedown, April 17

Driver ODs, crashes car at Ritter Park near playground, July 3

Eight businesses to open at Tanyard Station before 2019, Aug. 27

46 former workers file lawsuit against CSX, Feb. 18

Double shooting suspect arrested after nearly a week on the run, June 27

Marshall student ID’d as victim of fatal I-64 crash Tuesday, Jan. 18

Known stalker arrested again after incident on MU campus, Sept. 17

Milton hotel development to be ‘The Greenbrier meets Kings Island’, March 25

Herd QB great Michael Payton dead at 48, Sept. 27

Two students arrested after BB gun, marijuana found at Huntington elementary school, March 21

Former Herd RB Devon Johnson dead at 25, Nov. 7

Yeager scholar, cheerleader welcomes challenge of balancing act, Feb. 25

Marshall to build long-awaited baseball stadium, Oct. 20

Jewel City Seafood owner Joe Beter dies, Aug. 30

Huntington podcast star opens studio for the public at CoWorks, Oct. 19

Investment company buys Pea Ridge shopping center, July 8

Food service worker at Barboursville O’Charley’s diagnosed with Hepatitis A, May 17

Jim’s Spaghetti House changes uniforms, hires male waiters, Dec. 9

The 2017-2018 Deer Season now open in Kentucky with start of archery season, Sept. 9

Herd icon Reggie Oliver dies at 66, Aug. 14

Potentially deadly tick discovered in Lincoln, Putnam counties, July 6

Huntington Middle assistant principal suspended, reassigned, May 23

4 others arrested on kidnapping charges in connection to Cabell homicide case, Jan. 4

Former Barboursville, Midland wrestling coach Sparks dies, March 21

Suspect in GD Ritzy’s robbery arrested, April 30

Former Huntington East coach, ESPN executive Dan Shoemaker dies, April 6

Huntington man arrested for incest, held on $1M bond, March 19

Jim’s announces dates for 2018 ‘Strawberry Pie Week’, April 30

One dead, one wounded in Marcum Terrace shooting, June 13

Jan Rader, Huntington fire chief, named to TIME 100 list, April 19

New apartments to open in old Magic Makers building, May 14

Man convicted in Wayne murder hanged himself, jail officials say, Dec. 6

Bill would allow schools to pass out unused food, Feb. 24

New indoor sports complex opens in Kenova, Aug. 12

Trump critics attack Lily’s Place over White House video, Feb. 1

Six arrested in prostitution sting, April 11

Police release photos of three sought in fatal hit-and-run, Aug. 7

Main Street on Central opens in Barboursville, Feb. 19

Naloxone manufacturer donates 4K injectors, Feb. 22

Five now charged in stabbing death of Michael Sutphin, Jan. 5

Auto dealer stripped of right to operate in WV, March 20

Huntington Police chief Ciccarelli dies at age 60, Jan. 22

New ‘Fallout’ video game, ‘Fallout 76’ to be based in a post apocalyptic Mountain State, June 10

‘The Market’ is final piece in 3rd Avenue development project, Feb. 4

Ex-student sues MU over handling of sex assault case, Feb. 2

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