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HUNTINGTON - Marshall University has released its graduation list for July-December 2018.

During that time, the university awarded degrees to more than 1,200 students. Students who requested their names not be published are excluded from the list. Students' hometowns are listed as provided by the students.

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MOUNT GAY - Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will host author Charlie J. Eskew at its Logan campus for a Meet the Author event at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Savas-Kostas Performing Arts Center.

FOSTER - The Southern West Virginia Community Band will play a free concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, at the Boone Campus of Southern West Virginia Community College in Foster.

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MOUNT GAY - Registration for the Summer and Fall 2019 semesters is now open at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, according to a news release.

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MOUNT GAY - Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College will hosting a series of "Community Listening Sessions" at campus locations throughout the spring, according to a news release. The purpose of these meetings is to gain input from community members about how Southern can better serve students in the months and years ahead.

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MADISON - A Madison man has been arrested and charged with three counts of first-degree sexual abuse, according to a news release from the Boone County Sheriff's Office.

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Home is where the heart is, regardless of our age.

But seniors have additional concerns about their housing, including personal safety, costs and living independently.

MADISON - The No. 3 ranked Class AA Skyhawks baseball team of Scott High hit a bump in the road during their stellar 2019 campaign at the hands of the George Washington Patriots and the Charleston Catholic Irish last week in the McDonald's Classic in Madison.

CHAPMANVILLE - The 2019 high school baseball season is shaping up to be the year of the Scott Skyhawks.

Not only in Class AA Region 4 Section 2 but also the entire Cardinal Conference and possibly beyond as well.

LICK CREEK - The Scott High Lady Skyhawks (6-12) played the Tug Valley Lady Panthers (14-8) at home on April 16, with each team suffering losses in their last games.

The Sherman High softball team earned wins in tournament play last week at Myrtle Beach including a 10-7 victory over Wayland, New York, and a 4-2 victory over Brecksville, Ohio. See a full recap in the next edition of the CVN. 

WHARTON - With each school coming off losses in their previous softball games, Van High (11-9) faced off against Buffalo High on April 15 at Van's home ground.

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MADISON - Boone Memorial Hospital has welcomed a new team member.

Angie Christian joined the Administrative Team at Boone Memorial Hospital on March 4 as the executive director of Ancillary Services. She will direct all aspects of Inpatient Pharmacy, Laboratory, Physical Therapy, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Infusion, Respiratory Therapy, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Dietary.

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One of the most common shoulder injuries evaluated at the Boone Memorial Hospital Sports Medicine Center is impingement syndrome, an injury to the rotator cuff, subacromial bursa or the long head of the biceps tendon. It can be caused by trauma, attrition or aging, but most commonly by overuse or "too much too soon."

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MADISON - Scott High School is one of 1,000 high schools across the country that are participating in Amazon Future Engineer, an initiative making computer science available to all students.

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n "A Royal Ball," a prom-type event for kids ages 3-10 will be held at the Madison Civic Center from 6-8:30 p.m. Email Donna Elkins for more info at ragstoroseseventsllc@gmail.com.

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The Scott High and Sherman High tennis teams each have each enjoyed success with players both old and new. Forfeits included, Sherman triumphed in the meet, with the boys winning 5-2 and the girls winning 4-3.

LICK CREEK - An early lead taken by Lincoln County High School (12-5) on April 10 could have spelled defeat for Scott High (4-10), but the Lady Hawks came together to push back and ultimately win the day.

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MADISON - The Boone County Sheriff's Office has completed new training.

The entire staff at the law enforcement division has completed dementia-friendly training provided by WV Cares. The trained staff includes all sworn law enforcement officers as well as civilians.

The home of John and Vanessa Turner of Holly Hills has been selected by Wildwood Garden Club as the Yard of the Month for April. Congratulations John and Vanessa Turner of Holly Hills.

MADISON - The Madison Police Department has found positive results in the services of professionally trained K-9s that make drug investigations and seizures much more comprehensive and effective.