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McKenna Horsley


Huntington, WV, United States

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Recent articles by McKenna:

WV tourism leaders see growth across state, discuss ways to continue

HUNTINGTON — More visitors are coming to the Mountain State, tourism leaders say. → Read More

Gupta views local resources to abate opioid epidemic

HUNTINGTON — Local resources to abate the opioid epidemic were viewed through a national lens Thursday. → Read More

Huntington City Council committee moves forward with conversion therapy ban

HUNTINGTON — If passed at a future Huntington City Council meeting, conversion therapy for minors may be illegal in Huntington. → Read More

Huntington firefighters trained to respond to electric vehicle fires

HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Fire Department is taking steps to prepare for emergencies involving electric vehicles. → Read More

Businessman's legacy honored at Huntington's Rotary Park

HUNTINGTON — The legacy of a Huntington businessman, humanitarian and friend is memorialized in Rotary Park. → Read More

Kentucky hometown pays tribute to Naomi Judd

ASHLAND — The legacy of Naomi Judd, an Ashland native and one-half of country music duo The Judds, continues. → Read More

EPA officials tour Huntington brownfields

HUNTINGTON — Efforts to transform Huntington brownfields into economic tools were on display Thursday. → Read More

Fisheries organization shows Marshall students new opportunties

HUNTINGTON — Marshall University students have brought back an organization that brings passion and fieldwork together. → Read More

Huntington Pickleball Club brings residents together for fun

HUNTINGTON — A group of players is serving up a new organization based on their love of pickleball. → Read More

Barboursville Public Library construction to finish by mid-February

BARBOURSVILLE — Construction on the new Barboursville Public Library facility is scheduled to be completed early next year. → Read More

Mandt announces run for Cabell County Commission

Republican Delegate John Mandt Jr., who currently represents the 16th District in the West Virginia House of Delegates, is seeking election to the Cabell County Commission. → Read More

Local agriculture agencies see gardening trend in area

HUNTINGTON — Area agriculture organizations are helping local gardeners with growing food on their property. → Read More

She earned her degree, but she’ll skip the ceremony for the Miss USA pageant

Madelynne Myers, 22, had to make a choice: walk across the stage to receive her degree from Vanderbilt University or walk across another stage to compete for the Miss USA title. She chose the pageant. Her platform is eradicating gender inequality through education. After a year off, she plans to attend medical school. → Read More

Cokie Roberts is Women Leading Kentucky's keynote speaker for annual conference

When Cokie Roberts started her journalism career in 1964, it was OK for news outlets to not hire women as reporters simply because they were women. Then working as researchers or fact checkers, women employed at news media giants like Newsweek and the New York Times filed lawsuits against their bosses to be able to get their bylines on their articles. → Read More

YouTube star Tyler Oakley tells UK audience the stories behind his videos

YouTube sensation Tyler Oakley entertained University of Kentucky students for over an hour with stories behind his popular internet videos and other anecdotes from his life. UK’s Student Activities welcomed Oakley Tuesday evening as a part of its Birthday Bash, which celebrated 75 years of UKSAB. → Read More

Silas House and fellow Kentucky writers to "persist" and celebrate art

Kentucky author Silas House gathered some of his fellow writers to shine a light on unheard voices of Kentuckians. This Wednesday at “Writers Persist,” the writers will speak about “resistance, persistence, equality and freedom.” → Read More

KET announces 24-hour channel dedicated to children’s programming

KET PBS KIDS will bring public television shows 24 hours a day to Kentucky residents. Some of the shows include: “Nature Cat,” “Odd Squad” and “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.” → Read More

Student-run JA BizTown offers real life business lessons

BizTown has “storefront” sponsors that provide space for the students’ version of businesses. Students have to opportunity to run Central Kentucky businesses like Toyota, the University of Kentucky, Chick-fil-A, LEX 18, KentuckyOne Health and Forcht Bank. → Read More

Tates Creek freshmen to learn how to treat gunshots, other penetrating wounds

Tates Creek High School freshmen will learn how to successfully tie tourniquets to penetrating wounds, such as gunshot wounds, on Tuesday and Wednesday. → Read More

Rusty Scabbard brings tables and game-playing fun to Comic Con

The Rusty Scabbard, 820 Lane Allen Road, has been open since 1982, providing Dungeons & Dragons fans with their fill of games. Today, the store sells a wide variety of board games, too, and it is one of the sponsors of the game room at this weekend’s Lexington Comic & Toy Convention. → Read More