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Huntington Herald-Dispatch


1871

The Independent was moved from Winfield to Huntington by O.G. Chase

Other events that happened on or around 1871

1889

The Weekly Advertiser became a daily publication as the Advertiser

Other events that happened on or around 1889

1890

The Herald began publication

Other events that happened on or around 1890

1893

Joseph Harvey Long arrived in Huntington to buy the Herald

Other events that happened on or around 1893

1904

The Huntington Dispatch began

Other events that happened on or around 1904

1909

The Herald-Dispatch began with the merger of the Herald and the Huntington Dispatch

Other events that happened on or around 1909

1919

Dave Gideon became the sole owner of the Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Other events that happened on or around 1919

1924

Colonel Joseph Long bought a corner lot in Huntington to erect a building for his paper, the Herald-Dispatch

Other events that happened on or around 1924

1949

The Huntington Publishing Co. started WSAZ-TV Channel 3, first TV station in West Virginia and one of earliest in the country

Other events that happened on or around 1949

1950

Dave Gideon died

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1963

The widows of Edward and Walker Long and William D. Brike took charge of Huntington Newspaper Publishing

Other events that happened on or around 1963

1971

Huntington newspapers sold to the owners of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Other events that happened on or around 1971

1979

The Huntington Advertiser ceased publication and merged into the Herald-Dispatch

Other events that happened on or around 1979

2005

The Herald Dispatchof Huntington had a circulation of 37,000

Other events that happened on or around 2005


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