LANCASTER, Ky. - The Lancaster Grand Theatre in Lancaster, Ky., will host a bluegrass benefit for the kids of Johnson County following the recent record flooding in the county.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio - Up in Portsmouth, Ohio, the Boneyfiddle Historic District will host its Final Friday music and art event along historic Second Street starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 31.
DUNLOW, W.Va. - The youth group at the Cabwaylingo Presbyterian Chapel in Dunlow, West Virginia, will resume beginning Aug. 17.
As we continue through the dog days of summer - that sultry period of heat and humidity from July through mid-August - it's important to keep hydrated whether you're playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun.
CHARLESTON - Registration is open for the second annual West Virginia Urban Agriculture Conference set for Sept. 17-19 at West Virginia State University in Institute, West Virginia.
Robyn Rison and Jean Hardiman are both raising little ones - Robyn, two boys ages 5 and 3, and Jean, two girls ages 6 and 4 (with a grown stepdaughter as well). They decided to save some of their daily parenting conversations for posterity.
Earlier this week, I ran into Adam Barraclough out on the streets of Huntington, and he wrapped up what I have been thinking of lately.
NEW MINISTER: Members of Barboursville Baptist Church welcome a new minister, the Rev. Evan Arkell, and his family on Sept. 1. Originally from Ona, Arkell has been pastor of Rockcastle Baptist Church in Pineville, West Virginia, since 2011. He is a 1993 Milton High School graduate and will receive a Master of Divinity degree from Palmer Theological Seminary in May 2017. His wife, Becky, who is a native of Pineville, earned her bachelor and master's degrees from Marshall University and is currently employed by the Cabell County school system as a speech therapist. They have two daughters, ninth-grader Bailey and sixth-grader Carlie.
ONA - The Huntington Area Hiking Club is going on an overnight backpacking trip. With the help of several local Boy Scoutmasters, they will explore a section of the Kanawha Trace on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 1-2.
Made up of Putnam County natives, the rock band Fletcher's Grove had the unique distinction in its early years as a band together/house divided with a split of members going to Marshall University and West Virginia University.