The Herald-Dispatch Features / Entertainment RSS 2014-07-30T08:11:59-04:00 urn:uuid:7ca9a236-5c54-47d4-aa6b-eb94b95fd21f Original content available for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons license (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported), except where noted. Selling your home? Here are some tax facts to know The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_taxtip 2014-07-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>Do you know that if you sell your home and make a profit, the gain may not be taxable? That's just one key tax rule that you should know. Here are some facts to keep in mind if you sell your home this year: </p> Lions, bocce, boats and more -- Lots on deck at Beech Fork The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_beechfork 2014-07-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>Looking for a quick and fun, family friendly getaway? Beech Fork State Park, located 10 miles south of Huntington, has a lot planned events at the state's largest campground which has 275 campsites. </p> Photo exhibit opens Aug. 1 at Pendleton The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_images 2014-07-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>ASHLAND -- Work of local photographers will be on display in "Literary Images," Boyd County Public Library's third annual photo exhibit, hosted this year at the Pendleton Art Center. </p> Grab some mangoes for a tip-top tropical summer smoothie The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_gethealthy 2014-07-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p>When Chris Kattan's "Saturday Night Live" character Mango asked, "Can you say to a rainbow, 'Hey, stop being a rainbow for a second'? No! Such is Mango!" he was being an ol' smoothie, touting his magnificence --S and rightly so. </p> Proceeds from 5K help area cancer patient The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_sandy5K 2014-07-30T00:00:00-04:00 <p> About 140 runners and walkers took to the streets of Kenova on Friday, July 25, for the Sprinting for Sandy 5K to benefit Sandy Roe, who is being treated for stage three breast cancer.</p> Beat the heat with ice cream treats The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_food 2014-07-29T19:54:30-04:00 <p>On hot, lazy summer days, it's important to keep your cool and chill out. And, ice cream is an ideal favorite cool, creamy treat, no matter if served in a cone, in a dish, eaten straight from the container or from the ice cream maker/freezer, or used in various recipes. </p> Brenda Lucas: Community News The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_brenda 2014-07-29T19:54:30-04:00 <p>PROMOTED: Two officers with Milton Police Department were recently promoted. Kyle O'Dell is now sergeant, while Dean Bishop was moved up to the rank of corporal. </p> Sometimes the 'problem child' is actually a problem parent The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0730_parenting 2014-07-29T19:54:30-04:00 <p>I absolutely love it when people begin to realize that the problems they're having with a child are of their own making; when they begin to realize, in other words, that the child is not the problem -- they are! </p> Three bands teaming up for Morris Building fundraising concert at V Club The Herald-Dispatch / 2014 urn:uuid:46c74fe2-b87e-4550-bcef-df83d057e0a3 2014-07-29T13:21:39-04:00 <p> HUNTINGTON &#8212; Three of the region&#8217;s top indie bands are making a joyful noise come Friday night at the V Club, 741 6th Ave., to help out friends and neighbors &#8212; residents and victims of the recent Morris Building fire.</p> 'Single Moms Club' on slate for program The Herald-Dispatch http://www.herald-dispatch.com/features/2014+0729_girlsnight 2014-07-28T20:34:30-04:00 <p>ASHLAND -- Sometimes you just need a mid-week break or some friends to watch a chick flick with. The Boyd County Library has those needs covered with its monthly "Girls' Night Out" program. </p>