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Brenda Lucas: Community News

Nov. 06, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

MEET: Greenbrier Heights Garden Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at 3 Hamill Road.

DANCE: Dick Newman is music host for his first dance in November from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Underwood Senior Center. The cost is $10. Email dnbl@msn.com.

GOSPEL: The Hoppers perform a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at Milton Performing Arts Center. Call 304-654-1339.

GROUP: Ohio University Southern Performing Arts Series sponsors The Capital Trio, ensemble-in-residence at University of Albany, N.Y., at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Ohio University Southern Riffe Center Mains Rotunda, Ironton. Admission is free.

NAMED: Jonathan Blain was awarded the Salesperson of the Month for September at Goldy Auto of Huntington, where he has been with the sales team since January. The Huntington resident attended Marshall University and is a local musician and avid golfer.

BAZAAR: Crafts, home-baked goods, home-canned items, fudge and silent auction items are featured at the bazaar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in fellowship building of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Prices Creek Road. Hot dogs with the trimmings and "Frito Pies" are also available.

REUNION: The family of Burgess and Jennie Miller met recently for the Mills-Miller reunion at home of Fred and Hazel Mills of Wayne. Along with seven members of the Mills family, others attending included Hubert and Sharon Mills of Disputante, Va.; Gene Mills, Virginia and Carroll Cornwell, Salisbury, N.C.; Kenneth and Minnie Mills and daughter, Margaret, and Elton Lewis, Waxhaw, N.C.; Ruby Napier Watts, Charley and Phyllis Wellman, Wadsworth, Ohio; Lyndell and Judy Mills, Westerville, Ohio; Lessie Mills Smith, Proctorville; R.L. Napier and daughter, Rosemary Stanley, Bedford, Ind.; Glen and Beulah Baisden, Howard and Ann Mills McDaniel, son Kevin McDaniel and grandson, Xytan, and Jennie McGinnis, Huntington; Delcie Napier Adkins, Lavalette; Lillian Lowe and daughter, Thelma and Larry Sullivan, Lonnie and Sandy Napier, Ona; Dorcas Hale and sons, Dave and Terry Hale, and Lonnie and Judy Miller, Prichard; Jack and Faye Mills, Ceredo; Elsie Napier Dean, Mary Lou Napier Adkins, and Dottie Tabor Blankenship, Wayne; Deborah Pauley, Tom's Creek.

ANGEL ON HIGH: Linda Roberts, willing worker at First Baptist Church in South Point, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Oct. 16 at age 65. This Christian wife of Donald Roberts helped with the church's hostess committee, nursery, Awana Club, backpack and jail ministries and other areas where needed. Her hard work did not go unnoticed by friends and family inside and outside the church. God has bigger and better things in store for this fine worker in His kingdom. May God's love continue to surround those knowing and loving Linda in this loss.

SIGNING: James E. Casto, retired associate editor of The Herald-Dispatch, signs copies of his latest book, "Legendary Locals of Huntington, West Virginia" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, at Gimme 5 Café at HIMG, 5170 U.S. 60 E. A limited number of earlier books are also available at this signing.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Kathleen Beach, Randall Peterman, Audra Bailey, Caroline Faucette, Mary Ann Ramsey, Abigail Harman, Glenn Harman, Juan Anthony Staten, Jerry Johnson, Jackie McCaffrey nears the 50-mark at 47, Rhonda Crockett holds to 39, Randi Bias leaves the 20s behind to try number 30, Abby McClendon, another grandchild of Brenda Ellis of Proctorville, Ohio, is a tween at 12, Betty Craig still young at 85.

TODAY'S ANNIVERSARIES: Charles and Isabelle Bonecutter, Kenny and Carolyn Smith.

CHUCKLE: A fellow in a bar noticed a woman, always alone, come in on a fairly regular basis. After the second week, he made his move. "No thank you." she said politely. "This may sound rather odd in this day and age, but I'm waiting on the man that I can always love." "That must be rather difficult." the man replied. "Oh, I don't mind too much." she said. "But, it has my husband pretty upset."

Send items to Brenda Lucas, P.O. Box 596, Ona, WV 25545; fax to 304-526-2857; or email to bklucas53@aol.com.

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