ASHLAND -- If you missed your chance to qualify for the International Chili Society's World Championship there still is time as Ashland is once again hosting its Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cook-off.
HUNTINGTON -- Every time you hear Richie Tipton you wonder why everybody doesn't know about him and why it's been so long since you heard him last.
FIRST: Zachary Scott Boling is the first young man to confirm I'm a "great" aunt. Born in 1991, this great-nephew is son of Cathy Adkins of Barboursville and Chris Boling. May his special day be as sweet as he is and filled with surprises, love and happiness.
Childhood obesity is on the rise -- about 17 percent of North American kids are beyond overweight. At the same time, children and teens are inundated with glorified images of super-skinny women, from runway models with thigh gap (extoled on Tumblr pages) to Miley Cyrus. No wonder experts estimate that 60 percent of high-school girls, 80 percent of 10-year olds and 40 percent of 9-year-olds have dieted.
Huntington Urban Renewal Authority, regular Meeting, 1:30 p.m., Huntington City Hall, 800 5th Avenue. For information, call 304-696-5530.
HUNTINGTON -- The Greater Huntington Baptist Association is presenting an outreach concert and event at Harris Riverfront Park called "Operation: Go Tell."
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the 43rd in a series of articles recalling vanished Huntington landmarks.
HUNTINGTON -- Like a good torrential rain that seeps into the pores of nearly every part of town, so comes the flood of programs that is the 2014 Ohio River Festival of Books.
WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. -- A student at West Liberty University has earned one of a handful of scholarships awarded by the American Dental Association.