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Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

Belle of Cincinnati holding area cruises Thursday through July 31

 CINCINNATI — BB Riverboats' Belle of Cincinnati is doing its annual summer cruise up and down the Ohio from Thursday, July 24 through next Thursday, July 31. With stops along the way in most of the area river cities including Gallipolis, Ohio, Huntington, Portsmouth, Ohio, Maysville, Kentucky, and Ashland.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 08:44 AM

Getting down the pill that is hard to swallow

Tall tales may be hard to swallow, but they're a lot easier than the five-at-once swords daredevil Dan Meyer eased down his esophagus in 2005 (they punctured his stomach) or the 30-inch sword he swallowed two years later - while submerged in a tank with 88 sharks and stingrays. But, believe it or not, for many people, swallowing medication is even more challenging.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

AARP driver-safety class

HUNTINGTON -- AARP Driver Safety will have a class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 29 and 30 at Our Lady of Fatima Church.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

John Rosemond: Parents need to toilet-train children before 'so-called readiness signs'

Q: Using your advice, I successfully toilet-trained my daughter by age 16 months. It is now three months later and we are still using diapers at naps and nighttime. At her nap, which lasts several hours, she fully soaks her diaper. At night, she is taking off her diaper prior to falling asleep, wetting the bed after she goes to sleep, and then crying for us when she wakes up in a pool of pee. Is this a sign that I should begin night training? I'm hesitant to do this because I am 8 months pregnant and don't relish the idea of waking up several times a night to take her to the bathroom and tending to a newborn as well. I would prefer to continue using diapers until she is old enough to get out if bed and take herself to the potty (even a potty in her room). Is this unrealistic? Or should I just deal with the extra night-wakings and start taking her to the potty a few times a night now? If not, how do I keep her diaper on at night?

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Learning the secrets of extreme couponing

HUNTINGTON -- Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA will offer a two-session course in Extreme Couponing on Monday, Sept. 8 and Monday, Sept. 15.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Pastor reflects on 30 years of leading Antioch Baptist church

HUNTINGTON -- There's a lot to be excited about these days for the Marshall University Thundering Herd football team.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Tips on travel while giving to charity

Do you plan to donate your services to charity this summer? Will you travel as part of the service? If so, some travel expenses may help lower your taxes when you file your tax return next year. Here are five tax tips you should know if you travel while giving your services to charity.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Brenda Lucas: Community news column for Wednesday, July 23

VOCALIST: Brian Angus sings at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 25, at Chateau D'Italia, Chesapeake, Ohio. The $24 fee covers a five-course meal. For reservations, call 304-208-4525 or 740-867-3112.

Jul. 23, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

Public comment sought for history division's work program

CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Division of Culture and History's proposed Annual Work Program for its 2014-2015 Historic Preservation Program is available for public review and comment.

Jul. 22, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

Fun on a bun

Celebrate hot dogs any way you like them at the West Virginia Hot Dog Festival this weekend.