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Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Joyce Spencer: Community news column for Friday, July 25

PROCLAMATION: West Virginia delegates Kelli Sobonya and Carol Miller attended the Barboursville council meeting July 15, to present a proclamation to Becky Holton to honor the naming of the bridge over the CSX Railroad at Cyrus Creek Road on Route 60 East as the Glenn Holton Memorial Bridge. Replicas of the bridge signs were also presented to Holton. On the proclamation, it was stated that Holton is remembered as a compassionate humanitarian, a family man, and a Christian gentleman. He was a 1960 graduate of Barboursville High School and a 1964 grad of West Virginia University where he played football. Later he was a member of the Barboursville Village Council. He died in an automobile accident at the age of 36 in 1978. Glenn and his wife Becky have two sons and daughters-in-law, Chris and Lucky and Chad and Beth, and five grandchildren, Morgan, Eric Glen, Nick, Meredith, and Sully, who live in Irmo, South Carolina.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Wonka musical ends this weekend

HUNTINGTON -- With HART in the Park's color-and-candy-splashed production of "Willy Wonka: The Musical," pulling the wrapper back on its final weekend, we caught up with Grandpa Joe (Tommy Smirl) to get his thoughts on the production so far.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Music-filled fundraiser to benefit city of Huntington's SkatePark

HUNTINGTON -- Like peanut butter and chocolate, rock 'n' roll and skateboarding have long been tangled up together.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Top-shelf Ky. songslayer and singer to hit the V Club

I've been out of the saddle a couple weeks, missing presumed having a great time (indeed) and plenty has been happening while I was away.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Narconon offering addiction assistance

Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

W.Va. Film Office to host two-day, workforce training seminar

CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Film Office will host a two-day, hands-on workforce training seminar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23-24 at the Quality Inn and Conference Center, located at 4328 William L. Wilson Freeway, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Jean Hardiman, Robyn Rison: Moms bounce from one absurd situation to another

Robyn Rison and Jean Hardiman are both raising little ones -- Robyn, two boys ages 4 and 2, and Jean, two girls ages 5 and 3 (with a grown stepdaughter as well). They decided to save some of their daily parenting conversations for posterity.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Protecting your family from bug bites, stings

Mosquito bites, tick bites, even fly and flea bites are part and parcel of most Americans' summer experience, but in most cases, they are easily treatable and non-threatening. However some insects can cause more serious reactions and, in some cases, even death.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

Arena offering military - retired or active - free ticket to Happy Together concert

 The Big Sandy Superstore Arena is offering all military personnel, retired or active, a free ticket to the upcoming Happy Together 2014 concert in Huntington at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday July 30.


Jul. 24, 2014 @ 02:03 PM

VIDEO: Paul Callicoat, "Cold Dead Hands"

Singer/songwriter Paul Callicoat performs "Cold Dead Hands." Callicoat will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, 1555 3rd Ave., Huntington. Check out Callicoat online at http://www.reverbnation.com/paulcallicoat