Read it now and believe it later, but Friday is August. While the grating early morning ring of the school bell is upon us, there are at least weekends to help us out.
One of my fondest, perennial childhood trips was the annual pilgrimage to the Ohio State Fair -- from its butter sculpture to 144-foot-high giant slide.
HUNTINGTON -- Located in the former home of Ward's Donut Shop, Rocco's Little Italy is a cozy little diner that's known for having some of the best sandwiches in town and being a favorite spot for late night meals on weekends.
The Appalachian String Band Festival gets into full swing this week at Camp Washington-Carver, located on top of the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia. Referred to as simply "Clifftop," due to the name of the closest small town, the annual get-together is as much a musician's village as it is an event where the main stage is the focus.
Like most readers, there are a couple of things that have to catch my interest before I decide to read a particular book.
HUNTINGTON -- For at least two nights East High School will live again, oddly enough right in the heart of Huntington.
HUNTINGTON -- United Way of the River Cities is seeking motivated individuals to fill the critical roles of United Way Ambassadors.
CATLETTSBURG, Ky. -- Partygoers raised more than $27,000 for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network at a White Party fundraiser -- where guests are asked to dress in summer white clothing -- hosted this month by Drs. Bill and Candy Boykin at the private residence of Steve and Cheryl Davis in Catlettsburg.
LIST: Logan Riley of Hurricane, W.Va., was named to the Dean's Recognition List at the University of Dayton for the 2014 spring semester.
ASHLAND -- The Jesse Stuart Foundation is planning an open house celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8, to mark its 35th anniversary as well as Stuart's 108th birthday.