My mother was a most unusual woman for her generation. She divorced my father when I was three, went to college and eventually obtained a Ph.D. in plant morphology when women were not heartily welcomed by the nearly all-male faculties of university science programs. She also taught at the university level, and was well-published in her field. I could go on, but suffice to say she was a Renaissance woman. All that aside, when it came to being a mother she was typical for her day and time.
BENEFIT: In support of Huntington firefighter Wes Bowden, a benefit begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Milton Volunteer Fire Department. A bake sale, pro wrestling, gospel music, auction and more are offered. Call 304-743-6319, 304-972-5333, 304-778-3984 or 304-417-3698.
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Senior citizens at Holzer Assisted Living in Gallipolis turned back time for a little "Rock Around the Clock" as the facility celebrated its annual Senior Prom.
Sure, the summer solstice is still weeks away, but here in the short week after Memorial Day, the party has already started at West Virginia State Parks.
HUNTINGTON Goodwill Industries of KYOWVA will begin its 20-week course in medical office skills training on August 24. Class times are Monday through Friday, at 1005 Virginia Ave., Huntington.
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. - Camp Catch Your Breath has opportunities for you to sponsor a child or children to attend the week-long asthma camp.
HUNTINGTON - Native to Europe, asparagus has been cultivated for culinary and medicinal purposes for more than 2,000 years. The spring vegetable comes in green, purple and white; however, the majority of asparagus is green.
LAVALETTE - Silo Golf Course, formerly known as Twin Silos, in Lavalette, West Virginia, hosts the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Southern Ohio Memorial Post 6878 golf tournament Tuesday, June 2. Silo Golf Course is located at 400 Royal Birkdale Drive.
HUNTINGTON - The May Tuesday Tour at the Huntington Museum of Art is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday and will focus on landscapes. Admission to this Macy's Free Tuesday event is free. Refreshments will be served.
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