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Community news: Brenda Lucas

Sep. 03, 2010 @ 11:20 PM

CHANGE: The time for the installation of the Rev. Kevin Snow as pastor of Central Christian Church is changed to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. A dinner reception follows.

PRAISE: The Godsmen, One Voice, Taylor Shea Band and others are featured in "Praise in the Park" from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, at Barboursville Park. Those attending may bring a lawn chair.

MUSIC: Music is his game and Curtis Hager is his name. The Culloden, W.Va., was one of more than 850 students graduating recently from Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass. He received a degree in film scoring.

REUNION: Bring lunch and a lawn chair and attend the Wayne County reunion where you don't have to be a Maynard to attend. Rain or shine, the annual Maynard reunion is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12, at Cabwaylingo State Park. Free gospel music is provided by The Primitives, Larry Stephenson Band and others. Horseshoes, games, car and bike shows and more are also featured. Call Buster Maynard, 304-385-4539, or Donald Maynard, 304-849-4404.

BLUEGRASS: Veterans, members, family, friends and community are invited to attend the bluegrass event from 5 to 11 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, at American Legion Post 177, Barboursville. Music is provided by Twelvepole Creek and Poaceous.

MILITARY: AB Steven E. Carley graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. He plans to attend tech school as an aerospace maintenance apprentice in Wichita Falls, Texas. Steven is the son of Steve and Denise Carley of Hilliard, Ohio, and grandson of Steve and Jean Carley of Lavalette and Eddie and Jo Heck of Huntington.

RUBBER: "An Introduction to Rubber Stamping" class is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 1 Jacqueline Heights. Joyce Pacer, local rubber stamp artist, is the instructor. Call 304-733-3851 or e-mail joycepacer@comcast.net.

DIRECT: Michael D. Roberts, PE, CHFM, has been named director of maintenance and engineering at Cabell Huntington Hospital. He spent 17 of his 27 years working in hospital engineering and plant operations settings, including director of facilities management and plant operations for Moses Cone Health System and Pitt County, NC, Memorial Hospital.

SOCK HOP: Remember those days of the famous sock hop? Well, it's coming back for one evening at least. Schooner's Waterfront Grille sponsors the old-fashioned dance during SwineFest 2010 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. Kala DeHart and The River Town Band and Dysfunctional Theories provide music.

BELATED: Nell Hatfield, Nannie Rouse, Aug. 30; Ron Bledsoe turned 70, Clyde Copley, Aug. 31; Henry L. Jones Sr., Sept. 1; Mike Bennett was half a century at 50, Sept. 2; Ruth Hooper, Joey Payne, JoAnn Harmon Combs got closer to 30 (28), Sept. 3.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Mark S. Taylor, Olivia Pullen, Ethel Howard Clark turns 63, Glenn Sowards, Kyle Grimes, Hannah Graham, Ezra Cooley, Brian Ferrell, Becky Faulkner, Megan McCoy, Anyssa Murphy, Susan Wilson Becka, RN at St. Mary's Medical Center 10 years before moving to Zionsville, Ind., becomes double nickels (55), Enoch Marcum, Kevin Ash and Mildred Booth.

TODAY'S ANNIVERSARIES: Don and Carolyn Lewis (1965), Rick and Leigh Shepard (2004), Mark and Tammy Ellis Hayes celebrate number 12.

SUNDAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Cathy Moffett is 40 plus 4 (44), Mike Gue, Chelcie Adkins, Brenda Cooper, Corie Willett, Stephanie Hysell, Ben Davis, Drew Owens Powers is a nickel (5), Holley Gracie Shepard is one under a dime (9), Melba Sprouse, Mark Chambers, Mary Ray, Brian Atteberry, employee of SMC Electrical Products, is a quarter (25) and Rick Treadway.

SUNDAY'S ANNIVERSARIES: Josh and Leslie Bentle, Ryan and Andrea Jarrell, Mike and Ally Baisden, Keith and Katherine Ellis, Jim and Jean Hawk, Robert and Mary Ellen Ball are still courting at 52 years.

CHUCKLE: The grandson was fascinated by a photo of his grandfather at age 19. "Grandpa isn't wearing his glasses," little John observed. "And he has his hair on!"

Send items to Brenda Lucas, P.O. Box 596, Ona, WV 25545; fax to 304-526-2857; or e-mail to bklucas53@aol.com.

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