The best-laid plans of men may become completely changed, turning targets into turmoil and chaos. On a pleasant day here in my beloved Scott Depot and Putnam County, I had the unexpected experience of my first ride in an ambulance.
Putnam County resident Roger McDowell graduated from St. Albans High School in 1965. Following school he took a job at Union Carbide, but found that he longed for something more.
HURRICANE -- Glad Tidings Assembly of God at 121 Mill Road in Hurricane will offer the Beth Moore Bible study "Breaking Free" at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays starting on Oct. 15 and running through Jan. 7.
In many national-act bluegrass bands, members change as often as most people change their car's oil.
HURRICANE -- The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce and The Putnam County Rotary Club hosted a candidates forum on Tuesday at First State Bank in Hurricane. All candidates for the state legislature and Putnam County offices were invited.
The weekend will start out with cloudy skies along with rain showers as a cold front stalls over the region on Saturday. The high temperature will be 68 degrees.
BUFFALO -- For the 27th year, the community gathering known as Octoberfest will be held Oct. 18, on the five-acre grounds of the Buffalo Shopping Center, and this year the event promises to be bigger and better than ever.
WINFIELD -- Putnam County recognized the first graduate of its innovative "Veterans Court" on Friday, Oct. 3.
London is an old city. For nearly 2,000 years it has stood astride the River Thames in south-east England and for the first half of that period the only way of crossing the river from one part of the city to another was by boat or a rickety wooden bridge that frequently fell down or burned.