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Sunday, May 28, 2023

HUNTINGTON — Huntington’s Memorial Arch was built by the Cabell County War Memorial Association during the 1920s to honor the men of Cabell County who served in World War I.

HUNTINGTON — The Woman’s Club of Huntington recently accepted four local women into membership. They are: Donna Dingus, South Point; Cathy Lawson, Proctorville; Kelly Meadows, Huntington; and Julie Todd, Chesapeake.

FOXY LADIES BRIDGE: Tuesday, May 23 — 1 Juanita Duncan, 2 Charlotte Allman, 3 Mary Lee Daugherty

NAME, SIZE AND BREED: Boss Hog is a 3-year-old, gorgeous male who weighs 79 pounds.

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Beau Johnson, Jaidyn Patrick, Sofia Salisbury, Sydney Hairston, Trenton Morrissey Jenna Lewis, and Apphia Welker were named the 2023 recipients of the Ohio Valley Bank 4-H Scholarship. To date, the bank has helped 254 4-H members pay for college through the program, accord…

HUNTINGTON — The Hershel “Woody” Williams Detachment 340 Marine Corps League recognized seven members for their outstanding service during its annual awards dinner recently at American Legion Post 16 in Huntington.

The world of hemp cannabinoids is more exciting than ever, and I’m not just talking about CBD or THC. Combinations of CBD and other cannabinoids are popping up on the shelves of your local health food store and other specialty shops. I’ve talked about CBN and CBG in past columns, so today le…

Sunday, May 28, 2023

CHARLESTON — As part of Mental Health Month and EMS Week, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health — Office of Emergency Medical Services is highlighting a resource available to Emergency Medical Services first responders. Crisis counselors with th…

DEAR ABBY: My husband and I were married nine years. He unexpectedly left me when COVID first hit. We were apart for a year and eight months and ended up divorcing. I filed because, even though I didn’t want to believe it, I eventually accepted that it was over. Even though he hadn’t actuall…

Saturday, May 27, 2023
Friday, May 26, 2023

DEAR ABBY: I’m a 45-year-old woman who has been dating “Ben” (53) for two years. We have known each other for more than 20. He treats me like a queen. Prior to our dating, he had a girlfriend he used to confide in me about. I was very jealous of her. She knew we were friends, so she made a p…

Thursday, May 25, 2023

SOUTH POINT, Ohio — Life is sweet for a new business in South Point. Gr8 Pies opened on May 6, and so far the response has been pretty — well, great.

50TH: Ellis Conley, former pastor of Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church and his wife, Julia, celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary May 27. A reception honoring them is from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 27, at the Hurricane, WV, church.

DEAR ABBY: My narcissistic father feels entitled to do whatever he pleases. He has always insisted that since he makes the money, far more than my mother’s income, he should be waited on and cleaned up after. If he stays in my home, he leaves messes everywhere. He’s 70, but he acts like a 4-…

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

MISSING: Although the kids at Expression Church’s Awana Program miss Ms. Kayla since she was transferred out of town with her job at Enterprise, they don’t want to miss wishing her a happy birthday Wednesday, May 24. Have an enjoyable and awesome day, Ms. Kayla.

Pansies are my favorite flowers in the spring. The bright colors with the black centers are the ones I love best. My beloved makes sure I have lots of them to plant in pots on the front and back porches. They are hardy in the cool weather and make me smile every time I see them.

DEAR ABBY: I married a recovering addict, and for years he did great. We made a lovely home and family together. Then one of my husband’s drug buddies (a woman) resurfaced. My husband had an affair, went down that nasty road again and did some very cruel things to destroy our marriage. We ha…

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

CLASSIC: “Cinderella” is presented by Ashland Regional Dance Theatre Troupe and Ashland Youth Ballet at 7 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, May 23-24, at Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. Tickets range from $22 to $40.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at

DEAR ABBY: I struggled for years with vomiting and nausea, as well as other digestive issues I dismissed as having a “sensitive stomach.” When my fiance, “Marc,” and I started dating, he urged me to find out the cause of my issues. Six months ago, I was diagnosed with celiac disease, an auto…

Monday, May 22, 2023
Sunday, May 21, 2023

HUNTINGTON — The Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center celebrated its 95th birthday on Sunday, May 7. But, aside from its remarkable architecture, there is nothing “old” about this theater, which has become a living, breathing part of the Huntington arts scene — a scene that, some say, is now e…

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio has announced four grants from the Donald R. Myers Legacy Fund to Support Partnership in Appalachian Ohio, advancing quality of life in the region.

Think about your favorite brand of soap for a moment. How about the brand of laundry detergent that you buy most often? I’d bet that you’re also partial to certain brands of juice, cereal or snacks. Everyone has brand preferences, and our decision to choose one brand over another also affect…

NAME, SIZE AND BREED: Carter is estimated to be a 4.5-year-old mixed breed who weighs 51 pounds.

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Jim and Leta Pratt were married May 24, 1963. They have shared 60 years of love, laughter and loss.

HUNTINGTON -- Members of the Beverly Hills Garden Club recently planted a new garden outside the Huntington Police Department. The spot was ruined by a water main leak during the winter, so the old shrubs and flowers had to be removed. Members designed and furnished the plants for the new garden.

FOXY LADIES BRIDGE: Tuesday, May 16 — 1 Kitty McTyre, 2 Mary Lee Daugherty, 3 Janice Aldridge