Thursday, August 05, 2021

HUNTINGTON — Opening its doors in fall of 2019, Nomada Bakery has brought desserts, coffee and snacks with an international flair to downtown. The restaurant located in the old Heritage Station offers a selection of savory empanadas, miniature cakes and locally roasted coffees. The restauran…

VBS: A one-day Christian Olympics Vacation Bible School is from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 7, at Christ the King Lutheran Church, U.S. 60 East. The event, combined with Pea Ridge United Methodist Church, features games and crafts.

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

CONCERT: Souls of the Wounded is featured in Pullman Square Summer Concert Series from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 5, at the square. Bring blankets and camp chairs to the front lawn for the free concert.

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

MEMORIES: Marjorie LaCoss, South Point, Ohio, resident from 1969 to 2008 when she moved to Peru, Indiana, to be with family, was 88 years young at the time of her passing Aug. 3, 2013. This special Christian friend of mine remembered everyone’s birthday and never failed to send a card. Marjo…

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Emergency scams, sometimes called “grandparent scams,” prey on the willingness of an unsuspecting, worried individual to help friends and family in need. Often, they will impersonate their targets’ loved ones, make up an urgent situation and plead for help … and money. Thanks to social media…

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

Monday, August 02, 2021

BLOOD: Kentucky Blood Center offers a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3, at King’s Daughters Family Care Center, 100 Bellefonte Drive, Grayson. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are welcome. Contact 800-775-2522 or

Sunday, August 01, 2021
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Sports, theater, science and nature — no matter what interest a child has, chances are there is a summer camp for them. For COVID-19 precautions, check the camp websites. To submit a summer camp, email the details to

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History and the State Arts Office will host an upcoming arts caravan, featuring a series of five grant workshops around the state to discuss grant programs with artists and arts organizations.

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Hurricane’s citywide yard sale is Saturday, Aug. 14 and the United Methodist Women of Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave. in Hurricane, have spaces available on the Virginia Avenue church parking lot.

Here are restaurant inspections recently performed by the Cabell-Huntington Health Department. The list is sorted by violations. The restaurant is listed first, followed by its address, then priority violations, priority foundation violations, core violations and no violations.

NAME, SIZE AND BREED: Precious is a 10-year-old, 39-pound dog. She was surrendered on July 27 after her owner died.

SURVIVORS: July 23: 1 Gayle Cox, 2 Christine Lewis, 3 Juanita Duncan, TGIF Charlotte Allman.

HUNTINGTON — The first and only chartered U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans of America (SVA) Unit in West Virginia, based in Huntington, invites all Seabee veterans to consider joining the organization.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History has extended the deadline for its 22nd biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition. Submissions for the exhibit in the form of digital images on CD or USB flash drive will now be accepted until Monday, Aug. 9. The show will …

HUNTINGTON — The Huntington Museum of Art will conduct a special Fine Art Sale of pastels by the noted American artist Leon Dolice (1892-1960), according to a news release. An online sale goes live at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, at on the Fine Art Sale page under the Join Us tab.

Saturday, July 31, 2021

ORDINATION: An ordination service for DaVontae Edwards for the gospel ministry begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, at Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, followed by a reception. In the morning service, 8-month-old Milo Edwards is dedicated. What a blessed day to look forward to.

Friday, July 30, 2021

SELECTED: Congratulations to Dr. Kevin Yingling, who was selected this week as the new chief executive officer for Mountain Health Network and president of Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center. Yingling was integral in establishing the School of Pharmacy at Marshall Unive…

Thursday, July 29, 2021

DEAR JILL: I would like your opinion on two sales I saw just weeks apart at my store. One week I saw a pair of sandals. Neither the endcap display of sandals nor the sandals themselves had a price on them, only a hang tag with a bar code. I took the sandals to the price scanner and found tha…

DINNER: Greater Barboursville Community Outreach sponsors a free community dinner from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 31, at Barboursville Senior Center. The menu includes hot dogs, baked beans, pasta salad, cookies and beverages. Call 304-736-4583.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

GOSPEL: The Roten Boys, Rowsey Family and Dustin Lambert are featured during Cabell County Fair’s gospel night from 3 to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at West Virginia Pumpkin Park, Milton. Admission is $8; $5 ages 55 and older; and free ages 5 and younger.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Remember lighthearted throwback adventure movies? “The Mummy”? “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”? “Pirates of the Caribbean”? The first one, at least? How about the classic romantic banter of a handsome but wholly mismatched pair in “Romancing the Stone” or “The African Queen”?

MUSIC: Hot Summer Nights Concert Series at French Art Colony in Gallipolis, Ohio, continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 29, with Hard Reign providing music. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5; free to FAC members.

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

Monday, July 26, 2021

GRAD: Farrah Ekwen, of Ashland was one of more than 7,800 students qualifying for the dean’s list for the spring semester at Ohio University, Athens. To qualify, students must earn 12 semester hours of credit, including at least six hours attempted for letter grades, with a minimum grade poi…

Sunday, July 25, 2021

To submit a Vacation Bible School, email the details to We need the church and address, theme, times, dates and a phone number readers can call if they have questions.  

ASHLAND — Whether students and teachers are reentering the classroom for the first time, continuing to learn virtually or have remained in-person throughout the past year, Ashland Town Center aims to provide the community with many different ways to celebrate the fresh start of a new school year.

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