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RECIPE: Not only does Emma Kennedy, school cook for several years and retiree from Cabell Huntington Hospital’s Housekeeping Department, have the right recipe for work, but she has a perfect one for friendship. She combines loyalty, kindness, forgiveness, time for others, honesty and faith with a caring heart and a lifetime of special memories. As this great friend celebrates a birthday Wednesday, Jan. 25, may she know she is loved and thought about often.

CONCERT: Country music star John Anderson may not be “Swingin” on the front porch with Charlene but will sing about it at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at Ashland’s Paramount Art Center. He is joined by a local, Cole Chaney, who had a debut album, “Mercy,” released in 2021. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets range from $29.99 to $59.99.

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