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Being a cat mother is new to me. I have read several books about cat care and behavior and listened to the advice of friends who have cats. I pay attention to her behavior and sounds. I’ve learned a great deal about how cats act, what they want and what they need.


ASHLAND The career of Glady Knight spans 50 years, beginning when she was just a teen singing lead with The Pips on hits such as “Every Beat of my Heart,” “Letter Full of Tears” and “If I Were Your Woman.”

ASHLAND North Shore Animal League America has partnered with Swiffer to assist Ashland Animal Rescue Fund with its adoption program.

Wanda Crowe of Scottown poses with South Point Mayor Jeff Gaskin after Gaskin drew a raffle ticket awarding the Lawrence County Homemakers’ Tic-Tac-Toe quilt (background) to Crowe. The drawing was at the Briggs Lawrence County Public Library in South Point.


HUNTINGTON The people at Honey Hill Farm Mobile Petting Zoo and Pony Rides want you to meet their pets.

Last week, we were all about the unusual ice cream flavors you can make at home. Now, we’re getting back down to earth with more familiar tastes in the form of ice cream-based dessert.


ASHLAND Lee Clouse Kinkade grew up in a loving environment with a family who cared deeply for her.  The fact she was adopted was irrelevant. She describes her adoptive family as her family, including an adopted brother. But she was curious about her biological parents. And she said she had a…

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. Dancers from Tammy Jo’s Studio won awards  at the 2019 Rainbow National Dance Competition National Finals at The LeConte Center July 8 through 13.  

HUNTINGTON As part of its monthly Tuesday Tour Series, the Huntington Museum of Art will host a free disco party at 7 p.m. Tuesday to celebrate the exhibit “The Richard C. von Hess Foundation Presents: 20th Century American Masters.” Attendance will be limited to 200 attendees.

ASHLAND In the 35th year of the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, curators are working hard to present exhibits that recall the early days of the museum.

ASHLAND The International Folklanders Folk and Ethnic Dance Troupe will  present its 51st annual Festival of Nations: An Evening of International Folk Dance, Music and Song at 7 p.m. Saturday at Ashland’s Central Park bandstand.

HUNTINGTON An exhibit by Karen Bondarchuk, associate professor and foundation area coordinator in the Frostic School of Art (Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo), will be on display through Oct. 6 at the Huntington Museum of Art.

This Week's Circulars


Virginia Lee Carter 87, of Raceland passed away August 17, 2019 in the Boyd County Nursing and Rehabilitation facility. Mrs. Carter was born December 3, 1931 to the late Harry and Verna Lewis Osborne Sr. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband George Carter; one br…

Larry Clifford Noble, 75, of Ashland, passed away Friday evening, August 16, 2019 in Cabell Huntington Hospital. He was born January 24, 1944, in Ironton, Ohio, a son of the late Clifford Louis and Ruth Johnson Noble. Larry attended First Church of the Nazarene. He coached Ashland youth spor…

Infant, Finley Scott Antrobus, was carried to heaven by angels Thursday morning, August 15, 2019, at King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Finley was the son of Todd and Wanda Dean Antrobus of Olive Hill, Kentucky. Finley was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Pat…