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HUNTINGTON The Huntington Museum of Art will present “Mamluk Revival Metalwork from The Touma Collection — Presented by Community Trust Bank,” opening Saturday and continuing through Feb. 9.

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ASHLAND Kentucky food, drink and fun will be the focus of the Highlands Museum Bluegrass Bash, scheduled for 6 to 11 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Highlands Center on the fourth floor of the museum.

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ASHLAND A stroke of the brush, a brisk walk and hugs and kisses are just some of the perks of Ashland Animal Rescue Fund’s Paw Pal program — for volunteers and for the canines.

HUNTINGTON The Huntington Museum of Art’s newly refurbished Museum Gift Shop will offer its annual Holiday Preview from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Light refreshments will be served.

HUNTINGTON The Huntington Museum of Art’s newly refurbished Museum Gift Shop will offer its annual Holiday Preview from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Light refreshments will be served.

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WURTLAND Travis Williams, 42, of Wurtland is the creator of Trappers Chainsaw Art and Wood Carvings. His art has become popular in the community for its uniqueness and variety.

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ASHLAND Lisa May Childers, is known amongst the community as the “Pastry Princess” for her delectable pastries and custom cakes. Childers is originally from Randolph, N.H., and now resides happily in Ashland working full time as one of the top bakers in town.

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Todd Frederick Frazer, of Ironton, is the creator of the art brand Scribbles and Splotches. Frazer has been an artist his entire life.

The Three Arts Club of Ashland had its October meeting at First Presbyterian Church with Judy Fannin presiding.

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Notice how horror movies are rarely stand-alone events; there’s the original, part two, part three and so on. You can consider this part one of Halloween recipes. These are aimed at adults. Don’t worry, there will be only two parts.

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With cameras pointing at me, a makeup artist working on my face and curious onlookers peering around the corner to see what was going on, you would think I was a movie star.

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The Instant Pot, an electric, multi-function cooker, defines the latest cooking trend. The device can act as a slow cooker, pressure cooker, yogurt maker, rice cooker, big sauté pot and steamer. Available in three-quart, six-quart and eight-quart sizes, you can find the right size to fit you…

Ashlander Larry Royster has written a book titled “Fundamentals For Following,” which was published by Covenant Books in Murrells Inlet, S.C.

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Beverly Carter, 60, died Sunday at Hospice Care Center. Funeral will be Wednesday, 1 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home. Burial in Carter Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday, 11 a.m. until service. malonefuneralhome.com