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Last week I promised we’d make something to use the rest of our clothes pins, and here we are. We’re going to make a wishing well and doesn’t everyone have a wish they’d like to make? This little well could be used to store jewelry or other small items and it would make an adorable addition …

Dear Readers: When it comes to physical activities, have you concluded that you’re not as young as you used to be? Maybe you were once a runner, and now the knees don’t bend like they used to. Or perhaps you were a star athlete in high school, and now your star just isn’t as bright. The body…

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Erin Borders, the daughter of Donald and Alisa Borders of Catlettsburg, has been awarded a $1,500 Boyd County Farm Bureau Scholarship.

Contrary to all the movies being shown right now on a certain channel and all the sales on holiday merchandise on the shop-from-home channels, it’s not really Christmas. And Christmas in July has always confused me; shouldn’t it be Christmas in June?  Spread out the festivities exactly six m…

We have a new exotic tick confirmed to be in three counties in Kentucky. And not only in the state, but two of the confirmed counties are in eastern Kentucky —  Floyd and Martin. The other county is Metcalfe in far western Kentucky.

Dear Dietitian: Over the last several months, I’ve heard more about functional foods and the health benefits they provide. Is there science to back these health claims, or is this just crafty marketing? — Thanks, Jerry

ASHLAND A new resource is available to those looking for outdoor activities that are close to home.

Rucker-Artis 2020 Family Reunion scheduled for August has been  canceled.

HUNTINGTON While Saturday KidsArt sessions are postponed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Huntington Museum of Art will begin in July to post videos of art activities that parents and children can complete together at home.

Last week, I mused over the fact my dog, Freddie, is overjoyed when a box arrives at the house.

While Flag Day (June 14) isn’t an official Federal Holiday, President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation in 1916 and in 1949 Congress followed suit and establishing it as a national holiday. We honor the official adoption of the United States flag.

Dear Readers: As scientists work tirelessly to find a treatment and a vaccine for the coronavirus, a common supplement has come to light as a possible aid in the COVID-19 pandemic. It may be in your medicine cabinet, and your kitchen almost certainly contains a food that is fortified with it…

Olivia Connolly, a 2020 graduate of Ashland Blazer High School, was selected as the recipient of the 2020 Don Payne Memorial Music Scholarship.

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Even with protection, such as masks and gloves, I have ventured out very little during the pandemic.

It stood out from a distance. It didn’t conform to the norms of its day, nor its surroundings. The yellowish hump contrasted with the trim green grass around it. Its fibrous felt was fuzzy all over, but in a good way. Like it had been played with a lot.

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Most people love cheese. One of the best things about cheese is you can just eat it or you can use it in a multitude of ways to jazz up a recipe.

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