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Kids are officially finished with the school year now and the dreaded “I’m bored” has started. But who can blame them? No pool, no vacation, no baseball, and no hanging out with friends yet. And kids don’t even have the luxury of online shopping like adults, but that shopping has given us…
It’s graduation season. I know with the threat of COVID-19 very few schools are having in-person graduations, but we still need to celebrate our friends and family members finishing up one part of their journey and moving to the next.
The USDA released details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program, part of the federal legislation Congress passed known as the CARES Act (CARES stands for Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security), the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and other existing USDA funds.
We’ve been baking crazy from being isolated at home with little to do. One survey said the number one item Americans have been baking is banana bread. That’s because most of us buy more bananas than we will eat and we hate to see them go to waste.
The summer season at Pioneer Playhouse has been delayed because of COVID-19, but Kentucky’s oldest outdoor theater is planning to open on June 19.
No one has been to school, Sunday school, or daycare for a while, so there are no cute Mother’s Day crafts coming in this year. Soon we will be a little more able to shop for craft supplies, but I think this wall hanging made from cardboard is cute enough to please any mom, mama or nana.
We’ve all heard about the toilet paper hoarding situation and seen (if not with our own eyes, certainly the photos on social media) all the empty shelves where our favorite brands used to be. Even if you are not one of the people buying it up by the carts full, I’m sure with everyone at home…
The word “brother” in the Bible can mean many things. But most frequently, it refers to a male sibling, born of the same parents as other offspring, who forms a part of the family.
A recent column online scolded me — and all other Baby Boomers in the world — for some of our habits, tastes and outlooks. Said stuff we thought was cool was never cool. Said it was time to “let it go” and “move on” and, in the future, “make better choices.”
HUNTINGTON Alchemy Theatre will present the Broadway Musical “Follies” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Janice Chandler Auditorium in the old Huntington East High School.
A friend said her grandmother used what she called rat-trap cheese in her ham salad. She said she still doesn’t know what rat-trap cheese is. Does anyone? If you do, please email me at the address at the end of this column.
ASHLAND Everyone who met Tupac could see he was a wonderful dog. They also wondered why he had lingered at Ashland Animal Rescue Fund’s kennel.
Good super-early morning — if you changed your clocks, that is. Today begins daylight saving time. You were supposed to have set your clocks forward at 2 a.m.
Last night, we advanced our clocks ahead by one hour so the sun’s rays will brighten more of the evening hours. Though the day may seem longer, this 23-hour day is actually the shortest day of the year.
IRONTON Alina Kiryayeva, Ukrainian born virtuoso classical pianist who has performed on three continents, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Ohio University Southern Riffe Center Mains Rotunda.
This Week's Circulars
Phyllis Mays, 84, of Ashland, died peacefully Saturday. Funeral 1 p.m. Tuesday at Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel with her son, Pastor Rick Mays officiating. Visitation will be from Noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday.
- Crisp’s celebrating 60 years Saturday
- Dropping a Bombshell: Ashland restaurant targets July 1 opening
- Carter reports two new cases; health dept. indicates church attendees possibly exposed
- Shots fired in Raceland early Wednesday
- Mountain memories still strike a chord: The three times Stapleton and Couch met on the gridiron
- PAC is back: Venue announces three upcoming shows
- Cinemark, Movies 10 not ready to open yet
- Meth bust on Winchester Avenue
- Ashland man picked up on drug warrant
- Boyd police seize drugs, gun at hotel