Miss Flame

contest upcoming


The deadline to enter the Miss Flame Pageant 2019 is Aug. 17.

Open to a variety of age groups, the pageant will begin at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Boyd County Extension Office, 2420 Center St.

Categories will be:

n 3 p.m. — Birth to 35 months (boys and girls);

n 4 p.m.  — Teeny, Tiny and Little Miss (ages 3 through 8);

n 6 p.m. — Little Junior, Junior and Miss (ages 9 through 19.

Boys also may compete for Little Mr. Fire Chief (ages 3, 4 and 5) and Junior Mr. Fire Chief (agest 6, 7 and 8).

Pageant attire will include Sunday best outfits.

Applications are available at Angie’s Actionwear in Catlettsburg, Catlettsburg Fire and Police departments, Lara’s in Ashland, Wilma’s at the Kyova Mall and Tri-State Pawn and Jewelry. Registration is $40. Entry fee for the photogenic contest is $10.

For more information call Gail Sammons at (606) 739-5277 or Glorious Hensley at (606) 739-4512.

Creative Expo



The Creative Expo 2019 will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Garrison Horse Show Ring.

The event was created for artists to set up, show off and sell their homemade and homegrown products.

Setup will begin at 8 a.m.

The Rough Riders Saddle Club of Lewis County will have its September horse show that evening. Registration will begin at 5 p.m.; the show starts at 6 p.m.

BCC bridge

winners named


Bellefonte Country Club bridge winners for July 3 are: first — Jo Weller; second — Clara Marcum; third — Kay Memmer; fourth — Jacque Brownstead.

Winners for July 10 are: first — Judy Fields; second — Norma Meek; third — Betty Cooper; fourth — Kay Memmer.

Winners for July 17 are: first — Norma Meek; second — Kay Memmer; third — Cecile Freeman; fourth — Jody Lowman.

Winners for July 24 are: first — Cathy Hood; second — Betty Cooper; third — Leannah Leslie; fourth — Kathy Setterman.

Music, arts fest

slated for Aug. 26


The 10th annual Huntington Music and Arts Festival will be from Aug. 26 through Sept. 1 at 1 Caldwell Road.

Blind Faith tickets are $10 and are available at hmafestival.com, which includes admission into the all-day event on Aug. 31st; other events throughout the week are free.

Self-defense class

set for next week


The Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District will offer a free Women’s Self-Defense Class at 5 p.m. Thursday at the Ritter Park Amphitheater.

The two-hour session will include basic self-defense techniques. Women of all ages are welcome.

For more information, contact GHPRD Recreation Assistant Hannah Smith at hsmith@ghprd.org or call (304) 696-5954.

Staff reports