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Brenda Lucas: Community news for Monday, June 18

June 18, 2018 GMT

SHOW/SALE: Mayberry Days features a summer car show and vendor sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at The Wyngate Senior Living Community, Barboursville. Trophies awarded for best of show, best overall show car, kid’s choice, most unusual vehicle and people’s choice. Entertainment, free cookout, inflatables, face painting and more are available. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Registration fee donations are accepted. Donations benefit Alzheimer’s Awareness. Call Chris or Marcy, 304-733-6800.

LISTED: Sarah Kelly of Huntington has earned placement on the dean’s list at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash., for the spring semester. To be eligible for the list, students must earn a 3.5 to 3.84 grade-point average.

ART: “Art with the Museum,” featuring an art instructor from Huntington Museum of Art, begins at 10 a.m. Monday, June 18, at Cabell County Public Library. The event also begins at 2 p.m. at Gallaher Village Branch Library.

GRAD: Joseph Korona, son of Lisa and Michael Korona of Huntington, was one of 330 graduating from Centre College with a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy during the 195th commencement ceremony in late May. Joseph is a graduate of home school.

MEET: Huntington High School Class of 1952 meets for a monthly luncheon at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at Golden Corral. Other classes may attend. Call Judy, 304-942-5066.

RECOGNIZED: Rachel Bias of Cabell County was one of 1,117 students honored for academic achievement at Fairmont State University after completing the spring 2018 semester. Full-time students who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average are named to the dean’s list.

SUMMER FEST: The summer Independence Day Fest is Friday-Saturday, June 22-23, at Lincoln County Memorial Fairgrounds. All motor sports admission is $10 12 years to adult; $5 6-11 years; and free 5 years and younger. Friday activities include arts and crafts show, greased pig chase, cruise-in, off-road obstacle course and more. Saturday activities featured are mud truck run, demolition derby, farm animals at the barn, greased pig chase, arts and crafts show and concessions. Call 304-549-7301.

SPECIAL: Steve Hensley of Huntington celebrates another special occasion Monday, June 18, following the Father’s Day observation June 17. Steve is a great dad to his two sons Peyton and Zadyn. May his birthday be filled with surprises, laughter, fond memories, family and friends.

PICNIC: Cabell County Farm Bureau hosts its annual picnic at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, at Barboursville Park, Shelter 8. Bike and hiking trails, fishing, games, scavenger hunt and more are featured. Bring covered side dish or dessert. Bureau supplies meat and drinks. Contact 304-778-3783 or ccfb2004@gmail.com.

HONORED: Elizabeth Nance and Cagney Sargent, Cabell Midland High graduates, were among several recently honored at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church. Other graduates receiving degrees include Christopher Bowling, master of theological studies in congregational ministry and development from Trinity Lutheran Seminary; Courtney Dilcher, master of arts in education, Virginia Tech; Alex McPherson, master of science in data marketing communication, West Virginia University; Katie McPherson, doctor of pharmacy, West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, beginning one-year residency at Charleston Area Medical Center; Adam Shaver, doctor of medicine from Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and doing residency in internal medicine, Ohio State University; and Jacob Wilkinson, bachelor of arts in creative writing, Marshall University. Congratulations on this achievement and best of luck with future endeavors.

CAMP: “Camp Marshmallow,” a summer camp hosted by Huntington Mall, continues at 11 a.m. each Saturday through July 14 in Center Court. The camp scheduled for Saturday, June 23, is “Get Ready to Hike with Field and Stream.” Admission is free.

BELATED BIRTHDAYS: Kinsey Hall, June 2; Libby Adkins, June 5; Ken Morris, June 7; Evan “Butch” Worrell, June 9; Sherri Blackwell, June 10.

TODAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Brian Gibson, Nathan West, Judy Cliff, Amie Aya-Ay, Sharon Holley, Sophia Wilks becomes 5, Jaxon Hill, Willie Hancock, Kelly Adkins, Joanie Hardin, Becky White, Jennifer Gibson, Camilla Caldwell, Daniel Tabor, Braden Roten, Justin Baisden, Martena Shafer Cremeans spins the last of the 50s at 59, Jaxon Hill, Angie McCallister Nibert, Herald-Dispatch employee.

TODAY’S ANNIVERSARIES: John and Meredith Vance, Sunny and Joyce Sovine, Walter and Becky Smith, Heath and Sherry Bundy Wooten celebrate number 30, John and Kim Stinespring.

CHUCKLE: Fred noticed his life changed dramatically after he got a new hearing aid. Showing it off to his wife, he commented, “This is the world’s best hearing aid. As a matter of fact, I can’t remember hearing this well since I was a kid.” “Well, that kind is it?” asked his wife. Fred glanced at his watch and replied, “Oh, it’s about 2:15.”

Send items to Brenda Lucas, P.O. Box 596, Ona, WV 25545; fax to 304-526-2857; or email to bklucas53@aol.com.