News in Brief – 5/3/09

Published 11:00 pm Saturday, May 2, 2009

Homemakers win achievement awards

PROCTORVILLE — The 67th Annual Achievement Day was held at the Ohio University , Proctorville, Ohio on April 28. The event was hosted by the South Point Homemakers club. Exhibit winners were the following:

Photography: 1st Place

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Anne Dobbins; 2nd Helen Webb; 3rd Mabel Brooks.

Fiber Arts: 1st place, Pat Miller; 2nd Linda Minor; 3rd Helen Webb. Handstitchery: 1st place, Helen Webb; 3rd Kate Boykin.

Rugs, Spinning & other heritage skills, 1st place Helen Webb.

Ceramics & Pottery: 1st Place Nancy Garner.

Quilts: 1st place Delores Williams; 2nd

Jessie Ferguson; 3rd Helen Webb.

Hand Crafted Toys: Pola Maniskas & Helen Webb.

Christmas Decorations: 1st Nancy Garner, 2nd Helen Webb, 3rd Pola Maniskas.

Decorated T/Sweat Shirts: 1st Jessie Ferguson, 2nd Dorsey Conwell, 3rd Joyce Eastham.

Miscellaneous: Pola Maniskas, Mary Patterson.

Clothing: 1st Helen Webb; 2nd Dorsey Conwell.

Creative Writing: Helen Webb.

Beading: Helen Webb.

Wreaths: Helen Webb.

Flower Arrangements: 1st Delores Williams; 2nd Anita Quisenberry; 3rd Anne Dobbins.

Scrapbook: 1st Carolyn Rowe; 2nd Sally Wells.

Greeting/Christmas Cards: Anita Quisenberry.

Free brown bag concerts at OUS

IRONTON — The Ohio University Southern Campus presents their free Brown Bag Concerts every Wednesday 12:15 p.m. in the Mains Rotunda of the Riffe Center during April and May.

Upcoming Ohio University Southern Campus Brown Bag Concerts include:

May 6 – Rebel By Heart

May 13 – Marlene Ferguson

May 20 – OUS Community Band

May 27 – David Miller

The concerts are free and open to the public. For additional information on the Brown Bag Concert Series, contact Nina L. Russell Queen, M.Ed., Concert Coordinator, at (740) 533-4548.

Mother, daughter program set

ASHLAND, Ky. — A special evening for mothers and daughters is planned at Boyd County Public Library on Friday, May 8.

Girls can treat their mom (or grandma or favorite aunt) to a night out for Mother’s Day. The free evening will include pizza, snacks and showing of the 2003 movie, “Freaky Friday.”

The film, rated PG, is about an overworked mom and her teenage daughter who switch bodies and are forced to adapt to the others life for one freaky Friday.

The program takes place after the library closes for the day, at 6 p.m. at the Main Branch, 1740 Central Ave.

Boyd and dads will get their chance at a similar program in June.

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Neighborhood Watch meeting set

ROME TOWNSHIP — OICU Neighborhood Crime Watch will have its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Rome Church of Christ. Information on upcoming CPR classes will be discussed.