News in Brief – 10/13/09

Published 10:16 am Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tribune seeking unique pet owners

Do you have a pet that is just too unique for words? Maybe a parrot that can recite the Gettysburg Address or a Siberian Tiger? How about a pet rat or rock? A cockroach? A bat? The Tribune wants to interview you for a story about strange and unique pets.

Please contact Benita Heath at 740-532-1445 Ext. 19 and we will put you and your pet in the newspaper.

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Small business workshop set

SOUTH POINT — The Southern Ohio Procurement Outreach Center is sponsoring a small business workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce Office in South Point.

The workshop is focusing on Doing Business with the Wayne National Forest and U. S. Department of Agriculture.

This workshop will help you to identify the Ohio River Basin (ORB) Acquisition Team that purchases supplies, and services, for a total of seven forest service locations in six states. There is a $5 registration fee. You may register for the workshop at

Family Fun Day set for Oct. 17

SOUTH POINT — The Tri-State Worship Center in South Point, Ohio will be have its Fall Family Fun Day Oct. 17 between the hours of 12 noon and 3 p.m.

It is a free event for everyone to come and enjoy good food, hay rides, gospel music inflatlable’s for the kids, games and face painting.

Those who will coming for this event may use the nearby FoodFair Market parking lot. Organizers are expected close to 400 people for this event.

Local church offering lecture on legal issues

As part of an informative series designed for Tri-State Bible College’s Circle of Churches program, the college will present attorney Jay Love later this October in a lecture entitled “Legal Issues for the Local Church.”

Attorney Love will answer questions pertaining to the legal rights and responsibilities of today’s church.

For information on how your church can become a member of the Circle of Churches, contact the college at 740-377-2520

Scholarship now available to students

Area high school students have a new way of raising financial support for their college education.

The Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program is now accepting applications from high school seniors.

Annual awards of $1,000 go to seniors who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism and who demonstrate qualities of “free spirit.” Winners will also receive an all expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. March 13 through the 18 of 2010.

The deadline for applications is Oct. 15 of this year. You can find additional information at