- Marriage licenses (Published Feb. 12, 2014)
Court of Honor held to recognize Boy Scout Troop’s impressive year
Four years ago, Boy Scouts of America Troop 170 in Pleasant Hill was on the brink of extinction. After Steve Gilpin successfully shepherded nine members of the troop to Eagle rank, many of them went on to college, work or other activities. It seemed that there was dwindling interest in scouting. Thanks to Mike Cooper and Norman Cunningham, who had earned Eagle rank in 1989, and Jeff Strain, also a former Eagle Scout, Troop 170 was revived with a regular attendance of six boys in 2010.
Make friends laugh at the Gong Show
The Gong Show is a great way to have fun for all ages. If you’re a cut-up, then the Gong Show is your cup of tea. Everyone loves to laugh, and the Gong Show is welcoming everyone to enter just for the fun of the show. You could win some cash, Dollywood passes and Cumberland County Playhouse tickets.
Beginning photography class begins Feb. 27
No matter how new or sophisticated the camera, producing a successful photograph also depends on the technical skill and experience of the photographer. Artist/instructor Bob Stephenson will be offering a beginning photography class at the Plateau Creative Art Center (PCAC).
REVIEW: Playhouse’s Grease ‘is beautiful to see’
A rousing production of Grease erupts on the Mainstage of the Cumberland County Playhouse.
AROUND THE TOWN: Time again to recognize top ten students, superlatives
It is that time of year again when schools begin announcing their top academic students and their superlatives list. This week, I have lists from Cumberland County High School with its top ten academic students and from Homesteads Elementary with its superlative eighth-graders.
United Fund honors officers, board members
The United Fund of Cumberland County held its annual meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23. Outgoing president McKinley Tabor opened the meeting, welcoming board members and partner agency representatives.
Seniors excited about upcoming Game Day
On the first day of sunshine after the arctic freeze, the 127 Senior Center met on Friday, Jan. 31. Dominos, billiards and bingo were played by the members. Arlene Simmons called the bingo numbers, with Quality Health Care providing the gifts.
Archives expanding its book collection
With Valentine’s Day on the calendar, thoughts turn to love. The Cumberland County Archives and Family Heritage Center want to take this time to express its gratitude to those people who have generously donated books and materials to its collections. The Crab-Orchard Chapter of the Daughters of the Revolution and the Friends of the Art Circle Library have extended their support in so many ways all year long that they each deserve a Five Heart Award.
Published Feb. 5, 2014.
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