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TASTE: The Venetian property in Milton is offering a Cinco de Mayo tequila tasting on Wednesday 5th May from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. The doors open at 6.30 p.m. Five tequila dishes with five tasting dishes are available. Order online at

STUDENTS: Eight residents of Coal Grove, Ohio were among the 272 students who were placed on the deans list for the fall semester at Ohio University Southern, Ironton. They are Kayla Delawder, Alicia Fraley, Khylee Keaton, Jordan Lucas, Ragin Marcum, Will Sites, Camryn Uding, and Stacie Wilson. To be eligible for this list, students must have earned at least a grade point average of 3.5 for at least 15 semester hours, including a minimum of 12 hours for letter grades, which are used to calculate the grade point average.

DISPOSAL: Tire collection, on-site document shredding, and drug take-back will be held on May 14th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at 154 County Road, 450 South Point, Ohio. Open to all Lawrence County residents, the event is sponsored by Lawrence County Commissioners, Project First Impression, the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lawrence-Scioto Solid Waste Management District. The program provides attendees with proof of residence in Lawrence County the proper disposal of off-rim passenger and light truck tires. There is a limit of 10 tires per person. Call 740-532-1231 or 740-533-4300.

ORDERED: A service ordaining Drew Pyles as a deacon was held at Onas Antioch Baptist Church on April 25.

HOURS: The Marshall University Drinko Library recently announced that summer hours will run through August 13th. It is open Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. visit

BIRTH: Vince and Joy Agee of Kenova United Methodist Church became the great-grandparents of a grandson, Greyson Mark Hollman. He was born on March 26th to Whitney and Jay Hollman.

LISTED: Three local residents graduated from the University of Kentucky at Lexington with a major in Integrated Strategic Communications and were added to the deans list for the Fall 2020 semester. They are Tyriq Kavone Duckwyler and Alannah L. Molenda, both from Boyd County, Ky .; and Madelyn Lee Anderson of Putnam County, WV. To be eligible for this list, students must have a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and have earned 12 or more credits that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.

DRIVE-THRU: The Ashland Community and Technical College is hosting a drive-thru graduation ceremony for students graduating late in the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. on 1400 College Drive. The installation in the car begins at 9:30 a.m. The event will be broadcast live and shared on the college’s Facebook page. Social distancing is encouraged.

CHUCKLE: A new young bride called her mother tearfully. She sobbed, “Robert doesn’t appreciate what I’m doing for him.” “Now, now,” her mother consoled, “I’m sure it was all just a misunderstanding.” “No, mother,” you don’t understand. “I bought a frozen turkey bun and he yelled and yelled at me about the price!” “Well, the nerve of this lousy curmudgeon!” said her mother. “These turkey rolls are only a few dollars.” “No, mother, it wasn’t the price for Turkey, it was the plane ticket.” “Air ticket … What did you need a plane ticket for?” her mother asked. “Well mother, when I went to fix it, I looked at the instructions on the package and it said ‘Prepare from a frozen state’ so I flew to Alaska!” answered the daughter.

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