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‘Believe’ you can beat cancer

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Vivian Wood, of New Holland, has lived through the traumatic experiences of breast cancer, including chemotherapy and surgeries, and has learned important lessons in helping others and just how short life can truly be.In May of 2011, Wood was diagnosed with breast cancer and recently recalled the time as devastating to her and her family.“I went in for a normal mammogram when I switched doctors and that is when they found the cancer,” Wood said. “It was devastating, but it made us a lot closer. The kids came around a lot more and I began receiving more calls from the family, and still do. But since that time we have gotten really, really close.”

 

‘Partners in Pink’ makes great strides

For two years now, the Partners in Pink Mammography Program has made great strides in Fayette County in the fight against breast cancer.Formed in 2012 and funded through the Fayette County Memorial Hospital (FCMH) Foundation, Partners in Pink Mammography Program has focused on providing screening mammograms at no cost to women age 40 and over who are uninsured or underinsured and meet the program’s financial guidelines.

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‘The battle can bring blessings’

One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer.Signs that a breast may be cancerous include a lump in the breast; a change in the shape of the breast; dimpling of the skin; fluid coming from the nipple; or, a red, scaly patch of skin.

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Adena Mansion and Gardens to hold scrapbooking event

On Saturday, Nov. 8 Adena Mansion and Gardens will host a scrapbooking event to remember those wonderful memories of families, friends, vacations, and more.The day begins at 9 a.m. and lasts until 9 p.m. Lunch and dinner will be provided, along with snacks throughout the day. Scrappers will each have their own table so they can spread out and each participant will have electrical and WiFi access. Each scrapper will be eligible for door prizes.The event will take place at...

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Fall family fun at the Shaw Wetland

Haven’t visited the Shaw Wetland in Fayette County? Now is your chance to join in for a fun and educational event at the Shaw Wetland, 2820 Robinson Road, on Oct. 11 from 5-7:30 p.m.The Fayette Soil & Water Conservation District, Tri County Triangle Trail, OSU Extension, Carnegie Public Library, and the Fayette County Health Department are partnering for this fall family fun evening.The event will include learning stations along the boardwalk on nocturnal critters ...

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Greenfield to hold eighth ‘History Day’

The Greenfield Historical Society will hold its eighth-annual History Day on Saturday, Oct. 4. The event will be held at the society’s complex of historical buildings on the east edge of Greenfield, near the State Route 28 bridge. Hours for the event will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Jim Roads, a McClain High graduate, will be displaying his paintings in Travellers Rest. Each of his paintings tells a story of his growing up years in the Rainsboro area. Roads will be on hand to share t...

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WHS to perform ‘Footloose’

The Washington High School’s cast of Footloose prepares for their upcoming musical on Nov. 8, 9 and 10 to be presented at the historic middle school.

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Class of 1954 holds reunion

Members of the Washington High School class of 1954 met at the Crown Room to celebrate their 60th class reunion on Sept. 6. There were 118 members in the class.The class was welcomed by the committee consisting of Loren Cartwright, Joan Hardin, Jeni Milstead, Sue McCoy, Mila Schlichter and Bob Moore.Cartwright, who was the class president, welcomed members and guests. A candle lighting ceremony was held in memory of 40 deceased members by Milstead. Moore gave the invocat...

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Huddlesons celebrate anniversary

Ronald Lee Huddleson married Ruth Ann Leedy on Oct. 10,...

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Welcoming Carter Lee Bell

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