Stories tagged: birthdays
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
Doug Clark: This year’s birthday wishes went up in smoke
Yet another memorable birthday came and went and the wishes were a mixed bag.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 3:27 p.m.
Front Porch: Gather ye Chuck E. Cheese tokens while ye may
With four sons, I’ve lost count of the number of Chuck E. Cheese, Wonderland, Laser Quest and bowling birthday parties we’ve hosted. For years I insisted on home birthday bashes, …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2013, 5:33 a.m.
Kids give pope birthday cake 3 days early
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has received a candle-topped birthday cake three days early — a surprise from children at the Vatican. The pontiff turns 77 on Tuesday. The …
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
40th birthday bash nets $855 for Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery
As his wife’s 40th birthday approached, Rob Brewer knew he wanted to do something memorable for Lorna. He planned a surprise party complete with purple streamers and paper plates. He …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2013
Girlfriends celebrate by uniting for fun, charity
On a gloomy February afternoon the lobby of the Magic Lantern Theatre sparkled with laughter, conversation and tiaras. The Magic Lantern Girlfriends Club had convened to celebrate February birthdays and …
Sun., April 29, 2012
Spotlight: ‘Groom’ arrives to celebrate Bing’s 109th birthday
Thursday would have been Bing Crosby’s 109th birthday. To celebrate, the Advocates for the Bing Crosby Theater will hold a birthday gathering and show Crosby’s 1951 film “Here Comes the …
Sun., July 10, 2011
Triplets thrilled area 70 years ago, still going strong
The first triplets born at Sacred Heart Hospital not only beat the odds against survival as infants, but are still going strong at 70. Ray and Ron Schmitt and Arlene …
Thu., March 17, 2011
Woman expecting a few birthday cards gets 105
When Robbie Griggs turned 85 in late February she was hoping for a few cards from friends and family. The lively woman lives off Hangman Creek and she keeps busy …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2009
With every birthday, a blessing
When I was a child, I thought that having a birthday early in January was pretty unfair. By the time we got through the holidays and arrived at Jan. 3, …