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Hurd is essay winner
PVMS student Emily Hurd, right, recently won the VFW District 12 and Post 5715 Patriot’s Pen Essay contest. She won $350 for her efforts. With her are Post 5715 second-place winner Evan Blanton, le...
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Article on Big Stone Gap reported gloom in 1893
A hundred and twenty-two years ago, in 1893, there were lots of concerns about the Big Stone Gap economy. The Post editor, C.M. Harris, wrote about his newspaper (The Post): “It’s here to stay!” Th...
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Family enjoyed harmony with nature on ‘Tiny Timbers’ farm
(Editor’s note: With popular columnist Howard Cummins on hiatus following hip surgery, The Post is presenting previous Cummins columns.) Part 2 of 2 To escape from those Sabbath-looking towns, wher...
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LPH fund benefits nursing programs
The Lonesome Pine Hospital Community Fund recenty made two donations that will help enhance health care quality in Southwest Virginia. The donations went to the two local colleges’ nursing programs...
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Jessica Franks: history maker
Jessica Franks is a history maker. This sophomore student at Wilmington Early College High School in Wilmington, N.C., is making her mark in history now. She is the current president of the Wilming...
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Post Scripts March 19, 2015
UHS hosts all-county band concert The annual Wise County Junior and Senior All-County Band clinic concert will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 21 in the Union High School auditorium. Ben Parks, d...
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Geese, croaking frogs return
As we enjoy some much-appreciated sunshine, let’s remember those that are still being affected by severe flooding and damage from recent rains and snow. Our son and his family in Ohio have been flo...
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Salt Peter Cave housed bounty of bats
Read in the papers where there is a chance that bats in this country are becoming extinct! You may tend to doubt it if you visit Bullitt Park in Big Stone Gap around midnight (or later). They fly a...
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Farming let family take pleasure in each season
Editors note: With popular columnist Howard Cummins on hiatus following hip surgery, The Post is presenting previous Cummins columns.) Part 1 of 2 Food prices have become a nightmare for many hard ...
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  • Fire department assistance much appreciated
    by MARY LOU BUSH • Appalachia News • 565-1386
    03.12.15 - 12:03 am
  • Town boasts rich tradition, colorful history
    by BILL HENDRICK • By the Way
    03.12.15 - 12:02 am
  • Barnette spending time with daughter in Church Hill
    by JUNE FANNON • Duffield News • 431-2145
    03.12.15 - 12:01 am
  • Books hold magic for opening doors to knowledge
    by HOWARD E. CUMMINS • Columnist
    03.12.15 - 12:00 am