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Reader seeks news of former Inman resident
I talked to John Trinkle on the phone. He is home and doing all right, he said. In a few days he will begin his chemo treatments and radiation and he said it will knock him back down again. Please ...
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Excuses, excuses, excuses
Got this once upon a time from Hoss Kilbourne down in Texas. It’s called a “Table of Excuses,” and I must admit there’s nothing in it I haven’t heard before, from employees down through the years. ...
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Wash day rituals passed from one generation to another
Southerners have long enjoyed the ritual of Monday morning wash, taking pleasure in colorful fabrics fluttering on clotheslines, but residents of high rise buildings in Hong Kong and Bangkok defy t...
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Local talent to entertain drama audiences
Three representatives of Big Stone Gap’s wealth of music talent will entertain audiences before this week’s Trail of the Lonesome Pine outdoor drama performances. The musical pre-shows start at 7:1...
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Stonega veterans to hold 75th annual gathering
Patsy and Kenneth (Bamb) Collins celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary Wednesday, July 16. Monday, July 14, Kathy Kleineck celebrated her birthday. Carolyn Litton Bloomer and Susan Spurill also...
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Vacationing folks survive East Coast hurricane
Anne Ray and Mildred Slagle were in Appalachia Monday. Mark and Kim Lester, Sara and Morgan Lester, Katy Lawson and Janet Lester returned home Saturday after spending a week at Nags Head, N.C., at ...
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Could you spend $86,400 in one day?
I’m sure that most seniors will get more out of this than members of the younger generation but there’s a lot of food for thought, regardless of how old you are. My daughter sent the following to m...
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Southern washdays feature ‘art on a clothesline’
Note: This is one of a series of articles I have written under the title of “Art on a Clothesline.” Previous articles have used the theme of quilts, work clothing, men’s shirts, southern fabrics, a...
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Memories
Jack Blevins of Michigan submits this photo of the Buffalo School’s 1944 students. The school was in Powell Valley. First row: Joan Torree, Margaret Reed, Sue Cochran, Bernice Wolfe, Tootsie Bennet...
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