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Remembrance recalls ‘day that will live in infamy’
It’s probably a fact that the majority of you readers don’t remember Dec. 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor Day, because you weren’t even here yet! So much for “Senior moments!” I think it depended on your age...
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tipton Scholarship goes to McCulough
Jonathan McCulough is the 2015 recipient of the David Tipton Memorial Scholarship Fund at The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. McCulough, who is majoring in music education, is the son of ...
May 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hughes, ShadowGrass perform at Heartwood tonight
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail presents ShadowGrass and Tyler Hughes in concert on Thursday, May 14 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Heartwood in Abingdon. This youth music concert is part...
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Locals, newcomers clash in ‘Bury My Rifle at Big Stone Gap’
Did any of you readers ever hear of a written piece called “Bury My Rifle At Big Stone Gap?” I ran across the following, called “A Clash of Cultures,” written by our old friend, the late Edward L. ...
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Strawberry Lunch set at Rye Cove Optimist Club
The Rye Cove Optimist Club will have their annual Strawberry Lunch, Sunday, May 17, from noon until 2 p.m. at the Rye Cove Community Church. Menu for the day will be barbecue, hot dogs, cole slaw, ...
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Gathering seeks artisans
The Artisans Committee of the 2015 Gathering in the Gap Music Festival invites regional artisans to create, display, and sell their works on Saturday, May 23. Artisans will be selected for high qua...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gathering seeks one food vendor
The 2015 Gathering in the Gap Music Festival, featuring The Wilson Van, If Birds Could Fly, Michael Trigiani, and Dave Eggar and Deoro, is seeking one food vendor to offer cold treats for sale at t...
May 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young musicians to perform at Crooked Road festival May 9
Young musicians from throughout Southwest Virginia will be featured at the 4th annual Crooked Road Youth Music Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 9 at Heartwood in Abingdon. Twenty-five ...
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Overflow crowd attends Bush 50th anniversary reception
Gary and I celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary May 3. Our children hosted a reception at the Appalachia Cultural Arts building in Appalachia, Saturday, May 2. So many of our friends came and ma...
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  • Mellons travels to North Carolina with daughters
    by JUNE FANNON • Duffield News • 431-2145
    05.06.15 - 12:01 am
  • Beloved jacket nearly forgotten when family left farm
    by HOWARD E. CUMMINS • Columnist
    05.06.15 - 12:00 am
  • Great-granddaughter happily celebrates first birthday
    by SHIRLEY POFF-MCMAHAN • Crackers Neck News • 523-4769
    04.30.15 - 12:03 am
  • Old photographs reveal a lot of history
    by BILL HENDRICK • By the Way
    04.30.15 - 12:02 am