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Runners, walkers enjoy great day
To the Editor: The Appalachia 5K Railroad Days race was held Saturday, Aug. 1. There was a good turnout and a great day for running and walking. I would like to thank several people who assisted in...
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Appy needs new vision
To the Editor: My wife and I recently returned to Appalachia for Railroad Days and to attend the Tricky Sixty Band Reunion. We enjoyed both events very much. During Railroad Days, several people ta...
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Mountain talk makes us smile
According to a news report, a linguist has found that Appalachians don’t say things like “them apples are the best” and “I’m a-going to the store” as much we used to. That’s a shame. We continue to...
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Memories
The handwritten caption on this photo’s reverse identifies it as a ‘double header crew on Interstate Railroad at Dorchester Jct. heading to Norton Va. By Pearl Johnston.’ Photo provided by Garnett ...
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Articles share needed positive thoughts
To the Editor: I have just finished reading the July 9 and July 16 editions of The Post (strangely enough, the July 16 paper arrived a day ahead of the July 9). I knew some of the things in the Jul...
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The odds aren’t good
I stopped by my old friend Arselles’ house the other day and found him on his front porch. He had his substantial collection of long and short firearms arrayed on the deck, was wearing an old footb...
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Trump — American politics at its loony best
I’ve got to congratulate Donald Trump for how fast he’s become more annoying to the Republican Party than a mouse in an air-conditioning unit. He’s like that popcorn husk that gets stuck in the bac...
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