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‘Frosty’ to be staged by Barter Players
The Paramount Center for the Arts and The Barter Players are teaming up to bring performances of “Frosty” to Bristol before the acting company embarks on a national tour. Performances will be held ...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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HOMETOWN HAPPENINGS: Tree lighting in Coeburn
The annual tree lighting will be held Friday, Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. at the depot. Refreshments will be provided. Music this year will be provided by the Kings Messengers inside the depot following the ...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don’t fall for scam telephone calls
BEWARE OF SCAM Louella Perry called this week to advise the readers of the Coalfield Progress of a scam. People are calling and telling you that you owe past taxes. They make threats on the phone o...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fall Fling winning essays announced
— First place — Christina Meade, Wise Tolstoy once wrote that “We are asleep until we fall in love.” This brief quote seems to have pinpointed my recent re-discovery of a love affair that spans tim...
Nov 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa Train to make annual run Saturday
The Santa Train will make its 72nd 110-mile run through rural Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee this Saturday, Nov. 22, distributing gifts, toys, food and winter weather accessories to families alon...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scouting for Food Food Drive
Local Scout Pack 603 collected 81 grocery bags full of food during Scouting for Food Food Drive. The collection site was Wise Lumber. The food was delivered to the Wise County Food Bank for distrib...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wise Baptist drop off sight for Operation Christmas Child
People wishing to contribute to Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child may drop off packed shoeboxes at Wise First Baptist Church. Hours for dropoff are 4-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, noon to 3 p...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Yuletide favorites featured Dec. 3
Join Symphony of the Mountains, Powell Valley Middle School Choir and the University of Virginia’s College at Wise Choir to ring in the holiday season with the joyous sounds of new and old Yuletide...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Apple stack cake called ‘definitive Appalachian dessert’
Stack cake, a variation of the classic European torte, has been described as the definitive Appalachian dessert. One respected Southern author, Francis Dowell, wrote, “No other dessert quite says A...
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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