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MEOC to host state Alzheimer’s listening session
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Virginia Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Commission is updating the state plan and it wants to hear from affected individuals — both people with dementia and family caregivers. The commission will hold one of its five state listening sessions from 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 8 at Moun...
Senior Honor Band: A ‘fantastic group of kids’
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2015 Senior All-County Honor Band completed its two-day clinic with a concert in the Union High School auditorium Saturday under the direction of Donald Sorah. The band’s program featured Aaron Copland’s “Theme from an Outdoor Overture,” Daniel Bukvich’s “Electricity” — highlighted by the band members strolling up the auditorium aisles with the lights lowered — John Mackey’s “Foundry,” and “Lui na Greine,” by Wes Harris, a member of Union High’s first graduating class in 2012 and now a student at the University of Virginia’s College at Wise. Saturday was the second performance of “Lui n...
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Bears get first win of the season in impressive fashion
by ANTHONY STEVENS • Sports Writer
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
CASTLEWOOD — The Union Bears passed their first test of a busy week in impressive fashion Monday. Union dismantled Castlewood 20-2 in non-conference play on Monday afternoon. Three pitchers combine...
Lady Bears hold off late rally for win over Castlewood
by JAMES TAYLOR • Sports Wrtier
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BIG STONE GAP — Behind the strong arm of Emilee Mullins and the hot bat of Kristen Bishop, Union held off a late rally by Castlewood to hold on to a 7-5 nonconference softball win Tuesday night. Mu...
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DMME again denies Ison Rock permit
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy official has affirmed an administrative law judge’s denial of the Ison Rock Ridge surface mining application. In a letter dated Friday, March 13, DMME Dep...
‘Truly Southwest Virginia?’ Book club decries Grisham novel’s depictions
by GLENN GANNAWAY • Post News Editor
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Pine Knots Book Club had a lively discussion about the new John Grisham novel “Gray Mountain” Tuesday night, with participants finding many faults in its portrayal of the Appalachian coal-minin...
Local groups plan annual Easter egg hunts
by TERESA MULLINS • Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Local children will find lots of fun Easter activities the next two Saturdays. Red Onion State Prison is hosting its annual Easter egg hunt March 28 at Clintwood Elementary School. Two other egg hu...
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