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Scout planning area’s first dog park
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ty Bloomer is working on his Eagle Scout project, a dog park. It would be the first dog park in the area. It would fit into Big Stone Gap’s recreation plans — the site is on town land at Frog Level, adjacent to the Greenbelt and the softball field. Bloomer, a member of Troop 604, hopes to start c...
Comprehensive plan update includes ‘paradigm shift’
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A proposed update to Big Stone Gap’s comprehensive plan that includes a “paradigm shift” has the blessings of the planning commission. Now town council will have a look as Big Stone sets course for the future. The planning commission passed the mid-term update to the comprehensive plan at Monday’s meeting. Council will review and, if it feels it’s necessary, send the plan back to the commission for further revisions. There will be a public hearing before the town adopts the update. In addition to textual and statistical updates, the proposed plan includes the idea of being open to more comm...
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Sports
Wolfpack loses heartbreaker to Battle
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Friday night brought conference heavyweight John Battle to the Wolfpack Stadium to battle the Ridgeview boys’ soccer team, with the Trojans winning 2-0. “Every time you play John Battle in soccer y...
Lady Wolfpack tennis shows poise, vigor
by SAM DIXON • SPORTS EDITOR
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Coming off a solid third-place showing in the Clinch Mountain Conference last season, the core of the Ridgeview Lady Wolfpack tennis team is a year older and wiser on the court. Combine that with t...
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Fatal fire cause unknown
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The cause of a fire that took the life of an Osaka woman had not been determined as of press time. Mary Katherine “Katie” Harris, 44, died when the mobile home she shared with her mother, Patricia ...
Maarquette Volunteers
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc., spent their spring break doing volunteer work in the town of Clinchco March 11-18. Despite less than perfect weather conditions, the voluntee...
Big chair unveiled
Mar 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At press time Monday afternoon, Coeburn was set to unveil a welcoming gesture in the form of a giant rocking chair. It’s 11 feet tall, with a seat that is 6 feet wide and 7 feet deep. Two offenders...
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Anti-overdose training set for April 8
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