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Wilson entertains at first merchants’ auction
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
With Adriana Trigiani pinned down by a snowstorm, Paul Wilson put on a one-man show at the first Big Stone Gap merchants’ auction. Trigiani was scheduled to attend Friday night’s event and help auction off a basket of Big Stone Gap items for charity. However, organizers learned at about 3:30 Frid...
Moore’s novel explores childcare issue
by GLENN GANNAWAY • POST NEWS EDITOR
Feb 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
As an artist and a professional with experience in social work and education, Carol Ingram Moore was uniquely qualified to tell the story of a grandmother raising a child. Moore recently self-published her first novel, Mama Left Me, using Amazon’s CreateSpace program. The book took her 16 years to write, Moore said, and draws on the stories she heard from caregivers. Moore said she became aware of the significance of the importance of kinship care as a national social issue in 1999 while attending a Relatives as Parents conference presented by the Brookdale Foundation Group, which focuses o...
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Union’s Deahl advances to regional tournament with subregion win
by LLOYD COMBS • SPORTS WRITER
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
GRUNDY — Step one in Mark Deahl's final quest for a state title is in the books. Next up for the Union senior and other area wrestlers is the Region 2A West tournament after seeds were set in the 2...
Eastside’s Sexton, Burton’s Shortt take sectional wins
by ELIZA EVANS • SPORTS WRITER
Feb 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
COEBURN — Patrick Henry placed four wrestlers atop the podium on its way to claiming the 1A West Southern Sectional title. “We felt pretty confident coming in. We’ve had a pretty good season altoge...
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Inn manager disputes tax assessment
by JENAY TATE • EDITOR AND PUBLISHER
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The management company running The Inn at Wise is seeking a refund of nearly $30,000 in taxes it says were wrongly assessed and collected by Wise County. Guest Services Management, which leased the...
Trail ATV proposal withdrawn
by KATIE DUNN • STAFF WRITER
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A Kentucky proposal that would open parts of the Pine Mountain State Scenic Trail to motorized vehicles elicited strong opposition last week from area trail groups and individuals before it was wit...
City to seek line of credit
by JEFF LESTER • NEWS EDITOR
Feb 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTON — Sometimes the timing of income that comes to city government means that the money coming in doesn’t match the size of the bills to be paid. That’s why city council on Feb. 2 authorized sta...
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