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Post Scripts Aug. 14, 2014
Valley VFD sets open house Aug. 16 Valley Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 30th annual open house from 12-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16. Everyone is invited; the department will provide food and ...
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Museum offers jewelry making
The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park continues its annual Artisan Series of programs with the August theme of “Jewelry Making,” hosted by Carol Moore. The jewelry making workshop wil...
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‘Open ranges’ eventually come to an end
Local cows once could roam where they chose, and many years ago one Sweetmilk would graze far afield until her owner called. Only then did she turn toward the barn for a bucket of sweet chop. Part ...
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Heartwood to feature Buttermilk Girls
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail presents the Buttermilk Girls and Changing Lanes in concert from 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 14 at Heartwood in Abingdon. The concert is part of The...
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Window displays depict Appalachia area history
If you haven’t been by the Cultural Arts windows during Coal/Railroad Days, stop by and take a peek. A spotlight is shined on them at night. Along with our display of “oldie” town pictures of times...
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Kids still may bluff their way through tests
Well, the kids are back in school. A “few” years ago, when I was in school, I was pretty good at bluffing my way through some tests and exams, unless it was multiple choice. Maybe that’s why I can ...
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Cow named ‘Sweetmilk’ preferred open range privileges
Foreword: Wherever there are small railroad towns, or whistle stops, that are located across the American landscape, there might be one of those rare stories about a “cowcatcher,” but you have to f...
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School alumni step back in time
(Editor’s note: 1959 Big Stone Gap High School graduate Bill Reach, now a Florida resident, and wife Lila Garrison Reach (Powell Valley, 1961), attended the recent Powell Valley-Big Stone Gap schoo...
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Happy 100th
Inous Powers of Coeburn, center, celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday, July 24 at the Mountain Empire Older Citizens PACE Center in Big Stone Gap. Joining Powers for the festivities are her daugh...
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