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Constitution Week observed
To the Editor: In 1955, the Daughters of the American Revolution petitioned Congress to set aside September 17-23 annually to be dedicated for the observance of Constitution Week. The resolution wa...
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Linden school recalled
(Editor’s note: The Memories photo of Appalachia Elementary School teachers in the Sept. 4 issue stirred the following childhood recollections of Big Stone Gap reader John McCarroll. Reader Wayne H...
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Tower has a quiet beauty
Morning fog obscured the view on my first visit to the new High Knob observation tower, but that was just fine. I loaded Bumbee the killer Lhasa dog into the truck one Sunday morning a couple of we...
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Swiss defy U.S. monetary bullying
On November 30, voters in Switzerland will head to the polls to vote in a referendum on gold. On the ballot is a measure to prohibit the Swiss National Bank (SNB) from further gold sales, to repatr...
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ISIS celebrates, glorifies brutality
Whither the Islamic State? That’s a real double-edged question: where is the group otherwise known as ISIS headed, and can the United States and other civilized nations make it shrivel up and die? ...
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Memories
The New York Cafe, Matz Department Store and Thompsons were located on the now-vacant Wood Avenue property that hosts the Big Stone Gap Farmers Market. This Lonesome Pine School and Heritage Center...
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Memories remembered
Wayne Herndon shared information about the Sept. 4 Memories photo of a group of teachers posed outside a building. Herndon said the photo was made between 1946-50 and is of Appalachia Elementary te...
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