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Saddle Club attends state educational event
Dickenson County 4-H Saddle Club was busy this past spring. March 27-29 five 4-H members attended EquiSmartz, the 4-H Horse State Educational Competition Weekend. Events this year were held at Mead...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hay, Forage Field Day to be held July 20
A Hay and Forage Field Day at the Southwest AREC in Glade Spring is set for July 20. The event will be conducted by Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Virginia Agriculture Experiment Station, the ...
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scholarship recipient
Mountain Empire Community College student Jessica Stallard, of Clintwood, accepts a Virginia Sheriff’s Institute $1,000 scholarship from Dickenson County Sheriff Bobby G. Hammons. The scholarship w...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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GED Science Test covers life, physical, Earth/space domains
The GED® Testing Service provides adult educators and adult students with detailed information about each of the four GED® subject tests. This week, let’s take a look at the science test. The GED® ...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Extreme heat requires protective actions
When daytime temperatures are expected to reach and/or exceed 97 degrees, heat indexes can top 105 degrees or higher, and it becomes even more important that people follow recommendations to protec...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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June is National Safety Month
Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages — and they are the leading cause of death for Americans ages 1 to 44. The good news is everyone can get involved to help prevent in...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Group made several stops during recent outing
Mountain People & Places met June 2 at the Jonnie B. Deel Memorial Library, Clintwood, at noon and carpooled first to the Dante Coal Museum. We all enjoyed our time at the museum. They have a lot o...
Jun 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scholarship recipient
Recent Haysi High School graduate Sydney Counts (left) is this year's recipient of the Duty-Owens Family Scholarship.  The $500 scholarship, funded by the Duty and Owens families, is based on the S...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Red Fox' event to revisit local legend
Many local folks know something about M.B. "Doc" Taylor, nicknamed the Red Fox, through the work of "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" novelist John Fox Jr. Another view of Doc Taylor and the massive soc...
Jun 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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