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Making connections part of Comptons’ upbringing
ROSE RIDGE — Whether in the classroom, on the gridiron or on the basketball court, brothers Larry and Ronnie Compton have been making a connection with people for a long time. It’s somewhat of a fa...
Aug 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant to help sheriff’s office fight computer crimes
When it comes to catching predators who use the internet to commit crimes against children, police welcome all the help they can get. So the Dickenson County Sheriff’s Department is “tickled to dea...
Aug 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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More than 200 families benefit from back-to-school event
"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." — Henry Ford For members of McClure River Kiwanis Club, that quote sums up a recent event aimed at helpi...
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Fairest of the fair
Whitney Davis of Clintwood was crowned the 2016 Miss Dickenson County Fair on Saturday evening. Davis was awarded a $1,000 scholarship, courtesy of Ritter Circle Metal Roofing. She is eligible to c...
Aug 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Supervisors table garbage fee again
CLINTWOOD — The Dickenson County Board of Supervisors for the second month in a row tabled a vote on a proposed $7 garbage collection fee for county residents. The board held a public hearing on th...
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Demolition derby, gospel event added to fair lineup
A demolition derby, Ralph Stanley Gospel Night and a Dickenson County’s Got Talent show are some new events folks can expect to see at the Dickenson County Fair next week. Fair goers can also expec...
Jul 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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One dead in West Dante house fire
A house fire at West Dante on Sunday claimed the life of one person, according to local police. Officials have not yet released the name of the victim. A fire in the Johnson Hollow community was re...
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