Only one free pass is left

The Contender Round’s second stop at Kansas on Sunday turned into another dominating performance by Penske Racing’s Joey Logano. It was the second consecutive trip to victory lane for Logano as he had already secured his advance into the Eliminator Round with a victory at Charlotte. Sunday’s Kansas win by Logano now leaves only one opportunity for a driver to […]

Alice Lloyd’s life to be presented at Cowan

“Stay On, Stranger,” the story of Alice Lloyd’s life starring Kentucky Chautauqua’s Jacqueline Hamilton, will be performed at the Cowan Community Center at 6 p.m. on Nov. 6. Kentucky Chautauqua is a presentation of the Kentucky Humanities Council, Inc., a nonprofit Kentucky corporation affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities and other supporters. The performance will be followed by […]

Holiday season starts a little early at ECCO

Greetings to all from the Eolia Christian Community Outreach Center. “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105. We have been blessed with so many Christmas items this year that we’ll be starting the holiday season at ECCO a little earlier then usual. This week we’ll start putting out a few things, […]

Here’s a tip

• When you make a chicken in the crockpot, use this trick to have it come out moist and delicious: Prepare the bird as normal, rinsing and patting dry, then seasoning. Ball up six to eight wads of aluminum foil — enough to cover the bottom of the crockpot. Put bird in breast-side up on top of the foil balls. […]

Things we all notice

Sports in Kentucky

Things I noticed and you did too. 1. Bowl game projections are beginning to surface. Among them Auburn to the Liberty Bowl, Kentucky to the Music City. But for a play or two, could be other way round. 2. Kentucky is how close to 6-0 and first place in SEC East? One dropped pass in end zone against the Gators […]

Services Oct. 22 for Wanda Boggs

Funeral services for Wanda Boggs, 60, will be held at 11 a.m., Oct. 22, at the Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church in Dunham. Burial will be in the Boggs family cemetery in the South Mountain Section of Pound, Va. A daughter of the late Feddie and Elbirty Johnson Tackitt, she was the widow of Steven Hugh Boggs, a grandmother of […]


“A Bluegrass Murder or Someone’s Fiddlin’ While Rome (Ky.) Burns” will be presented Nov. 5 and 6 at Alice Lloyd College. The cast is comprised of ALC students and faculty and proceeds will benefit the ALC Choir tour and Morgan Castle, an ALC student in medical care. Tickets are $20 and $25 at the door.

Cross Country Bluegrass to play at Norton

Cross Country Bluegrass will play at Country Cabin II in Norton, Va., on Saturday, Oct. 24. The show will take place from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 2 to 11 years old.

Vole problem returns after several years

After we’d spent the better part of all the warm and hot weather one entire year back in the early 1990s unsuccessfully trying to eradicate voles from our yards, the late Junior Helton finally announced there were only two ways we would ever be rid of them. “We’ll either have to pack up house and move away or die and […]

Drug abuse on the rise

Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. Call 1-800-431-1754, or go to […]