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Olde Tyme Sports

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Many Americans mark the passing of the year by the seasons of their favorite sporting events – football, hockey, basketball, baseball and soccer.  Sports have been a vital part of life in...

I Remember…

Growing Older Growing old is not for the faint of heart. You must be brave to take the next step. Steps in walking, as legs grow weaker and joints hurt. Steps in life, changes that take place...

Opry Night features Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and traditional talent in the region. This year’s headliners, Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass, will...

Around the Neighborhood

Customer Appreciation Day in Buckeye Saturday was a beautiful fall day – perfect weather for outside activities – and Buckeye was a busy place from early morning to nightfall. An estimated 300 people passed through the...

‘Tie One On’ for Safety

‘Tis the season for love and compassion, family and friends, celebrations and parties! It’s time for reflecting upon the past year and looking forward to the New Year ahead. Yet, all too often, the...

I Remember…

Saturday Night Remember when Saturday night was a special night out? Time for dates or groups getting together. Movies, roller-skating, dances or dinners at fancy restaurants or just a burger at a local drive-in. Remember the Chic-Inn? Cars were...

Durbin welcomes Santa Claus

Don Jennings Councilman The Durbin Christmas Parade had a lot of community support this year. It was a little cold, but I don’t think the kids felt it because they were more interested in seeing Santa....

Pickin’ on the Porch at the Company Store

September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Head to the front porch of the Cass Company Store every Saturday in September from 5 to 8 p.m. for Pickin’ on the Porch. You...