James Elam

James Odell Elam, 79, Pound, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at his home. James was born Aug. 13, 1942 in Scott Coun­ty, a son of the late Jess W....

Debra Hensley

Debra Hensley

Debra Diane Hens­ley, 62, of Gate City, passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022 with her sisters by her side. Deb was born on March 22, 1960 to Dew­ey and Shelby...

Ron Kindle

Ron Kindle

Ronald Wayne Kindle, 68, Gate City, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022 of an ap­parent heart attack. Ron was born April 14, 1954 in Kingsport, Tenn. and was the son...

George Hufnagle

George Hufnagle

George Allen Hufna­gle, 60, of Weber City, passed away Saturday, June 25,2022 at John­son City Medical Cen­ter. He was an avid out­doorsman and enjoyed spending time with family and friends....

Daily Walk

At the Year’s Ending Phoebe Rayworth

For having lived this one year more, let me be stronger than before. For lessons learned along the way, give...

Rix Quinn – Aging Gracefully

I just got back from a family reunion. I en­joyed seeing distant cousins whose names I couldn’t remember. I just...

Avoid The 3 P’s (Panic, Plunge, Procrastinate)

Milt Starnes April 2022 If you’re going to make it through there are three things you must not do PROCRASTINATE...

Faith FOCUS

Faith FOCUS

The Holy Spirit prepares us for mission- drawing us to Christ, showing the risen Christ to us, helping us to...

CAR Awards

CAR Awards

Virginia Frontier Society Senior President Judy Guinn presents seven art awards from the CAR State Conference, held in March 2022,...

DA Graduates

DA Graduates

On June 23, Mountain Empire Commu­nity College celebrated the most recent co­hort of Dental Assistant graduates. A Pin­ning Ceremony was...

Briefs

Fish and chicken dinner served with lots of fantastic sides, a large variety of home­made desserts and drinks is planned...