Farm Credit Accepting Applications for Charitable Fund

Farm Credit of the Virginias, a lending cooperative serving Virginia, West Virginia and western Maryland, announced that they are now accepting ap­plications for the second cycle of grant opportunities through their Charitable Contributions Fund. Through the Farm Credit of the Virginias Charitable Contributions Fund, the cooperative supports and builds stronger partnerships with organizations that preserve and promote farmers and families […]

Miss Gate City 2023

Ashley Nicole Sizemore (left center) was crowned Miss Gate City 2023 at the 26th annual Miss Gate City Pageant held Saturday, April 29 at Gate City High School. Other finalists (front left) included sec­ond runner-up – Kadence Paige Jennings, first runner-up – Ava Mad­dison Osborne and third runner-up – Gracie Caroline Gilliam. The pageant was sponsored by the Gate City […]

Museum Offers Spring Bird Workshop

The Southwest Vir­ginia Museum Histori­cal State Park will of­fer a Spring Bird Count workshop on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. to noon. This work­shop will be hosted by park rangers and local bird enthusiasts, Joey O’Quinn and Elaine Sheldon. Participants who register for this pro­gram will join the park rangers for a fun-filled morning, during which they will learn […]

Pearl Egan

Pearl Egan, 78, Duff­ield, Sunday, April 23, 2023 at Johnson City Medical Center follow­ing a brief illness. She was a loving wife, mother and grand­mother. Pearl was born Oct. 4, 1944 in Scott County, a daughter of the late William Balaam Falin and Clora Vadus Falin. In addition to her parents, she was pre­ceded in death by her brothers, Leonard […]

Gene Duncan

Delmar Eugene ‘Gene’ Duncan, 91, Duffield, passed away Monday, April 24, 2023 at NOVA Health and Rehab, Weber City. Gene was born July 19, 1931 in Hancock County, Tenn. to the late Jay Duncan and Ida Srada Lynch. In addition to his parents, wife, Reba Lee (Miller) Duncan; grand­children, Cody, Joshua Duncan, Jennifer Dun­can and Major Duncan; son-in-law, David Gil­liam; […]

Larry Estep

Larry Charles Estep, 75, passed away Friday, April 28, 2023. Origi­nally from Gate City, Larry currently resided in Kingsport, Tenn. Larry was born on April 3, 1948 to the late Charles Estep and Ev­elyn (Castle) Estep. He graduated from Nick­elsville High School in 1968, and he later at­tended and graduated from Steed College. Lar­ry served his country as a clerk […]

Faye Fansier

Beulah Faye Fansler, 75, Gate City, passed away Friday, April 28, 2023, at her residence in Yuma, surrounded by her loving family. Faye was born June 13, 1947 in Scott Coun­ty and was the daughter of the late Gale Barnes Barnett and Hattie Mae (Dorton) Barnett. In addition to her parents, sister, Anna Begley; and brothers, Jack Barnett, Sam Bar­nett […]

Peggy Pendleton

Peggy Pat (Parks) Pendleton, 73, Gate City, passed away Mon­day, April 24, 2023 at home with her family by her side. Peggy was born on July 4, 1949 in Nick­elsville, a daughter of the late S.V. and Alice (Breeding) Parks. In addition to her par­ents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Fern Parks Harris and Faye Parks Slaughter; […]

Baby Sprouts Reader

Casen is the Baby Sprouts top reader for April at the Scott County Public Library. The library offers a Baby Sprouts class for two- year-olds every Tuesday and Thursday, from 11:30 a.m. to noon. A second Baby Sprouts class for children under two is held Fridays, from 11:30 a.m. to noon. For more informa­tion, contact Karla Harris at 386-3302.

Readers of the Month

Noah and Adeline are the Little Pines top readers for April at the Scott County Public Library. The library offers Little Pines for chil­dren ages 3 to 5 every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 10 to 11 a.m. For more infor­mation, contact Karla Harris at 386-3302.