Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsThe Bell County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for Jacket Junk Self Storage on Tuesday. It is located on Cumberland Avenue, just past Middlesboro High School. For more information on the business, call 606-248-1110.
Mr. and Mrs. Ted and Mickey Wilder, of Kettle Island, would like to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Jennifer Lynn Wilder, to David Allen Blankenship, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Blankenship, of Tazewell, Tenn. The wedding will take place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Mill Creek Baptist Church in Kettle Island. All family and friends are invited to attend.
Big Stone Gap, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will host its First Saturday Community Coffee House on Saturday, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.Coffee House veterans David and Bernita Jervis will serve as the featured hosts for this month’s Coffee House.Also, join in from 5 p.m to 9 p.m. that evening for a one-of-a-kind night viewing of the 18th annual Festival of Trees.David Jervis is a musician and singer from the ...
EWING, Va. — Wilderness Road State Park will be offering historical views of our most treasured of holidays, with a Christmas Past program from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.“A Frontier Christmas,” conducted at the park’s Martin’s Station replica, offers visitors a unique glimpse into the holiday as it was celebrated on the 18th century Virginia frontier.Admission is free of charge, but parking rates do apply.“A Frontier Chri...
A Middlesboro man was sentenced to 15 years in the penitentiary by Bell Circuit Judge Robert V. Costanzo on Wednesday. Gary Lynn Johnson, 41, was sentenced to 15 years in the penitentiary for manufacturing methamphetamine and three years for first-degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). The sentences will run concurrently with each other.According to the plea agreement, Johnson possessed two or more items of equipment for manufacturing methamphetamine and was...
The Maj. George Gibson Chapter NSDAR met for a Thanksgiving meeting and luncheon on Nov. 23 at the Flatwoods United Methodist Church in Jonesville, Va. Augusta Sinon hosted this catered event. Regent Britton opened the meeting and welcomed everyone, including a special welcome to guests from the Kentucky Path DAR of Middlesboro..Regent Britton began the DAR Ritual followed by the Pledge to the Flag, The American’s Creed, the Preamble to the Constitution, singing of the Nation...
In the ever-hastening holiday hustle across the nation, shopping carts are filled with electronic games, gadgets and gallantry, while streams of shoppers rush about, buying with a vengeance. But in the smoky, snow-covered mountains of Appalachia the memories of Christmas past still linger, reminding us of what this season was like long ago.
Photos by Anthony Cloud|Daily NewsLockdown lead singer Norman Landrum performing with the band during the “Rockin for an Angel” benefit singing on Saturday.Jimmy Rose sings an original song during the benefit singing.
Halloween is here. Of course, whether you’re...
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