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Veterans recognized for preserving freedom

Veterans recognized for preserving freedom

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  “Veterans, I thank you for what you’ve done for me,” Max Creek Baptist Church Pastor Mike Coleman said Saturday, pointing out he can “preach…

Memorial Day ceremony remembers fallen veterans

Memorial Day ceremony remembers fallen veterans

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Veterans and their families turned out the Southwest Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery in Dublin Monday morning to honor those who have made the ultimate…

Humane society celebrates 10th anniversary

By Candice Simmons Special to the SWT   Pulaski County Animal Shelter was once a cold, cold place able to house only a very few dogs and cats.…

NRE donates bench to cemetery

NRE donates bench to cemetery

New River Energetics recently supported the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery by funding the installation of a granite bench. The bench is located along a walkway shaded by tall…

We Work For You: Ronnie Nichols

We Work For You: Ronnie Nichols

How long have you worked for the county and in your current position? What do you enjoy most about your job? I have worked for Pulaski County Public…

Snowville men resurrect old farm equipment

Snowville men resurrect old farm equipment

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Until last fall, it had been 35 years since the Fairbanks & Morse engine belonging to Mike Smith’s grandfather had been used for…

Permit granted for CO2 storage tank

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Red Sun Farms will be able to use carbon dioxide in its growing operations this summer following approval by the Pulaski County Board…

Question of the Week

Q. Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul says he will do "everything humanly possible" to keep the Senate from reauthorizing the Patriot Act. Is this a good idea?

  • A. Yes, the Patriot Act needs to be overhauled. (58%, 57 Votes)
  • C. I’m not sure. (22%, 22 Votes)
  • B. No, the Patriot Act is working fine as it is. (20%, 20 Votes)

Total Voters: 99

Sports

PC thinclads earn All-Conference honors

PC thinclads earn All-Conference honors

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor ROANOKE – Seven Lady Cougars and 15 Cougars earned…

Corey Smith of Dublin one of six Hokie Bass Fishing Team members in National Championship

Corey Smith of Dublin one of six Hokie Bass Fishing Team members in National Championship

By DAVID GRAVELY, SWT Sports Editor FLORENCE, Ala. – One team has gotten the job…

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Saying goodbye too soon

By SARAH BRADBURY                                         How do you say goodbye…

Waffling around

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   There are dark episodes in human history which we seldom speak of. Some involve terrible accidents. Some involve wars or plagues. Some…

Obituaries

Aldah Lee Burch Wright

Additions to the Sunday, May 24, 2015 obituary: Aldah Lee Burch Wright, formerly of Havre de Grace, Md., passed away Friday, May 22, 2015. She was predeceased…

Lois Pauline Owens Myers

Lois Pauline Owens Myers, 94, of Pulaski, Va. died early Monday morning, May 25, 2015, at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence…