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Spookiest Porch Winner

Spookiest Porch Winner

The Halloween-themed front porch of Kathy Smith, 420 2nd St. SW, Pulaski, was judged to be the spookiest porch of those entries received in The Southwest Times’ Spookiest…

National Guardsman admits sex with girl

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A North Carolina-based National Guardsman Thursday admitted to having sex with a 13- to 15-year-old Pulaski County girl in 2011. Jeremiah Lewis Allison, also…

Old house is host to ghostly tales

Old house is host to ghostly tales

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Flickering lights, creaking stairs and an ethereal young woman through the upstairs windows have all been things that various people have witnessed at…

Women Taking Care of Business honoree to be revealed Thursday

Five successful women who have forged the way for others in their professions will be honored Thursday when the first-ever Women Taking Care of Business award is announced…

Time for clocks to fall back

It’s that most wonderful time of the year again. No, not Christmas, at least not yet. It’s the time of year we get back the hour we lost…

AEP opens indoor training center here

AEP opens indoor training center here

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com American Electric Power opened an 11,000-square-foot indoor training center Thursday in Pulaski County, enabling the company’s linemen to get the training needed to safely…

Pulaski Elementary among schools honored for academic achievement

Pulaski Elementary among schools honored for academic achievement

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary School has been included as one of 40 Title I schools in Virginia honored for raising the academic achievements of economically…

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Sports

Cougar cross country solid at conference meet

Cougar cross country solid at conference meet

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor Two groups of Cougar athletes made their mark recently…

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

JANIE McCAULEY, AP Baseball Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It’s…

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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

Brenda Lynn Mullins Olinger Snider

Brenda Lynn Mullins Olinger Snider, 59, of Max Meadows, Va., passed away on Oct.13, 2014. She was born Sept. 17, 1955, to the late James Mullins and…

Mary Etta (Marie) East

Mary Etta (Marie) East, 96, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Mrs. East was a longtime member of Memorial Baptist Church, Pulaski. She retired…