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Bond denied for pregnant defendant

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski County judge has granted a prosecutor’s request to have a pregnant defendant held without bond out of “concern for the health and…

I WANT TO BELIEVE: Pulaski County native releases alien contact novel

I WANT TO BELIEVE: Pulaski County native releases alien contact novel

Do you believe in aliens? Or do you just want to believe? A recent online opinion poll reports that 50 percent of Americans surveyed believe in some form…

Meth suspect ordered to complete drug court

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A Pulaski woman arrested last spring and summer on eight charges related to making methamphetamine (meth) will have her charges dismissed if she successfully…

Grand jury hands down 92 drug indictments

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Drug charges made up the majority of indictments handed down by a Pulaski grand jury in January. Ninety-two indictments were sealed until this week…

February jamboree features Cox & Co. and Bogtrotters

February jamboree features Cox & Co. and Bogtrotters

The music of Cox and Company and the Bogtrotters is featured Feb. 13 during New River Community College’s Fiddle, Banjo and Dance Club Jamboree. The music begins at…

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski earns national recognition for knee replacement program

When joint pain, swelling and lack of mobility become too much to bear, more and more people are choosing to have a total knee replacement. The number of…

Lake cleanup reveals sunken treasures

Lake cleanup reveals sunken treasures

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com  It may not be obvious, but a toaster oven, plastic chairs, buckets and tractor tires have one thing in common in Pulaski County: they’re…

Polls

Q. Who will win Super Bowl 50?

  • C. Who cares? (45%, 135 Votes)
  • A. Carolina Panthers (41%, 123 Votes)
  • B. Denver Broncos (14%, 43 Votes)

Total Voters: 301

Sports

Cougars bounce back, wallop Bruins on the road

Cougars bounce back, wallop Bruins on the road

By RODNEY YOUNG SWT Sports Writer BLACKSBURG – Coming off a loss earlier in the…

Defense wins the day for Lady Cougars

Defense wins the day for Lady Cougars

By DAVID GRAVELY SWT Sports Editor Harriet Farris is no doubt enjoying a much happier…

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Editorials

Scrambling to keep up

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   Possibly you’re the jaunty sort who gets up early with vigor, whistling and beaming and generally being the complete opposite of, say,…

A stirring rendition

By SHANNON WATKINS shannon@southwesttimes.com   So you dragged home through yet MORE snow (and I’m out of jokes about the weather, sorry; I’m out of patience with…

Obituaries

J. Scott Smith

J. Scott Smith, 50, son of Alice Burchett Sutton and the late Gerald K. Smith, passed away Dec. 24, 2015, following an extended illness. Scott was born…

Johnny Sullivan

Johnny Sullivan, 58, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. Arrangements are pending by Bower Funeral Home, Pulaski.…