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Resident recalls his closer walk

Wythe (Malcolm) Kemp was 19-years-old when he first locked eyes with Patsy Cline. The two had a whirlwind romance that was over as fast as it begun. With the upcoming…

Civics Award presented to Mathews

The SWT is honored tonight to recognize an individual, not a native of Pulaski County, but a Virginian by birth that calls Pulaski County home after arriving here in 1941,…

Shelter needs community support

The Pulaski County Humane Society shelter is participating in the Animal Rescue Site $300,000 Shelter Challenge 2011. The shelter is hoping to win at least the $1,000 prize to help…

Chamber employee killed in crash

SALEM – A three-vehicle collision on Interstate 81 Monday night claimed the life of Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce Communications Director Claudia Cervantes. Cervantes, 28, was one of two people…

Rape case ends in suicide

Police say the case against a Christiansburg man charged last summer with raping a minor in Pulaski County in the late 1980s, came to a close in October when the…

The fight for equal education

Throughout the 20th Century, many outstanding individuals fought the fight for equal and civil rights. The most notable of these was the late Martin Luther King Jr. Locally, civil rights…

ATV operator charged in pursuit

RADFORD – Four charges were filed against a Radford man Tuesday when he was released from the hospital where he was taken following a Sunday police chase and subsequent wreck.…

Free directory assistance calls limited

RICHMOND – If you use directory assistance often, a recent ruling by the State Corporation Commission will limit you to one free assistance call per month. If the Virginia Telecommunications…

School closing policy explained

With all the snow that has been in the forecast of late, several Pulaski County parents have contacted The Southwest Times raising questions about the public schools’ process of deciding…

Road Team gets latest technology

America’s Road Team, sponsored by Volvo Trucks North America, is a group of elite million-mile accident-free professional truck drivers who travel the country, spreading the word about highway safety and…