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Critzer preschoolers learn hands-on from snakes

Critzer preschoolers learn hands-on from snakes

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Ericka Lytton’s preschool class at Critzer Elementary got the ultimate hands on learning experience on Tuesday with their most recent subject: snakes. Dr. Jared Morgan,…

Cheek appealing federal conviction

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A former physician found guilty in federal court last February of distributing controlled pain medications through her Dublin practice is appealing the conviction. Brian McGinn,…

Cure the winter doldrums with a steam train excursion

Cure the winter doldrums with a steam train excursion

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Norfolk Southern Corp. will join with two Tennessee organizations in April to offer a chance to cure your winter doldrums with a steam train excursion…

PCPS announces Kindergarten registration dates

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Public Schools has announced Kindergarten registration dates for 2014-2015 school year. Registration times will take place on different days from the end of…

Lee Jackson and Martin Luther King Day holiday hours announced

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Local public offices, utilities and services, and banks have announced hours and closings in observance of Lee Jackson Day, Friday, Jan. 17; and Martin Luther…

Senate deliberates weekend jail sentencing

By ERIC LUTHER Capital News Service   RICHMOND – A new bill aiming to amend and reenact the Code of Virginia requirements allowing individuals guilty of misdemeanors and certain nonviolent…

Downtown Blacksburg to hold film festival

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com     Downtown Blacksburg Inc. and the Lyric Theatre will present the Free Family Film Fest to take place twice over the next couple months. The…

LewisGale celebrates hospital volunteers and chaplains for sharing time

LewisGale celebrates hospital volunteers and chaplains for sharing time

 By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski recently held a special luncheon to thank its volunteers and chaplains for sharing the gift of their time. According to a news release…

Draper Aden Associates buys N.C. firm

Blacksburg – Draper Aden Associates, a Blacksburg civil engineering firm frequently used for local projects, has purchased a North Carolina firm “to better serve clients on a regional basis.” Some…

Historic Middle Schools Should Be Kept Separate

Amy Smith Special to The SWT   Editor’s note:  This is a research paper submitted by an RU student who attended DMS. She touches on several important points regarding middle…