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Searchers locate lost hiker

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com MONTGOMERY COUNTY — Searchers located a 76-year-old female hiker early Wednesday morning, seven hours after she called for help. According to Deputy M.E. Hollandsworth of Montgomery…

Wythe County residents temporarily without water

WYTHEVILLE – Wythe County water officials say some residents in the Ivanhoe area will be without water for four to six hours today as workers transfer the county’s water to…

Bob Ross painting classes expanding in Wythe County

Bob Ross painting classes expanding in Wythe County

WYTHEVILLE – Over the past few years, Wythe County’s Department of Parks & Recreation has been offering an afternoon Bob Ross painting class for local citizens to attend once-a-year. The…

I am Pulaski: Visions of Place and Belonging in Pulaski, Va.

I am Pulaski: Visions of Place and Belonging in Pulaski, Va.

By Donna Rorrer Special to The SWT   The Fine Arts Center of the New River Valley will present a new exhibit titled УI Am Pulaski: Visions of Place and…

‘Star chef’ dines with Culinary Art class

‘Star chef’ dines with Culinary Art class

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   With nearly more than 20 years of cooking experience under his belt, Jason Alley could have stepped in behind the chopping block along with the…

12th District students sought for art contest

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Students who live in Virginia’s 12th House District are invited to take part in the third annual art contest sponsored by Delegate Joseph Yost. Yost…

Restaurant half way to scholarship goal

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Every year, students across America get a leg-up on their college tuition with a little help from their local Burger King. The restaurant chain’s scholarship…

NR Trail park offering van tour

New River Trail State Park will give a guided van tour of 40 miles of the old railroad route from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The all-day trip will…

Man pleads to child abuse, but denies guilt

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A 23-year-old Pulaski man on Monday denied causing multiple fractures to his girlfriend’s 7-month-old infant child, but indicated he would enter an Alford plea instead…

Self-imposed sentence doesn’t fly with judge

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com “It’s always interesting when someone wants to impose their own sentence,” a Pulaski County judge said Monday when a defendant requested drug treatment in place of…