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Bad moon a risin’

Bad moon a risin’

Dave Gravely/SWT Sunday was a special day as a rare event was visible throughout our area, but only when you were able to find a break in the…

King holiday brings colder weather

King holiday brings colder weather

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com Sunday morning brought blue skies and mild temperatures to many residents of Virginia, but that changed rapidly in a 24-hour period. According to the…

Date set for road rage case

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A two-day jury trial is set in the case of a Pulaski man accused of shooting an arrow into a vehicle during an alleged…

Pulaski PD presented four-year accreditation

Pulaski PD presented four-year accreditation

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Representatives of Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC) officially presented Pulaski Police Department with its fourth four-year accreditation certificate during Pulaski Town Council’s…

PCHS seniors eligible for Jean Evans Memorial Scholarship

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County High School seniors who have plans to attend college are encouraged to participate in the Jean Evans Memorial Scholarship Essay Competition. The…

RU gift gives senior caregivers a break

RU gift gives senior caregivers a break

Staff Report Senior caregivers in the New River Valley have a chance to take a break from the continuous care they provide thanks to a gift Radford University…

Critzer recognizes Robertson

Critzer recognizes Robertson

William Paine/SWT At the recent meeting of the Pulaski County School Board, Critzer Elementary School recognized Kendra Robertson as their teacher of the month. The person nominating her…

Polls

The Town of Pulaski began putting up their Christmas wreaths around town Monday in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Is it too early for Christmas?

  • a. I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to start thinking about Christmas. (75%, 59 Votes)
  • b. I don’t usually put my tree up until about two weeks before Christmas. (23%, 18 Votes)
  • c. I put my Christmas tree up right after the Fourth of July and keep it up until summer vacation! (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 79

Sports

Lady Cougars stumble against Patrick Henry

Lady Cougars stumble against Patrick Henry

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   Winning is tough, but it’s even tougher against a solid…

Patriots second half dooms Cougars

Patriots second half dooms Cougars

By RODNEY YOUNG yjake4@gmail.com   Playing the athletic and quick Patrick Henry Patriots, the Pulaski…

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Editorials

Jackson Park’s light display

From one end to the other, Jackson Park is all aglow, decked out with a sizable drapery of tree lights greeting passersby on First Street. But this…

Chamber meets at historical site

Draper is a small town with a railroad and ties to the Baltimore Road that carried many travelers from north to south and south to north. The…

Obituaries

The Rev. James William Alley

The Rev. James William Alley, age 74, of Pulaski, Va., died Friday morning, Jan. 18, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Pulaski Nov. 12, 1944,…

Charles Harold Vest

Charles Harold Vest, 80, of Dublin, Va., passed away Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He was born Oct. 24, 1938, in War, W.Va., to the late Charlie William…