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Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming puts Draper Feastival on the table

Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming puts Draper Feastival on the table

The Draper Mercantile, at the heart of the revitalized Draper community, is preparing to host Imagine. Gather. Create. one of the three Feastival culinary based events during The…

Watch for bikers on Wilderness Road Saturday

Watch for bikers on Wilderness Road Saturday

By WILLIAM PAINE William.paine@southwesttimes.com Motorists traveling down Wilderness Road this Saturday, take note! Expect to see a large number of bicyclists taking part in the 27th Annual Wilderness…

East: Balanced budget not always good

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com With a June 30 approval deadline looming, Vice Mayor Greg East is calling for additional cuts in Pulaski’s proposed $19.55 million 2018-19 Fiscal Year…

Golf club holding tourney

By WILLIAM PAINE William.paine@southwesttimes.com The Thorn Spring Open will occur this weekend at Pulaski County’s historic Thorn Spring Golf Club off Route 11. The competition will take place…

PCHS students recognized for perfect attendance

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Coming to school each day is a big deal, and the staff of Pulaski County High School recognized 20 graduating seniors Monday for completing…

119 PCHS students graduating with honors

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com Graduating from high school is a big deal, but when you exceed the standards you receive special recognition. That was the case for 119…

The Class of 2018 ready for graduation

The Class of 2018 ready for graduation

Dave Gravely/SWT Monday was a big day for the Class of 2018. The completion of the Senior Awards Assembly puts them one step closer to walking across the…

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9 Cougars named to All-District baseball team

9 Cougars named to All-District baseball team

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The River Ridge District coaches may not have been able…

Lady Cougar volleyball working with youngsters

Lady Cougar volleyball working with youngsters

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The Lady Cougar volleyball program is serious about building their…

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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

George William ‘Buddy’ Sadler

George William “Buddy” Sadler passed away peacefully at his home May 21, 2018 with his wife, youngest brother and youngest son by his side. Buddy was born…

Willard ‘Bill’ Vance Stump

In loving memory of Willard ‘Bill’ Vance Stump, 69, of Staffordsville, Va. Bill, a very humble and loving father, went home to be with the Lord Monday,…