My little, furry companion

Evans “Buddy” King I have a wonderful, terrible, bodacious, loquacious cat named Scarlett.A year ago in April, I was taking my normal lunchtime walk around...

Letter to the editor – Lest we forget

June 12 should have been Thora (Jervey) and my 66th wedding anniversary. We came to Radford in August 1968, and for two years we...

A visit to the Craig Cemetery in Christiansburg

Jim GlanvilleOn a beautiful Sunday afternoon in the early spring of 2017, I visited the Craig Cemetery in Christiansburg.I was accompanied by longtime Christiansburg...

I’d like you to meet Sam, my new smart phone

Michael Abraham I have a new phone. His name is Sam. He’s very smart. He’s a smart phone. He’s Sam, as in “Sam-I-am,” the nettlesome...

A beer a day keeps the doctor away

Evans “Buddy” King I had a visit to “my doctor’s office” today. I put that in quotes, because I really don’t have that many doctors;...

There may be a drone flying over you

Michael Abraham Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It might be a drone!One of the most fascinating new technologies in our...

A new book about Medicare

Deena FlinchumPhilip Moeller, coauthor of "Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security," has just released a new book about Medicare...

America’s favorite pastime

Evans “Buddy” King The Major League Baseball All-Star Game was this week. Since I am a huge baseball fan, you might think this is a...

Fourth of July celebrations during the Civil War

Jim Glanville Manchester, England, native Paul Quigley is Director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies and the James I. Robertson, Jr., Associate Professor...

It was the best of times

Evans “Buddy” King I saw my first lightning bug of the summer last week. They usually come out in mid-June in North Central West Virginia,...

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