Category: Opinions

Mary Poppins

Tricia Matthews and the cast of "Mary Poppins", Barter Theatre

-From City Sidewalks to Country Roads- By Jordan Thomas Hall I traveled to Abingdon, Virginia last Thursday with my girlfriend, Morgan. Our first stop was to see my good friend Karen McClanahan at Foxglove Antiques. We assisted her in rearranging…

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Monticello (Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

By Jordan Thomas Hall The beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia was the center of my travel this month. One of the largest antique shows in this part of the country was being held there with excellent offerings. Also in the…

Wine in Virginia

Winemaker Gabriele Rausse (left) uncorks a bottle of his vintage Viognier for participants of Monticello’s third annual Wine Festival. (Photo by Jordan Thomas Hall)

  By Jordan Thomas Hall The beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia was the center of my travel last weekend. One of the largest antique shows in this part of the country was being held there with excellent offerings. Also in…

Why I think mothers would make good politicians

By DR. JAMES L. SNYDER In looking forward to Mother’s Day, I could not help but think about the mess our country is in right now. Not that messes remind me of mothers in particular, but honesty compels me to…

Shenandoah Antiques Expo

By Jordan Thomas Hall The beautiful Shenandoah Valley of Virginia was the center of my travel over the weekend. One of the largest antique shows in this part of the country was being held there with excellent offerings. Also in…

Bubba’s Box

By   “Bubba”  Slade Cook Hello, folks! The 2014 Mid America Truck Show is now in the books. There were over 79,000 attendees from all 50 States and 78 Foreign Countries; with 1,077 exhibiting companies from 43 States and 10…

The awkward antique show

By Jordan Thomas Hall There are two antique shows that I annually attend: The Virginia Highlands Festival in summer and The Bluegrass Trust Antique and Garden Show in spring. As you could imagine there was a great deal of anticipation…

Good job, Patriots!

By Rick Hall Okay, so my fantasy of the Patriots winning the State Championship was a wash, but they did play well in Lexington. I as proud as a peacock to be an alumnus of KCC. As young as this…