Mousie News

June 4, 2014

By Charlotte Hicks Caudill Next week Hindman High Class of 1971:  The 8th and final installation in the series of my Hindman High graduating class will appear in next week’s column. Laurel Fork – an enchanted place:  I was invited to three family reunions and the Carr Creek Fish and Game Club fish fry...

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Bearville Notes

June 4, 2014

By Sherri Hicks I am officially a “grandma.”  Well, I have been since March 2, 2012, but our oldest son Wade adopted the little boy named Ethan and the paperwork was completed this week. Ethan is eight years old and says he needs to be nine before he can learn to spell “Prater” which...

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Hindman Preschool holds 22nd Annual St. Jude Trike-A-Thon

June 4, 2014

Hindman Preschool held the 22nd Annual St. Jude Trike-A-Thon on Friday, May 16th.  We  collected $1000.00.  Tayton Astor Blair was our top collector with $202.00.  Our participants love the T-shirts and back-packs they receive for prizes. St. Jude has developed protocols that have helped push overall survival rates for childhood cancers from less than...

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Wine in Virginia

June 4, 2014
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 the Valley is Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello. Touring the masterpiece I was able to...

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Why I think mothers would make good politicians

June 4, 2014

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 admit they are good at cleaning up messes. And, the messes they clean up...

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