Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 18, 2011

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April 30, 2011 Sewing service - Spencer Gee

April 23, 2011 Now the service begins - Rector Russ Hatfield

She's lovin' it... - Kathy Shrewsbury

April 9, 2011 Coalfields' Buddy - Abe S. ‘Buddy’ Tomchin

April 2, 2011 Go see Ms. Ewing - Jean Ewing

March 26, 2011 Face of the United Way - Michelle Williams

March 19, 2011 Drum Roll - Julie Kade

March 12, 2011 No ordinary Joe - Joe Davidson

February 26, 2011 Local rotarian travels to India to fulfill three-year long dream - Jim Ferguson

February 19, 2011 Bowling and Billiards - Carl Mariotti Jr

February 12, 2011 Flowers deliver smiles - James Carter

February 5, 2011 Student of the world - Dr. Sapphire Cureg

January 29, 2011 Second career - Jackie Evans

January 22, 201 For the children - Melissa Powell

January 15, 2011 Second Chances - Erik Robinson

January 8, 2011 A fixture in Circuit Court - Julia Light

January 1, 2011 Hands of Talent - Jeff Bailey

December 25, 2010 Santa's Helper - Oscar Justice

December 18, 2010 It’s ‘snow’ problem for her - JulieMarler

December 11, 2010 I love doing this - Lisa Cochran

Decmber 4, 2010 I do it for my customers - Sue Stamper

November 20, 2010 Bringing books to life - Sarah Murphy

November 13, 2010 Proud to Serve - Sgt. Benjamin Sawyers

November 6, 2010 Man on a Mission - Mike McGraw

October 30, 2010 Webster betters community - Tony Webster

October 23, 2010 A refreshing throwback - Brittany Morris

October 16, 2010 Here to help - Andi Bennett

October 9, 2010 Tales on two wheels - Dink Shrader

October 2, 2010 No rail required - Eugene Lambert

September 25, 2010 Call to Action - Aleta Jo Crotty

September 18, 2010 Beautiful Hands - Marth Nash Legg

September 11, 2010 Ground Zero to Bluefield - Kevin Scanlon

September 4, 2010 Perfect Match - George and Tammy Martin

August 28, 2010 Quilt Queen - Carolyn Demopoulos

August 21, 2010 Airbourne addiction - Pat Davis

August 14, 2010 Mr. Richlands - Bahjet J. “Bob” Nassif

August 7, 2010 Faith and perseverance - Harold Wells

July 31, 2010 At home on stage - Skip Crane

July 24, 2010 She gets things done - Carol Bard

July 17. 2010 Passion for the Past - Charlotte Whited

July 10, 2010 Who's Next? - George Harman

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  • Randy Phillips 1 A heart for service

    In the film noir gangster movies, guys who did the kind of work that Randolph “Randy” Phillips did would be called, “Screw,” a name for a prison guard that comes from the shackles that bound prisoners more than a century ago. But during 32 years of service with the Virginia Department of Corrections, Phillips, now 63, and retired, worked to help the inmates under his supervision work to straighten their lives out and become productive citizens.

    July 26, 2014 3 Photos

  • Pam Meade Giving back to the community

    When Pam Meade retired after 26 years in the banking business, she worked in her garden, traveled, and did all the other things that a lack  of time didn’t allow. The novelty started wearing off when her second year of retirement arrived, so she started looking for more to do and found a new purpose when the Tazewell Area Chamber of Commerce needed a new executive director.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Original marriage of the Bluefields Celebrating historic union

     All prospective brides and grooms feel excited as the appointed hour for the exchange of their wedding vows moves ever closer, but for Stephanie Muncy of Nemours and Cody Woodall of Springville, Va., the excitement is almost mach one — the speed of sound.

    July 12, 2014 3 Photos

  • Richard Smith 1 From Hot Wheels to classics...

    Years ago when they were boys, Richard Smith and his brother Roger watched as the men in their families worked with muscle cars and hot rods. They had their Hot Wheels toys to play with, but then they grew up and got their own big cars. Now Richard Smith and other enthusiasts are working to share their passion for cars.

    July 5, 2014 2 Photos

  • Hankins Telescope 1 ‘I love it, it’s in my blood’

    June 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Florida Georgia Line Ready to party

    June 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_0941.JPG Jake’s Grocery: A point of stability in McDowell County

    In a world of constant change, Jake’s Grocery has been a point of stability for decades. Economic downturns and floods have challenged owner Jacob T. Potter and his wife Carol Sue, but with help from above, the small store in McDowell County has stayed open to see its 45th anniversary.

    June 7, 2014 2 Photos

  • Lasker  Telescope 1 Looking back on life

    In less than a month Dr. Bruce Lasker, 68, of Bluefield, will be cleaning out his office, while reminiscing about the last 38 years. As an OB/GYN, Lasker has been delivering babies in the two Virginias since 1976. He delivered his last baby in April and will retire officially on June 30.

    May 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • Wikle Telescope 1 Combining two loves

    Princeton resident Stan Wikle, 60, knows and loves gospel music. He also likes planning events. So in 1995, he combined his two loves to create Stan Wikle gospel Promotions, a business that brings national Christian artists to local venues in the two Virginias.

    May 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • Weiss Telescope 1 Determined spirit

    April 26, 2014 2 Photos