The world has a funny way of being ironic, doesn’t it? A little-known fact about me is that I used to play the guitar, ukulele and piano. Unfortunately, when adulthood made my life too busy for hobbies, my instrument-playing came to a close...until recently. The day before I interviewed Lily…

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BLUEFIELD — Lily Comer has been playing guitar since she was about thirteen years old. The instrument helped her use her unique and powerful v…

As some of you may know, I am not only the Lifestyles Editor at The Bluefield Daily Telegraph, I am also the Associate Editor of our magazine,…

I was lucky enough to grow up in an age where it was still deemed safe to trick or treat. My parents, of course, accompanied me, but I am so g…

The first time I tried to carve a pumpkin, I swore to my parents that the pumpkin’s insides were burning my arms. In fact, at that young age, …

I have never been very good at math. This used to be a source of shame for me, all the way from K through 12th. I did my best, I remember all …

BLUEFIELD – The Granada Theater in downtown Bluefield, W.Va. first opened its doors on January 2, 1928. After years of planning, fundraising a…

It is the officially spooky season, folks! Personally, it is my favorite time of the year. I already love autumn, but add the element of haunt…

WELCH – Three years ago, Welch city officials launched plans to “bring some culture back into the city,” according to a 2017 Bluefield Daily T…

PRINCETON – Community Connections Inc. (CCI) has been changing the culture of Mercer County and beyond since its founding in 1990 as an outgro…

On an early September drive down the West Virginia Turnpike, I couldn’t help but notice the leaves are already beginning to change shades, esp…

As anyone who reads this column knows, my car and I have had some adventures. We’ve traversed the United States and all the backroads in betwe…

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Obituaries

2 p.m., at the Raven Assembly of God in Raven, Va. Entombment will follow at Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Claypool Hill, Va.

Lucille Violet Woods Kirby, age 82, of Princeton, formerly of Rock, WV, died on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Princeton Community Hospital. Born on April 17, 1937, in Bluefield, she was a daughter of the late Cletus Edward and Mabel Bailey Woods. She had lived in Princeton for the past 3 yea…

Nancy Carol Christian, age 73 of North Tazewell, VA died Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital-Tri Cities at Bristol, TN. Born December 19, 1945 in Tazewell County, VA, she was a daughter of the late Robert Frank Hall and Clara Lucille Hall. In addition to her parents, she …