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In the aftermath of the Academy Award winning documentary “Free Solo ,” climber Alex Honnold is trying to get a grip on his sudden fame, his image, and most of all what exactly he does next to top his astonishing rope-free conquest of El Capitan.

The Bluefield Blue Jays will hold their Appalachian League home opener tonight when they face the Danville Braves at Peters Park at Bowen Field, in Bluefield. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.

The Tampa Bay Rays will be somewhere other than the Gulf Coast in the near future. Either as the newest incarnation of the Montreal Expos, or otherwise relocated to Charlotte, Portland or Nashville. 

This Week's Circulars


2 p.m. at the G.E. Davis Chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale. Burial will follow in Elgood Cemetery in Elgood.

2 p.m. at the Burns Wornal Chapel of Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton.

73, of Bluefield, WV died Tuesday June 25, 2019 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.