Prepper Festival gets bigger and better in little Craig County

Pam Dudding-Burch Contributing writer Last year’s Prepper Festival proved a tremendous success as thousands of people attended, many driving from neighboring states. It seems like each year, the Prepper Festival in New Castle grows by leaps and bounds, providing an extensive education on how to become more aware of what one needs in case of an emergency. “I think the most unique thing about the Prepper Festival in Craig is that people come to small town America from all over the US to enjoy More...

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CRAIG BASEBALL WINS 1-0 SHUTOUT WITH PITCHING AND SOLID DEFENSE

Photos by Brian HoffmanBrandon Swingle fields a slow roller and throws out an East Mont runner. The Craig County baseball team won a good ol’ fashioned “Pitchers’ Duel” More...

SOFTBALL TEAM BEATS EAST MONT BY SLAUGHTER RULE

Photos by Brian HoffmanKeiley Dudding of Craig County tags out an East Mont runner at third. Olivia Garman pitched a two-hit shutout and Craig County had 10 hits as the softball More...

ROCKETS COMPETE IN TRACK MEET IN BUENA VISTA

The Craig County track team competed in a meet in Buena Vista last week and had some solid performances. Craig’s Lynsey Taylor met the state standard in the 3,200 meters with More...

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SEMINAR FOR ATHLETES HOPING TO PLAY IN COLLEGE TO BE HELD AT CRAIG COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ON MAY 4

The road to college for athletes is no longer lined with traditional mile markers. It used to be that batting averages, points per game or yards per carry paved the way for sports More...

ROCKETS RETURN FROM BREAK WITH FULL SCHEDULE OF GAMES

Photos by Jim & Regina DevinneyCraig coach Brady Price(right) and assistant Tim Edwards watch the action. The Craig County sports teams will be back to their regular schedules More...

HATS OF A DIFFERENT COLOR

The Philadelphia Eagles recently pulled back a rule proposal to allow National Football League teams to have a second color More...

METHENY ON E&H TEAM

Hunter Metheny, a 2016 graduate of Craig County High School, is a member of the Emory & Henry baseball team. More...

Old Brick Hotel second story porch has been replaced

Craig County Historical Society is pleased to announce the floor of the second story porch at...

Helms Hardware improves building

Helms Hardware recently made improvements to the exterior of their building. The family-run business has operated...

Ken Mills turns 90

Ken Mills, who was born in Craig County in 1927, celebrated his 90th birthday on April...

Law, Bernice Lee

Bernice Lee (Bunk) Law, age 78, of Craig Creek went to be with the Lord, Monday, April 3, 2017, at her home More...

Lowell, Edwin Eakin

On Tuesday, April 18, Lowell Edwin Eakin, after a long struggle with cancer, was given peace and rest at his release..

Huffman, Leslie H.

Leslie H. Huffman, 73, of New Castle went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 18. He was preceded in..

Kindness 101: Ten tips to help graduates reach career success by developing a kindness habit 

In the professional world, showing authentic kindness sets you apart and fuels career success. But it’s More...

Bluefield College named a ‘Top School’ by Virginia Living Magazine

Bluefield College has been named one of the best colleges in Virginia by Virginia Living magazine, which included BC in a list of..

Craig County Literacy Development

Teresa Oliver Contributing writer The Craig County Child Care Center’s preschool class is getting an extra boost of reading skills. The..

Heaven: Here and There – Part 2 (final)

Bass Mitchell Columnist I have often talked and written about my first Sunday school teacher, Mrs. Lib. I was just a..

NCR Calendar – April 26, 2017

EVERY DAY EXCEPT FOR SUNDAY The Craig County Public Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m., Wednesday from 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. and Saturday from..

Troutville Appalachian Trail Days at Town Park

TROUTVILLE – The fourth annual Troutville Trail Days starts this Friday evening, June 5, with dinner for Appalachian Trail thru-hikers and..

Changing out genes; boon or disaster?

Religiously Speaking Hearing the Rev. Dr. James C. Peterson speak at Roanoke College earlier this month on a rapidly developing scientific..

Local organizations hope to decline bee and butterfly pollinators

Two local organizations are joining the nationwide effort to help reverse the decline of pollinators such as bees and butterflies. The..
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