Bassett depot renovations nearing completion

By Ginny Wray Renovations to the historic Bassett train depot are in the final stages, with completion hoped by mid to late summer. The inside of the building is...

Gwynn overcame obstacles to goal

By Ginny Wray Savanna Gwynn always dreamed of being a teacher, but life kept getting in the way. There were bills to pay, children to raise and so...

Bassett speaker: Grads said ‘I will,’ not ‘I can’t’

At the 41st annual  Bassett High School commencement exercises on Friday, May 24, members of the Class of 2019 were urged to celebrate their bloopers and follow...

Photographer to stay on Trump campaign trail

By Debbie Hall Ray Reynolds, a Collinsville photographer and contractor, recently returned from the kickoff of President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Fla.   Reynolds, 58, volunteers...

By Kim Barto Meeks Do you love hunting for a bargain? The Charity League of Martinsville & Henry County will have a warehouse full of them at its...

Community Mourns Loss of ‘Superman’

By Kim Barto Meeks ________________________________________________________________________ Countless mourners filled the Galilean House of Worship on Tuesday morning to remember a real-life Superman -- a policeman who could outrun any criminal;...

Centenarian lives by ‘no problem’ motto

By Debbie Hall Edna Turner has seen it all, done as much of it as she desired, and the 104-year-old has no plans to stop anytime soon. As she...

Hometown Team

Conversation led Nelson to create LMS team Barry Nelson spent much of his youth tinkering with race cars and visiting race tracks but as an adult, he became...

Calendar of Events | March, 2019

(The following information is from visitmartinsville.com, the website of the Tourism Office of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. See that website for more information on these...

A pinball premonition that may prove shocking

By BEN R. WILLIAMS I don’t believe in premonitions. I’d like to believe in premonitions, along with ghosts, aliens, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Mothman and a slew...

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