Short Cuts and Tips for Housewives – From 1986

© Jerry F. Couch PICTURED ABOVE  In May of 1971, Mrs. Nell Jordan (left) presented a Castlewood PTA certificate of life membership and a pin to Mrs. Beatrice McInturff (right).  The occasion was Mrs. McInturff’s retirement as president of the Russell County PTA Council.  [Photo from the Clinch Valley Times archives]   FOR MANY YEARS,… Read More Short Cuts and Tips for Housewives – From 1986

1967 – The Arty-Lee School Becomes a Model Head Start Center

© Jerry F. Couch First, some background information… In the 1960’s, poverty in America was finally acknowledged as a self-perpetuating social problem.  Numerous federal economic development programs were created with the intent of breaking the cycle of poverty.  One such program was Project Heat Start. Created by the Office of Economic Opportunity’s Community Action Program,… Read More 1967 – The Arty-Lee School Becomes a Model Head Start Center