NO ONE WAS INJURED — The derailment shown in the pictures included with this article took place on November 18, 1974. The following story describing the incident appeared in the Thursday, November 21, 1974 edition of the Clinch Valley Times: 33 CARS DERAIL AT CARFAX Thirty-three railroad cars and three diesel units left the tracks… Read More 1974 Clinchfield RR Derailment
OPEN HOUSE ENDS BOREDOM From the Clinch Valley Times, February 2, 1978 Bored with staying aboard the Sperry Rail Service Detector car over the weekend, the three-man crew decided to hold an open house while the self-powered, self-contained rail car was parked on the siding behind the post office in St. Paul. T. J. Horn… Read More Sperry Rail Detector Open House in St. Paul – January 1978
SCOUTING TODAY: St. Paul Cub Scout Pack 226 and Boy Scout Troop 226 Accepting New Members September 19, 2019 was sign-up day for St. Paul Cub Scout Pack 226 and Boy Scout Troop 226. If your child missed the initial sign-up, it’s not too late to join. Both the Cub Scouts and the Boy Scouts… Read More Scouting – Today and Yesterday…
On September 11, 2001 most of us watched as a tragedy unfolded in lower Manhattan that seemed almost unbelievable. The horror and anger we felt that day will never be forgotten. Many persons in the Twin Towers were unable to escape before the buildings collapsed. Many of the first responders who entered the buildings lost… Read More A 9-11 Tribute to our Local First Responders
THE RUSSELL COUNTY FAIR has come and gone so you’ll have to wait an entire year for another one. Pictured below are some of the fair events and those who came out to see them. Friday is traditionally ‘School Day’ at the Russell County Fair. All students were admitted free until 3pm. As you can see from the… Read More 2019 Russell County Fair – Fun & Flair!