© Jerry F. Couch THE FEATURED IMAGE OF THE CLINCH RIVER SEEN ABOVE was taken in the 1930’s at a point between Carterton and Castlewood. This photo illustrates the vital relationship between the river, croplands, and grazing lands The August 30, 1918 edition of the World News of Roanoke featured an interesting article concerning events then… Read More CARBOCOAL, THE CLINCH RIVER, AND DEAD FISH – 1921
© Jerry F. Couch [Portions of this article originally appeared the CVT in 2014] MACON MELVILLE LONG, SR. was born April 2, 1885, a son of John M. and Alice C. Long of Rappahannock County, Virginia. His siblings were Ethel, Lelia, Bernard, and Edwin. The family lived on a farm in what was at that… Read More Sen. M. M. Long, 1885-1988
MANY OF US HAVE CARED FOR A SENIOR FAMILY MEMBER and are well-acquainted with what is required to do so. Help spread the word so a local elderly lady can receive the added care she needs.
© Jerry F. Couch 2019 FOR WEEKS NOW, employees of Estes Brothers Construction of Jonesville, VA have been hard at work implementing a downtown infrastructure rehabilitation program for St. Paul. The project consists of new sewer lines, water lines, storm sewers, curbs & gutters, sidewalks, and new pavement in portions of the downtown area (see… Read More St. Paul Downtown Infrastructure Improvements – Ahead of Schedule
© Jerry F. Couch 2019 A few weeks ago, I wrote a review of Sugar Hill Brewing Company, Inc. For some “then vs. now” contrast, I included a photo of a long-gone St. Paul “beer joint,” purposely omitting the name of the business. A number of people responded with various guesses as to its identity… Read More Now it can be told – it was the OK Cafe!