For the 2020 GRADUATES of Castlewood High School and Eastside High School

AS A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO THE CLASSES OF 2020, we are reprising a selection of  congratulatory ads from the May 19, 1960 edition of the Clinch Valley Times – just for fun.  Sixty years ago, commencement exercises were an important part of community life.  We are 100% sure the individuals who paid for these long-ago… Read More For the 2020 GRADUATES of Castlewood High School and Eastside High School

Coeburn Grocery Co. in St. Paul – From Wholesale to No Sale….to Shirts

© Jerry F. Couch 2020 IN 1915, COEBURN GROCERY COMPANY opened a new branch of its business on Russell Street in St. Paul.  In March of 1909, the company had purchased the lots upon which to build this three-story brick structure, gambling on the economic growth the newly arrived CC&O Railway could bring to the… Read More Coeburn Grocery Co. in St. Paul – From Wholesale to No Sale….to Shirts