What is a Teacher? A birthday tribute to Lois David Meade, Jan. 17, 2020

A Teacher Is…. A GOOD STUDENT – OF HUMAN NATURE, ACADEMICS, OR BOTH LOIS’ SENIOR PHOTO, CHS A STAFF MEMBER OF THE SCHOOL NEWSPAPER A MEMBER OF THE CHS LIBRARY CLUB A Teacher Is…. —-AN OPENER OF DOORS—- —-TAKING TURNS…LISTENING….BEING PATIENT—- —-GIVING RESPECT, RECEIVING RESPECT IN RETURN—- —-WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL—- —-KEEPING CHILDREN… Read More What is a Teacher? A birthday tribute to Lois David Meade, Jan. 17, 2020

Historical sketches of Dante, Dickenson County, and Cleveland

Even though the following story has no accompanying photos, its richness of detail is too good not to share.  Enjoy. Transcribed from the September 13, 1931 edition of The Bristol Herald-Courier,  THE GREAT SOUTHWEST By Goodridge Wilson* Dante, on the edge of Russell close to Dickenson and close to Wise, is a little three-hollow mountain… Read More Historical sketches of Dante, Dickenson County, and Cleveland

Dr. James Noah Greear, Early Physician of Castlewood & St. Paul

© Jerry F. Couch The following biographical sketch of Dr. James Noah Greear is excerpted from A Narrative History of Wise County, Virginia by Charles A. Johnson. Dr. James Noah Greear was born on his father’s homestead near Coeburn, February 27, 1859, and was reared there.  Possessed of a strong will power and determination, and… Read More Dr. James Noah Greear, Early Physician of Castlewood & St. Paul