January 25, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Special sections - free access!

Sports

Skiers off to fast start at MCS and RCS

By Claire Cella Despite a noticeably late start to winter, ski teams from Margaretville and Roxbury central schools have competed in three Section Four races and are looking forward to a tough and competitive season. More...

MCS hosts Coaches vs Cancer event

Margaretville Central School will take part in the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer awareness program at several upcoming basketball games. MCS will participate in the Coaches vs. Cancer Program on Friday, Jan. More...

Roxbury girls win; MCS boys' upset bid fails

Staff report Roxbury girls win twice The scores were almost mirror images when the Roxbury girls’ basketball team took to the hardwoods last week. More...

News

Zumba dance fitness craze heats up the winter

By Pauline Liu Just in time to help residents beat the winter blues, Zumba classes are now locally available at a number of locations, including the Roxbury Central School, the Pine Hill Community Center and the Phoenicia United Methodist Church. More...

Prattsville Housing Committee to host Expo

Prattsville — As part of the Rebuild Prattsville effort, the Prattsville Housing Committee will host a “Housing Expo & Home Improvement Show” on March 3 (with a snow date of March 10) at the firehouse in Prattsville.  The Expo More...

Relay for Life Auction on Feb. 19

Fleischmanns — The Country Cutting Gallery Relay for Life team will hold a benefit auction on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3 p.m. at La Cabana restaurant on Main Street in Fleischmanns. More...

Obituaries  Free Access 

Murray Schrier

Murray Schrier, 89, of Pickett County Care and Rehab in Byrdstown, TN, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012 at 7:30 a.m. at the Pickett Co. Care and Rehab. He was born July 30, 1922 in Margaretville, the son of William I. More...

Bessie Balcom

Bessie Balcom, 95, left her earthly home on January 19, 2012, just 10 days prior to her 96th birthday. She was born on Johnny Cake Lane in New Kingston, the daughter of Bruce and Beulah (Bronson) Easley. More...

Chloe Pebler

Chloe Maxim Kratochvil Pebler, 77, formerly of Roxbury, died Saturday, Jan. More...