Obituaries

BEDFORD [mdash] Evelyn I. Cochran Simpkins, 72, of Evington, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. Born on July 11, 1946 in Eckman, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas J. Cochran and Virginia Hartley Cochran and was the loving wife of F. Daniel (Danny) Simpkins for 42 years. …

BEDFORD [mdash] Evelyn I. Cochran Simpkins, 72, of Evington, passed away on Monday, July 1, 2019. Born on July 11, 1946 in Eckman, West Virginia, she was a daughter of the late Thomas J. Cochran and Virginia Hartley Cochran and was the loving wife of F. Daniel (Danny) Simpkins for 42 years. …

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Princeton Community Hospital opens a drive through COVID-19 testing site at the Woman's Center entrance of the hospital. According to hospital officials, the testing will be conducted under a doctor's order only.

Highway 10 North, right before Hanging Rock, was closed Friday morning to traffic due to flooding.

Fourth- and fifth-grade students learn supply and demand and the basics of operating a business during Melrose School’s annual Market Day. Proceeds from the event will help fund the fifth-grade field trip to Pigeon Forge in May.

Dustin Croy, of Lerona, was crowned "Master Distiller" recently on Discovery Channel television show, ‘Master Distiller,’ where he competed head to head against three other distillers and judged by Discovery Channels top three legends in the business Mark, Tim, and Digger along with special …

As part of a mass swearing in ceremony, participants from the JROTC in Princeton Senior High School were sworn in by Colonel Andrew Morgan of the U.S. Army, an astronaut now serving aboard the International Space Station