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Letters From Leton: The Rival

This time of year, spring sports are in or moving to playoffs. During my son Seth’s high school years, he played baseball at Patrick Henry (PH). I was the announcer for their games at the tournament hosted by PH every year (think a combination of Al Michaels and Robin Williams). PH’s primary rival was Chilhowie.… Read more »













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Letters From Leton: Laurel Thicket

Growing up in the Appalachian Highlands generally meant much time in the woods, including adventures of exploring and eventually returning home for supper. Occasionally your path would take you to a dense laurel thicket that you had to maneuver through. Often halfway through the thicket, you had doubts about the adventure and just wanted to… Read more »