WASHINGTON - Alan Kirk of Independence recently had his name inscribed on the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum’s Wall of Honor as a permanent testament to his commitment to and passion for flight.
MOORESVILLE, N.C. - The 72nd Annual Awards Ceremony of the North Carolina Society of Historians, held in Mooresville, N.C., on Oct. 19, honored several Alleghany County, N.C., area businesses, organizations and residents.
ELK CREEK - Two college “roomies” from Radford State Teacher’s College (Class of 1942) got together again for the 50th annual Eli Cook Hale Reunion at Lebanon United Methodist Church in Elk Creek on Aug. 11.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jones of Independence announced the engagement of their daughter, Shanna Michelle Jones, to Andrew (Andy) Phillip Ward, who is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Ward of Galax. A wedding is planned for Oct. 5.