The Big Sandy Mountaineer - shows Big Sandy's rich history


February 23, 2022

The website features an archive of publications from all over the state going back more than a century. The Mountaineer is one of many newspapers included on the site and is a goldmine for those looking to learn more about our little community. The oldest issue of the paper they have included in their database is from 111 years ago next Wednesday. Out of general interest, I spent some time reading that issue, particularly in light of material I have read about 1911 as an important year in our town’s history. By the end of the year, several new businesses had opened (...

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