Bud Phillips

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Name: Bud Phillips
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pioneers in Paradise: Brave sister held her large family together through trying times

The renowned Carter family of musical recording fame in this area seemed to lean toward ballads which were much enjoyed by a great part of the population of the time. They seemed to have followed the proverb of which I have long lived, that being, in ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ready To Rumble

The Rumbles, one of the most popular Midwest dance bands of the past half-century, is kicking off Riverboat Days tonight (Friday) at Riverside Park.But for band member Todd Henseler, tonight’s performance also marks a homecoming celebration.Henseler, ... [Published Press and Dakotan - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Bristol’s first civilian hospital opened in 1873 in the old Thomas House Hotel

I receive many questions concerning early Bristol history. They come in person, by telephone, mail and are often routed to me through the local library, chamber of commerce or courthouse offices. Sometimes they come through local relatives of persons ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. William R. Rogers was a noted Bristol physician and highly respected

He is well remembered as a very successful physician of Bristol as well as being a very highly respected citizen. He took part in numerous civic, social and church affairs in this city. His family and close associates also remember something about him ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

Helping with Bristol’s Citizens Cemetery an 'honorable thing to do'

BRISTOL, Va. – Marcellus Sheppard did not budge.John J. Fowler uttered nary a word.“I saw a coyote run up through here right before you got here,” said Chris Blevins, a crew leader with Barrett’s Lawn Care.Blevins and two co-workers mowed and trimmed ... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Town founding was a phenomenal success from the very beginning

The Rev. James King had every opportunity to be the founder of Bristol in both Virginia and Tennessee. He owned the land that was chosen to be the terminal points of both the Virginia and Tennessee and East Tennessee and Virginia railroads. Indeed, he ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

The first building of Virginia Intermont College was considered highly ornamental

Some called it Wood’s Castle. Indeed that first building that housed what became Virginia Intermont College did look like a castle. It crowned old Halls Hill and was considered to be highly ornamental to the new town. To say the least, it was rather a ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Mooresburg never came into being because of overextended credit

If a certain city developer had been able to carry out his plan, there likely would have been no Bristol today. Instead of Bristol on the Border, there would have been Mooresburg on the Border. The sign on the local train station and over the door of ... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 13 2014]

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Pioneers in Paradise: Brave sister held her lar... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 17 2014]
Ready To Rumble [Published Press and Dakotan - Aug 15 2014]
Bristol’s first civilian hospital opened in 187... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 10 2014]
Dr. William R. Rogers was a noted Bristol physi... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 03 2014]
Helping with Bristol’s Citizens Cemetery an 'ho... [Published TriCities.com - Aug 03 2014]
Town founding was a phenomenal success from the... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 27 2014]
The first building of Virginia Intermont Colleg... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 20 2014]
Mooresburg never came into being because of ove... [Published TriCities.com - Jul 13 2014]
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