Echoes of the Past is a collection of historical articles curated from The Virginian Review and other publications archived since 1914. You may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable. For historical purposes and accuracy, articles are reprinted in their original, unedited form, and do not reflect the opinions and beliefs of the publisher.
January 13, 1932
91 Years Ago
Elite In South Show Summer Styles
While fur coats and galoshes constitute the costume of the moment in the frigid North, the winter colony in the sunny South is disporting itself in raiment that we associate with June, July, and August. This is the season when fashion history is made, for what is being worn down amid the palms today will be all the vogue in northern climes next summer. Photo below are some of society’s smartest styles in Palm Beach, Fla.
January 13, 1962
61 Years Ago
Collins Gets On Finance Committee
Sen. Hale Collins of Covington was named Friday to one of two vacancies on the powerful Senate Finance Committee in the General Assembly. Sen. Charles T. Moses of Appomattox was named to the other vacancy. Collins, 60, a well-known Covington attorney, represents Alleghany, Bedford, Botetourt and Craig counties and the cities of Clifton Forge and Covington.
January 13, 1987
36 Years Ago
Retail Merchants Announce Elections
Six directors have been elected to the board of the Covington Retail Merchants Association for two-year terms. Elected were Derrick Barr of Barrs Critters and Crafts; Bill Dressler Jr. of Dressler Motors; Charles Glass of Mick-or-Mack IGA; Bill Moody of Red’s TV; Dennie Tincher of WKEY-WIQO and Doug Williams of Leggett’s.
January 13, 2012
11 Years Ago
Ginger Continues Golf Career At Bluefield State
Josh Ginger is making the most of a mulligan. After spending two and a half years away from competitive golf while attending Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, the former Alleghany standout is now splitting the fairways as a member of the Bluefield State golf team. Ginger was encouraged to come to Bluefield State by one of his current teammates during a tournament several years ago in Lewisburg, and two and a half years later, he is looking forward to another spring with the Big Blues.