You know it's fall when the
grasshoppers and assorted cousins start jumping on your car.
This praying mantis landed right on the windshield. Photo by
Community Collegeís Foundation held their annual art auction at
the Burnsville Town Center. Proceeds from this auction went to
benefit Mayland students through the Foundation. Artists from
Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties as well as Asheville
donated items for the event. Pictured are Janet Colvin and
Deborah Jacobus looking over the pieces of art before the
WKYK-WTOE employee Denise Whitson attended the
"Get Motivated" Business Seminar in Asheville on September 22nd.
Denise is pictured with lead speaker, Zig Ziglar.
The Old Timey Fall Festival was held on the
Burnsville Town Square on Saturday, September 24th. Photo by
Randy Ward. For more pictures, click
Touchdown pass in Cougar game on Friday night, September 23rd.
Photo by Randy Ward. For more pictures click
Andy Howell (right) and Marc Whitson
(center), both from Burnsville, teamed up with their friend,
Brad Bess to perform last weekend at the Kraut Creek Street
Festival in Boone. All three guys go to Appalachian State
University. Marc has recorded a country song that you can hear
occasionally on WKYK.
A wood-fired stoneware pitcher
made by Ken Sedberry auctioned at art/spaghetti dinner held Oct
Senator Richard Burr visited Mountain Heritage High School on
Linda Brown caught this sunrise
coming through the trees.
Marigolds look particularly nice during the fall.
Marie Nicholson with Mars Hill College (L) and Miki Pontorno
with the Yancey County Chamber of Commerce (R) presented Yancey
County Schools Teacher of the Year, Karen Fox (center), with a
gift basket filled with items donated by Yancey County Chamber
Not your average picture of a
mushroom--this artistic view was taken by Linda Brown.
So far the fall leaves have been
hard to find. Linda Brown was able to find a few for this
This beautiful sunrise photograph
was taken by Michael Hopson in the Micaville/Celo area in the
spring of 2005. The white spots in the picture are from houses
in the valley.
Vicky Hoilman sent us this picture she took of beautiful
Glenn Wilson square bailing hay on a
beautiful October day. Photo by Phyllis Wilson.
This picture of Celo Knob was taken
Wednesday morning, October 26, after a light snow had fallen on
the mountain tops. Photo by Sandy Matheny.
Dr. Suzanne Owens will become
Maylandís fifth president, and the second female president in
the collegeís 34-year history.
Heritage players "psyching up" for game against Mitchell.. Photo by Randy Ward.
One of the many cute groups of kids
out making the rounds for Halloween. (Left to right) Madison
Tunks, Kason Hall, Alyssa Sparks and Keaton Hall.
Bobby Proffitt enjoys a little
Halloween fun. We've been told he is "President Bush's new
Randy Hall of Burnsville is the lucky winner of the WTOE 50th
Anniversary trip to Gatlinburg, $50 cash and $50 for gas. He
registered at People's Furniture in Spruce Pine.
Fall colors have been few and far
between this year. Linda Brown did get this picture near the
Post Office in Burnsville last week.
Here is a
picture from Peter Bobbe's recent education-related trip to
Japan. These are students from Nawazakita Senior High School in
Saku, Japan. You just canít hide that Cougar pride! Teacher of the Year Peter Bobbe Peter Bobbe participanted in the Japan Fulbright
Memorial Fund (JFMF) Teacher Program.
Steven Proffitt crosses the finish line during
the Cross Country match at Freedom.
Sugarbear on his favorite table beside the window
where he can watch for visitors. Photo by Peggy Bailey.
Haley Atkins with Arik Christopher and Alex Swindle at the
Special Olympics Fundraiser Oct. 14.
This picture was taken recently at
Ogle Meadows by Elaine Boone.
Ballerina Ava and Princess Clara dressed for
This group recently traveled with
Mayland Community College to the Gulf Coast to help Hurricane
Front Row, Left to Right: Jim Teal (kneeling), Trela Watson,
Anna Teal, Vicki Wise, Randi Miller, Roxanna Shepherd, Nicole
Guinn, Heather Calvert, Mary Nell Tucker. Back Row, Left to
Right: Mitzi Bullis, Robert Moore, Nina Moore, Melissa Wilson,
Connie McKinney, Yvonne Hardin, Angie Duncan, Billy Hoyle, Gwen
Frye, Connie Guinn. The individuals traveled as private citizens
and volunteered through the Baptist Menís organization. Several
from the group worked with the Red Cross in their administration
department. They helped with paperwork and printed maps for
recovery teams and helped with other much needed services.
Peggy Bailey took this beautiful
sunset from the deck at The Lodge Restaurant at Wolf Laurel.
Doyle Adkins got this great shot of a deer.
Emery Shai was born on Friday 11/11/05 at 2:15pm at Memorial
Mission Hospital in Asheville. She weighed 7 lb. 3 oz. Her very
proud parents are Todd and Christy Capps. They report that she
is the light of their life and that she already has aspirations
to be a movie star, with a goal of having "a star somewhere
between Cher and James Dean on Hollywood Blvd."
Peggy Bailey sent these pictures of Sugarbear (black dog) and
Miss Priss taking a minute to relax.
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