Echoes of the Previous is a group of historic articles curated from The Virginian Evaluation and different publications archived since 1914. It’s possible you’ll be uncovered to content material that you just discover offensive or objectionable. For historic functions and accuracy, articles are reprinted of their authentic, unedited type, and don’t mirror the opinions and beliefs of the writer.
July 22, 1923
99 Years In the past
Covington Band Is Reorganized
The Clifton Forge-Covington Band has dissolved partnership, and the previous Covington Band will once more be organized beneath the management of Professor Frazier. It is going to proceed because the Covington Band. Professor Frazier expects to maneuver to this metropolis this night, and can take cost of the band, appearing as director and chief. Lots of the previous members, it’s understood, will return to the band, and it’s mentioned it’ll develop into a longtime group within the metropolis. The explanation for the dissolution of the joint band, it’s mentioned, was attributable to the truth that the conferences held on this metropolis weren’t nicely attended by the members of Clifton Forge, whereas all conferences held in that metropolis have been attended by the whole membership from this metropolis.
July 22, 1937
85 Years In the past
Jury Establishes His Innocence In The Circuit Court docket
Mr. Warren Joseph was aquitted late yesterday by a jury within the Alleghany County Circuit Court docket on a cost of driving an car whereas beneath the affect of an intoxicant. Mr. T. Moore Butler, lawyer representing Mr. Joseph, pressed the case in his protection most ably. Witness after witness testified that Mr. Joseph on the time was not beneath the affect of an intoxicant.
July 22, 1962
60 Years In the past
Swimming Lessons To Resume Monday At Playground Pool
Stuart Keesee, water security chairman for the Covington Crimson Cross Chapter, has introduced that swimming courses will resume on the metropolis playground pool Monday. All swimming courses will probably be beneath the supervision of F.J. “Boodie” Albert, and can finish at 5 minutes earlier than the hour. Mrs. Judy Weade and William “Tray” Taylor will probably be instructors. Miss Janice Smith would be the teacher for intermediate swimmers and Mickey Caviness will function teacher for superior swimmers past the newbie and intermediate phases.
July 22, 2012
10 Years In the past
Investigation Into ‘Aggie” Albert’s Homicide Continues
Twenty years after her homicide, the Covington Metropolis Police Division and Virginia State Police are nonetheless working to find the identification of Esther Agnes “Aggie” Albert’s killer. “Instances like this nature are by no means chilly,” mentioned Covington Metropolis Supervisor and Police Chief J.B. Broughman. Broughman was a sergeant 20 years in the past on Friday, July 3, 1992, when Aggie Alberts physique was found at roughly 6:40 a.m. at a aspect entrance of Sacred Coronary heart Catholic Church on Principal Road in Covington