Rockbridge Stories- Hopkins Green in Downtown Lex


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Kendal resident Margaret Skovira resumes a local history column.  She invites readers to ask a question about an event, person or place of historic interest in Rockbridge County (including Lexington and Buena Vista) to be answered in this column. Q. What was at the corner of Nelson and Jefferson streets in Lexington before it became […]

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Boomerang Redux


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With that seemingly redundant title, let us take a step back in history to an article written by resident Jo McMurtry that was first published in the January 2014 KaLex Monthly Newsletter and that is as relevant today as it was then.  (The photo is from 2019.) “Boomerang” Comes Our Way “I’ve never won a […]

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Sylvia and Astrid in ‘The Restaurant’


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Published March 2019 in CONNECTIONS By Resident Kay Quirk — Having taken note of the beautiful art exhibit currently in The Restaurant, I wanted to know more about Sylvia and Astrid, the artists whose work is now on display there; thus the genesis of this article. Sylvia Gibb’s oil painting is first encountered on the […]

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