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Vest, Shelven Aaron

Shelven Aaron (Sonny) Vest, 89 of Floyd, passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022. He is preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Aaron Vest and Laura Hoback Vest; wives, Norma Gene Boothe Vest and Beulah Austin Whitlock Vest. He is survived by his daughter, Annette Vest (Mike) Battle; sons,...
FLOYD, VA
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7/15: The WORX Band at Sinkland Farms

Bring your chairs and dancing shoes Friday, July 15, 7-11 pm for The WORX Band at Sinkland Farms. Purchase drinks on the terrace, plus food trucks will be on-site. Gates open at 6pm. Admission – $15 general admission, $14 for seniors, active military and first responders. Get your tickets at https://sinklandfarms.ticketspice.com/fall-concert.
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA
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Penn State Football All 105: WR Tyler Johnson

All 105 is a Nittany Sports Now series profiling each Penn State football player. Here is a profile of true freshman wide receiver Tyler Johnson. Before Penn State: Johnson, who also played point guard for Magna Vista High School, was a football team captain twice and team MVP twice. In his senior season, Johnson caught 40 passes for 1,278 yards and 15 touchdowns.
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Radford tabs Guerra to lead Highlanders baseball program

RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - After a roughly three-week coaching search, the Radford Highlanders baseball team has a new head coach. JMU assistant Alex Guerra will reportedly take over at RU following the resignation of coach Karl Kuhn in early June. Guerra played for the Highlanders for two seasons before later...
RADFORD, VA

Business leaders see good, bad in Virginia budget

(The Center Square) – Now that the Virginia budget has been finalized, business leaders in the commonwealth are expressing support for certain parts of the bill, but some disappointment in what it lacked. “Gov. Youngkin and legislators agreed on many issues that are important to Virginia's small business, including...
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The Salamanders beat the Mustangs last night 14-7. Martinsville is 11-13 on the season and in third place in the West behind the HiToms and 19-5 Savannah. Morehead is in the top spot in the East at 17-6. The Mustangs play Asheboro at home tonight. Washington Nationals. The Nats beat...
MARTINSVILLE, VA
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7/9: Floyd Center for the Arts Open House

The Floyd Center for the Arts Open House will be on Saturday, July 9th, 10:00 am-5:00pm! The Center will be having demos and interactive activities happening in all studios, including the forge. Join us for a super fun day to explore the Center, participate in glass cutting and assembling of...
FLOYD, VA
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Obituaries

(Obituaries air at 8:25 a.m., 9:55 a.m., 12:25 p.m., 4:25 p.m., and 5:25 p.m.) Mildred Brown, 89, of Martinsville, died Thursday, June 23. The funeral will be Wednesday, June 29, at 11:30 a.m. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Carver Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to the service. A floating visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 28, from 1-5 p.m.at Wright Funeral Service Chapel. Wright Funeral Service is in charge.
MARTINSVILLE, VA
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American Scholastic Press Association Awards 1st Place to Iron Blade

The Iron Blade, has won the First Place 2021-2022 Scholastic Newspaper Award from American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). ASPA is a nationwide contest for publications ranging from magazines to yearbooks. The ASPA focuses on elevating and highlighting not only the publications produced, but the students who work tirelessly on them.
FERRUM, VA
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Radford Fairlawn Daily Bread working to meet increased food insecurity

RADFORD, Va. (WDBJ) - High inflation rates and gas prices are taking a toll on organizations aimed at fighting food insecurity. “In 2018, the cost per meal was $2.37 and then in 2019 $3.08, 2020 $23.35, and 2021 is actually $3.89,” Radford Fairlawn Daily Bread Program Director Gretchen Dee said.
RADFORD, VA
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