Clarke County, VA

Clarke County, VAAugusta Free Press

One dead in three-vehicle crash in Clarke County

News, press releases, letters to the editor: Virginia State Police Trooper J. Lowther is investigating a three-vehicle fatal crash in Clarke County reported on Friday at 6:36 p.m. along Route 340 just north of Route 657. A 2021 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling south on Route 340 when it crossed...
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Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Stalled case of suspected getaway driver expected to be resolved soon

BERRYVILLE — For 13 months, Toi Latoria Marshall, the suspected getaway driver in a 2017 robbery and homicide, has been plea bargaining. On Monday in Clarke Circuit Court, Marshall’s case was continued for the 11th time since the plea was first scheduled May 4 of last year, according to court records. The latest delay came 13 days after Marshall’s attorney Michael J. Harrington assured Judge Alexander R. Iden that Marshall was ready to enter a plea.
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Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke girls' soccer tops Poquoson to advance to state final

BERRYVILLE — The Clarke County girls’ soccer team had done an excellent job of picking up its level of play in the second half in the three games prior to Monday night’s contest, but Eagles coach Jon Cousins wasn’t at all certain about how his team would react to Monday’s 100-minute weather delay at halftime.
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Motorcyclist killed in Friday crash in Clarke County

CLARKE COUNTY, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A motorcyclist was killed in a Friday evening crash in Clarke County. The Virginia State Police reports the three-vehicle crash occurred around 6:35 p.m. Friday on Lord Fairfax Highway just north Senseny Road. According to a release, a 2021 Chevrolet Equinox was heading south...
Strasburg, VANorthern Virginia Daily

Monday storm leaves 3,670 without power, mostly in Strasburg, Clarke

Following an evening storm on Monday that left at least 3,670 local customers without power, electricity had been largely restored as of Tuesday, officials said. The summer thunderstorm wasn’t atypical, said Jeremy Geiger, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Sterling office. However, the winds were strong enough to cause fallen tree limbs that led to multiple power outages, he said.
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke boys' soccer falls to Nandua in state semis

BERRYVILLE — Following Monday’s game at Feltner Stadium, Nandua boys’ soccer coach Paul Nolz raved about Clarke County’s ability to possess the ball and move it around. That helped the Eagles create more scoring opportunities and almost twice as many shots as the Warriors. But, Nandua did a better job...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Baiba V. Schletty

Baiba Schletty was born in 1944 in Riga, Latvia, to Vilma and Margers Vavere. World War II was still raging when she moved with her family to Germany and eventually in 1950 they emigrated to the U.S. She graduated from Unity High School in Milltown, WI and went on to...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke County gets three individual titles at Class 2 track meet

The Clarke County track & field teams boasted a mixture of experience and young talent this season. On Saturday, that combination of youth and experience helped the Eagles place in the top eight in both team events and bring home three individual titles in the Class 2 meet at James Madison University.
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke County School Board honors retirees

BERRYVILLE — The Clarke County School Board on Monday honored 15 school division employees who have retired during the past two years. Altogether, the employees provided the schools more than 400 years of service, according to board Chairwoman Monica Singh-Smith. Eleven retired during, or at the end of, the recent...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Boies: Shentel developing broadband proposals for Clarke County

BERRYVILLE — Shentel is working on proposals to provide broadband service to various parts of Clarke County without it, County Administrator Chris Boies confirmed. Boies said he doesn't yet know exactly where broadband, also known as high-speed internet, would be extended or how much it would cost, either for the county or new customers that the company would acquire. Yet the total project cost would be "in the millions," he said.
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke boys top Staunton for first region title since 2006

BERRYVILLE — After Clarke County beat Buckingham County 15-1 on Tuesday to give the team 94 goals for and six goals against over 10 games this season, Eagles senior forward Justin Toone said he was looking forward to playing “a really solid team that can compete back with us.”. Clarke...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke, Toone storm back to win Region 2B girls' soccer title

BERRYVILLE — Clarke County girls’ soccer coach Jon Cousins called Madison Toone “the greatest finisher I’ve ever seen” to describe her goal-scoring ability after the Eagles’ regular-season finale on June 7. On Thursday, the freshman forward’s penchant for capitalizing on her opportunities produced one of the greatest finishes that the...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Area Brief: Clarke County siblings selected Region 2B Soccer Players of Year

Clarke County High School’s Madison Toone and her older brother Justin Toone were each named Region 2B Soccer Players of the Year in voting that was announced on Friday. Madison Toone, a freshman forward, led seven Eagles on the girls’ First Team. Emma Massanopoli (Sr., midfield), Maya Marasco (Jr., midfield), Alison Sipe (Sr., defense), Lily Suling (Fr., defense), Emma Rogers (Jr., keeper) and Sophia Deem (Sr., at-large) joined Toone on the 16-player First Team. Rebecca Camacho-Bruno (Jr., forward) and Campbell Neiman (Fr., at-large) made the Second Team.
Clarke County, VANorthern Virginia Daily

Generals excited, ready for rematch with Eagles in region final

QUICKSBURG — It's going to be a strong offense against a strong defense when top-seeded Clarke County hosts second-seeded Stonewall Jackson on Thursday at 5 p.m. in the Region 2B girls soccer final. The Eagles (10-0) have outscored opponents 79-8 this season, while the Generals have allowed only six goals...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Toone sparks Clarke girls' soccer in win over Stuarts Draft

BERRYVILLE — The Clarke County girls’ soccer team had a couple of quality scoring chances in the first 24 minutes of Tuesday’s Region 2B semifinal, but overall the Eagles were struggling to find offense. The Eagles don’t have as much to worry about as other teams when they get off...
Clarke County, VANorthern Virginia Daily

Stonewall Jackson girls soccer rallies past Luray

QUICKSBURG — Stonewall Jackson's girls soccer team didn't flinch. The Generals found themselves in unfamiliar territory as they trailed Luray in the first half Tuesday, but they responded and rallied for a win. Second-seeded Stonewall Jackson knocked off third-seeded Luray, 4-1, in the Region 2B semifinals. The Generals will play at Clarke County on Thursday for the region title and a state berth.
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke supervisors honor retiring firefighter/paramedic

BERRYVILLE — One of Clarke County’s first career firefighters/paramedics was honored Tuesday afternoon as he prepares to retire. The Clarke County Board of Supervisors presented David Peach a resolution of appreciation for his 28 years of service to the county’s Department of Fire, EMS and Emergency Management. Peach, who is...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke County to seek waiver for split voting precincts

BERRYVILLE — Recent legislation is forcing Clarke County to seek permission from the state for two existing split voting precincts in the Nov. 2 general election. Approximately 4,100 registered voters in the Millwood and White Post areas are to be affected. Voters will visit the polls to elect a governor,...
Clarke County, VAWinchester Star

Clarke supervisors asked to help tackle climate change

BERRYVILLE — Environmentalists on Tuesday encouraged the Clarke County Board of Supervisors to urge federal lawmakers to help curb climate change. Having no authority outside the county, the supervisors usually don't take stances on state and federal issues, let alone global ones. But the four people who addressed the board...