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Family remembers fallen officer from Front Royal

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Jesse Dove from Front Royal passed away this weekend after a drowning accident during a hunting trip in Kansas. Dove lived a life of service. “He loved his community, he loved being a part of it anyway that he could serve he would be there for you,” Joshua Dove, Jesse’s brother said.
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SCSO resolve a 19 hour long stand off in Mt. Jackson

Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reports the end of a 19 hour long standoff in Mount Jackson. First reports of a wanted person armed and inside a residence at Perry Trailer Park Mount Jackson were phoned into the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office around 6:30 p.m. Dec. 6. When...

‘One of the most fortunate escapes from death’

December 8, 1911 — J. Thos. Miller, of Elkton, who was called to Luray on Tuesday by the illness of his mother says that one of his sons shot another recently while the two were out hunting. The young men, Irvin and John Miller, were separated and the latter...

Standoff Ends Peacefully

MOUNT JACKSON, Va – A Timberville man is in custody following a 19-hour standoff with Shenandoah County authorities and Virginia State Police. Sheriff Tim Carter reported in news release that at around 6:30 Tuesday evening, deputies responded to Perry Trailer Park Road in Mount Jackson for a report of a wanted person.

Considering the ‘State of the Economy’

More than 175 participants attended the inaugural Economic Summit held at Shenandoah University on Nov. 9. Hosted by the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber and sponsored by First Bank and the Shenandoah University School of Business, the event focused on economic perspectives from experts at the federal, state and local levels.

School Board approves virtual instruction contract, other housekeeping items

The Warren County School Board, at its Wednesday, Dec. 7 meeting, approved the expenditure of $72,600 for the spring semester of online instruction provided by Virtual Virginia. Virtual Virginia is the online instructional service provider for Warren County students enrolled in the virtual education option. Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Heather...

Students Engage with Renowned Academics at Notre Dame Conference

This past month, 40 Christendom students made the long trek from Front Royal, Virginia, to Indiana to attend the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Ethics and Culture’s fall conference. This year marks the seventh time students have attended the annual conference, giving them the valuable opportunity to engage with other academics on the crucial philosophical, political, and theological ideas that impact the world today.

Funeral arrangements for WCSO Deputy Dove

Maddox Funeral Home Front Royal reports that they will be handling the services for Warren County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO)Deputy Jesse Walker Dove. The 31 one-year old’s family will receive friends on Wed. Dec. 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The funeral service will be...

Community Foundation Awards $350K Affordable Housing Grant

The Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties and its donor-advised fund, the Loudoun Community Cabinet, have announced a $350,000 grant to Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing to support the development of a new workforce housing project to be developed in Loudoun County. In April, the Loudoun Community Cabinet...

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Matchy-Matchy Pawliday Giving Campaign at the Winchester Area SPCA. Thanks to the continued generosity of the Ingham Family, your year-end contributions can go twice as far and help twice as many homeless pets! All donations received between December 1st and 30th will be doubled!. Donations can be made in any...

Bulldogs announce fall sports awards

LURAY, Dec. 4 — Luray High School honored its fall athletes during ceremonies held at the school on Sunday, Dec. 4. The following are the award winners that were honored by each fall athletic team:. Cross Country-Girls. Most Dedicated – Carolina Wood. Most Improved – Kelsi Caputo.

News Release - Police Incidents Report 12/2/22

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, 540-338-7422. Two young women, one 17 and one 18 went into the Giant, picked up a bottle of wine and fled the store. The loss prevention agent witnessed the theft and obtained the tag on the getaway vehicle, driven by one of the suspects. Police were able to obtain the vehicle owners name, and called, speaking to the mother of the suspect. She called her daughter, whom promptly reported home and in short order both went to the Giant, bringing the purloined wine. As the item was returned, the store did not prosecute. However, the suspect, 18, was served with a trespassing notice. The second suspect, 17, was identified. Police spoke with her and she will be responding to the Police Station with parent in tow, to be served with her trespassing notice.

Sophomore Named USCAA Player of the Week

Women’s basketball phenom Catherine Thomas earned Player of the Week honors from the USCAA this week after amassing 91 points over the course of three games. Thomas, playing in only her second season with Christendom, also put up double-doubles in all three games. Thomas plays as a forward for...

Stanley Council pays a visit to Kibler Library

STANLEY, Dec. 5 — Although the library is typically a place reserved for quiet, the Stanley Council recently wondered why they hadn’t heard any noise coming from the William “Bill” Kibler Memorial Library just down the street. “You know they say the squeaky wheel gets the...
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Fauquier County: Wastewater systems manufacturer investing $3.5M in expansion

A Fauquier County nextgen wastewater treatment systems manufacturer is investing $3.5 million in an expansion that will create 16 new jobs. E-Z Treat will build a new 30,000-square-foot facility next to its existing site in Catlett. The company, founded in 2000, designs and manufactures efficient and affordable onsite re-circulating sand...

News Maker Dale Corey on Wreaths Across America locally

Wreaths Across America is a national effort to honor our fallen Veterans on the third weekend of Dec. We spoke with the former President of the Colonel James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in our latest news maker. News makers are brought to you by...

Photos: Christmas in Middleburg

Thousands of people from across the region once again packed into Middleburg and lined up along Washington Street to see the famous Christmas in Middleburg parade Saturday, Dec. 3. Early arrivals also got to see the Hunt and Hounds Review in the morning. And shopping, dining and drinks were available...

Comer named national ACTE Teacher of the Year

LURAY, Dec. 7 — Bobbi Comer has been a Family and Consumer Science (FCS) Teacher at Page County High School for the past 35 years. During her tenure, the longtime Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) advisor has seen her students earn 16 national program awards, as well as filling many state and national offices.