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Daily Weather Forecast For Winchester

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Winchester: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Chance of rain showers during the day; while slight chance of rain showers then mostly
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Man thanks 'three angels' who found him in the road

A Warren County man is calling three strangers “angels” after he says they recently saved his life. Richard Kirkland, 85, lives on U.S. 55 about three miles east of Strasburg and said he was picking up trash off the road when he fell and couldn’t get up. Kirkland has spinal...
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VDOT and VSP have a scheduled slow roll planned for 81 in Frederick County

An email from the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Virginia State Police (VSP) states that a slow roll is scheduled for Interstate 81 tomorrow Oct. 26. The slow roll will be held between exit 302 and 307 southbound for planned blasting operations near 81. The planned blasting will affect...
Winchester Star

Out of the Past ... from the archives of The Winchester Star

Carroll Willis, who was overtaken Sunday afternoon on the Valley pike by Policeman Clark and charged with violating the speed laws with his motorcycle, was fined $15 and costs in police court by Magistrate Worsley. Officer Clark has stated that the motorcycle was going at a rate of between 35...
Winchester Star

Mother, son take home blue ribbons from State Fair

Kimberly Ebbert and her son, Otis McWilliams, took home several blue rosettes from the State Fair of Virginia earlier this month. Ebbert, 38, and her son, 6, tied with a third contestant from Roanoke to win in the comprehensive category of best pickle recipe. “We happened to be competing against...
Winchester Star

Milsap rolls out a parade of hits at Patsy Cline Classic

WINCHESTER — COVID-19 nearly scuttled the 11th Patsy Cline Classic concert scheduled for Saturday night at Handley High School, but performer Ronnie Milsap wouldn't have missed it for the world. Despite a year-and-a-half delay caused by the global pandemic, and despite the death of his wife just one month ago,...

Front Royal’s Hometown Halloween returns in 2021

Front Royal’s Hometown Halloween will return Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.. According to a town news flash Mayor Chris Holloway wanted to bring back the celebration as a signature event for the town. After the many closures and cancellations last year the mayor hopes to encourage families to...
Journal & Sunday Journal

Gold team wins Harvest baseball tournament

INWOOD — The Gold Team proved golden in the inaugural baseball tournament the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival held last weekend. Baseball players from area high schools with qualifying grade-point averages were mixed together on three teams for the tournament held at Musselman. Rain on the scheduled Saturday date pushed...
Journal & Sunday Journal

Connections Community Church in Inwood celebrates anniversaries

INWOOD — Connections Community Church in Inwood, which meets at the old Musselman’s Apple Plant in Inwood, celebrated the 100th Anniversary of Musselman’s and the 10th Anniversary of the church with a free community festival called “Plant Day” on Saturday, Oct. 2. During the day former plant managers were honored...

Daily Weather Forecast For Inwood

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Inwood: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Chance of rain showers during the day; while chance of rain showers then mostly cloudy
Winchester Star

Winchester grand jury hands up indictments

WINCHESTER — A city man accused of molesting two young children over an eight-year period was among the people indicted Tuesday by a Winchester Circuit Court grand jury. For the second time in a month, Hylton Matthew Walker was indicted. The alleged molestation purportedly began in 2012 and involved three girls, now 14, 15 and 16, according to police. Some of the alleged activity purportedly occurred while Walker was babysitting the girls.

Regeneron STS Retreat 2021: A special visit from 1974 Alum, Eric Lander

After two consecutive years of participation in virtual competitions, this past summer, finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020 and 2021 classes were finally able to meet in person at a special retreat at the Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, Virginia. The retreat brought 68 finalists from both classes together in an idyllic setting, allowing each cohort to bond through a variety of fun-filled activities. From hearing words of wisdom from entrepreneur and philanthropist, Sheila Johnson, founder and owner of the Salamander Resort; to teambuilding designed to foster community, including ziplining, falconry and roasting marshmallows over firepits; and taking tours of nearby Washington, D.C., the students celebrated their role as the next generation of scientists and engineers who hold the utmost promise to solve the world’s dire challenges through STEM.