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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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Northern Virginia Daily

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...
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Journal & Sunday Journal

Bolivar Bread Bakery opens new storefront

HARPERS FERRY — Although the name says Bolivar, representing where Bolivar Bread Baking began, the business now calls 914 Washington Street in Harpers Ferry its home. The bakery began when Katie Kopsick found herself, like many others, without a job at the outbreak of the coronavirus. Kopsick was laid off from her position as pastry chef for Ayrshire Farm in Upperville, Va., and she wasn’t quite sure what to do with herself.

Leesburg Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Leesburg: Monday, October 25: Partly sunny then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms then showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Tuesday, October 26: Chance of Rain Showers; Wednesday, October 27: Mostly sunny during
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...
Journal & Sunday Journal

South Berkeley woman named Mrs. All American Lady

MARTINSBURG — Tina Hammel laughed as she recalled the amount of donations she gathered for Operation We Care as part of her run for Mrs. All American Lady. Hammel was recently crowned Mrs. All American Lady. Typically, contestants drive their items to the Salisbury, Maryland, area where Mrs. All American...
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,...
Journal & Sunday Journal

Candy falls from the sky

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — A change-up in how Jefferson County Parks and Recreation celebrated Halloween this year literally had candy falling from the sky as hundreds of anxious children waited below. For the first time, the parks department celebrated the spooky season with a candy drop as well as a magic...
Journal & Sunday Journal

Orr's Farm Market recognized nationally as a top orchard to visit in the country

MARTINSBURG — Orr’s Farm Market general manager Katy Orr-Dove thought to the apple trees that line the farm, the serenity of the fruit-bearing trees. “It’s such a beautiful area for people to visit,” Orr-Dove said. “It’s very peaceful out there in the orchard. Because it’s our first year, it’s not really busy out there yet, and there’s still a lot of openings for apple picking on our schedule. It’s a nice way to relax and enjoy the views. The trees are so pretty right now.”

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...