Youth representative Lizzie Rhodes, second from right, reminds a crowd of Shenandoah County Fair exhibitors and their families about the expected code of conduct at the Sunday evening open meeting. Other representatives are, from left,  Tracy Barb, Bethany Gochenour and Tiffany Heishman.  Rachel Mahoney/Daily

Team offers advice, rules to fair exhibitors

Most kids who show animals at the Shenandoah County Fair have enough to contend with between finishing and taking care of their animals, but members of the 4-H FFA Youth Representative team have extra responsibilities.

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A boatload of fun at the fair

Chace Reedy, 6, left, and his brother Blake, 4, of Toms Brook, ride the kiddie boats at the Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Chace Reedy, 6, left, and his brother Blake, 4, of Toms Brook, ride the kiddie boats at the Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 30, 2015

Chace Reedy, 6, left, and his brother Blake, 4, of Toms Brook, ride the kiddie boats at the Shenandoah County Fair in Woodstock. Rich Cooley/Daily

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Ris, Gilmore lead way in Central Invitational

August 30, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The future of local racing may have been on display Saturday at the second Central Invitational cross-country meet at the town’s North Street Course.

Prep scores: 8-29

August 29, 2015

Saturday’s results
Boys cross country
Central Invitational
At North Street Course, Woodstock
Team scores: 1. Central 46, 2. Skyline 67,

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Carroll-Gulick engagement

August 28th, 2015

Mellisa Carroll and Justin Gulick, of Strasburg, have announced their engagement.
Carroll, the daughter of Sandra and Charlie Anderson and

Weekend Events

August 28th, 2015

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:
County Fair
The Shenandoah County Fair

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Commentary: Schools capacity meeting is important

August 31, 2015

As Shenandoah County’s children prepare to return to school on Sept. 8, the School Board is currently considering the capacity issues facing our schools, and considering short-term solutions that could have far-reaching impact on the education of our county’s children. Most of us are aware of the problems of overcrowding at the north and central campuses, and excess capacity in the south, but only a handful have been following the School Board’s efforts to resolve them. Parents owe it to their children to pay attention to this process and make their voices heard.

George F. Will: Affirming a right to die

August 31, 2015

SAN DIEGO — Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette Cederquist, who regrets that Maynard had to move to Oregon in order to do so, is working with others to change California law to allow physician assistance in dying.

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