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Music programs short of funding

February 1st, 2015

Those who have attended regular public meetings of the Shenandoah County School Board could easily conclude that music is important to the county’s public schools.

Woodstock to plan for future projects

February 1st, 2015

Woodstock’s capital projects plan shows the town could make $9.3 million in improvements over seven years without raising taxes.

4-H holds conference in Woodstock

Kayla Eppard, center, 4-H All Star state president, works on a project during a conference in Woodstock on Saturday.  Henry Culvyhouse/Daily
Kayla Eppard, center, 4-H All Star state president, works on a project during a conference in Woodstock on Saturday.  Henry Culvyhouse/Daily

February 1st, 2015

WOODSTOCK—More than 80 members of the Virginia “Daughter of the ‘All’ Stars”, an elite 4H organization, convened at the Holiday Inn Express in Woodstock Saturday for their 2014 Midwinter Conference.

A study in everything

Dillon Campbell, 17, captain of Skyline High School Academic Team, answers a question during a recent team practice. The team recently won the  Conference 28 tournament and ranks No. 2 in the region. The students have advanced to the Region 3A East Tournament that will be held Wednesday. Rich Cooley/Daily
Dillon Campbell, 17, captain of Skyline High School Academic Team, answers a question during a recent team practice. The team recently won the  Conference 28 tournament and ranks No. 2 in the region. The students have advanced to the Region 3A East Tournament that will be held Wednesday. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 30th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — This Skyline High School after-school club meets four days a week and challenges students to learn all they can about everything. The team recently came in first place in the Virginia High School League Conference 28 Tournament.

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Shentel closes fourth quarter strong

January 30th, 2015

Edinburg-based Shenandoah Telecommunications Company, commonly known as Shentel, saw an across the board rise in subscription rates in 2014, according to its latest quarterly report.

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Rams defend Bull Run District wrestling title

January 31st, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Strasburg senior Hunter Dean was closing in on a personal milestone and looking for his third straight district title entering Saturday’s Bull Run District wrestling tournament at Warren County High School. But he was more concerned about the Rams’ fate as a whole.

Prep scores: 1-31

January 31st, 2015

Saturday’s results
Boys basketball
Rams 48, Eagles 41
Strasburg 4 17 11 16–48
Clarke County 14 6 12 9 –41
Strasburg (15-4, 9-4 Bull Run)
St. Clair 2

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A full course education

Tyler Peer slices into a potato with a knife. Peer is a first-year culinary student studying in the apprenticeship program at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ryan Cornell/Daily
Tyler Peer slices into a potato with a knife. Peer is a first-year culinary student studying in the apprenticeship program at the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Ryan Cornell/Daily

February 1st, 2015

STRASBURG — As recent Strasburg graduate Tyler Peer knows, there can never be too many cooks in the kitchen.

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