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

4-H holds conference in Woodstock

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.

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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.

Educational gaps highlighted at work session

January 30th, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Closing the achievement gap between low-income and middle-income students is among the budget concerns highlighted at a Shenandoah County School Board work session this week.

Mother of murdered child faces heroin charges

January 30th, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The biological mother of a murdered child has been charged with two counts related to heroin distribution in Shenandoah County after a traffic stop drug bust.

Who are you rooting for in the Super Bowl?

January 30th, 2015

Who is going to win the NFL Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday – the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks? Here’s what some local residents are saying:

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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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Defense ignites Rams past Eagles

January 31st, 2015

BERRYVILLE — Strasburg was struggling on offense, so the Rams let their defense lead the way on Saturday.

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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Stephens-Stubley engagement

Courtney Stephens and Stephen Stubley
Courtney Stephens and Stephen Stubley

January 30th, 2015

Steve and Tracy Sykes of Thomasville, Georgia, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Lauren Stephens, to Stephen McClellan Stubley, son of Meg Stubley and Dr. Rob Stubley of Thomasville.

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