Matthew Feucht, 11, of Front Royal, left, helps his stepdad Shawn Lucas assemble a bicycle inside the Front Royal Moose Lodge on Friday evening. Lucas spearheaded a community effort to raise money for bicycles for needy children in the Front Royal area.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Matthew Feucht, 11, of Front Royal, left, helps his stepdad Shawn Lucas assemble a bicycle inside the Front Royal Moose Lodge on Friday evening. Lucas spearheaded a community effort to raise money for bicycles for needy children in the Front Royal area.  Rich Cooley/Daily

Front Royal man leads bike drive

December 21st, 2014

When Shawn Lucas, 39, was growing up in Manassas, he did not have much. The son of a construction worker, Lucas did not get the biggest, best presents around the holidays.

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University honors middle school music teacher

December 21st, 2014

Wendy Whitford, band and orchestra director at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg was recently recognized with James Madison University’s Outstanding Music Educator Award for alumni.

Polar flair

Alvin Ritter of Woodstock stands in the front yard of his home surrounded by his  inflated decorations along Readus Road. Rich Cooley/Daily
Alvin Ritter of Woodstock stands in the front yard of his home surrounded by his  inflated decorations along Readus Road. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 19th, 2014

WOODSTOCK — Each winter, the house at 2416 Readus Road transforms into a scene straight from the North Pole.

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Credit card victims include rich, powerful and local stores

December 19th, 2014

A U.S. senator, the embassy of Qatar and the Office of the Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives were among the victims of a credit card fraud and identification theft scheme in which one person has pleaded guilty in federal court in Harrisonburg.

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Prep scores 12-20

December 21st, 2014

Saturday’s results
Wrestling
Appalachian Duals
at Skyline
Individual results: Skyline: (138/145) Noah Goss (5-0): d. Travis Agee (E.C. Glass) technical

Workhorse Warrior

Sherando running back LeeQuan Johnson Jr. bulked up for his final year with the Warriors, and it paid off as he rushed for 1,524 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also caught 14 passes for 265 yards and two TDs.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Sherando running back LeeQuan Johnson Jr. bulked up for his final year with the Warriors, and it paid off as he rushed for 1,524 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also caught 14 passes for 265 yards and two TDs.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 19th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Following the end of each high school football season, Sherando head coach Bill Hall presents his returning players with a sheet of paper on which they list their goals for the next season and how they plan to put themselves in position to reach those goals.

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Front Royal man leads bike drive

Matthew Feucht, 11, of Front Royal, left, helps his stepdad Shawn Lucas assemble a bicycle inside the Front Royal Moose Lodge on Friday evening. Lucas spearheaded a community effort to raise money for bicycles for needy children in the Front Royal area.  Rich Cooley/Daily
Matthew Feucht, 11, of Front Royal, left, helps his stepdad Shawn Lucas assemble a bicycle inside the Front Royal Moose Lodge on Friday evening. Lucas spearheaded a community effort to raise money for bicycles for needy children in the Front Royal area.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 21st, 2014

When Shawn Lucas, 39, was growing up in Manassas, he did not have much. The son of a construction worker, Lucas did not get the biggest, best presents around the holidays.

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