An area man was killed Thursday in a fire west of Mount Jackson that left the rest of his family homeless.  Rich Cooley/Daily

Man dies in Basye fire

A fire that sent home oxygen cylinders sailing hundreds of feet through the air took the life of a 56-year-old man in his home Thursday afternoon.

Local News

Malaria found in local deer population

February 5, 2016

Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute researchers in Front Royal have discovered the malaria parasite in the local white-tailed deer population.

Blocked crossings a concern for county

February 5, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County officials are working with Norfolk Southern Corp and the Virginia Inland Port to fix blocked railroad crossings.

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Sports

Prep scores: Feb. 6

February 6, 2016

Saturday’s results
Wrestling
Conference 21 West tournament
at James Wood
Team scores: 1. Handley 264.5, 2. Sherando 261.5, 3. Woodgrove

Cold shooting costs Generals

February 5, 2016

QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson’s girls basketball team marched to a familiar tune Friday night.

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Business

Business Ledger

February 2, 2016

Stuart L. Myers, of Winchester, has been named the new chief financial officer for Randolph-Macon Academy.

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Lifestyle

School Lunch Menu

February 4th, 2016

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for Feb. 8-12:

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Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Policy changes send negative message to staff

February 6, 2016

As a former Shenandoah County Public Schools teacher and coach, I am concerned by events that have occurred with the Strasburg High School boys’ basketball program. While I am alarmed by the serious and appalling allegations and rumors, I am also concerned about the rush to judgment, attention-grabbing headlines, and guilty until proven innocent mentality our society tends to operate by.

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