Community News

Historic preservation awards presented

The Shenandoah County Historical Society presented three “Excellence in Historic Preservation” awards at its annual meeting and banquet May 16 at the Historic Edinburg Mill. The program recognizes outstanding preservation projects in the fields of history, architecture, scenic beauty and ...

Events

Grace Lutheran Church will host a festival of hymns written by Martin Luther as a centerpiece of the area’s celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation at 4 p.m. Sunday at 26 W. Boscawen St., Winchester. Leading the event will be Florence Jowers and her husband, the ...

Meet Rembrandt: Woodstock man inherits house and a giant grasshopper

WOODSTOCK-- Dwight Smith knew he would have some work to do when he was given the deed to his grandfather's house. His grandfather, who was born in 1900 and passed away in 2000, was a collector of old photos, appliances and knick knacks that Smith was tasked with sorting through. It wasn't ...

Livestock Report

Farmers Livestock May 23 FEEDER: Cattle (720 head) Steers (131 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $165.00-176.00; 400-500 lbs., $166.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs., $145.00-165.00; 600-700 lbs., $149.00-162.00. M&L 2, 300-400 lbs., $149.00-167.00; 400-500 lbs., $160.00-169.00; 500-600 ...

Community News & Events: May 24

Shower A card shower is planned for Patsy Haun Jenkins, who will celebrate her 70th birthday June 2. Cards can be sent to P.O. Box 364, Edinburg 22824. Grant The Petco Foundation has awarded a $17,000 grant to the Humane Society of Warren County to support its Waggin for Dragons boat race, ...

Volunteers receive financial training

Ten volunteers recently received 30 hours of training to enhance their financial management knowledge and develop abilities to present information to individuals and groups through the Master Financial Education Training Program offered through the Virginia Cooperative Extension in Front ...

Community News & Events: May 23

Showers • A card shower is planned for Nellie Tusing, who will celebrate her birthday Tuesday. Cards can be sent to 1693 Orchard Road, Mount Jackson, Virginia 22842. • A card shower is planned for Doris Racey, who will celebrate her 95th birthday Tuesday. Cards can be sent to 170 Benchoff ...

Wine, craft fest draws crowd to Front Royal

FRONT ROYAL — Crowds were bustling and wine was flowing as people from all over the country converged downtown to take part in the 31st annual Wine and Craft Festival. The festival, which was held on Main Street, featured more than 15 wine vendors, over 50 craft vendors, food and live ...

Community News & Events: May 20

Painting The Strasburg FFA chapter will hold a Paint Nite from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the agriculture department at Strasburg High School. Cost is $45 per person. Proceeds benefit scholarships for FFA members to attend state and national conventions. Tickets, information: ...

School Lunch Menu

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for May 22-26: Monday Breakfast: French toast, fruit, juice. Lunch K-5: Sloppy Joe on bun, fries, celery sticks, apple or mixed fruit, milk. Lunch 6-12: Sloppy Joe on bun or chicken quesadilla, fries, celery sticks, apple or mixed fruit, ...

Events

Methodist Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Strasburg will celebrate its 148th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. C.E. Williams from Harrisonburg along with his choir. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m. at the Strasburg United Methodist Church. Concert The ...

Community News & Events: May 19

Shower A card shower is planned for Polly N. Gilbert, who will celebrate her 92nd birthday May 23. Cards can be sent to 2764 Mountain Road, Front Royal 22630. Plants The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley will host a heritage plant sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Saturday at 901 Amherst ...

Community News & Events: May 18

Speaker Chester Ramey will present a program, “Civil War Semaritans: the Zeiler Family of New Market, Virginia,” at 3 p.m. Saturday at the New Market Area Library. The talk will feature some of New Market’s hidden Civil War history and the Zeiler family that lived at 9346 Congress ...

Community News & Events: May 17

Nicole Hutzell, a 2013 graduate of Warren County High School, graduated with great honors, earning a bachelor’s degree in biology on May 6 from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. She will attend Marshall University in the fall to pursue a master’s degree in biomedical ...

Livestock Report

Farmers Livestock May 16 FEEDER: Cattle (504 head) Steers (104 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $179.00; 400-500 lbs., $160.00-173.00; 500-600 lbs., $154.00-167.00; 600-700 lbs., $138.00-160.00; 700-800 lbs., $135.00-140.00; 800-900 lbs., $121.00-123.00; 900-1000 lbs., ...

Public meetings: May 15-19

The following public meetings are scheduled: New Market • Town Council meets at 6:30 p.m. today in the municipal building, 9418 John Sevier Road. Strasburg • Town Council holds a work session at 7 p.m. today in Town Hall, 174 E. King St. • The Transportation and Streets Committee ...

Mount Jackson continues search for new officer

MOUNT JACKSON-- The Mount Jackson Police Department is searching for a new officer to complete its four-man squad. The search comes following the resignation of officer Rickie Franklin Wilson. On the night of April 23, the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office charged Wilson with brandishing a ...

Community News & Events: May 16

Showers • A card shower is planned for Shirley Spitler, who will celebrate her 79th birthday May 19. Cards can be sent to 43 Lodge Hill Road, Mount Jackson 22842. • A card shower is planned for Elizabeth "Nookie" Horan, who will celebrate her 82nd birthday May 21. Cards can be sent to 391 ...