Community News

Wedding

Jackson-Nickens Veronica Lee Jackson and Robert Lee Nickens were married March 4 in a private ceremony officiated by Pastor Kevin Agee of Williams Chapel CME Church in Front Royal. Matron of honor was Karen Smith, of Essex, Connecticut. Best man was Roy Kelly, of Front Royal. A reception was ...

Public Meetings: March 26-30

The following public meetings are scheduled: Shenandoah County The Citizens Advisory Committee meets at 5 p.m. Monday in the government center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock. The Board of Supervisors meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the government center.   Woodstock The ...

Community News & Events: March 26

Shower A card shower is planned for Jean Shipp Ritenour, who will celebrate her 90th birthday April 2. Cards can be sent to her c/o Sunrise Assisted Living, 4300 George Mason Blvd., Fairfax, Virginia 22030.   Wii tournament The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will host a Wii ...

Community News & Events: March 24

Revival Love and Faithfullness Church in Front Royal will hold revival services nightly at 7 p.m. Wednesday through March 31. Guest speakers will be Evangelist Margaret Kidwell on Wednesday, Evangelist Bernard Robinson on Thursday, Brother Tim Jenkins on Friday and Prophet Thomas Graham on ...

Community News & Events: March 23

Shower A card shower is planned for Paul W. Miller, who will celebrate his 78th birthday March 30.  Cards can be sent to 491 N. Water St., Woodstock, Virginia 22664. Democrats The Democratic Caucus will hold a jobs fair starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in ...

Community News & Events: March 22

R-MA news Fifteen select members of the Randolph-Macon Academy Band and Chorus traveled to Missouri Military Academy to attend the 42nd Military School Band and Choir Festival Feb. 24-25. R-MA sophomore Jacob Gehly, of Front Royal, won a gold medal in the drum major competition. Sophomore ...

Community News & Events: March 21

Showers * A card shower is planned for Debbie Bowers, who will celebrate her 60th birthday March 27. Cards can be sent to 628 Saumsville Road, Woodstock, Virginia 22664. * A card shower is planned for Iris Munch, who will celebrate her 87th birthday March 29. Cards can be sent to her c/o ...

Community News & Events: March 20

Showers A card shower is planned for Pat Keister, who celebrated his birthday March 17. Cards can be sent to 170 N. Holliday St. Strasburg, Virginia 22657. A card shower is planned for Glenn McDonald, who will celebrate his 85th birthday Wednesday. Cards can be sent to him c/o ...

Engagement

Taylor-Derflinger Scott and Valerie Taylor, of Stephens City, have announced the engagement of their daughter Carolyn Louise Taylor to Dylan Andrew Derflinger, the son of Tommy and Denise Derflinger, of Front Royal. Carolyn Taylor, a 2011 graduate of Sherando High School, will receive a ...

Community News & Events: March 17

Showers A card shower is planned for Gene Rush, who will celebrate his 80th birthday March 24. Cards can be sent to 411 Water St., Edinburg, Virginia 22824. A card shower is planned for Dean Fadeley, who will celebrate his 76th birthday March 24. Cards can be sent to 1278 Back Road, ...

School Lunch Menu: March 17

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for March 19-23:   Monday Breakfast: French toast, fruit, juice, milk. Lunch K-5: baked macaroni and cheese, breadstick, corn, carrots, strawberry cup, panned apples, milk. Lunch 6-12: baked macaroni and cheese with breadstick or ...

Public Meetings: March 19-23

The following public meetings are scheduled:   Shenandoah County The Tourism Council meets at noon Tuesday in Triplett Tech, 6375 Main St., Mount Jackson. The Board of Supervisors holds a work session on the fiscal 2019 budget at 1 p.m. in the government center, 600 N. Main ...

Community News & Events: March 16

Showers A card shower is planned for Charles B. Frye, who will celebrate his 92nd birthday March 23. Cards can be sent to him in care of Dutch Haven, 257 Toll House Road, Maurertown, Virginia 22644. A card shower is planned for Marie (Dolly) Delawder, who will celebrate her 90th ...

Community News & Events: March 19

Bloodmobile Winchester Medical Center will host a blood drive from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday in the MOB 1 Conference Center, 1888 Amherst Center. Appointments, which are encouraged, can be made by visiting www.donateblood.vablood.org.   Library Bowman Library in Stephens City will ...

Community News & Events: March 15

Barbecues Two chicken barbecues will be held Saturday to benefit Relay for Life. The First Baptist Church Relay for Life team will hold a chicken barbecue from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Rite Aid in Woodstock. The time was incorrect in Tuesday’s issue. The cost is $4 per half. Preorders: ...

Apple Blossom princesses named

  Five area women have been selected to serve as princesses in the Court of Queen Shenandoah XCI during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 27 through May 6. They are: Olivia Dickens-Bowman is the daughter of Janie Dickens-Bowman and Greg Bowman, of Winchester. She is the ...

Pet of the Week: Well-behaved Madden is looking for a home

WINCHESTER — Madden, a 5-year-old pit bull mix, came to the Winchester SPCA back in February, when his owner moved to a place that wouldn’t accept animals. Now, Madden is looking for another place to call home. Billie Guidry, an adoption agent at the Winchester SPCA, described Madden as a ...

Community News & Events: March 14

Library Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will hold the following programs: Lego Club (ages 5-older): 4:30 p.m., Thursday. Books and Babies (ages 0-24 months): 10:30 a.m., Thursdays. Information: 540-984-8200.   Caring Bunny Apple Blossom Mall will host a Caring ...