Passion play scheduled for Good Friday

March 27th, 2015

St. John’s Bosco Catholic Church will hold a non-denominational Passion play at its newly acquired property on Good Friday in Woodstock.

Apple Blossom princesses selected to serve

March 27th, 2015

Six area women have been selected to serve as princesses in the court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVIII during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 24 through May 3. They are:

Patsy Cline sing-a-song scheduled

March 27th, 2015

Twenty-five contestants, ranging in age from 7 to 63, will compete in the fourth annual Patsy Cline sing-a-song contest at 2 p.m. April 11 at Apple Blossom Mall in Winchester.

Pageant hopefuls named

March 26th, 2015

Twenty women will compete in the In Town and Out of Town Miss Honorary Fire and Rescue Chief pageant at

Weekend Events

March 26th, 2015

The following is a sampling of area and regional events for this weekend:

Frazier-Luther engagement

Blake Luther and Taylor Frazier plan an October wedding.

March 26th, 2015

Tony and Kim Frazier, of Front Royal, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Taylor, to Blake Luther, son of

Students win science fair awards

March 26th, 2015

Eleven students from Randolph-Macon Academy Middle School traveled to James Madison University to compete in the Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair on March 10. Six of the students brought home a total of eight awards.

R-MA band, parade unit honored

March 26th, 2015

The Randolph-Macon Academy Band and Parade Unit were awarded the “Best Visiting Band” for their performance in the 44th Street St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Washington, D.C., on March 15. The R-MA drum major for the parade was junior William Long III of Front Royal. Courtesy photo

Apple Blossom Festival names Bure as queen

Natasha Bure

March 25th, 2015

Natasha Bure will be Queen Shenandoah LLXXXVIII for this year’s Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival, which will be held April 24-May 3 in Winchester.

Academy announces awards

Chelsea Academy winter sports award winners include, front, from left,  Ana Sotelo and Rose Sladky, and in the back from left,  Jack Schaffer, John Briggs, Galen Rohr, Max Nicholson. Winners not in the photo are  Paul Buono, Rachel Li, Billy Zhao and Jeff Liang. Photo courtesy of Chelsea Academy

March 25th, 2015

Chelsea Academy of Front Royal held its annual Winter Sports Banquet on Feb. 19. Three
awards were presented to each

Two awarded VIAAA scholarships

March 25th, 2015

Wakefield Country Day School senior athletes Anna Clark and Maeve Dale have been selected as recipients of the Virginia Interscholastic

Strasburg street sweeping

March 24th, 2015

The Town of Strasburg will be sweeping King, Holliday, Massanutten and Washington streets from state Route 11 to Holliday Street

DAR chapter announces communty service awards

Nonna Good and Beverly Alexander. Courtesy photo

March 23rd, 2015

Barbara Adamson, Ann McBroom and Nonna Good were honored by the Narrow Passage chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the chapter’s community service awards luncheon on March 14.

Public meetings, March 23-27

March 22nd, 2015

The following public meetings are scheduled:
Shenandoah County
• The Board of Supervisors holds a work session on the fiscal

Lutherans name first area faith community nurse

March 20th, 2015

The Shenandoah Valley Lutheran Ministries, representing more than 20 Lutheran churches in Shenandoah County, announced it has selected a local registered nurse as its first “Faith Community Nurse”.

Bloom Princesses selected to serve

March 20th, 2015

Five area women have been selected to serve as princesses in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVIII during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival April 24-May 3. They are: