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May 24th, 2016

 4-H event
Friday is the deadline to register for an educational event on the importance of dairy, sponsored by the

Kiwanis Club honored

Bill Armstrong, past president of the Kiwanis Club of Old Town Winchester, attaches an Honor Banner Patch designating the club as a distinguished club for his year as president. The club was cited for the amount of community service it contributed to the community. The club celebrates its 10th year of operation.  Courtesy photo

May 24th, 2016

Bill Armstrong, past president of the Kiwanis Club of Old Town Winchester, attaches an Honor Banner Patch designating the club as a distinguished club for his year as president. The club was cited for the amount of community service it contributed to the community. The club celebrates its 10th year of operation. Courtesy photo

Pet of the Week: Playful Mr. Meowgi ready to explore a new home

Mr. Meowgi, an 8-week-old domestic medium hair cat, is available for adoption at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter in Edinburg.   Brad Fauber/Daily

May 24th, 2016

EDINBURG – The moment Mr. Meowgi enters a room at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, the 8-week-old kitten begins exploring. He crawls over furniture navigates his way along a bookshelf and even climbs up the back and onto the shoulder of animal caretaker Holly Helsley.

Rotary summit

Brian Barbour

May 23rd, 2016

Warren County Rotary Club President Brian Barbour will be one of six professionals from Rotary International District 7570 selected to attend the Rotary Southland Young Professionals Summit in June in Atlanta, Georgia. District 7570 runs from Greeneville, Tennessee, to Winchester.

Community News & Events for May 24

May 23rd, 2016

Winchester battle
Patrick Farris, executive director of the Warren Heritage Society, will lead a historical overview of the First Battle

Lawmaker honored

Del. Christopher E. Collins, R-29th District, show two awards he received recently.  One was presented by the Virginia House of Delegates, which recognized Collins as freshman legislator of the year.  At it's annual dinner on May 17 in Richmond, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce recognized Collins with an A+ rating for his consistent pro-business record. Courtesy photo

May 23rd, 2016

Del. Christopher E. Collins, R-29th District, show two awards he received recently. One was presented by the Virginia House of Delegates, which recognized Collins as freshman legislator of the year. At it’s annual dinner on May 17 in Richmond, the Virginia Chamber of Commerce recognized Collins with an A+ rating for his consistent pro-business record. Courtesy photo

Community Foundation presents check

Debbie Connolly, executive director of the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, presents a distribution check for $2,500 to Lavenda Denney, executive director of the Humane Society of Warren County. The foundation distributed more than $14,000 to nine local nonprofits in April. Other organizations that received donations in April were Belle Grove Inc., Blue Ridge Arts Council, Front Royal Women's Resource Center, AbbaCare, Fremont Street Nursery, Henry and William Evans Home Inc., Warren County Educational Endowment and the Winchester SPCA. Courtesy photo

May 20th, 2016

Debbie Connolly, executive director of the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley, presents a distribution check for $2,500 to Lavenda Denney, executive director of the Humane Society of Warren County. The foundation distributed more than $14,000 to nine local nonprofits in April. Other organizations that received donations in April were Belle Grove Inc., Blue Ridge Arts Council, Front Royal Women’s Resource Center, AbbaCare, Fremont Street Nursery, Henry and William Evans Home Inc., Warren County Educational Endowment and the Winchester SPCA. Courtesy photo

Engagement: Braithwaite-Pangle

Nicole Braithwaite and Christopher Pangle

May 20th, 2016

Nicole L. Braithwaite and Christopher L. Pangle have announced their engagement.
Braithwaite, a 2001 graduate of Central High School, holds

Sacrament of Holy Baptism

Bethel Lutheran Church in Edinburg welcomed seven children and two adults on May 8 during a service of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Children received gifts of a children's Bible, baptismal linen cloth and  a candle. Those children baptized were, front row, Andrew and Bradley Shiley; second row, Hannah Vallen (held by Tracie Smoot), Jason and Leena Shirkey, Katie Moton (held by Heather Moton), and Mike and Tyler Moton. Pastor Karen Caspersen, center, presided over the service. Courtesy photo

May 20th, 2016

Bethel Lutheran Church in Edinburg welcomed seven children and two adults on May 8 during a service of the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. Children received gifts of a children’s Bible, baptismal linen cloth and candle.

Weekend Events

May 20th, 2016

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend:

Public meetings May 23-27

May 19th, 2016

The following public meetings are scheduled:
Shenandoah County
• The Board of Supervisors meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the

School Lunch Menu

May 19th, 2016

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for May 23-27:

Events

May 19th, 2016

Bethany Lutheran
Pastor William R. Balance Jr. will preach at the 2:30 p.m. worship service on Sunday at Bethany Lutheran

Community News & Events for May 21

May 19th, 2016

Networkers program
Doris McMillon, president of McMillon Communications in Washington, D.C., will be the guest speaker at a program sponsored