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Bridge traffic
Contractors building the new South Fork Bridge on U.S. 340-522 plan to pave the crossing Monday in anticipation of shifting southbound traffic to the new section on Tuesday, according to a notice from Front Royal.

Town police will assist with traffic during this work and motorists are urged to use caution while driving in the area.

 

Garden club
Pat Koch, owner of PJ Designs in Woodstock, will discuss textiles for your porch and patio at the meeting of the Shenandoah Garden Club at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Woodstock United Methodist Church.

Exhibits, horticulture or artistic designs are due before 10 a.m. and a silent auction will be held to raise funds for the club. Refreshments will be served.

Books and brown bag
The Clarke County Library will host the Books and a Brown Bag meeting at noon Thursday at the Barns of Rose Hill in Berryville.

Those attending are asked to choose a book or story by William Trever to discuss. Information: www.handleyregional.org.

Lego club
The Shenandoah County Library in Edinburg will hold a meeting of the Lego Club at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and Feb. 18 for ages 5 and older.

Kids can join for a brief story and then have fun building and enjoy a snack. Information: 984-8200.

Trout Unlimited
The Winchester chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at NW Works in Winchester.

The group will gather for dinner at 5:30 p.m. at IJ Cann’s. Information: Bill Prokopchak at 540-722-2620.

Grain marketing
The Grain Marketing Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at Denny’s Restaurant in Mount Jackson.
Registration, information: Shenandoah County Extension office at 459-6140.

Quilt Guild
The Top of Virginia Quilt Guild will meet at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Grace United Methodist Church in Middletown.

Information: Glenna Dameron at gjdameron47@comcast.net or Brenda Goodwin at goodwinbrendah@gmail.com.

Orchard grass production
Friday is the deadline to register for an orchard grass production meeting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 11 at Creekside Plain and Fancy in Edinburg.

Guest speakers will be Gordon Jones, who will give an update on orchard grass research and Dr. Wade Thomason, Extension small grain specialist, who will give an update on small grain and corn developments.

There will be a $5 registration fee collected at the door. Information, registration: Shenandoah County Extension office at 459-6140.

Academy nominations
Congressman Bob Goodlatte has announced his nomination of several students from the Sixth Congressional District of Virginia to our nation’s service academies as members of the graduating class of 2020:

U.S. Air Force Academy
• Eva J. Bogdewic, a senior at Randolph-Macon Academy. She is the daughter of Capt. Daniel Bogdewic and Dr. Lisa Oakley-Bogdewic, of Rileyville.

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
• Eva J. Bogdewic, a senior at Randolph-Macon Academy. She is the daughter of Capt. Daniel Bogdewic and Dr. Lisa Oakley-Bogdewic, of Rileyville.

• Jayme N. Goode, a senior at Warren County High School. She is the daughter of William and Holly Goode, of Linden.
• Timothy D. Melancon, a senior at Liberty University Online Academy. He is the son of Tim and Deb Melancon, of Linden.
• Luke M.G. Mosher, a senior at Millbrook High School, He is the son of Steven and Vera Mosher, of White Post.

U.S. Naval Academy
• Sean T. Bell, a senior at Randolph-Macon Academy. He is the son of Tamicka Gaynor-Bell, of Front Royal.
• Samuel A. Cook, a senior at Turner Ashby High School. He is the son of Aaron and Paula Cook, of Dayton.
• Jayme N. Goode, a senior at Warren County High School. She is the daughter of William and Holly Goode, of Linden.
• Timothy D. Melancon, a senior at Liberty University Online Academy. He is the son of Tim and Deb Melancon, of Linden.
• Luke M.G. Mosher, a senior at Millbrook High School, He is the son of Steven and Vera Mosher, of White Post.
• Ixel S. Ochoa, a graduate of Randolph-Macon Academy and a student at the Naval Academy Foundation. She is the daughter of Edgar Ochoa, of Front Royal.

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