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Livestock report

December 18th, 2014

Shenandoah Livestock
Dec. 13
FEEDER:
Steers, 200-299 lbs., $303.00-305.00; 300-399 lbs., $280.00-302.00; 400-499 lbs., $221.00-297.00; 500-599 lbs., $240.00-269.00; 600-699 lbs.,

Holiday bonus

Teresa Showman, 59, of Maurertown, holds the replica of her $2.5 million dollar check inside the Express Mart at 203 South Main St. in Woodstock. Showman, a cross country truck driver,  won the top prize in Virginia Lottery's Casino Cash Scratcher game. Showman's daughter, Nicole Shoemaker, is standing at right and the store owner, Syed Jafri, is at the far right. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 17th, 2014

Teresa Showman won big on a Virginia Lottery scratcher at the perfect time.

Defendants in child sex abuse case held without bail

December 17th, 2014

A man and woman facing a list of charges related to sex offenses against a child were returned to jail and held without bond after their initial appearances in Shenandoah County Circuit Court Wednesday.

Beneath the wreath

Colleen VanCleave walks her cocker spaniel Mattie  on very merry, holiday-decorated East  Main Street in Front Royal recently.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 17th, 2014

Colleen VanCleave walks her cocker spaniel Mattie on very merry, holiday-decorated East Main Street in Front Royal recently. Rich Cooley/Daily

Crack ring defendant facing 10-year prison sentence

December 17th, 2014

The final defendant in a nine-member ring that distributed crack cocaine around the Winchester area was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg to 10 years in prison.

County marks project completion

December 17th, 2014

Warren County officials on Wednesday celebrated the completion of another major road project — or at least its first phase.

Christmas lights up town

Tail lights illuminate this portion of East Main Street in Front Royal as street lamps are decked out for the Christmas season during this recent night time exposure. The Virginia is for Lovers website has listed Front Royal as one of Virginia's favorite Christmas towns.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 16th, 2014

According to the Virginia is For Lover’s website, Front Royal is the “Canoe Capitol” of the state. Now, Front Royal can add another title along with that – “Favorite Christmas Town.”

Business owners gear up for fight

Lisa Salazar, owner of Henry's Grocery, stands inside her business  on Strasburg Road. Salazar has sought signatures inside her store against Dollar General's rezoning effort on property for a store along Strasburg Road near Homestead Drive.    Rich Cooley/Daily

December 16th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — With the Warren County Planning Commission voting 5-0 Wednesday to recommend the Board of Supervisors reject a

A helping hand

December 16th, 2014

Jane Wine has been shopping for Christmas gifts all month.

Correction

December 16th, 2014

A story published Tuesday should have attributed quotes to Strasburg High School student Trey Mills.

Council names acting town manager

December 15th, 2014

Strasburg’s public works director will oversee the town government until local leaders find a permanent manager.

It’s still fall!

Charles Brinklow, of Woodstock, enjoys the pleasant, 60-degree weather as he strolls along South Main Street on Monday.  Rain and cooler weather are in Tuesday's forecast.   Rich Cooley/Daily

December 15th, 2014

Charles Brinklow, of Woodstock, enjoys a pleasant, 60-degree weather as he strolls along South Main Street on Monday. Rain and cooler weather are in Tuesday’s forecast. Rich Cooley/Daily