Teacher resigns amid sheriff’s investigation
May 5, 2016
FRONT ROYAL – The Warren County Sheriff’s Office is investigating accusations of misconduct against a teacher at Warren County High School, school and law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Meeting set for video review
May 4, 2016
Shenandoah County school officials and the Sheriff’s Office have agreed on the details for showing a videotape of Strasburg High School students committing acts on a school bus that led to the filing of criminal charges against them.
Judge adds to manslaughter sentence
May 3, 2016
A woman convicted of involuntary manslaughter in a fatal traffic accident has received a final, additional sentence after a jury recommended last week that she serve six months in jail and pay a $500 fine.
Most state GOP delegates favor Cruz
May 1, 2016
HARRISONBURG – Texas Sen. Ted Cruz picked off 10 of 13 available delegates Saturday, boosting his chances of denying the presidential nomination to Donald Trump at a contested national convention.
Judge OKs School Board viewing of videotape
April 29, 2016
A judge ruled Friday that Shenandoah County School Board members should be allowed to view a videotape that Sheriff Timothy C. Carter had been withholding from them on grounds that it was part of an ongoing criminal investigation and a legal requirement to protect the identity of juveniles.
Jail budget of $14 million nearing approval
April 28, 2016
The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail Authority is edging toward approval of a budget that calls for around $14 million in expenditures for fiscal year 2017.
School, law enforcement officials clash
April 27, 2016
Shenandoah County’s top law enforcement and school officials faced off against each other Wednesday in a courtroom drama sparked by a lawsuit filed by the School Board against Sheriff Timothy C. Carter.
Defendant says she doesn’t remember crash
April 26, 2016
Brooke Nicole Spindle, on trial for a charge of involuntary manslaughter, told a Circuit Court jury Tuesday that she had no memory of the fatal crash that took the life of her friend Holly Anne Smedley, 25, more than two years ago.
Trial opens in involuntary manslaughter case
April 25, 2016
Three people were riding in a pickup truck on Browntown Road on Jan. 25, 2014, but only two of them survived a crash in which alcohol played a part.
Bestiality case sent to grand jury
April 22, 2016
The case of a woman charged with three offenses arising from accusations that she had sexual intercourse with a dog was sent Friday to a grand jury for possible indictments.
Defendant acquitted in child molestation case
April 22, 2016
WOODSTOCK – A Circuit Court jury Friday acquitted a man accused of molesting a young girl at a residence in Mount Jackson in early 2014.
School board pressures Carter on bus videotape
April 21, 2016
The rift between the Shenandoah County School Board and Sheriff Timothy C. Carter widened Thursday as the two sides exchanged harsh words over a videotape the school officials are seeking from the sheriff.
Prosecutor: An ‘avalanche’ of heroin reached Front Royal
April 21, 2016
A heroin network in Front Royal that law enforcement officials blame for spawning more than 25 dealers and customers came into focus at a sentencing hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court.
Major land sale adds to battlefield
April 20, 2016
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has won a major victory over the forces of historical amnesia with the purchase of 34 acres constituting a key part of the Third Winchester Battlefield.
Supervisors approve $101.7 million budget
April 19, 2016
The Warren County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a fiscal 2017 budget of $101.70 million that will raise real estate taxes from 59 ½ cents to 62 cents per $100 of assessed value, a decrease from the 3 ½ cent increase that had been advertised earlier this month.
Suspended student seeks reinstatement
April 19, 2016
Cory Clinedinst spends his days at home in front of a computer screen studying, completing assignments and taking tests while his classmates at Strasburg High School begin to wind down the academic year a few blocks away.
Residents invited to ‘coffee with a cop’
April 16, 2016
Police Chief Tim Sutherly has begun a series of informal meetings with community members that he hopes will foster communication and respect between citizens and department members.
Students sentenced in bus incident
April 15, 2016
Seven Strasburg High School students charged with misdemeanor assault or battery by mob pleaded guilty in Shenandoah County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Thursday and were sentenced to 25 hours community service, The Northern Virginia Daily has learned.
Attorneys mum on bus hearing
April 14, 2016
WOODSTOCK – More than 20 students from Strasburg High School and a few school officials filled the benches outside a courtroom Thursday where a hearing was held for seven defendants facing charges linked to an incident on a school bus carrying members of the boys’ junior varsity and varsity basketball teams.
Agency clears coaches
April 13, 2016
The Frederick County Department of Social Services has cleared several Strasburg High School boys’ basketball coaches of wrongdoing in an incident that led to the filing of criminal charges against seven students.