In The Spotlight
March 24th, 2015
Bernice Rowan, 60, left, of Bluemont, chats with Strasburg High School athletic director Matt Hiserman, right, about the Fannin ram she recently donated to the high school. Rowan, a big-game hunter and a 1972 Strasburg High School graduate, shot the animal during a 2005 hunting trip in Alaska. Rowan, a hunter for 35 years, has hunted in Alaska and Africa and holds the record for the largest brown bear killed in Alaska at 10 1/2 feet tall. The mount will be displayed in the Ram Wall of Fame area showcasing the school’s athletes. Rich Cooley/Daily
March 17th, 2015
Jeffrey Benko, of Front Royal, makes an adjustment to a fishing lure as the fishes in his kayak in Lake Frederick on Monday. Rich Cooley/Daily
March 16th, 2015
Front Royal Master Police Officer Steve Mauck looks over the damage after this 2008 Honda Accord crashed into the BB&T Bank at the Royal Plaza Shopping Center on Monday morning.
Beam me up
March 11th, 2015
Construction crews raise the steel components of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River bridge under construction in Front Royal on Wednesday afternoon. The $48.4 million project is slated to be completed in late 2017.
February 26th, 2015
Bill Caudill, 82, clears his driveway outside his home on West 15th Street in Front Royal on Thursday. Rich Cooley/Daily
February 19th, 2015
Kate Rudacille stacks firewood outside her Luray Avenue residence in Front Royal on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily
February 5th, 2015
Tyrone Ambers works on replacing the clutch in his car outside his apartment off Blue Ridge Avenue in Front Royal recently. Rich Cooley/Daily
January 28th, 2015
Paula Conroe, left, and her daughter Melissa Fisher, right, both of Front Royal, take a brisk walk along the Eastham Park Trail on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily
December 26th, 2014
Larry Smith comes in for a landing in his hang glider off Tower Road east of Woodstock on a cold winter afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily
December 23rd, 2014
Rebecca Young, of Edinburg, is decked in the Christmas spirit as she sings outside the Walmart in Woodstock on Tuesday afternoon. Young is a teacher at Central HIgh School in Woodstock. Schools dismissed Tuesday afternoon for the Christmas holiday. Rich Cooley/Daily
Beneath the wreath
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
Lighting the way
December 8th, 2014
Antone Lindsey, 8, left, and his brother Eric, 10, right, walk past a line of lighted trees along King Street in Strasburg on Monday. The lighted trees offered extra light on the cloudy afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily
Decking the Hall
November 24th, 2014
Oscar Martinez, 10, of Front Royal, decks Front Royal’s Town Hall outside Main Street on Monday afternoon. Martinez and about 20 other students from E. Wilson Morrison Elementary helped to decorate the windows for the Christmas season. Rich
Hitting the slopes
November 21st, 2014
Bryce Resort in Mount Jackson, VA will be opening its slopes one week early, according to a press release from the resort.
Police warm up to new coats
November 19th, 2014
The new winter coats issued to Woodstock police at the end of last week came just in time to help officers fend off the arrival of wintry temperatures.
Lost letter brings friends back together
November 4th, 2014
STRASBURG — Betty Baker was 21 years old in 1956 when she mailed a letter to her friend Darla Clark in Minnesota. The letter finally made it to Clark’s home last February.
Election Day 2014
November 4th, 2014
Lori Glascock, of Front Royal, waits in line to vote at the Warren County High School on Tuesday morning. Visit www.nvdaily.com tonight for results. Rich Cooley/Daily
Time for some fall fishing
October 31st, 2014
John Babb of Alexandria spends some time fly fishing along the Shenandoah River at Chapman Landing near Edinburg on an autumn afternoon. Speaking of time, don’t forget to set clocks back an hour tonight — most of the nation falls back to standard time at 2 a.m. Sunday. Daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. March 8. Rich Cooley/Daily
Attorney: Shop owner innocent
October 30th, 2014
Carson Thomas Boita’s attorney declared Thursday her client is an innocent man as police continued to investigate a complaint that someone placed a hidden camera in the unisex restroom of Boita’s Happy Creek Coffee and Tea shop.
Front Royal inventor to appear on ‘Shark Tank’
October 29th, 2014
One local inventor is swimming with the sharks.