Shenandoah County

Animal hoarding: Instances or awareness increasing?

Katrina Keywood, animal caretaker at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter holds Brenda Bea, who was removed from a house in December that contained 25 cats and one dog. Shelter staff and rescue groups say that incidents of this nature put a  strain on the animal care capabilities of the area.  Nathan Budryk/Daily

February 26, 2017

Area police departments have made at least five seizures of significant amounts of animals from residences over the past several months. In most of these instances, the animals are either receiving inadequate care, have been neglected or are living in conditions that aren’t conducive to their well-being.

Divided board hands chair post to Walker

February 16, 2017

WOODSTOCK – A majority of Shenandoah County supervisors took advantage of the chairman’s absence from a meeting to give his post to another member.

Teacher salaries among top concerns during hearing

February 16, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Members of the community expressed their opinions on the proposed 2017-2018 Shenandoah County Public Schools budget at a public hearing Thursday night, with teacher compensation being highly supported.

Students celebrate family, community

February 15, 2017

The Central High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America are holding events during lunch for their Nationals Program, celebrating inner beauty, family and community.

Supervisor gains jail board seat

Cindy Bailey

February 14, 2017

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County supervisor and vocal critic of the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail got her wish Tuesday.

Strasburg students learn self defense

February 10, 2017

STRASBURG – Strasburg High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students kicked and punched their way through attack simulations Friday, arming students with ways to defend themselves against assault.

Schools chief proposes $64.8 million budget

February 10, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Shenandoah County Schools Superintendent Mark Johnston is proposing a budget that’s almost $3.2 million higher for the 2017-2018 school year than the current year’s $61.6 million spending plan.

Recreation Leagues

February 9, 2017

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department
Men’s basketball
Division 3
Standings: Beaune Brothers Landscaping 7-2; Stone House Construction 7-2; Savages

Woodstock selects new town attorney

NEAL, JAY 1-25-08 Photo by Rich Cooley

February 8, 2017

Woodstock Town Council appointed Paul J. “Jay” Neal, Jr. as the town’s new Town Attorney, filling the unexpired term of Albert T. Mitchell.