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Virginia Giant puts on a show at Frederick fair

The Virginia Giant, driven by Diehl Wilson, of Winchester, goes high as it crushes a row of cars during the Monster Truck Show on Tuesday night at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Rich Cooley/Daily

July 26, 2016

CLEAR BROOK — Winchester’s own Virginia Giant, driven by Diehl Wilson was the talk of the town at the Frederick County Fair Monster Truck Show on Tuesday night, taking home victories in both the wheelie and side-by-side competitions.

Comstock tours facility, explains deregulation plans

Rep. Barbara Comstock, left, speaks with Paul Vitagliano, right, vice president and general manager of Thermo Fisher Scientific in Middletown, during a tour on Tuesday.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 26, 2016

MIDDLETOWN – Representative Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) toured the recently expanded Thermo Fisher Scientific facility Tuesday and laid out plans to try to loosen regulations on business to help foster innovation and growth.

Congresswoman hosts Young Women in Leadership panel in Winchester

July 26, 2016

WINCHESTER – Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) hosted a “Women in Education” panel Tuesday at Shenandoah University’s Halpin-Harris Hall as part of her Young Women in Leadership program consisting of four women sharing advice on how to thrive in academic environments.

Man charged with malicious wounding

Frederick Petty

July 26, 2016

A Woodstock man has been charged with malicious wounding in an incident that left a woman with broken bones around her face.

Man arrested on meth charges

July 26, 2016

Shenandoah County deputies have arrested a man sought on charges related to the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine.

Woman injured in fall from ride

A spectator looks over a seat that fell Monday night from the Super Shot ride at the Frederick County Fair.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 26, 2016

A 47-year-old woman was injured Monday night when she fell about 40 feet from a ride at the Frederick County Fairgrounds.

Man charged with sexually assaulting tenants

Darrin Murphy

July 26, 2016

A man accused of luring women desperate for housing into his residence and sexually exploiting them was returned to jail Tuesday without bail after a hearing in Warren County General District Court.

Ride malfunctions at Frederick County Fair

Fire and Rescue personnel prepare to transport a person who was injured after a malfunction of the Super Shot ride at the Frederick County Fairgrounds on Monday evening. According to Frederick County Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Jay Bauserman, a person was injured following a 7:15 p.m. accident involving the ride. Bauserman said Monday evening he couldn't give further details.   Rich Cooley/Daily

July 25, 2016

Fire and Rescue personnel prepare to transport a person who was injured after a malfunction of the Super Shot ride at the Frederick County Fairgrounds on Monday evening. According to Frederick County Deputy Chief/Fire Marshal Jay Bauserman, a person was injured following a 7:15 p.m. accident involving the ride. Bauserman said Monday evening he couldn’t give further details. Rich Cooley/Daily

Man shot by homeowner charged with burglary

July 25, 2016

A man seriously wounded during an alleged home invasion Thursday morning in Winchester has been released from the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville and charged with burglary.

Pokemon play

Devon Maness, 16, of Front Royal, plays on the Pokemon Go app outside the gazebo on East Main Street in Front Royal on a sunny afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

July 25, 2016

Devon Maness, 16, of Front Royal plays on the Pokemon Go app outside the gazebo on East Main Street in Front Royal on a sunny afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

EDA issues $6 million bond to Christendom

July 25, 2016

The Warren County-Front Royal Economic Development Authority met Friday morning for the purpose of issuing a bond to Christendom College of up to $6 million for the purpose of building a new dormitory among other things.

Stadium spruced up

Jim Reinheimer, owner of American Home Pride LLC in Winchester, paints a long stretch of wall outside Bing Crosby Stadium in Front Royal.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 24, 2016

Jim Reinheimer, owner of American Home Pride LLC in Winchester, paints a long stretch of wall outside Bing Crosby Stadium in Front Royal. Rich Cooley/Daily