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This Weekend – for Oct. 27

The following are some of the area events that will be held this weekend: Walking tours The Strasburg Heritage Association will sponsor ghost/graveyard walking tours from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 28 starting at Hotel Strasburg. Tours leave every 15 minutes and the last tour leaves at 8:30 ...

Central runners reach perfection

NEW MARKET -- Perfection. That's what Central's boys cross country team achieved Wednesday in the Shenandoah County meet held at the New Market battlefield course. Central won the boys meet with 15 points, recording the top five runners in the race. "That's been something we've been wanting ...

Guns stolen in Toms Brook still missing one month later

An undisclosed number of guns were reported stolen from Shenandoah Sporting Goods on Old Valley Pike in  Toms Brook, on Sept. 16. Nearly a month later, the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office says the guns are still missing. The Sheriff's Office has published security footage from the gun ...

Froma Harrop: America creates industry to clean up massacres

America woke up Monday to news of the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. As of last count, 59 dead, hundreds wounded. And you know what jumped into my head? Oh, another one. Took place in Las Vegas? Uh-huh. Horrifying? Yes. Shocking? No. But something made this story stand out. It ...

Middletown officials tour town hall, talk expanding zoning

Middletown officials Monday evening showed off  renovation work on the Town Hall at 7875 Church St. before starting their meeting. Original hand-hewn beams remain exposed in the front of the historic building, as well as the upper floor. The building is about 150 years old. Danny Taylor Jr. ...

Shenandoah Downs Results

Sunday 1st - $4,500 Pace 1:54.1 5-Fixed Income (Co Kreiser) 5.20 3.60 3.00 4-Artists Ruffles (Br Brown)   5.60 3.80 3-Wizzel Stix (Ty Shehan)     3.00 $1 Exacta Wagering (5-4) $7.80 $1 Trifecta Wagering (5-4-3) $34.20 2nd - $3,500 Trot 2:02.0 3-Jefferson County (Co Kreiser) ...

Shenandoah Downs Entries Oct. 1

Shenandoah Downs Entries Sunday Oct 01, 2017 Post Time:1:00 PM 1st  W2>5pmrlt $4,500 Pace 1. Looksgoodhowmuch (Ja Green) 4-1 2. Jd's Military Star (Jo Mapes) 15-1 3. Wizzel Stix (Ty Shehan) 6-1 4. Artists Ruffles (Br Brown) 2-1 5. Fixed Income (Co Kreiser) 3-1 6. Tsm Roger ...

Public Meetings, Oct. 2-6

The following public meetings are scheduled: Shenandoah County • The Conservation Easement Authority meets at 5 p.m. Wednesday in the government center, 600 N. Main St., Woodstock. • The Board of Supervisors holds a work session at 4 p.m. Thursday in the government center. • The ...

Reassessment underway in Warren County

Wingate Appraisal Service is conducting a general reassessment of property in Warren County, according to a news release from County Administrator Douglas Stanley. "Wingate staff members will be visiting properties in different areas of the County to collect sales data, update photographs, ...

Jonah Goldberg: Dogs’ love of man isn’t just a con job

One of my favorite kinds of news stories is the report of a new scientific study that verifies the obvious. You've seen them. New research finds that heterosexual men are attracted to very attractive women. Evidence collected by wildlife researchers has confirmed that bears really do use the ...

Froma Harrop: Trump could confuse our way back into climate deal

Will President Trump bring the country back into the Paris climate agreement? The bets are on, and this bet says he will. The past few days have produced clashing reports that he may or may not come around. Confusion is how Trump gets turnarounds past the base. What happened right after he ...

Shenandoah Downs Entries

Shenandoah Downs Entries Saturday Sept. 23, 2017 Post Time: 1:00 PM 1st  Nw2501L5cd $3,500 Pace 1. Heather (Ja Moyer) 2-1 2. Silver Sting (Co Kreiser) 7-1 3. Blissful Artist (Er Neal) 7-2 4. Motel Molly (Ma Gray) 12-1 5. Twentysix-Fiftytwo (Ro Plante Jr) 12-1 6. Barely A Virgin (Ch ...

Lawrence Kudlow: Chances of tax cuts have risen

Financial markets and most media pundits are missing the new writing on the wall. For a variety of reasons surrounding shrewd moves by President Trump, the chances for significant tax cuts in the next 10 weeks have risen sharply. Since the Charlottesville blowup in mid August, when the ...

Livestock Report

Farmers Livestock Sept. 19 FEEDER: Cattle (1042 head) Steers (298 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-400 lbs., $262.00-195.00; 400-500 lbs., $160.00-184.00; 500-600 lbs., $167.00-172.00; 600-700 lbs., $141.00-150.00; 700-800 lbs., $130.00-138.00; 800-900 lbs., $130.50-140.50. M&L 2, ...

Stephens City man among Carnegie Heroes

Sheryl C. Lewis on Nov. 4, 2015 was losing her fight to survive when a neighbor crawled though a room on fire to save her life. That neighbor, Stephens City resident Merrill O. Naylor, is one of 18 recipients of the Carnegie Medal for outstanding heroism for his actions that evening, ...

Community News & Events: Sept. 19

Shower A card shower will be held for Retha "Fern" Ryman, who will celebrate her 90th birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to 172 Maurertown Mill Road, Maurertown, Virginia 22644. Club The Winchester Area Newcomers Club, a social club for women, will meet at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Opequon ...

Deputies: Mount Jackson man held woman at knifepoint

A Mount Jackson man was arrested twice Sunday, first after law enforcement officials accused him of holding a woman against her will for hours and the second time after he ran from deputies. Capt. Wesley Dellinger, of the Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office, said deputies arrested 31-year-old ...

Shenandoah Downs Results: Sept. 16

Saturday Sep 16, 20171st - $4,000 Pace 1:55.1 2-R N Nate (Ch Shaw) 3.40 3.60 3.20 6-Liberal (Je Lieberman)   3.00 3.40 7-Summer Deo (Fr Milby)     7.00 $1 Exacta Wagering (2-6) $7.40 $1 Trifecta Wagering (2-6-7) $98.20 Scratched: Tsm Leonidas T 2nd - $4,500 Pace 1:53.4 2-Fixed ...