In mid-January, retired U.S. Air Force Col. Frank Link,  announced his retirement after three years of service as commandant of the Randolph-Macon Academy. Replacing him will is retired U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Col. Michael C. Starling.

Shower A card shower is planned for Hilda Welch Arnaud, who will celebrate her birthday Thursday. Cards can be sent to 2712 Chris St., Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802.