A card shower is planned for Shirley Leake, who will celebrate her 92nd birthday Friday. Cards may be sent to 4570 Swover Creek Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.

Santa on a truck

Santa will be riding through neighborhoods in Woodstock on a fire truck Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Rain date is Dec. 23. Times and routes will be posted on

Zion Lutheran

Zion Lutheran Church will have a living Nativity scene from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at 321 Headquarters Road, Hamburg. Refreshments will be available.

Volunteers needed

The American Cancer Society is in need of volunteers to drive patients to doctor's appointments for treatment. Volunteers are especially needed in Front Royal and Warren County. To sign up visit

School news

The following students at Randolph-Macon Academy have been named to the dean's list for the first quarter:

• Front Royal: Peter Babineau, 10th grade, son of Joe and Helen Babineau; Rosalie Brower, 12th grade, daughter of Robert Brown and Teresa Chillemi; Jacob W. Carver, 11th grade, son of Carolina P. Carver and Skye V. Ferguson; Jacob Gehly, 12th grade, son of Art and Mary Gehly; Ahmed Hasanka, 10th grade, son of Saad Atiyah; Shukriyah Hasanka, 11th grade, daughter of Saad Atiyeh; Sophia Poe, 12th grade, daughter of Mark and Yuliya Poe; Shawn Starling, ninth grade, son of Mike and Jenny Starling; Virginia Waddell, 12th grade, daughter of Paul and Mary Kim Waddell; Grace Wagner, 12th grade, daughter of Edward and Stephanie Wagner; Alan Williams, 12th grade, son of Michael and Sherry Williams.

• Linden: Jesse Johnston, 11th grade, son of David Johnston and Karen Donaghy.

• Middletown: Tyler Stanford, 12th grade, son of Todd and Deb Stanford.

• Mount Jackson: Shane Kelly, 12th grade, son of John and Mavis Kelly.

• Star Tannery: Jacob Collyer, ninth grade, son of Lisa Floyd.

• Stephens City: Tyler Campbell, 10th grade, son of Eric and Carlise Campbell; Caleb Richmond, ninth grade, son of Dr. Shawn Richmond.

Strasburg: AJ Sullivan, 12th grade, son of Frank and Pamela Sullivan; Payton Sullivan, ninth grade, daughter of Frank and Pamela Sullivan.

• Winchester: Quinlin Bruhn, 11th grade, daughter of Dr. Erich and Kristin Bruhn; Craig Nakagawa, 10th grade, son of Dan and Cheryl Nakagawa.


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