A card shower is planned for Rodney Miller, who will celebrate his 83rd birthday Monday. Cards can be sent to 3514 Wolf Gap Road, Edinburg, Virginia 22824.


Warren County taxpayers can file appeals regarding a recent housing reassessment through today. A copy of the appeal application can be found at

The appeals will be heard by the Warren County Board of Equalization with hearings slated to begin Friday.

Film festival

The Film Studio at Shenandoah University is seeking young filmmakers in high school and college to participate in its Virginia Emerging Filmmakers Festival. The festival will be held April 12-14 at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Kernstown.

Submitted films must be 15 minutes or less. Film categories include animation, comedy/drama, horror, documentary and music video. The early bird submission fee is $3 by Friday or $5 from March 2 through March 31. Filmmakers will compete for more than $1,500 in prizes.

Films should be submitted to Information: email, or


The Fort Valley Ruritan Club will host a pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Sunday at the fire hall. An offering will be received to benefit Matt Mantz’s medical bills.


The Shenandoah County 4-H Share-the-Fun practice will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Zion Lutheran Church in Edinburg. Information: 540-459-6140.


Warren County Parks and Recreation is accepting registration for summer softball leagues for men, co-ed and women.

Registration for all leagues is $275 per team before March 24 or $300 after March 25 through March 31. No teams will be accepted after March 25. Information, registration: Tiffany Walker at 540-635-1021 or email

College news

Molly-Kate Gavello, of Winchester, was named to the dean’s list for the fall semester at Georgia Institute of Technology.


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