Thomas, a 2-year-old neutered male gray tabby shorthair cat, is available for adoption at the Shenandoah County Animal Shelter, 268 Landfill Road, Edinburg. The shelter is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 540-984-8955.

Card shower

• The address for a get-well card shower for Harold “Jr.” Jackson was incorrect in the Jan. 8 edition. The correct address is 597 Mt. Olive Road, Toms Brook, Virginia 22660.


Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation is offering the following classes:

• Practical beekeeping for beginners: registration deadline is Friday. Eight one-hour sessions on Zoom. Registration: $95. Information: Scott Currie, 540-325-5202.

• Hand-nit chunky hat class: registration deadline is Jan. 27. Class held Feb. 2 at the County Government Center in Woodstock, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for ages 55-older, $35; 6-9 p.m. for ages 16-older, $39. Materials must be purchased in advance.

• Card making class: registration deadline Jan. 27. Class held Feb. 10 at the county government center, 1:30-3:30 p.m. for ages 55-older, $25; 6:30-8:30 p.m. for ages 14-older, $27.

• Valentine cookie decorating party: registration deadline Feb. 2. Class held Feb. 9 at county government center, 10 a.m.-noon for ages 55-older, $40; 6-8 p.m. for ages 14-older, $44.

Information, registration: 540-459-6777.

College news

• Katherine Padgett, of Winchester, was named to the dean’s list at DeSales University for the fall semester.

• The following students at Emory & Henry College were named to the dean’s list for the fall semester: MaKayla Hardesty of Berryville, Jackson Arnold of Front Royal, Spencer Scott of Stephens City, and Grant Myers of Stephenson.


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