The Conicville Volunteer Fire Department will be selling barbecued chicken and chips starting at 11 a.m. Sunday for $5.


The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley in Winchester has announced the following virtual programs will be offered on Zoom:

• Workshop on soapmaking: 2-3 p.m., May 29. Suggested donation is $10. Registration:

• The art of baking bread and the history of Shenandoah Valley kitchens: 5:30-6:30 p.m., June 2. Suggested donation is $10. Registration:

• Art @ Happy Hour: 5-6 p.m., June 9, pairing Italian wine with a discussion about paintings in the MSV collection and sculptures of Roman gods and goddesses in the museum gardens. Suggested donation is $5. Registration:

• Teen Art Club online: 4:30-5:30 p.m., June 11, free. Registration:

• Lunch & Learn webinar: “To Be Free Someday:” noon-1 p.m., June 18, featuring Civil War scholar Jonathan Noyalas exploring the life for enslaved and free blacks in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War era. Suggested donation is $5. Registration:

Advance registration is required. Information: 540-662-1473 or visit

College news

• Samuel Gunther, of Woodstock, was named to the president’s list at Bob Jones University. He is a junior majoring in health sciences.

• The following students at Slippery Rock University were named to the dean’s list for the spring semester:

Berryville: Ashley Wilson.

Boyce: Jessica Crandell.

Winchester: Abigail Koeller.

Central High Scholars

Ten students at Central High School have been named this year’s Shenandoah Scholars by Shenandoah County Public Schools. They are: Isabelle D. Funkhouser, Lindsey M. Hamrick, Emma E.S. Hockman, Judith F.L. Hoffman, Caroline C. Holsinger, Audrey C. Johnston, Jamie R. Sfarnas, Jessi D. Sfarnas, Laura J. Spackman and Logan C. Yew.

They are among the 27 students selected this year based on character, academic achievement and school and community involvement. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship.


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