‘Belle of Amherst’ opening this week at Star City Playhouse

Star City Playhouse opens its official 2017 season with “The Belle of Amherst” starring Linsee Lewis as poet Emily Dickinson. Dickinson is often remembered as an eccentric recluse who spent much of her life observing life through the front window of her home–and gossiping about those who passed by. The Belle of Amherst opens with Dickinson sharing her prized recipe for Black Cake, which contains 19 eggs. Star City Playhouse officially opens its 2017 season on March 24 with the one-woman More...

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eMessenger for March 23rd, 2017

The Vinton Messenger eEdition for Mar. 23rd is online! Click here to read this week’s edition. The staff of the Vinton Messenger More...

eMessenger for March 16th, 2017

The Vinton Messenger eEdition for Mar. 16 is online! Click here to read this week’s edition. The staff of the Vinton Messenger More...

Terriers host Salem today

Byrd shortstop Hunter Meador makes the pivot at second in Friday’s game in Salem. Terrier catcher Bryce Mullin chases a foul pop at Cave Spring Friday. Walthall Park in Vinton More...

Strum tosses no-hitter in season opener

  Byrd catcher Ellison Spangler protects the plate and tags out a Cave Spring runner Saturday. PHOTO BY BILLY POWELL A promising William Byrd softball season got off to More...

William Byrd lacrosse teams will visit Salem today

Byrd’s Matt Tench(#4) battles for the ball in Saturday’s game at Cave Spring. Ali Shail carries the ball.PHOTOS BY JIM & REGINA DEVINNEY The William Byrd lacrosse More...


Titans shut out boys soccer again

The William Byrd soccer team will be looking for its first win Monday when the Terriers host Conference 24 rival Bassett. Game time is 5:30 for the jayvees with the varsity to More...

Girls beat Bassett, lose to Hidden Valley

  The William Byrd girls got in the soccer win column last Friday with a 3-0 win over Bassett. The girls held the Bengals to just one shot in a game played at Byrd. “I More...

Kasey is All-State

  William Byrd senior Devon Kasey has been named to the Group 4A All-State second team in basketball. Loudoun Valley More...

WB girls beat Glenvar in tennis debut, boys drop three tie-breakers in loss

  The William Byrd tennis teams opened their seasons on Monday against Roanoke County rival Glenvar. The girls More...

Strongman Competition raises funds for Angels of Assisi

Strength athletes put on another great show at the St. Patrick’s Day Strongman Competition at the...

Caldwell and Shrewsbury recognized as Vinton Police Officers of the Month

  Acting Sergeant Michael Caldwell and Officer Jeremy Shrewsbury have been named as the Vinton Police...

William Byrd High School sophomore Elijah Oltmanns celebrates end of chemotherapy

William Byrd High School sophomore Elijah Oltmanns celebrates end of chemotherapy  Cutline for Elijah Oltmanns photo...

BASS, Bobby Ray

Bobby Ray “Bob” Bass, 80, of Four Oaks, N.C., died Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 at UNC Johnston Health in Smithfield. Funeral More...

William Byrd, Governor’s School student develops new hybrid hydrogel

 By REGINA CARSON At the Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology, students are charged More...

School Board okays funding for Cundiff and WBHS projects

The Roanoke County School Board approved the appropriation of funds for the W.E. Cundiff Classroom Pod Secure Entrances Project at its..

Radford’s Deans List

Twenty-one Vinton residents have been named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Radford University. They are: Heather R. Basham, senior..

Senior Expo coming up on March 28

The Vinton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Senior Expo on Tuesday, March 28— an event that always draws..

People, Places and Things – March 23rd, 2017

Bootie Chewning They were all winners Thursday night at the WBHS Talent Show. Yes, if you are willing to get on..

 Bluegrass music scheduled in March

  The Haymaker Town Express will be playing at the VFW Hall on Lee Avenue in downtown Vinton on Friday, March..

Christians, Jews invited to program

Dr. Dennis Karp, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak at Colonial Baptist Church on Sunday, March 26 during the..

Vinton Cub Scout Pack 235 holds annual Blue and Gold Banquet

Vinton’s Cub Scout Pack 235 held its annual Blue and Gold Banquet on February 25 in the old fellowship hall at..
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