Thrasher pastor ordained at annual Virginia UMC conference

A large group of family and friends attended Pastor Jae’s ordination ceremony at the conference in Hampton. Thrasher Memorial Pastor Jae Yong Song (right) was ordained at a ceremony during the Virginia United Methodist Annual Conference on June 17. He has been appointed to Red Valley UMC in July. Thrasher Pastor B. Failes (center) participated in his ordination ceremony. Jesse Moffitt (left) was licensed as a Local Pastor at the conference and will join the staff at Thrasher. Pastor Jae Yong More...

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Girls will play Carroll for C-24 title tonight

  Ryan Stanley fires across the diamond for an out.PHOTO BY BILLY POWELL Mara Strum has a welcoming party at the plate after her grand slam home run ended Monday’s winover More...

William Byrd girls beat 2nd seed to make region soccer

Taylor Guilliams(#18) and Sarah Doss(right) move the ball down the field for Byrd. PHOTO BY BRIAN HOFFMAN The William Byrd girls soccer team has clinched a spot in the Region More...

Bengals end Byrd’s baseball season one win shy of regional

Byrd coach Neil Zimmerman works on the infield prior to Saturday’s game.After about three hours the field was playable. PHOTO BY BRIAN HOFFMAN Byrd’s Derrick Chocklett More...

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Lax teams ousted

  Bryce Campbell fights his way to the creasein last week’s game with Fleming at Vinyard.PHOTO BY BRIAN HOFFMAN The William Byrd lacrosse teams finished up their seasons More...

Region 4A track is today

  WillimByrd’s Hunter Bohoncompetes in theConference 24 trackmeet at Salem HighSchool Saturday. SavannahGheen is airbourne inthe triple jump event. The Region 4A West More...

Fleming eliminates Terriers

  Byrd’s Ryan Buxton sends the ball down the field in last week’s regular season finale, a6-0 win over Rockbridge More...

Tennis team falls in regional

The William Byrd girls’ tennis team was eliminated from Region 4A West play with a loss to Abingdon this More...

Vinton Republican Primary results updated

In an update on the June 13 Republican Primary election, results from the Virginia Department of...

Shake, Bake and Sprout for Kids scheduled for June 24

The first Shake, Bake and Sprout event of the season is scheduled for the Vinton Farmers’...

Pick a winner – Miss Virginia 2017

This Saturday we will be crowning a new Miss Virginia 2017. Plan on attending all three...

Owen, Bruce William

[ad_1]   Bruce William Owen, 78, died peacefully at his home in Annapolis, Maryland, on April 20.  He More...

Smith, Louis Edward

[ad_1]   Louis Edward Smith, 83, of Eagle Rock passed away Sunday, April 30. He was preceded in death by his..

Obituaries – May 4th, 2017

[ad_1] LAYNE, Robert E. Robert Eugene “Ron” Layne, 61, of Roanoke died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at his home following a..

New assistant principal named at W.E. Cundiff

Suzanne Lothes has been selected as the new assistant principal at W.E. Cundiff Elementary School. This is her More...

Two from area are JMU honor graduates

  James Madison University has announced the following local students who graduated with honors during the May 5 commencement exercises: Sally..

JMU announces Vinton graduates

  James Madison University announced the following students who graduated during the May 5 commencement exercises: Zachary Agee of Vinton, who..

Faded Travelers band releases new recording, will headline at Harvester in April

  The Faded Travelers band has just released a new EP recording entitled “Hand Tooled” featuring their newest single, “Days of..

Vinton Wesleyan begins Bible School Sunday

Vinton Wesleyan Church is holding Vacation Bible School Sunday-Thursday, June 25-29 from 6:30-8 p.m. It kicks off with a free Western..

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..