FRONT ROYAL — After a closed meeting on May 14, the Warren County School Board took action regarding a restructuring of the central office administration team. Assistant superintendent for instruction Greg Drescher originally proposed to the board not to fill his old position right away after he takes the place of Pam McInnis on July 1, 2015 as the new school superintendent.
The Warren Sentinel / 05-28-2015
LURAY — A Luray couple was killed Monday afternoon after their vehicle was struck by a state trooper’s cruiser. The crash occurred around 1:17 p.m., Monday, May 25, at the intersection of Route 211 and Wallace Avenue.
Page News and Courier / 05-28-2015
WOODSTOCK — A Fort Valley man pleaded guilty on May 15 to voluntary manslaughter for shooting a Winchester man in the stomach 14 months ago. Daniel Scott Harvey, 33, entered the plea in Shenandoah County Circuit Court. A grand jury indicted him last July for the shooting death of Harry Grant Nelson, III, 35, at Harvey’s home at 600 Stephens Lane on March 31, 2014. Circuit Court Judge Dennis Lee Hupp is expected to sentence Harvey on Aug. 19. He faces one to 10 years in prison.
The Shenandoah Valley-Herald / 05-28-2015
ELKTON – There’s a new dog in town. Elkton Police recently acquired a German Shepherd from the Czech Republic which will be used in suspect apprehension and drug and article detection. Officer Trent Meadows, 26, is the dog’s handler. Meadows and the dog, Edy, recently completed five weeks of training at Bullocks K9 Kennels in Greenville, N.C. Meadows and Edy spent the first week bonding while Meadows learned 10 simple commands in the Czech language.
The Valley Banner / 05-28-2015
WOODSTOCK — Last week Skyline Stefano Trentini senior made school history by becoming the tennis programs first-ever postseason champion. Trentini, a exchange student from Italy, won the Conference 28 singles title with a 6-2, 6-2, win over Andres Armenta of John Champe.
FALLS CHURCH — Even though powerful George Mason won the Conference 35 team match last week, Page County's duo of Kara Comer and Sydney Cubbage got a measure of redemption by completing a three-set win in the doubles part of the tournament.
SHENANDOAH — History was made on Sat, May 9th during the Holtzman Oil Late Model 75-lap feature. While Keith Carpenter worked hard to get the win late in the show from leader Brian Purdham, 10-year-old Mini Tyrrell took third place in the overall rundown. That was the young driver's best finish to date and second top 10 of the season.