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Former sheriff convicted of racketeering announces new bid for public office

LURAY — Five years after being convicted for felony racketeering in a federal court, former Page County Sheriff Daniel W. Presgraves will make a new bid for public office. Presgraves, 52, plans to challenge incumbent J.D. Cave in November for the District 3 seat on the Page County Board of Supervisors.

Luray PD to lose chief, gain lieutenant

LURAY — After 19 years Luray Police Department (LPD) Chief Page Campbell will retire effective Jan. 1, 2016. The timing coincides with Campbell's run for Page County Sheriff. On another front, Sheriff's Office Investigator Captain C.S. “Bow” Cook joined the LPD on Tuesday as an Investigation's Lieutenant.

Bank robber sentenced to 10 years in prison

LURAY — William Lee Arnette, 60, the 2014 armed robber of two Pioneer Banks in Page County, was sentenced to 10 years in prison last Wednesday.

Page Board unanimously selects Moler as next county administrator

LURAY — The Page County Board of Supervisors made history last Friday by casting a unanimous vote making Amity Moler the next county administrator — the first woman to hold the position. The closed session vote of confidence for the assistant administrator came after the board reviewed 19 applications from its Feb. 3 work session. Moler was one of five applicants from Page County.

Stanley library seeks grant funds for its ‘Room for More’ campaign

STANLEY ― Expansion plans at the William “Bill” Kibler Memorial Library are underway ― and receiving a helping hand from Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-6th). The congressman stopped by the local library last week to tour the facility on East Main Street, and offer his support in seeking potential grant funds for the library's $250,000 expansion project.

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