Today's News

  • Hunting and Fishing

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    The best part about my job is that I get to talk to all the student-athletes and coaches. I get to carry on a conversation about a sport they love and how well their team is doing. I get to experience the games alongside the team and hear the excitement after every score. I hear the coaches talking to the players and trying to keep them motivated when the game isn’t going as well as they would have hoped.

  • Jefferson Forest defeats Millbrook

    Sports Editor
        In a low scoring affair, Jefferson Forest was able to take over and secure its 35-21 victory over Millbrook last Friday in the second round of the 4A playoffs.
        Coach Bob Christmas is pleased with how far his team has come this season. “I felt like it went well. I don’t think we were as sharp as we had been. The bye week probably didn’t help us and we were playing a really good football team,” said Christmas.

  • Staunton River creates new State record

    Sports Editor

        Forget defense- offensive was king as Staunton River traveled to Western Albemarle Friday for a playoff game that ended up being the highest scoring game of the season,  85-79.
        The Golden Eagles faced off against the Warriors in a contest that scored 169 combined points and 1,355 combined yards on offense. “Sometimes when you get in the playoffs crazy things like that happen. We found a way to get it done,” said Coach Chuck Poston.

  • Therapeutic riding

        Brook Hill Farm, a local organization that rescues horses and uses the horses to help at-risk youth, has added therapeutic riding to its offerings.

  • Former JF color guard instructor faces charges

        A former color guard instructor at Jefferson Forest High School has been charged with a number of child sex crimes.

  • New executive director takes over at Bedford Main Street

        Sara Smith loves the view from her office.

        She can look out her window and see the hustle and bustle taking place in Centertown Bedford, a couple of stories below. She hopes she can help bring even more activity to those streets in the coming months.

  • Caring for our veterans

    By Congressman Robert Hurt

  • A victory for the Constitution & the American people

    Put down the pen and phone, Mr. President. That was the message from a federal appeals court just a few days ago. In a victory for the Constitution and the American people, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld an injunction preventing President Obama’s executive amnesty on immigration from being implemented.


  • Good Brother Ben Carson: Is he truthful?

        Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is the religious right’s latest heartthrob. The neurosurgeon fits the space left open by the collapse of two other “Christian conservatives.”
        Mike “Hillbilly Huck” Huckabee is not faring well in the polls. It became so obvious that he is not seriously interested in the presidency, but only in another well-paying gig at Fox News or some other right-wing media closet.