Today's News

  • River to host 3A East Hopewell

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        After last Friday’s win over 3A West top seed Rustburg, Staunton River will host 3A East top seed Hopewell.

  • River makes history as 3A West Co-Champions

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        Staunton River made school history yet again during last Friday’s game at Rustburg, securing a 55-22 victory over Rustburg and taking home the 3A West Co-Championship trophy.

  • Nathalie man facing child porn charges

        On November 10, investigators from Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, along with investigators from Halifax County Sheriff’s Office, served warrants on Leslie Gerber of Nathalie, related to charges involving the sexual exploitation of a minor. 

        Additionally, a search warrant for additional evidence related to the arrest warrants, was also executed.

  • JF senior receives All-American honor

    By Brandi Mitchell

    JF Intern Writer

        On Tuesday at 1:45 p.m., senior Allyson Gilmour became the seventh Jefferson Forest High School student to join the elite United States Army All-American Marching Band in just six years.
        She was honored for her outstanding achievement in color guard, as well as her qualities of leadership and integrity, before her classmates, teachers, fellow band members and her closest friends and family.

  • From the Ashes

    By Russell C. Baskett

    Cofounder, President & Executive Director
    SML Good Neighbors, Inc.

        A little after 5a.m. on Thursday, November 10 a tractor-trailer ran off the road near Morgans Church Road in Bedford County and crashed into the headquarters of SML Good Neighbors.

  • The slugs come out at night

        As The White Man’s Last Stand takes shape in Washington, it’s possible to feel that you’re watching a concrete wall when the sun goes down, observing the slimy creatures that crawl out upon it.
        Yes, the slugs come out at night. Those who will serve the incoming Slug-in-Chief don’t have to meet even minimum standards of decency or qualifications, because, well, he didn’t either.

  • Let’s give thanks for our democracy

        Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, a day that should include, along with eating so much that we lapse into a coma after dinner, an attitude of thanks for what we have and the good things that have happened over the year.

  • Give thanks

    Isaiah 12 NIV

    4 In that day you will say:
    “Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done, and proclaim that his name is exalted.
    5 Sing to the Lord, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world.

    I Thessalonians 5 NIV

    16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

    Psalms 107:1 KJV

  • Golden Eagles take down two time defending State Champion

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        Staunton River ran over top of the two time defending State Champions Magna Vista to a 69-21 victory last Friday and will move on to the quarter finals while setting a school record for the most wins in a season.
        “I thought it was the best game we have played all year in all facets,” said Coach Chuck Poston. “We had a great game plan and we were executing well.”

  • Traveling to Rustburg

    By Margaret Scott
    Sports Editor

        Staunton River will travel to Rustburg this Friday to compete in the quarterfinal contest of the playoffs.