Today's News

  • The Islamic State is waging genocide that must be stopped

    By Congressman Robert Hurt

  • Protecting the people’s house

    What do regulating puddles, attempting to ban popular ammunition, and making recess appointments have in common? They are all examples of attempts by President Obama to overstep his power and bypass Congress. But these are just a drop in the bucket when it comes to the pattern of overreach we have seen from the Executive Branch in recent years. On nearly every issue – from health care to farming – President Obama has used his pen and phone to rewrite the law on his own.


  • High court nominee deserves hearing

        Last week, President Barack Obama fulfilled his constitutional duty and nominated a federal judge, Merrick Garland, for the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
        Conservative Republicans in the Senate, who love to promote “upholding the Constitution,” when it suits them, have announced that they will shirk their constitutional duties and not even provide a hearing for this nominee.

  • Putin makes a fool of Obama, again

        One again, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has made a fool of Barack Hussein Obama, something he has been doing on a regular basis over the last few years.
        Early last fall, when Russian aircraft began bombing to support Bashar al-Assad’s regime, the Obama administration was livid. Secretary of State John Kerry angrily predicted that Russia had waded into a quagmire.

  • Believest thou this?

    Matthew 27:50-54
    Jesus, when he had cried again with a loud voice, yielded up the ghost. And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent; And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many. Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done, they feared greatly, saying, Truly this was the Son of God.

  • First year obstacle race sees high participation

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor

        March weather can go either way in Virginia, but on the March 13 the day of the Rose Hill Penny run it was chilly and rainy.
        “The day was overcast with a drizzly rain but the weather is not what made the runners suffer. The race course was four miles of fields, woods, streams and obstacles,” said race host Bill Vickery.

  • Boys Soccer Spring Previews

    Forest holds to tradition and reputation with young squad

  • Hunting Skills Classes at Holiday Lake

        Virginia is fortunate to have habitat that supports a wide variety of wildlife and game.  Bay, river and tidal waters provide waterfowl hunting, mountain areas offer bears to harvest.  Fields, forests and fencerows support small game of all kinds, and the thriving population of deer and wild turkeys create opportunities state-wide to get out and find game. 

  • Softball Spring Previews

    Liberty softball looks to be stronger than last year

  • River falls after an 11 inning stretch

    By Margaret Pascale
    Sports Editor
        On Friday, March 18 Jefferson Forest traveled to Staunton River to face off against the Golden Eagles in a county rivalry game.
        This was a defensive game that lasted 11 innings before Forest pulled out a 5-1 victory over the Eagles.