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Today's News

  • Prosecution tries again to convict Earnest of murder

    The second murder trial against Wesley Brian Earnest began Monday.
        First up in the retrial of Earnest—who was granted a mistrial this summer after being found guilty of murdering his wife at a two-week trial in April—will be the presentation of any pre-trial motions as well as seating the jury that will hear the case.

        A Nelson County jury will decide the fate of Earnest, with the trial itself being held in Amherst County Circuit Court.

  • Community events and Calendar (week of Nov. 3, 2010)

    Sign-ups and notices

        For information of events and activities at area churches, see the church news section in this week's paper.

    Bedford VFD portrait drive

  • Church news (week of Nov. 3, 2010)

    Ladies in Red/Men in Suits

    First Baptist Church of Goode will be having a program on Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3 p.m. Ladies in Red/Men in Suits. In concert will be The Sensational Harmonizers of Central Virginia with the Oakmulgee Baptist Church as the guest choir.

    Notices

    21-year-old founder of African mission organization comes home with newly adopted daughter

  • Volleyball playoffs kick off

    The volleyball postseason got off to a rousing start Monday evening.

    Liberty picked up a big win over Brookville, while Staunton River saw its season come to an early end, courtesy of William Byrd.

  • Volleyball playoffs kick off

    The volleyball postseason got off to a rousing start Monday evening.

    Liberty picked up a big win over Brookville, while Staunton River saw its season come to an early end, courtesy of William Byrd.

  • Sports commentary: Disjointed

     Our high school sports run in parallel universes.

    And, by definition, items that run in parallel neither cross nor touch.

  • Defense carries River to win over Byrd

    These guys can play some defense, too.

    Staunton River showed that it is much more than an offensive circus in posting a 28-8 win over visiting William Byrd.

  • Eagles earn shot at Blue Ridge football title

    You want to talk change?

    Two years ago, Staunton River played its final game of the season against Rustburg.

  • We will need to outcompete China and India

    When the 5th district sent me to Washington, I knew my number one responsibility was job creation and economic development. So I went to those who work every day on the ground to create jobs: the elected leaders and economic developers in every locality across the Fifth District. What I heard was that there are no quick fixes to our economic challenges. Quick fixes don’t produce the sustained job growth we need.

     

  • Now is the time for real leadership

    Today, the American people are facing one of the most challenging times in our nation’s history.  Our economy remains sluggish, people fear losing their jobs and their homes, and many are worried about the future their children and grandchildren will inherit. They are deeply concerned about the outlook for our great country and wonder if their children will grow up in the same America they did.  People are looking for real solutions to the problems we face.