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  • There is no such thing as "conservatism"

    It?s not possible for ?conservatism? to decline. That?s because there is no such thing as ?conservatism.?

    Conservatives don?t comprise a monolithic movement. At the most, we can be roughly categorized into three groupings: social conservatives, defense hawks and fiscal/business conservatives. These are rough categories because they don?t have distinct edg It’s not possible for “conservatism” to decline. That’s because there is no such thing as “conservatism.”

  • There is no such thing as 'Conservatism'

    It’s not possible for “conservatism” to decline. That’s because there is no such thing as “conservatism.”

  • 'Conservatism' can't decline

    It’s not possible for “conservatism” to decline. That’s because there is no such thing as “conservatism.”

  • Husband arrested in connection with Forest woman's death

    The husband of a Forest woman who died as the result of a gunshot wound in December appeared in Bedford County General District Court this morning in connection with the murder of his wife.

    After a lengthy investigation, Wesley Brian Earnest, 37, of Moneta was in court today for shooting his wife, Jocelyn Earnest, 38, of 1482 Pine Bluff Drive, Forest, at her home. He was being held without bond.

    Earnest was in court for the charge of the use of a firearm in the commission of committing first-degree murder.

  • Husband arrested in connection with Forest woman's death

    The husband of the Forest woman who died as the result of a gunshot wound on Dec. 19 appeared in Bedford County General District Court this morning in connection with the murder of his wife.

    After a lengthy investigation, Wesley Brian Earnest was in court today for shooting his wife, Jocelyn Earnest, 38, of 1482 Pine Bluff Drive, Forest, at her Forest home. He was being held without bond.

    Earnest was in court for the charge of the use of a firearm in the commission of committing first-degree murder.

  • Husband arrested in connection with Forest woman's death (update)

    Husband arrested in connection with Forest woman's death

    The husband of the Forest woman who died as the result of a gunshot wound on Dec. 19 appeared in Bedford County General District Court this morning in connection with the murder of his wife.

    After a lengthy investigation, Wesley Brian Earnest was in court today for shooting his wife, Jocelyn Earnest, 38, of 1482 Pine Bluff Drive, Forest, at her home. He was being held without bond.

  • Jer-ry! Jer-ry! Jer-ry!--Commentary

    Deplorable.

    The gym at Jefferson Forest High School was transformed into the set of the Jerry Springer Show during the Seminole District girls? basketball championship game.

    To revisit, with two and a half minutes remaining, Brookville led Staunton River, 60-41. A Brookville player was attempting to catch a pass. One of the Staunton River players attempted to intercept the pass. The Brookville girl went to the floor, having been hit in the eye by the Staunton River player?s head.

  • Business helps pet, home owners go away with confidence

    Through experience, Randy Holden, who has several dogs of his own, knows when someone has pets it's hard to just pick up and go on a trip.

    That reality helped him decide a few months ago to open his own house and pet-sitting service, Whisker Watchers.

    Holden said he knows how he wants his pets and home to be looked after when he leaves town. "We have our needs when we want to go on vacation," Holden said. "That's exactly what I offer, the same thing I would want offered by another pet sitter."

  • Regional MapQuest--Lady Eagles take opener

    Need directions? Just ask Staunton River, who holds the road-map to success.

    Route 24 rival William Byrd succumbed to the Lady Eagles? tenacious defense, 53-37, for the fourth time this year. ?It is a great rivalry between these two schools. It is competitive in a good nature,? William Byrd coach Fran Recchia said.

    Staunton River?s victory propelled them to the Region III Quarterfinals vs. Turner Ashby on Tuesday night. ?Our goal was to make it further than we did last year, and we did. The girls are very excited,? Staunton River coach Kim Jones said.

  • Regional split

    Liberty?s Minutemen survived the first round of the playoff winnowing process, as they beat Stuarts Draft 63-57 in front of a moderate-sized home crowd.

    In typical Liberty fashion, the Minutemen ensured none of that crowd departed early, as they allowed the third-seeded (of the Southern Valley District) Cougars to stick around to the very end.