Headlines — July 31, 2014

NEWS
• College of Optometry Clears First Hurdle
• Annual Relay for Life Set Saturday
• Clifton Fork Home Total Loss in Blaze
• SunCoke Energy Confirms Intent to Sell Coal Operations
• School Board Approves Classroom Alternative to Homebound Education

SPORTS
• Future Football Stars Take Part in Two-Day Youth League Camp
• Twin Valley Set to Host Thunder Football Jamboree August 16
• Honaker Football Team Sets Annual Golf Tourney August 10

Headlines — July 24, 2014

NEWS
• Call to Reopen Russell Prater Elementary Nixed
• Despite New Pursuits of Unity, Ashby’s Fate Remains Routine Topic
• Senate Hopefuls Hear Gas Royalty Concerns
• Hymes: CFX Project Remains Critical for Buchanan
• Grundy Readying for Hundreds of American Legion Motorcyclists

SPORTS
• Vienna American Captures State Little League Title
• 20 Campers Attend YMCA Summer Hoops Camp
• School Board Approves Several High School Coaching Positions
• Grundy Runner, Ben Compton, Captures Trophies in Marathon Events

Headlines — July 17, 2014

NEWS
• SRRA: Coal Canyon ATV Trail 70 Percent Complete
• ‘Political Second Guessing’ at Play in Russell Prater Elementary Suit
• Funds OK’d to Assist Town Sidewalk Enhancement
• 31 Indicted Monday by County Grand Jury
• Town Manager: Some Want Boucher Honored for Role in Flood Project

SPORTS
• Council’s Viers Inks Letter of Intent with Wytheville Community College
• Twin Valley Hoops Coach, Moore, Resigns Position
• Honaker’s Elswick Competes in VHSCA All-Star Week in Lynchburg

Headlines — July 10, 2014

NEWS
• State Little League Tourney Underway for First Time in Buchanan County
• ASL Board of Trustees: ‘No Plan’ to Move Campus
• Wheels Set in Motion to End School Budgetary Freeze
• Senatorial Candidates Invited to Debate Gas Concerns
• Community Civic Leader, Shortridge, Dies at 78

SPORTS
• Former Grundy Basketball Standout Tigh Compton Promoted to Associate Head Coach at Pikeville
• Three Honaker Standouts, Coach Harding Named to 1A All-State Baseball Team
• Honaker’s Elswick Lone Local Player Named to All-Region Softball Team

Headlines — July 3, 2014

NEWS
• Russell Prater Elementary’s Doors Closed on Split Vote of Board
• School System is ‘Closed for Business’ After Budget Impasse
• Highway Administration Orders Second CFX Environmental Study
• Alpha to Idle Cherokee Mine at Haysi, Cut 120
• Number of Teaching, Administrative Positions Filled by School Board

SPORTS
• Grundy’s Smith Makes Impact in Blue-Gray All-Star Game
• Council High Athletes Honored During Sports Banquet
• Honaker’s Ray, Coach Harding Top All-BDD Baseball Team Selections
• Honaker All Stars Capture 11-12 Year-Old District 11 Softball Championship
• ASL’s Annual Scholarship Golf Tourney Set August 16

Headlines — September 19, 2013

NEWS
• Chairman: Full Blame for Funding Woes, Potential Layoffs, Extends Beyond School Officials
• 23 Caught in Countywide Drug Roundup
• Judge Orders New Trial in Adkins’ Bulldozer Suit
• Big Rock Wreck Victim Succumbs to Injuries
• Insurance Waiver Offered to Riverview Personnel ‘Moot Point,’ Superintendent Says

SPORTS
• Grundy Survives Fast Start by Rebels, Hangs on for 28-24 Win
• Haysi Earns Dramatic Win Over Highly-Ranked Clintwood, 26-22
• Defending BDD Champion Honaker Looking to Repeat Another Successful Golf Season
• Honaker Tigers Score 20 Unanswered Points in Second Half, Post 40-27 Win over Eastside
• East Ridge Takes 36-12 Win Over Panthers

Headlines — September 12, 2013

NEWS
• Minova Confirms Closure of Local Plant
• After Public Outcry, Board Votes to Keep School Doors Open
• Second First Degree Murder Charge Levied in Big Rock Death
• Earl Scott Appointed to Prater Supervisor Seat
• Supervisors Reject Latest Request for Additional School Funding

SPORTS
• Special Teams Play Leads Panthers to Exciting 40-39 Victory Over Montcalm
• Golden Wave Drops Non-District Home Opener to Lebanon, 45-18
• Riner Leads Eastside to 40-26 Non-District Win Over Rebels
• Haysi Wins Five-Team BDD Golf Match at Willowbrook
• Haysi Lady Tigers Looking to Rebuild Around Two Talented Returning Starters

Headlines — September 5, 2013

NEWS
• One Held in Dual Stabbing
• Chairman: Swift Action Warranted to Fill Board Vacancy
• Flash Flooding Damages Property at Leemaster, War Fork
• County Chamber Victorious Again in Governor’s Food Bowl Challenge
• Sixth Annual Grundy Spirit Fest Slated for Friday, Saturday

SPORTS
• Grundy Overcomes Slow Start, Pulls Away in 42-12 Win Over Twin Valley
• Big Plays, Big Hits Lead Rebels to 36-14 Win Over East Ridge
• Honaker Volleyball Returns Four Players, Adds Slew of Enthused Newcomers
• Haysi Golf Team Looks to Put its Experience to Test Against BDD, New Conference Opponents
• Honaker Wins Second Straight BDD Golf Match in Five-Team Event at Willowbrook

Headlines — August 29, 2013

NEWS
• Three Injured in Pair of Traffic Crashes
• New Group Takes Food Pantry Mantle for Prater Community
• Grundy Police, County Registrar Christen New Offices
• Oakwood Resident Seeks $450,000 in Alleged PSA Sewer Mishap
• Report: UFO Sightings Explained by Google Internet Initiative

SPORTS
• Lady Rebels in Position to Take Next Step Toward Contention in Volleyball
• Grundy, Hurley and Honaker Showcase Talents in Area Football Scrimmages
• Haysi Offense Sputters Early, but Rebounds in 40-8 Scrimmage Win over Panthers

Headlines — August 22, 2013

NEWS
• Consolidation of J.M. Bevins, Russell Prater Schools Back on Table
• Engineer Selected New PSA Executive Director
• Lover’s Gap Road, Rt. 83, Reopens to Motorists
• Adkins Seeks Amended Damages, or New Trial, in Bulldozer Suit
• Early School Attendance Data: 108 Students Below Projection

SPORTS
• Veteran Lady Cobras Volleyball Team Looking to Contend
• Eight Teams Compete in Third Annual Thunder Grid Jamboree
• Five Starters, One Senior Return on Lady Panthers Volleyball Team
• Headen Dominates Truck Series Event at LPR