Headlines — August 8, 2013

NEWS
• County, School Officials Haggle Over Solution to Funding Crisis
• Fate of Prater School Remains in Doubt
• Additional Half-Million Approved for School System
• Prater Supervisor, O’Quinn, Announces Intent to Resign
• Two Vote in Favor of School Superintendent’s Removal Monday Night

SPORTS
• Area Football Teams Begin Practice in Preparation for Upcoming Seasons
• Honaker’s Kendrick and Coach Davidson Earn Top Honors on 2013 All-Group A Softball Team
• Honaker’s Hess, Kiser Named Honorable Mention Picks on VHSCA All-Group A Baseball Team

Headlines — August 1, 2013

NEWS
• Adkins Victorious in Rights Violation Lawsuit Against State Police Agent
• Two Supervisors Address Public Outside School Board Office
• Relay for Life Fundraiser Set Friday at Poplar Gap
• Officials: School System Plagued by ‘Incompetence,’ on Path to Financial Ruin
• List of Alleged School Layoffs Posted Online

SPORTS
• Lady Gladiators Capture Silver Medal at Commonwealth Games
• 22nd Annual YMCA Golf Tourney Set
• School Board Approves Additional Coaching Assignments at Grundy and Twin Valley

Headlines — July 25, 2013

NEWS
• Russell Prater School Closure Dodged
• Adkins’ Suit Against Virginia State Police Agent Heads to Trial Monday
• Real Estate Appraisals Underway August 5
• Downtown Grundy Waterline Gets Upgrade in Knox Water Project
• Supervisors Call Special Meeting on School Budget

SPORTS
• 31 Campers Attend YMCA’s Annual Basketball Camp
• 60 Area Athletes Participate in Buchanan County Youth Football Camp
• Hale and Keaton Claim Late Model Checkered Flags at Lonesome Pine

Headlines — July 18, 2013

NEWS
• Public Awaits Russell Prater Decision After Case Made for School
• New Roads Approved After Official Requests ‘Freeze’
• Mineral Reassessment Equalization Hearings Set Throughout August
• Board Enters Contract to Fund Countywide Radio Migration Study
• Increased Sightings of Bears in Grundy

SPORTS
• BDD Baseballers Pull Out 4-2 Victory Over LPD Team
• Honaker’s Hall, Hess and Coach Hubbard Compete in VHSCA All-Star Grid Game
• Gray Claims First and Second Career Victories at LPR

Headlines — July 11, 2013

NEWS
• CNX Gas Objects to Judge’s Report in Royalty Cases
• Additional Mapping Research Approved
• Anti-Fraternization Policy to be Tweaked Before Adoption
• County Official Takes Issue with Published Letters
• O’Quinn to Head Virginia’s Newest State Park at Powhatan

SPORTS
• Local Family Witnesses Tragic Parasailing Accident in Florida
• Motorcycle Ride to Benefit St. Jude’s Research Hospital
• Honaker Football Team to Host Annual Golf Tournament

Headlines — July 4, 2013

NEWS
• Russell Prater Elementary in Crosshairs for Closure
• County Approves $46.6 Million Budget, Ponders More School Funding
• Fire Destroys Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Home
• School Budget Approved Two Days After Deficit Declared
• Wreck on Rt. 83 Injures Three

SPORTS
• Ratliff and Blackburn in Title in WCC’s 45th Annual Tourney
• High School Coaching Assignments Approved
• Grundy Grapplers Take Part in ‘J Robinson’ Wrestling Camp

Headlines — June 27, 2013

NEWS
• CFX Connector Gets Millions
• Steady Growth New Trend in Grundy
• With Site Prep Underway, Optometry College Mulls Affiliation Decision
• ADA Lawsuit Against School Board Dismissed
• School Cuts OK’d in New Budget as Shortfall Persists

SPORTS
• WCC Hosts Third Annual Free Junior Golf Clinic
• Honaker’s Kiser, Hess and Coaching Staff Highlight All-Region D Baseball Selections
• Honaker’s Kendrick and Baker Named First-Team Selections on All-Region D Softball Team
• Richlands Open Tennis Tournament Will Celebrate 31st Anniversary
• YMCA Announces Schedule for Annual Three-Day Summer Basketball Camp

Headlines — June 20, 2013

NEWS
• Town Budget, Food Tax Hike Approved by Grundy Officials
• Parents, Educators Turn Out in Force to Oppose Consolidation
• Judge Denies Investigator’s Request for Judgment in Bulldozer Seizure Suit
• Next Section of Knox Water Expansion Celebrated as Officials Break Ground
• Russell Prater, J.M. Bevins Proponents Lobby for Funding

SPORTS
• Council High Athletes Honored During Annual Awards Banquet
• Grundy’s Webb, Honaker’s Jones Named First-Team Selections on All-Region D Girls Soccer Team
• Stiltner Continues to Dominate at Lonesome Pine Raceway
• Grundy’s Hall Named Softball BDD ‘Player of the Year’
• Honaker’s Kendrick Named BDD ‘Pitcher of the Year’

Headlines — June 13, 2013

NEWS
• School Consolidation Decision Looms
• Speaker Questions Board on ERIP Policy
• Roads Policy Tweaked Again
• Deskins Resident, O’Quinn, Gains Nod for Delegate
• Puckett Calls for Investigation in Natural Gas Royalty Controversy

SPORTS
• Honaker Wins School’s Second State Softball Championship
• 150 Athletes Turn Out for Grundy Wrestling Club Summer Camp
• Honaker’s Kiser Named BDD ‘Player of the Year’
• 44 Golfers Compete in Annual County IDA Golf Tournament at Willowbrook
• Lady Tigers Advance to Group A State Finals

Headlines — June 6, 2013

NEWS
• No Tax Increases in Proposed Budget
• Bevins Calls for Superintendent Ashby’s Resignation
• Speakers Ask Council to Consider Impact of Additional Levies on Town, County Residents
• Mineral Tax Increase Hearing Set
• Second Prater District Road Closure Planned

SPORTS
• Grundy’s Hall Captures Second in State Track and Field Championships
• Grundy High Athletes Honored During Annual Sports Banquet
• Honaker Captures Region D Baseball Title with 7-0 Victory
• Haysi Tigers Fall to J.I. Burton, 9-2, in Region D Semis
• Lady Tigers Fall to Defending State Champs in Region D