Headlines — March 28, 2013

NEWS
• Long-Time Mountaineer Publisher, Lodge Compton, Dies at Age 80
• Bevins Urges Filing of Grievances After Principal Appointment
• Report: Buchanan Co. Among Unhealthiest Localities in Virginia
• Couple Charged in Alleged Legion Embezzlement Asks Court to Dismiss Suit
• Written Guidelines in Works for Petty Cash Funds After Question Raised by Board

SPORTS
• Deep Pitching Staff Could Produce Banner Year for Tigers
• Haysi’s O’Quinn Earns Honorable Mention All-State
• Lady Tigers Looking to Content in District, Region and State
• Grundy Drops 2-1 Heartbreaker to River View in Home Opener

Headlines — March 21, 2013

NEWS
• ‘Worst Maps in the State’: Reassessment Plagued from Start?
• James Keen Named Town Manager
• New Charge Possible in Route 460 Fatality at Oakwood
• Committee’s Task: Solving Downtown Grundy’s Lack of Public Parking
• County Native Hosts Grand Ole Opry in Nashville

SPORTS
• Lady Wave Softball Looking for Hard Work, Gained Experience to Pay Off
• Grundy’s Hall Named First-Team Pick on All-Region D Girls Squad
• Rebels Look to be Competitive With Mix of Upper Classmen, Young Talent
• Twin Valley Will Host First Legends Alumni Hoops Game
• Clintwood Spoils Wave Opener With 10-6 Win

Headlines — March 14, 2013

NEWS
• Property Reassessments Scrapped
• Judge: No Probable Cause in Seizure of Candidate’s Bulldozer
• Family’s Poplar Creek Road Home Destroyed in Weekend Blaze
• SWVA Regional Jail Expansion Agreement OK’d on Second Vote
• Morefield Co-Founds Company Testing Natural Gas Transportation Potential

SPORTS
• Grundy Has Talented Cast on Hand for Baseball Season
• Haysi’s O’Quinn Earns First-Team Honors on All-Region D Boys Squad
• The Front Row: It’s Been 12 Years Since Last SWVA Team Won State Hoops Title

Headlines — March 7, 2013

NEWS
• Tedious Budget Sessions Expected as Officials Brace for Revenue Shortfall
• 2 Dead in Rt. 83 Collision
• Mountain Mission, Grundy High School Classroom Partnership to be Explored
• Elswick to Speak at 2013 Writer’s Digest Conference East
• Regional Jail Authority Eyes Expansion Project

SPORTS
• Twin Valley’s Jackson Earns Second Straight BDD ‘Player of Year’ Award
• Haysi’s O’Quinn and Honaker’s Ball Named BDD Co-Players of the Year
• Four Local Players Earn First-Team VHSCA All-Group A Football Honors

Headlines — February 28, 2013

NEWS
• Property Reassessment Notices Irk Some Land Owners
• Medals of Valor Awarded Posthumously to Fallen Deputies
• Replacement of Straight Pipe Systems Possible at Paw Paw, Knox
• Three School Board Members Abstain from Approving Bills
• Adkins Responds to Judge’s Findings, Says Suit Should Stand

SPORTS
• Gate City Shuts Down Lady Wave Offense to Advance in Region D
• J.I. Burton Stops Haysi in Region D Semis
• Cobras Fall to J.I. Burton in Region D Quarterfinals
• Late Rally Lifts Clintwood Over Lady Panthers
• Honaker Handed Stunning End to Season as Virginia High Pulls Off Upset

Headlines — February 21, 2013

NEWS
• Status of Hourly School Personnel Discussed
• Town PD Plans Move to West Grundy
• County Jobless Rate Hits 33-Month High
• Oakwood Man Indicted in Alleged Embezzlement of Bluefield Funds
• Researcher: Straight Pipe Epidemic Outweighs Coal’s Health Effects

SPORTS
• STATE CHAMPS: Wave Wrestlers Claim Second Group A State Title
• Grundy Girls Win BDD Tournament Title with Exciting 62-60 Victory
• Honaker Captures Boys’ BDD Tournament Title
• Cobras Claim Third Place in BDD Tournament
• Grundy Suffers 78-49 Loss to Va. High in Opening Round of Region D Play

Headlines — February 14, 2013

NEWS
• Dominion No. 36 Mine Idled; 90 Workers Laid Off
• Federal Judge Recommends Dismissing Adkins’ Suit Against Officer
• American Legion Sues Couple Accused of Embezzling Funds from Local Organization
• CONSOL Energy Opens New Horn Mountain Portal
• Family Life Education Committee Discusses Program Ahead of March Launch

SPORTS
• Grundy Wrestlers Claim Second Region D Mat Title
• Lady Wave Capture Second Straight BDD Regular Season Title
• Grundy Advances 11 Wrestlers to Group A State Tournament
• Honaker Tigers Clinch First Regular Season Title in 10 Years
• Twin Valley, Grundy Split Pair of Black Diamond Battles

Headlines — February 7, 2013

NEWS
• Jury: Woman Aided Fiance’ After Murder
• Team to Research Carbon Storage
• More than Two Dozen Arrested in Roundup
• Road Conditions Contribute to Truck Wrecks Thursday
• Local Building Code Inspector Loses Ability to Issue Permits

SPORTS
• Grundy Captures Second Straight Clinch Mountain Wrestling Crown
• Haysi Lady Tigers Move Into Contention Atop BDD
• Grundy Expected to Dominate Saturday’s Region D Wrestling Tourney
• Haysi Tigers Post Two Easy BDD Road Wins Over Golden Wave and Cobras
• Hurley Holds Off Grundy for 53-41 BDD Win

Headlines — January 31, 2013

NEWS
• Council Crash Claims Two
• Officials Target Gas Tax Proposal
• Jurors Seated in Trial of Alleged Cover-Up Attempt
• Machinery and Tools Tax Bill Opposed by County Dies in Subcommittee
• CFX Listed Among Sierra Club’s ‘Worst’ U.S. Road Projects

SPORTS
• Wave Wrestlers Place Third in ‘Big Orange’ Tournament
• Grundy’s Charles Hits 1,000 Point Milestone
• Golden Wave Withstands Fourth-Quarter Comeback Attempt in Exciting 79-75 Win
• Cantrell’s Free Throw Lifts Panthers to BDD Win Over Cobras
• Exciting, Controversial Finish Gives Haysi 47-46 BDD Victory

Headlines — January 24, 2013

NEWS
• Wellmore Coal Lays Off 40 Workers
• Power Restored Across County
• Sullivan to Lead School Board in 2013
• No Injuries Reported When Truck Hits Mudslide, Overturns
• Coal Severance Tax Bill Breezes Through Senate, Heads to House

SPORTS
• Cobras Earn Fourth Overtime Victory With Impressive 59-53 Win
• Lady Rebels Pull Away in Second Half for 66-53 Victory
• Honaker Overcomes Double-Digit Deficit, Pulls Out 56-48 Win
• Twin Valley Remains Unbeaten in BDD
• Rebels Take 59-52 Double OT Win