Signal Knob Middle School has added the following students to the honor roll for the fourth marking period:
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has announced actor J.R. Martinez will be this year's firefighters' marshal.
Actor Sean Astin will serve as minister of the crown at the 2014 Apple Blossom Festival.
Monday: Chicken patty on wheat bun (or, for grades six to 12, hot dog in wheat bun), green beans, vegetable cup, pasta salad, peaches and apple juice.
Lauryn Ricketts, previously of Winchester, will return as headliner of the Ladies' Horticultural Luncheon next month, the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival office announced recently.
Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Centerbury in Winchester announced that Ken Stern, president of Palisades Media Ventures and former chief executive officer of National Public Radio, discussed his book "With Charity for All" on March 3, explaining his research and the scathing facts uncovered in the process.
The Rotary Club of Front Royal has announced its Annual Community Service Grant competition.
Monday: Pepperoni pizza wedge (or, for grades six to 12, toasted cheese sandwich), potato wedges, green beans, orange juice or mixed fruit and spiced cake with icing.
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., 2011 winner of NBC's "America's Got Talent" competition, will attend the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival this year, festival President Lou Ann Thompson announced Thursday.
The family of Glen Nickens has announced he graduated from the Richmond City Sheriff's Ofiice's Basic Academy on March 21 and has been named a deputy sheriff in Richmond.
Cole Baker of Edinburg was named to Virginia Tech's dean's list for the fall 2013 semester. The son of Philip and April Baker, he is a business marketing and management major....
Chelsea Academy in Front Royal has announced it made an impressive showing at this year's Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair at James Madison University.
The Clarke County Historical Association has announced a new series of three summer camps as part of Club History, which will take place this summer at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood.
Berryville Main Street and the town of Berryville were presented with a Virginia Main Street Milestone Achievement Awards on March 19.
A group of lower and middle school students from Chelsea Academy in Front Royal recently performed "The Comedy of Errors," by William Shakespeare. Students in grades four to eight staged the play for students, family and friends on March 15 and 18.
The Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury art committee has announced a new exhibit consisting of specially selected student works from seven Frederick County middle and high schools.
The following students at Stonewall Jackson High School in Mount Jackson were added to the honor roll for the school's fourth six weeks of the school year.
Robert and Nancy Palmer of Woodstock celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on March 16 with friends and family.
Monday: Chicken noodle soup with a ham and cheese sub (or, for grades six to 12, cheese quesadilla), black beans, a vegetable cup, apple or peaches.
Edinburg eighth grader John-Robert Rimel will appear on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at 3 p.m. Monday on NBC.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has announced the lineup for the Shenandoah Ford Bluegrass Festival, planned to begin at 10 a.m. May 4 at the Festival's Sprint Event Tent, on the campus of the Winchester Medical Center.
The following students at North Fork Middle School in Quicksburg were added to the honor roll for the fourth six weeks of school.
The Frederick County Educational Foundation has announced a new logo representative of the mission and goals of the Foundation: "Funding innovative educational experiences that foster student achievement."
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has announced it recently approved 11 sites for listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register, including Millbank in Frederick County and Lackawanna in Warren County.
Randolph-Macon Academy has announced 10 middle school students took the stage for the Shenandoah Valley Regional Science Fair competition at James Madison University on March 11.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has announced this year's Anthony's Pizza Weekend-in-the-Park will offer the best of past years' events.
The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival has announced that a cappella band Straight No Chaser will open the 51st season on July 18 in Orkney Springs.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has announced that an overwhelming number of applicants to the third audition date of the Apple Blossom's Got Talent show has caused an early end to the application process and to ticket sales.
The Clarke County Fair has announced county singer and songwriter, Tyler Farr, will be the feature entertainment at 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 at the 60th Annual Clarke County Fair in Berryville. Tickets go on sale April 5.
The Penn-Jersey Branch of the Second Indianhead Division Association has announced it will hold its annual reunion May 2-4 at the Continental Inn in Lancaster, Pa.
The following area students were added to the honor roll at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal for the second quarter of the 2013-14 school year:
Olivia Ellyn Dean Helsley of Edinburg was named to the president's list at Lord Fairfax Community College for the fall semester. She is a sophomore at James Madison University majoring in tourism and events management....
Delegates from the Interact clubs of Central High School and Massanutten Academy in Woodstock recently learned about Rotary Youth Study Exchange programs at The Homestead in Hot Springs.
Five generations came together on March 8 to celebrate Junior Selvage's 80th birthday. Seated are Robin Selvage, Fannie Reckard, Jayla Williams, Junior Selvage and Kenny Selvage.
Monday: Chicken patty on a wheat bun (or, for grades six to 12, a hot dog in a wheat bun), baked beans, a vegetable cup, peaches or apple juice
The selection of princesses to serve in the Court of Queen Shenandoah LXXXVII for the 2014 Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been announced by festival officials. The princesses include Victoria Louise Pullen, Cassidy Christine Scott, Anne Violet Zerull and Hannah Mary Zontine.
The Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech has announced it awarded Emma A. Fox of Front Royal the Pamplin Leadership Award offered through University Honors for the 2013-14 academic year.
The Warren Coalition and Edward Jones of Front Royal have announced the results of the Edward Jones 5k Run/Walk held on March 15 at Skyline High School in Front Royal.
The Winchester Toastmasters speech club recently awarded winners of a recent speech contest. Contestants and winners pictured from back left, are Larry Barkdoll, master of ceremony; Juliet Gladwell, contest chair; Juliet Gladwell and Alan Zytowski; and from front left are Debbie Donehey and Ashley Knight. Knight was the international speech winner and Gladwell was the table topics winner.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival President Lou Ann Thompson has announced Sheila C. Johnson, a successful entrepreneur and impassioned philanthropist, as the headline speaker for the Valley Health Business at the Bloom Luncheon, from noon to 2 p.m. April 30.