Search for 18 year old continues in SNP

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More than 15 search teams with five dog teams and a helicopter are actively searching for 18 year old Ty Sauer.

The young man was last seen at mile marker 35 on the Skyline Drive Thursday Apr. 22.

He was wearing grey and black Nike shorts and calf high white socks and yellow hospital booties.

Anyone who has any information is asked to call 1-800-732-0911.

The National Park appreciates the offers of assistance in the search but the operation is fully staffed with trained search and rescue personnel.

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Apr. 26 the last day to get tickets for SABF Sports Breakfast

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival (SABF) opened over the weekend with golf tournaments, tennis tournaments, bloomin’ wine fest and Ciderworks tours.

Tickets are limited for all SABF events with many already sold out.

All SABF information and tickets can be found at thebloom.com.

Tonight is the Pumps and Pearls gathering at Millwood Station starting at 6 today Apr. 26.

Today Apr. 26 is also the last day to get tickets for the May 1 sports breakfast.

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FCSO responds to another barricade situation

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Frederick County Sheriff’s Office responded to a second barricade situation this year.

Michael McGhee got into an argument with a female in a residence on Martinsburg Pike.

McGhee told the woman  that he wanted to kill himself.

The female fled the residence taking the couple’s 6 year old with her.

Calling police she informed them that McGhee  had been drinking had a hunting type rifle and had fired a shot inside the home.

After attempts to talk the subject out failed chemical agents were deployed twice.

McGhee finally surrendered without further incident and is being held in the Adult Detention Center without bond.

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A mass casualty incident training exercise

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A 3 day mass casualty incident training drill was held at the newly completed Warren Memorial Hospital.

Over 250 personnel from emergency service providers participated.

Simulated active shooter scenarios included patients with simulated injures each day.

These drills are designed to help multiple agencies work together in actual emergency situations.

The drill involved the Front Royal Police Department, Warren County Sheriff’s Office along with the Warren County Office of Emergency Management.

The Warren County Department of Fire and Rescue, Air Care and Valley Health were also involved in the exercise.

A similar drill at Christendom College back in August uncovered some issues that needed to be addressed.

Over all authorities were pleased with the results of this drill observing that response was improving.

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River Report: 4-26-21

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In this edition of our twice-weekly Shenandoah River Reports, our Shenandoah Riverkeeper Mark Frondorf has some tips for you if you’re shopping for that first kayak or canoe! And for some fun on the South Fork, visit Front Royal Outdoors. Let Don Roberts and his crew help you plan your Spring and Summer Shenandoah River outing. https://frontroyaloutdoors.com

Sports: Monday, April 26, 2021

SU Weekend Recap, Nats Blanked By Mets, Wild Finish At Talladega

In Shenandoah University action from yesterday, Baseball split a twinbill with Ferrum, Men’s Golf is eighth and Women’s Golf fifth after day one of the ODAC Championships, Women’s Tennis defeated Roanoke, and Volleyball swept Ferrum.

Today, the ODAC Golf Championships continue in North Carolina, while Softball plays 2 at Randolph.

For the second time in 3 games, the Washington Nationals were shut out by the New York Mets. The Nats were held to only five hits, and Patrick Corbin’s struggles continued in the 4-0 loss. Corbin lasted only four innings, giving up all of the Mets’ four runs. The 8-11 Nationals are off today before starting a series against Toronto tomorrow on Sports Radio 1450.

The Baltimore Orioles improved to 9-12 with an 8-1 win over the A’s, ending Oakland’s 13-game win streak. The O’s entertain the Yankees tonight at Camden Yards.

And, in a wild race at Talladega, Brad Keselowski won the NASCAR Cup Series Geico 500 in overtime. The race featured a first-stage crash involving Joey Logano, whose car went airborne. For Keselowski, it was his sixth win at the famed Alabama track.