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Fun Fact November 24, 2021.

Turkey day is tomorrow.  Most all of us will be sitting down enjoying a traditional Thanksgiving meal.  But what about the first Thanksgiving?  According to History dot com, The best

Fun Fact November 23, 2021.

Tool time Tuesday and a lot of you will be using this later this week.  According the Mighty Carver dot com the electric carving knife was invented by Jerome L.

Front Royal Police Detective stops a crime in Wytheville

A social media post from the Front Royal Police Department commends the actions of Detective Marc Ramey while off duty. While on vacation with his family in Wytheville Detective Marc

Fun Fact November 19, 2021.

A bit of hyperbole today.  You’ve probably heard, and may have even said, “I’m so hungry I could eat a horse!”  The idiom dates back to the 1700’s and the

Fun Fact November 18, 2021.

Have you ever had your druthers?  What exactly are druthers and how does one get them?  According to Vocabulary dot com, Druthers are things you have the right or chance

Fun Fact November 17, 2021.

Winter is coming and that’s a bad thing if you are cryophobic.  Cryophobia is the fear of the cold, or cold things.  Cryo is a combination form meaning icy cold

Fun Fact November 16, 2021.

Tool time Tuesday and today we’re getting a precise measurement.  I had the need to measure the diameter of a round piece of metal, more specifically the sway bar on

Fun Fact November 15, 2021.

He went really fast today!  According to History dot com, it was on November 15, 1965 at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, 28-year-old Californian Craig Breedlove sets a new land-speed

Fun Fact November 12, 2021.

On November 12, 1954, Ellis Island, the gateway to America, shuts it doors after processing more than 12 million immigrants since opening in 1892. Today, tens of millions of Americans can

Fun Fact November 11, 2021.

It was on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month that the guns fell silent in 1918, ending the war that was expected to end all
changes to 2021 apple blossom

Maids selected for Apple Blossom

Four young women from the area have been selected to serve as the Maids in the Court of the Queen for the upcoming Apple Blossom

25th Annual Pottery Show and Sale

The Shenandoah Potters Guild is hosting their 25th Annual Pottery Show and Sale today and tomorrow at Winchester’s War Memorial Building. There will be open

Middletown tree lighting ceremony

The Town of Middletown began their holiday celebrations yesterday with a tree lighting ceremony. The town welcomed a special guest, the 1982 NFL MVP Mark

BRWC- Pet of the Week

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center’s patient of the week was a grey tree frog. It is that time of year where many people bring in their

Choir Members Needed

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival needs choir members, and they invite all soprano, alto, tenor, and bass volunteers to sing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with SVMC

Camping for Hunger totals

We have exceeded last years totals thanks to so many people who donated to make this all possible. Reaching over 12 thousand in monetary donations

“They Pull Me Back In!”

Greetings from The Booth! As you prepare for your Thanksgiving feast and hopefully long weekend, a HUGE thanks to everyone who had a hand in