News Maker Donna Settle on Valley Baseball All Star Game

This year Bing Crosby Stadium will host the Valley League Baseball All Star game July 17.

We spoke with Front Royal Cardinals President Donna Settle about the event in our latest news maker.

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Donna tells us how the All Star Game came to be held in Front Royal.

She also tells us of some of the activities before the 7 p.m. start of the game including the home run derby.

Donna also tells us of the attributes Bing Crosby Stadium brings to the game.

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News Maker Donna Settle on Valley League Baseball

Valley League Baseball players begin arriving during the Memorial Day weekend.

We spoke with Front Royal Cardinals President Donna Settle about the upcoming season in our latest news maker segment.

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Donna tells us about the current status on housing for the in coming players.

She also tells us the status of the sale of beer being approved at Bing Crosby Stadium at Front Royal Cardinal games this year.

Donna also tells us of a couple of free games including a July 3 double header with fireworks.

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News Maker Ed Richards on Memorial Day concert

For the first time the American Legion Community Band will host a free Memorial Day concert.

The performance will be held Mon. May 30 at the Front Royal Gazebo on Main St. at 7 p.m..

We spoke to Co-Director of the band Ed Richards about the performance in our latest news maker.

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Ed tells us about the decision to do a show for the first time.

He also tells us that it’s not just patriotic music that will be performed.

Ed also tells us about future shows that are schedule with the band.

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News Maker Taryn Logan on a new sports complex

Warren County is proposing a new full sports facility in Rockland.

As with any development of this magnitude the county needs the public’s input.

We spoke with Warren County’s Deputy County Administrator Taryn Logan about the facility in our latest news maker.

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Taryn tells us about the size and scope of the facility.

She also tells us where the complex will be located and how it will be funded.

Taryn also explains where your input should be submitted before June 10.

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News Maker Mike Bocock on his Valley League Book

Mike Bocock has been in Valley League Baseball for over 30 years.

He and Bill Meade have written the fourth coming book Close to the Dirt: Mike Bocock’s Life and Journey Through the Dugouts and Diamonds of the Shenandoah Valley.

We spoke to Mike about the book in our latest news maker.

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Mike has some great stories to tell one of which he relays in the interview.

He also tells us how we can get a copy of the book and some of the locations he will be doing some book signings.

Mike also tells us that some proceeds of the book will go toward baseball programs in the valley.

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News Maker Christa Shifflett on the Larry M. Funk award

Applications for the very first Larry M. Funk memorial award are being accepted through June 3.

Nominations are open for those who provide outstanding service to children in the community.

The award will be presented at the Warren Coalition’s annual luncheon on July 28.

We spoke to Warren Coalition’s Executive Director Christa Shifflett in our latest news maker.

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Christa tells us about the service that Larry Funk provided to the children of the community.

She also tells us the requirements for the award and how to nominate someone.

Christa also tells us when and what the recipient receives.

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News Maker Shannon Roman on a free concert

Front Royal Warren County Habitat for Humanity will host a day long concert show June 4.

The free concert is to bring awareness to Habitat for Humanity and the services they offer.

The activities begin at 11 a.m. at the Front Royal Gazebo.

We spoke with the Chairperson for Habitat for Human’s Faith Relations Community Pastor Shannon Roman in our latest news maker.

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Shannon tells us about who is preforming at the show.

She also tells us that there is plenty of room for vendors to get involved and have some exposure in downtown Front Royal.

Shannon also tells us that there will be applications available at the event for anyone who might need assistance from Habitat for Humanity.

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News Maker Ford Carson explains the new 826 area code

The new 826 area code will begin to be issued in June in Virginia.

This means some changes will have to be made for those of us in the existing 540 area code beginning this Sat. May 14.

We spoke with State Cooperation Commission (SCC) representative Ford Carson about the change in our latest news maker.

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Ford explains what will have to happen to complete a call starting Sat..

He also explains what will not change for the 540 area code.

Ford also gives us the time line of all these coming changes.

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News Maker Kristen Laise on Of Ale and History

Belle Grove Plantation will host Of Ale and History this Saturday May 7.

This marks the return of the festival since the pandemic.

We spoke with Belle Grove Plantation Executive Director Kristen Laise about the return of the festival in our latest news maker.

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Kristen tells us the festival is making a strong return with 13 breweries from all across Virginia.

She also tells us of all the activities that are scheduled for the day.

Kristen also tells us of the amenities available on that day.

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News Maker Terry Fritts on National Take Back Day

Tomorrow April 30 is National Drug Take Back Day.

This is a chance to properly dispose of unwanted or outdated medication.

We spoke with Warren County Sheriff’s Deputy Terry Fritts about Warren County’s set up for the day in our latest news maker.

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Terry tells us where the Warren County Sheriff’s Office will be set up for collection tomorrow.

He also tells us how to connect with specific locations that are also collecting as it is a national effort.

Terry also tells us of the amazing amount of drugs that have been taken back in the past.

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