Archive for May, 2011

Ex-husband kills wife in shooting

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011
SALEM — A woman is dead and her former husband is charged with murder in an incident that occurred on Memorial Day in Roanoke City and ended in Montgomery County. State Police reported that Jennifer Agee, 30, of Salem, died at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital from gunshot wounds. Agee’s former husband, Jonathan Ashley Agee, 32, of... »

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Guidry-Hutchison

Friday, May 27th, 2011
Guidry-Hutchison Mr. and Mrs. Dale Guidry of Salem are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katherine Elida Guidry, to Richard Ryan Hutchison, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hutchison of Salem. Katie is a graduate of Salem High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in history and secondary teaching certification from the College... »

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Inmate on life support after suicide attempt

Friday, May 27th, 2011
ROANOKE COUNTY  – An inmate in the Western Virginia Regional Jail is on life support, after attempting to hang himself in the jail. Officials of the jail located in western Roanoke County near Dixie Caverns said inmate Gregory Preston Beasley made the suicide attempt May 25. Correctional officers doing routine security rounds found Beasley... »

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Large crowd savors good weather and fare at Wine & Food Festival

Friday, May 27th, 2011
Large crowd savors good weather and fare at Wine & Food Festival Vinton – After a week of rain and dreary weather a crowd of approximately 850 people came out to enjoy the sunshine and festivities at The Vinton Wine & Food Festival on May 21st, presented by WSLS 10.  “I think people have been cooped up all week and are anxious to get out and... »

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Doc’s first novel sees light through storms

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
Doc’s first novel sees light through storms SALEM- His first novel opens in violence, and yet, Clement Binnings Jr. has written a love story. “Angel Through the Storms” is not for the faint in heart. It begins with 11-year-old Lola surviving her brutish father’s violent physical rages by exiting this dimension for another. The voices of angels soothe her. Family physician... »

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Hooked on Fishing

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
Hooked on Fishing NEW CASTLE  – Bryson Drake’s citation trout was almost half at long as he is tall. The young fisherman from New Castle caught the largest citation trout, 19-inches long and weighing 3.45-pounds, at Hooked on Fishing, Not on Drugs annual event May 7 on Barbour’s Creek. This year’s grand prize of a lifetime fishing... »

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Wine shop collecting for victims of tornado

Friday, May 20th, 2011
Wine shop collecting for victims of tornado Cave Spring – If you or people you know aren’t immediately affected by natural disasters it can be easy to sort of forget about it after a while.   The urge and desire to help is immediately present after disaster strikes, such as it did when twin tornadoes struck Pulaski on April 8th, but soon... »

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Too Much! A magic bus restored for a good cause

Friday, May 20th, 2011
Too Much! A magic bus restored for a good cause Cave Spring – Once the work day is done most people long to get as far away from the job as they can.  However, at Salem Import Services located at 1113 Florida St. in Salem, you’ll find people staying late and coming in on their days off to keep working.  They’re not continuing on... »

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Citizens hear about funds to conserve home energy

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
VINTON – Approximately two dozen people gathered at Living Waters Baptist Church of Vinton, located at 627 Vale Avenue, on Thursday May 12th to learn more about the weatherization programs now available to residents of the Midway Community.  Pastor Barney Arthur greeted most people at the door of the church, warmly inviting them in. ... »

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WBMS teacher’s last show Monday

Thursday, May 19th, 2011
WBMS teacher’s last show Monday VINTON – Since 1978, her first year at William Byrd Middle School, Connie Richards has hosted an Annual Art Show to showcase the works of her sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.  “The kids get so excited about it” she said.  This year however will be her last year as Richards is retiring at... »

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