Archive for June, 2011

Carr-Shingleton

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Carr-Shingleton Olivia Shingleton and Brandon Carr were united in marriage on May 21 by Christ Tucker at Woodland Place in Vinton. Olivia is the daughter of the late Norma and Gene Ward of Salem. Brandon is the son of Eric and Rhonda Carr of Salem. He is the grandson of Doris Jones of Salem and... »

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Crumpacker-Hutchison

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Crumpacker-Hutchison The wedding of Kaili Tara Cheraye Switzer Hutchison and Mathew Allen Crumpacker was officiated in a double ring ceremony on June 25 at the First United Methodist Church in Salem. The Rev. Stephen Bray and the Rev. Jeffrey Dorsey officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dexter Hutchison of Salem.... »

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Third-grader wears her crown

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Third-grader wears her crown SALEM  – Basketball players do wear crowns, 9-year-old Emily Allara has always said. Now Emily, who plays basketball, proved one could finish in the top 10 at Miss Virginia’s Outstanding Preteen pageant. Despite being one of the younger girls in the group, Emily managed to show that her mix of tomboy determination and feminine... »

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Ulrey, Donald Blaine “Lovey”

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Donald Blaine “Lovey” Ulrey, 69, passed away at his Craig County home on June 25, 2011, with his devoted wife and best friend of 35 years, Sandra Ross Abbott Ulrey, at his side. He was born to the late John William and Nettie Mary Hofauger Ulrey on March 31, 1942 in Roanoke. He was also... »

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Young livestock raisers work for honors

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
Young livestock raisers work for honors CRAIG COUNTY – They wrangle their lambs into proper standing position and teach them how to walk with a halter, learn how to judge a good meat calf from a poor one, and what cut of meat is put in front of them. Members of Craig County 4-H Livestock Club have fun, but it’s... »

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Fireworks will return to Salem Fair

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
SALEM  – Fireworks are returning to the Salem Fair for the Fourth of July this year. The popular night-time show during the Salem Fair which starts on Thursday this week were missing for the last few years after buildings were constructed on the Elizabeth Campus near the Salem Family YMCA, Although the fireworks will... »

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Fire claims 71-year-old Cave Spring man

Friday, June 24th, 2011
The Roanoke County Fire Marshal’s Office, along with the Roanoke County Police Department, has concluded their investigation of the house fire early Friday morning, June 24 that ultimately killed a 71-year old man and displaced a woman. Investigators have determined that an electrical failure of an extension cord caused the fire. A working smoke... »

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Vinton Market craft show set for Saturday

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
VINTON – Fresh fruits and veggies won’t be the only thing you can find at the Vinton Farmer’s Market this weekend.  The Market will be hosting a Craft Show from 9am – 2pm this Saturday, June 25.  Crafts for sale will include quilted items, photography, baskets, wine racks, birdhouses, handmade jewelry, pillows, hypertufa planters... »

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Summer reading program heats up

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
VINTON – With schools letting out soon Roanoke County Public Libraries across the valley have geared up to make sure that kids of all ages have no excuses for being bored this Summer.  The reading program officially begins on June 6th and children can choose their goal of five, ten, or fifteen books or... »

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Billy Miles’ roadhouse Barn is back

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
Billy Miles’ roadhouse Barn is back SALEM – Those traveling down Thompson Memorial might suddenly find themselves wondering if they haven’t suddenly been transported back in time.  A familiar and much beloved establishment has re-opened its doors: Billy’s Barn in back in business.  The restaurant and lounge, located at 1790 Thompson Memorial Drive, originally opened its doors in 1969.  Billy... »

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