Archive for April, 2012

Ponton, Rachel

Monday, April 30th, 2012
Ponton, Rachel C. Rachel C. Ponton, 84, of New Castle went to be with the Lord on April 18, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband Claude L. Ponton; son Ronnie C. Ponton, Sr.; parents Howard and Lizzie Crawford Caldwell; brothers Ed, Bob, Bill, and Roy (Peanut), Hubert (DoBelly) Caldwell; and sister... »

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Musselman, Ralph A. II

Monday, April 30th, 2012
Musselman, Ralph A. II Ralph A Musselman II, 48, of New Castle passed away April 21, 2012. He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph A. Musselman, and grandparents Robert Kyle and Katherine Chewning, and Earl and Helen Musselman. Ralph had a passion for live music and was an accomplished musician with Weekend... »

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Ford ‘visits’ mobile phone store

Monday, April 30th, 2012
SALEM – Dale Mull of Shawsville thought his 2006 Ford Focus was in reverse when he crashed through the front door of Verizon on Main Street in Salem on Friday, April 27. It was about 3:30 p.m., Mull had been ready to leave the parking place when several pedestrians were around and behind his... »

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Candidates for Vinton Town Council speak out–Carolyn Fidler

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
(On May 1, Vinton residents will vote to fill two seats on Town Council. Three Candidates are vying for those positions. Carolyn Fidler is profiled here and has answered a set of questions posed by The Vinton Messenger.) VINTON–Carolyn Fidler was born and raised in Roanoke. She graduated from Jefferson High School and National... »

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Candidates for Vinton Town Council speak out–Wes Nance

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
(On May 1, Vinton residents will vote to fill two seats on Town Council. Three Candidates are vying for those positions. Wes Nance is profiled here and has answered a set of questions posed by The Vinton Messenger.) VINTON–Wes Nance grew up in Vinton. As a teenager he worked for local auctioneer Ray Miller,... »

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Candidates for Town Council speak out–Doug Adams

Sunday, April 29th, 2012
(On May 1, Vinton residents will vote to fill two seats on Town Council. Three Candidates are vying for those positions. Doug Adams is profiled here and has answered a set of questions posed by The Vinton Messenger.) VINTON–Doug Adams moved to Vinton from Roanoke in 1971 when he married Brenda Reynolds, a Vinton... »

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Lady Cavs face tough match tonight with SR

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
The Lord Botetourt girls remained unbeaten on the season through last week, but the Cavs have a tough one at home tonight. The Botetourt girls will play host to Jefferson Forest in a non-district soccer game in Daleville tonight. Forest has one of the top girls in the area in freshman Katie Cousins, who... »

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BR lead on the line Friday

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
First place will be on the line Friday night when Lord Botetourt plays host to Northside in a big Blue Ridge District baseball game. This game has it all. The Vikings are defending state champs and undefeated on the season after an exciting 3-0, nine inning, win over William Byrd last Friday. LB was... »

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Spartan lacrosse teams host Rockbridge in doubleheader tonight

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
The Salem High lacrosse teams will host Rockbridge County in a doubleheader tonight at Spartan Field. The girls will open the twin-bill at 5 pm with the boys to follow. Salem was busting with action last week, with two doubleheaders in three days after playing most of the early season schedule on the road.... »

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Spartan girls are on a roll after rough start to season

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
The Salem High girls remained undefeated in the River Ridge District with a 12-2 win over Christiansburg at the James I. Moyer Complex Tuesday. Salem went behind 2-0 in the top of the fourth but rallied back to win by slaughter rule in the fifth. The crowning blow was a grand slam home run... »

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