Westmoreland County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Concert set at BethlehemRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Southside Sentinel

    The deacons, deaconesses and trustees of Bethlehem Baptist Church will have their annual program on Sunday, June 29, at 3 p.m. The "New Singing Disciples" from Richmond and Westmoreland counties will be in full concert. All are invited to attend.

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  2. Colonial Beach Schools Superintendent Kathleen Beane resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    ... A Richmond County native, Beane graduated from Longwood College and had previously worked for the Westmoreland County School system for ten years. Beane became interim superintendent in October of 2012 when Dr. Donna Power left the system. She was ...

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  3. Hollidaysburg tabs Lear basketball coachRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... back to the region from Virginia. Lear, who turns 41 on Saturday, is a graduate of United High School in Westmoreland County who went to Penn State Altoona and the main campus of Penn State. His parents, Bob and Janet, originally are from ...

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  4. Air shows' link to military recruitment iffyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    ... them last year, the Navy's Blue Angels will zoom at Mach-1 over the Latrobe area on Sunday at the Westmoreland County Air Show. But even at 700 mph, the Navy daredevils - and other flashy military demonstration teams - can't outrun questions about ...

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  5. Cynthia Smith at her easel.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Northumberland Echo

    ... She also had two older brothers in the Army ahead of her. In her early years, the family moved to Westmoreland County, where she spent much of her childhood. She attended a Lutheran Primary School where the family had lived previously, so she ...

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  6. Stories of local veterans who servedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    ... chartered in 1989. He and Billy Sanford ran the very first squad call for Mr. Stanley Dawson, retired Westmoreland County Extension Agent. Jigger was elected as the first Chairman of the Board of Directors of the squad. He and his wife Mary ran ...

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  7. Justice of the Day - Bushrod WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... WASHINGTON. Justice Washington was born on this day, June 5, in 1762. Justice Washington was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, in the coastal part of the state where he grew up, spent his entire professional life and from which he would be ...

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  8. Evening of Mural Art featuring award winning artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    ... mural will be on the side of the old Wakefield Furniture building, now undergoing renovation, by the Westmoreland County Museum. The artists have also been hired to touchup the current mural on the Montross Coke-a-Cola plant during their visit to ...

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  9. Fracking panel calls for full disclosure Group wants companies to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Several members of a new advisory panel, including King George County's attorney, want companies to disclose every chemical they plan to use when drilling for natural gas.

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  10. Principal resignation approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    After some delay, on May 29 the Westmoreland County School Board approved the resignation of Washington and Lee High School Principal Andrea Roane.

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  11. Richard Henry LeeRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | How Stuff Works

    ... added to the Constitution soon after its adoption. Lee was born at Stratford, the Lee family estate, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. Francis Lightfoot Lee was his brother and Henry Lee a cousin. Lee was educated in England. When the British ...

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  12. Francis Lightfoot LeeRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2014 | How Stuff Works

    ... (1734-1797), a Revolutionary War statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, a brother of Richard Henry Lee and a cousin of "Light-Horse Harry" Lee. Lee was educated by tutors. He was a ...

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  13. Preserving our pastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    ... Coates, Sarah Daiger, Katie Crossman and Annah Latane. Carry Lenus Coates was born on May 1, 1921 in Westmoreland County and was drafted at age 21. "Everyone else was going, so I was ready to go too," he said. Upon joining the Army, he went to ...

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  14. Frances K. HouchinRead the original story

    May 25, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Ward (Charles) and Wanda Houchin, all of King George; two sons, William Nicholas Houchin (Debbie) of Westmoreland County and Wallace T. Houchin (Sally) of Las Vegas; five grandchildren, Roxanne Houchin of King George, Charles Ward Jr. (Myriam) of ...

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  15. Fishermen find body of missing kayaker The body of a kayaker who...Read the original story

    May 26, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    Three fisherman discovered 22-year-old Jeryl Cordelle Dickerson Jr. about 11 p.m. on Saturday at the mouth of Bonum Creek in Westmoreland County, Candy Thomson, spokeswoman for the Maryland Natural Resources Police, said on Monday.

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  16. Principal resignation undetermined by boardRead the original story

    May 21, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    There was another large crowd at the Westmoreland County School Board meeting on Monday, May 19 which was held in the Montross Middle School cafeteria.

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  17. Horizons Blue Jewelry featured this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    ... in a manner of speaking, speaks for itself. Each piece is unique, as those who attend this month's Westmoreland County Museum Art and Wine event will see. The mother-daughter team will greet visitors Wednesday, May 14 from 5 to 7 p.m. when the ...

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  18. Six arrested in Operation a Squeeze PlayaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Westmoreland News

    ... to conceal identity. The Tri-County Narcotics Task Force is comprised of Caroline, King George and Westmoreland County Sheriff's Offices, Virginia State Police and the Naval Criminal Investigative Services (NCIS). Richmond County Sheriff's Office ...

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  19. Second man charged in hold-up A second man has been charged in a...Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... of a firearm while committing a felony and wearing a mask in public to conceal identity. According to Westmoreland County Sheriff C.O. Balderson, two clerks were working in the store on March 7, 2013, when two masked man entered with a small-caliber ...

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  20. Washington descendant unearths link to the past by Rob Hedelt / the...Read the original story

    May 14, 2014 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... When farmer and former newspaper reporter Lawrence Latane tried that tactic a while back in his Westmoreland County home, he came up with a very different kind of volume: a tattered farm ledger simply signed "Lawrence Washington Jr., Blenheim, ...

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