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February 5, 2013 Letter: Robert Shorter - Opinion

Guns are an equalizer

Thomas Jefferson is reputed to have said stated “The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government.”
February 5, 2013 Letter: Danny Clifton - Opinion

Eating out is now 'in'

Has anyone noticed lately that it seems eating places are always busy? Is cooking in on the way out? As I wander about from the local mall to all around town, it seems eating establishments are taking in the most money.
February 5, 2013 The Stroller - Stroller
TUESDAY'S WORD is bunt. “He hit a bunt and the ball rolled slowly along the ground while he ran quickly to first base.” (Source:
February 5, 2013 Local agencies debate budget proposals - News

Roads, health plans supported

Henry County Administrator Tim Hall said Monday that some portions of the proposed Virginia House and Senate budgets look promising, but the potential impact of others are not yet known.
February 5, 2013 Schools discuss security, possible staff raises - News
Some local school system officials said Monday they are in the process of studying or have not yet studied state House Appropriations Committee and Senate Finance Committee budget proposals.
February 5, 2013 Potential raises please NCI, VMNH - News
Administrators at two state agencies in Martinsville are excited about the possibility of their employees receiving pay raises in the coming fiscal year.
February 5, 2013 Stanleytown students cap economic study with fair - News
First graders at Stanleytown Elementary had a chance to learn about business management at their annual economics fair Monday.
February 5, 2013 Morris signs to play tennis at King - Sports
Claudia Morris was the No. 9 girls tennis player at Bassett High School her sophomore year.

After the season ended, Morris told her mother, Patricia Morris, that she would be No. 1 by the time her junior season rolled around.

“And she did what it took to be No. 1,” Patricia Morris said.

Morris played tennis every day, even practicing in temperatures reaching into the 100s.

Now a senior, the team’s No. 1 option and the 2012 Piedmont District runner-up, Morris signed a letter of intent Thursday to play tennis at King University in Bristol, Tenn., an NCAA Division II tennis program.

February 5, 2013 Carlisle wins 2 of 3 games - Sports
The Carlisle School boys basketball team lost its first game of the season Saturday against G.W.-Danville but made up for it Monday by crushing Eastern Mennonite 100-38 at home.

The Chiefs’ 76-68 loss to G.W.-Danville at Benedictine High School in Richmond came after a dominant 75-16 win at Holy Cross. And that was without top players Thon Maker and Eric Johnson in the game.

February 5, 2013 Six candidates vie for judge's seat - News

Warren to retire April 1

Judge Junius Warren will retire April 1, and six candidates are vying to be selected to fill the vacancy.
February 5, 2013 Harvest grant to aid launch of Latino fair - News
The Harvest Foundation has approved a $10,000 Pick Up the Pace! grant to Centro Familial Cristiano Amigos Iglesia Casa De Alabanza to create a health fair for Latino residents of Martinsville and Henry County, according to a release from Harvest.
February 5, 2013 ARC pledges $500K to NCI’s new building - News
The New College Institute will get $500,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to use toward the construction of its new building on the Dana O. Baldwin Block in uptown Martinsville.
February 5, 2013 Preliminary autopsy results: No obvious signs of injury to child - News

Three-year-old died Monday

Preliminary results of an autopsy on a 3-year-old child who died Monday at Memorial Hospital in Martinsville showed no obvious signs of injury, according to a news release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
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