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June 11, 2013 City schools to seek waiver, grant - News

For exemption from SOL requirements; reading aid

The Martinsville School Board approved applying for a waiver for third-graders reading below grade level at Albert Harris Elementary School to be exempt from state science and/or social studies testing requirements.

June 11, 2013 Day care first in area to earn star rating - News
Eleven children, mostly 2 to 4 years old, eagerly sang learning songs. Children spelled their names. They identified numbers, letters and colors.

It was a recent morning at Martin Family Day Care, the first day care in Henry County and Martinsville to be rated through the Virginia Star Quality Initiative (VSQI).

June 11, 2013 Scott to face Bryant for supervisors seat - News
Incumbent Collinsville Supervisor Joe Bryant will square off against Randy Scott in the November election.
June 11, 2013 Auker will seek school board seat - News
Retired teacher Thomas “Tom” Auker is seeking the Blackberry District seat on the Henry County School Board in the Nov. 5 election.
June 11, 2013 Deadline is today to file for Nov. election - News
Candidates who hope to get on the November ballot must file by 7 p.m. today, according to Elizabeth Stone, Henry County Registrar.
June 11, 2013 Patrick County man pronounced dead after accident - News
A Patrick County man was pronounced dead Monday after a single-vehicle accident Sunday in Bassett, according to the Virginia State Police.
June 11, 2013 Letter: Randy Scott - Opinion

Intention to run for board seat

I would like to announce my intention to contest for the Collinsville seat on the Henry County Board of Supervisors (BOS) in the upcoming November 5 election.
June 11, 2013 Letter: Danny Clifton - Opinion

Honor mother and father

Did you know some children today turn against their parents? Why does money in most cases seem to be the answer to all of life’s problems? As we all know, this life is full of many troubles, but should a child turn away from their parents in the closing years of their life?
June 11, 2013 The Stroller - Stroller
TUESDAY'S WORD is chilblain. “The damp cold there goes bone deep, and chilblains are a threat ...” — From an article by Guy Trebay in The New York Times, Jan. 16, 2011 (Source: Merriam Webster)
June 11, 2013 Magna Vista's Savedge to play softball at Virginia Intermont College - Sports
Magna Vista softball coach Brian Brinegar has had the good fortune of coaching some talented players in his nine-year career at MVHS. However, none of his players have ever signed on to play college ball.

Until Monday.

And he couldn’t have asked for a better player than Hannah Savedge to be his first.

The senior captain of the Warriors this spring signed a letter of intent to play at NAIA Division I Virginia Intermont College in Bristol. Savedge was one of five Piedmont District players this season to make the All-Region IV first team, while also notching a PD first team selection at catcher.

June 11, 2013 Former basketball player/coach returns home - Sports
In mid-May, Lonnie James Kilby (L.J. for short) made his way back to where it all began 64 years ago.

And more importantly, a trip to see who it all began with.

Kilby, an assistant basketball coach at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tenn., returned to visit his mother, Gayne Kilby, in Patrick Springs. She is everything to Kilby, and nearly every aspect of his life can be traced back to her.

Kilby’s 64 years have been filled with plenty of heartache and joy. A former Bassett and Ferrum basketball player and lifelong coach, he’s seen some peaks. Kilby is also no stranger to the valley.

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