• #1 - Rick’s Cantina Closing
  • #2 - Elkton Teen Helps Send Students To School Prepared
  • #3 - Religion Calendar Aug. 23-29
  • #4 - Joseph-Shifflett
  • #5 - Day Care Center Board Responds To Slur Complaints


  • Key To Marriage: Stay Together
  • Wheels Keep On Turnin’
  • Eastern Mennonite To Offer Adult Piano Lessons
  • See&Do Briefs


  • August 23rd 1:49am
    Uncle Sam Could Do Better

    The Aug. 11 Open Forum article by Thornton Parker paints a very rosy picture. In 2010, Uncle Sam gave the residents of Rockingham County about $650 million by his calculation.

  • August 23rd 1:45am
    A General’s Farewell

    WASHINGTON — I’ve observed many funerals over the last decade in Arlington National Cemetery’s Section 60, where war dead from Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Last week I went for what, God willing, was the last.

  • August 23rd 1:42am
    The 10 Cannots

    Twenty-one years ago, in mid-August 1993, an orthopedic surgeon named George White penned a simple yet clear missive to The Winchester Star, the DN-R’s sister paper to our north, outlining a sound philosophy for how men should think that applies not just to Americans in their everyday lives, but as well to the elected officials with whom we entrust the public weal. We repeat this piece each year as a reminder.

Death Notices

Sharon A. Funk

Sharon A. Lafferty Funk, 54, of Woodstock, died Tuesday Dec. 11, 2012.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.

Gary M. McCurdy

Gary M. McCurdy, 51, of Harrisonburg, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012.

Arrangements are being handled by the Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

Lillian C. Richardson

Lillian Clarissa Richardson, 83, of Harrisonburg, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Oak Lea nursing home, a part of VMRC.

Arrangements will be announced by Kyger Funeral Home in Harrisonburg.

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