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


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  • 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.

Darlene K. McLaughlin

Darlene Kiser McLaughlin, 72, of Charlottesville, passed away Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at her home.

The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Hinton Avenue Methodist Church, Charlottesville. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. Thursday at Sugar Grove Cemetery in Sugar Grove, W.Va.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Hill & Wood Funeral Home.

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