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Friday night bites at Lake Anna

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:00 am

Having a big mouth on a Friday night might land you a big hook to the jaw. If you happen to be a bass with a big mouth, you’re likely to be landed by a big hook to the lip. The Friday Night Fishing Series at Lake Anna is organized by Carlos Wood, his three sons — Nathan, Justin and Kevin —along with Joyce Brooks who handles the registration for

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Friday night bites at Lake Anna

Posted on September 30, 2014 at 9:00 am

Having a big mouth on a Friday night might land you a big hook to the jaw. If you happen to be a bass with a big mouth, you’re likely to be landed by a big hook to the lip. The Friday Night Fishing Series at Lake Anna is organized by Carlos Wood, his three sons — Nathan, Justin and Kevin —along with Joyce Brooks who handles the registration for

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  • Charlottesville man who led troopers on high speed chase in Louisa sentenced to more than seven years

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 6:14 pm

    Curtis Watson, 33, of Charlottesville, will spend the next seven and one-half years in prison for new convictions, including eluding police and probation violations related to previously suspended sentences on a number of charges including manslaughter. Watson appeared in Louisa Circuit Court on Monday, Sept. 29. Watson was arrested after driving up on a Virginia State Police license enforcement checkpoint on Three Notch Road in Louisa County in June 2013. 

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  • Green Springs resident announces candidacy

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Deborah A. “Debbie” Hoffman, of Gordonsville, has announced her candidacy for election to the Louisa County School Board representing the Green Springs district in the Nov. 4 General/Special Election.    Hoffman, who is currently serving in this position, was appointed by the school board in February 2014 to fill the vacancy created by the loss of long-time board member Brian Huffman. Hoffman is a lifelong resident of the Green Springs

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Sports

Jim Halley with his winning beagle, Halley’s Chrystal.

Former Louisa coach to champion beagle breeder

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 9:00 am

Former Louisa resident Jim Halley has built a rewarding life breeding and training field champion beagles from his 60-acre Rapidan home.  From hand feeding newborn pups from each litter to running and competing field dogs, Halley has unlimited passion for working with beagles. This past spring, Halley entered two of his best beagles into the Purina Field Trial competition. On the final day of the trials in Pennsylvania, Halley’s nerves

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  • Lions face Black Knights on Friday in The Jungle

    Posted on September 26, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Louisa linebackers have worked on drills specifically aimed at curtailing Charlottesville’s speed. The Black Knights travel to face the Lions on Friday in The Jungle.

    A live stream of the game between the Charlottesville Black Knights at Louisa will begin at approximately 7:15 p.m., kickoff is at 7:30 p.m.  Sponsors making the live stream possible include: Dockside Realty, Tractor Hill Equipment/Pro Hardware, Custom Designs & Embroidery & Print Wear, Lake Anna Winery, Libby Sandridge of Dockside Realty and Brown Jeep/Chrysler/Dodge, Rt. 29 N, Charlottesville. To listen to the game live, click here.   There’s a lot

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  • Louisa Lions topple King George Foxes

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 1:21 pm

    Louisa freshman running back RaQuan Jones burst onto the scene for the Lions on Friday night, registering 140 of the team’s 398 rushing yards.

    Last season, the Lions were in tears after a heartbreaking loss to King George on a controversial last second field goal. This past Friday, the Lions left the field in tears again. This time, though, they were of joy. Louisa outpaced the visiting Foxes 34-28 in a game that had its own share of storylines, drama and big plays. “I can’t put it into words,” red-eyed Louisa quarterback Trey Cherry

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Lifestyles

As participants enjoy a meal or conversation with volunteers, Dave Hansen or another volunteer, prepares a grocery bag of items visitors will take home with them.

Calvary Chapel Louisa, the little church with a big heart

Posted on September 25, 2014 at 9:00 am

No matter where he goes, Dave Hansen is spreading some sort of word. Every Thursday, he works more than 13 hours delivering newspapers in Louisa County and the surrounding areas. Although informative, the content within those distributions, he cannot promise will be good or uplifting. But every other day, Hansen focuses on trying to project a positive message by telling others about his favorite Word—the Gospel of Christ. As pastor

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  • Blue Knights help child with third annual bike ride

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The third annual Evan Adams Memorial Benefit Ride kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Court Café and Pub in the town of Louisa at 9 a.m. to raise money to help a six-year-old boy with neurogenic bladder syndrome and kidney reflux. Leland Crickenberger went for a  routine visit to his doctor in October of 2012 and was diagnosed shortly afterward. He underwent three surgeries to track the progress

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  • Louisa student delves into Chinese language and culture

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

    When faced with the dilemma of choosing a second language to learn, most students opt for the sultry syllables of Spanish or the romantic stylings offered with French. Louisa County High School sophomore Andrew Morris wasn’t impressed with those choices. Instead, he opted for Chinese. “It just seemed more interesting and a lot more fun,” Morris said. And while those same students likely spent their summers at the beach or

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Blue Knights help child with third annual bike ride

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

The third annual Evan Adams Memorial Benefit Ride kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Court Café and Pub in the town of Louisa at 9 a.m. to raise money to help a six-year-old boy with neurogenic bladder syndrome and kidney reflux. Leland Crickenberger went for a  routine visit to his doctor in October of 2012 and was diagnosed shortly afterward. He underwent three surgeries to track the progress

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  • Lecture to focus on past century of cultural progression

    Posted on September 5, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The amazing saga of two different groups of people living over a period of one hundred years depicts their shared fortitude and persistence as they struggle on their journey to achieve equality. “If It Takes a Hundred Years:  The Journey of Women and African-Americans Toward Equal Rights in Louisa County, Virginia 1865-1970,” is a three year community study which has combined personal reflections, memories, stories handed down from previous generations,

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  • September is Library Card Sign-up Month

    Posted on September 4, 2014 at 9:00 am

    September is Library Card Signup Month, a time when the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that our students have the most important school supply of all: a free library card. JMRL urges parents to give their children this key to lifelong learning. Resources at the library are available to anyone who has a library card. Students can turn to

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