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Defensive tackle Ryan Norwood and the Lions squad have revenge on their minds.

Lions look to topple Foxes, listen live, get the preview scoop

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:00 am

A live stream of the game Spotsylvania 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 are many memorable moments that

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Louisa Middle School substitute teacher accused of assaulting student

Posted on September 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm

A Louisa County Middle School substitute teacher is facing simple assault and battery charges after allegedly punching a student. According to Silvia Harris, her son – whose name has not been released – entered into a classroom on Tuesday, Sept. 9 with a note to excuse his late arrival. The student then claimed that the substitute teacher punched him in the upper left arm, leaving him in pain for the

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  • Louisa supervisor resigns athletic director position at Monticello High School

    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Fitzgerald Barnes, vice chairman of the Louisa County Board of Supervisors, resigned his 16-year-position as athletic director at Monticello High School in Albemarle County on Thursday, Sept. 11.  His resignation was effective Monday, Sept. 15. Barnes had been placed on paid administrative leave two weeks ago after pleading guilty in federal court to one count of embezzling federal money while employed with the school division. The schools placed him on

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  • Man admits to attempted abduction and assault of woman in Louisa

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Angel Medina-Hernandez, 37, of Mexico, pleaded guilty in Louisa County Circuit Court  on Wednesday, Sept. 17 to attempted abduction and assault and battery. On June 19, 2014, a Louisa deputy responded to a residence in Louisa for a call for service.  When the deputy arrived he was unable to communicate with the victim because she did not speak English.  After finding an interpreter, the deputy learned that Medina-Hernandez attacked the

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Sports

Defensive tackle Ryan Norwood and the Lions squad have revenge on their minds.

Lions look to topple Foxes, listen live, get the preview scoop

Posted on September 19, 2014 at 3:00 am

A live stream of the game Spotsylvania 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 are many memorable moments that

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  • A look ahead at the Lions vs. Courtland game Friday night

    Posted on September 11, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    To say that the two teams that take the field at Courtland High School on Friday night are familiar with each other would be one heck of an understatement. Coach of the Cougars for more than a decade now, head coach J.C. Hall has utilized a classic wing-T offense and 4-3 defense in his 12 years at the helm. He’s never altered his basic strategy, and he’s never  suffered a

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  • Lady Lions serve up success versus visiting Caroline

    Posted on September 8, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Sophomore Taylor Robinson had four of Louisa’s  25 service aces versus Caroline. The Lady Lions won 3-0.

    The Louisa girls varsity volleyball team has a celebration they do every time a member of the squad registers an ace on a serve. They’ll gather near the center of the court, slam their palms to the floor and, in drawn-out unison, yell “Ace.” It was a routine that fans saw a lot of during the team’s home match versus the Caroline Cavaliers on Thursday, August 28. The Lions defeated

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Lifestyles

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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  • Louisa World War II veteran shares his Army experiences

    Posted on August 28, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Russell Anderson views his enlistment photo as he reminisces about his time in the U.S. Army during World War II.

    Ninety-five-year-old Russell Anderson of Louisa credits a double hernia caused by lifting a 100-pound bag of potatoes with saving his life. Anderson served in the United States Army during World War II feeding the troops, first as a cook and later as an accomplished baker. Before his scheduled surgery to repair the hernias,  Anderson’s entire company was sent to the Battle of the Bulge, where he said three-quarters of his

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Entertainment

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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