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Sexting seems to be a problem across all age groups.

Sexting case opens door to dialogue with Louisa students

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

The investigation into more than 1,000 nude pictures of Louisa County teens shared on a pair of Instagram accounts has grown to involve at least 35 electronic devices and 125 young people between the ages of 14 and 17 in Louisa and five surrounding counties. The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office learned of the incident on Wednesday, March 26 after an alert parent reported suspicious activity on her child’s Instagram account.

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Sexting seems to be a problem across all age groups.

Sexting case opens door to dialogue with Louisa students

Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

The investigation into more than 1,000 nude pictures of Louisa County teens shared on a pair of Instagram accounts has grown to involve at least 35 electronic devices and 125 young people between the ages of 14 and 17 in Louisa and five surrounding counties. The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office learned of the incident on Wednesday, March 26 after an alert parent reported suspicious activity on her child’s Instagram account.

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  • Louisa’s communities shaped by special people

    Posted on April 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Jack Manzari, chairman of Louisa Chamber of Commerce, presents Ed Schuler, founder and CEO of Bio-Cat, with the prestigious Business Person of the Year award.

    Members of the Louisa County Chamber of Commerce were reminded of their importance to the community and selected individuals were honored for their support and involvement during the group’s annual ceremony on Thursday, April 3. More than 100 members of the local chamber attended the banquet, which is  held annually at Shenandoah Crossing Resort in Gordonsville. During the event, LCC chairman Jack Manzari presented Ed Schuler, the founder and CEO

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  • Airplane crashes Friday night in Louisa County

    Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    Update Monday, April 14, 2014 Virginia State Police Sgt. Thomas Molnar has confirmed the identities of the two people who were in an airplane when it crashed in Louisa County on Friday night. The pilot of the 1980 fixed wing single-engine Cessna Stationair U206G was Vester H.  Robison, 60, of Raymond, Miss. and the passenger was his son, Matthew A. Robison, 32, of  Byram, Miss. The men suffered only minor

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Lions senior Raeshawn Bishop’s performance at Louisa’s latest match put him atop the school’s all-time scoring list for outdoor track athletes. Photo by Charletta Anderson.

Raeshawn Bishop, Louisa’s man on the fast track

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

When Lions senior Raeshawn Bishop cleared the six-foot-two-inch bar at Louisa’s outdoor track meet on Saturday, April 5 at Woodberry Forest, he didn’t just glide over a suspended bar, he soared past the competition and into the record books. Bishop came into the first track meet of the year knowing that anything better than a subpar performance would vault him ahead of former Louisa great Sean Robinson on the school’s

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  • Louisa’s track teams take third at Woodberry

    Posted on April 14, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Lions sprinter Josh Bishop was all business during Louisa’s first place finish in the 4 x 800 meter relay. Photo by Charletta Anderson.

    The Lions had a lot of success and made a little bit of history during their recent track meet at Woodberry Forest. Both the boys and girls teams managed third place finishes in their respective competitions in the 13-team track meet on Saturday,  April 5. During the competition, Lions senior Raeshawn Bishop, one of the most illustrious athletes in Louisa history, etched his name into the record books by becoming

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  • Building a winner at Louisa County High School

    Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Standing at home plate at Louisa’s softball field, McNeil is just feet away from the construction site.

    It’s when Barton Malow project administrator Brandy McNeil rises from her desk and gazes out the window of her modular unit on the campus of Louisa County High School that she sees her true office. Involved in the construction of the new high school building since the project began in August 2013, McNeil makes her rounds each day to make sure the mission remains on schedule. But from that same

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Lifestyles

Mia Burton, a kindergartner who attends Jouett Elementary School, got an up close look at some  art made by classmates and herself.

‘Art of the Patterns’ adorn Louisa Middle School

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

Amidst hanging ornaments, musical performances and art-adorned walls, Louisa locals were presented a smorgasbord of student-generated masterpieces during the annual Louisa County Public School Arts Festival on Saturday, April 5. Now in it’s 27th year, the festival has become one of the most anticipated school-run events in the county. Thousands of proud parents, grandparents and friends were in attendance to get an up-close look at a variety of aesthetic works

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  • Unique play to bring Gospel of Mark to life

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Audience members will surround the action during “The Mark Drama,” where 15 performers will take guests through the entire gospel of Mark.

    A revolutionary Christian drama that has gained widespread attention across Europe is set to bring its act to America, with local churches ready to organize and host the play this June. The play, called “The Mark Drama,” takes viewers into the life of Jesus as told in the book of Mark.  Londoner Andrew Page created the drama ten years ago, molding his approach and the actor’s styles after the methods

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  • In Louisa you can have your chicken and egg too

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The Capozella family raises several variety of chickens in their backyard for egg production.

    In today’s economy, many families are looking for ways to stretch their budget. For some, that includes raising backyard chickens to obtain fresh eggs and sometimes meat for the table. One local family is using chickens not only for their eggs, but for educational purposes as well. Julie and Joe Capozella and their children have been raising chickens since 2012. “I was on a farm my whole life and then

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Entertainment

Louisa’s annual Miss Relay For Life Pageant 2014

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

Crown Cancer with a Cure Relay team of Louisa  will hold its 11th annual beauty pageant on Saturday, April 12 at at 1 p.m. at New Life Community Church, 509 East Main Street, Louisa. This year, 41 young ladies will compete in the age categories of Baby Miss, Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Junior Miss, Pre-Teen Miss, Teen Miss and Miss. Each contestant will be judged in the Power of Purple,

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  • Louisa Dogwood Festival, April 12

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    A new event is being launched in Louisa to banish the winter blues in favor of celebrating spring and all that comes with it. Billed as Louisa’s first outdoor garden show and fair, the Louisa Dogwood Festival will take place on Saturday, April 12 from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. The festival is the brainchild of the Louisa Chamber of Commerce, after board members Sharon Duke and Bill Small got

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  • High School theater presents “Legally Blonde: The Musical” this weekend

    Posted on April 4, 2014 at 12:00 pm

    Legally Blonde

    Elle Woods, played by Emma Houlgrave, rises to the top of her law class, which includes graduates played by Carolyn Garrett, Rachel Proctor and Deion Wade in Legally Blonde: The Musical. Louisa County High School’s Music Theater Ensemble will present the musical in the LCMS Forum at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, and at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 6. The musical tells the story

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