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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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Education

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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  • Louisa students rewarded at judging competition

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:16 am

    Louisa High School and Louisa Middle School FFA and 4-H members participated in the EquiSmartz State 4-H Educational Contest in Lexington on March 21 and 22. Louisa High School students Chelsea Bickley, Amber Brookman and Kristin Seay, as well as, Louisa Middle School students Laura Turner, Sarah Seay and Loren Smith competed as 4-H members in the Hippology contest on Friday. This four phase contest consists of an examination phase

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  • Louisa County Middle School students tour museum

    Posted on March 20, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Seventh grader Jesse Harrell works on his “thank you” card for the class’ tour guides during their field trip.

    During the week that Louisa County Middle School social studies teacher Hope Hamblin planned on discussing World War II with her class, snow poured down on Louisa, causing closings and delays that forced Hamblin to condense her lessons and the corresponding information. When she prepared to discuss the Holocaust weeks later, the forecast repeated itself, once again leaving her students with an abridged version of what actually happened. So when

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Religion

Church calendar April 10 publication

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 9:00 am

Saturday, April 12 Cancelled: New Anna Baptist Church will hold its annual prayer breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Evangelist Becky Jackson of New Line Baptist Church will deliver the message. The church is located at 11639 Cross County Rd., Mineral. For more information, contact the Rev. Beulah Minor at (540) 223-8055 or (540) 223-2088.   Mt. Garland Baptist Church will host the ordination service for the Rev. Dwain R. Cosby, pastor

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  • New leadership at Louisa’s St. James Episcopal

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 9:00 am

    With great thanksgiving and joy, St. James Episcopal Church announces the appointment of the Rev. Charles Alexander Riffee as rector. Father Alex, a West Virginia native, is a graduate of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University. He has served as associate rector at St. James’s Episcopal Church in Richmond for three years. His wife, Dr. Yinghao Riffee, is a resident in pediatrics and internal medicine at MCV Hospital. Father

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  • Church calendar April 3 publication

    Posted on April 3, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Saturday, April 5 Zion Travelers Baptist Church women’s ministry will host a spring prayer breakfast from 8:30 until 9:30 a.m. followed by prayers, praise and worship. The guest speaker will be Minister Dale Bradshaw of Galilee Baptist Church, Louisa. The church is located at 3662 Roundabout Rd., Louisa.   Grace Freewill Baptist Church will hold a soup and sing featuring The Deane’s and Steve Minter. The free soup dinner will

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Health

Medicare informational session

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:17 am

Turning 65 or have questions about Medicare? A Medicare 101 Educational Event will be held Monday, April 7 providing information on the Parts and choices of Medicare with a question and answer session. This event is not a sales presentation and is only for educational purposes and no plan specific benefits or details will be shared. The event will be held in the Louisa County Library Conference Room from 5:30

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  • Get the facts about dental health and pregnancy

    Posted on July 3, 2013 at 2:27 pm

    Many moms-to-be receive advice from well-meaning friends and relatives. Yet there seem to be myths about taking care of teeth and gums — if dental health is even mentioned at all. While pregnancy comes with many responsibilities, oral hygiene should be a top priority to ensure both mother and child are set up for healthy habits that will last a lifetime. What to Expect Hormonal changes can lead to an

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  • Good health habits for men

    Posted on January 29, 2013 at 8:19 am

    This year, millions of New Year’s resolutions will be made – and then broken soon after. But there is one resolution that all men should keep: to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America, affecting one in six men, according to the Prostate Cancer Foundation. In addition, heart disease killed 26 percent of the men who died in 2006. And half of the

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