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Westmoreland, Colonial Beach join National Night Out celebration

Law enforcement joined with citizens from the area last week to celebrate National Night Out in West...

Montross' Bob Fox Project may be nearing its end

The Bob Fox Project in Montross, which has been providing food and gifts at Christmas for those in n...

Woman arrested in shed in Westmoreland allowed to remain free on bond

Judge Herbert Hewitt denied efforts by the King George Commonwealth's Attorney's Office last week to...

Stratford Hall Teachers learn about Virginia early history

Historic Stratford Hall, the Westmoreland County plantation that was home to the Lee family of Virgi...

Matematica 2016 Parents’ Night

Parents and students celebrated the 2016 Matematica program at Montross Middle School on

July 20. F...

GEAR UP students, parents attend national NCCEP conference

Two Washington & Lee High School GEAR UP students, Hazen Shryock and Destiny Crockett,

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Oldhams man gets 20 years for shooting

A Westmoreland County man entered a plea of no contest Oct. 17 to seven felony counts in Westmoreland County Circuit Court.
Jamal Tavon Brown, of Oldhams, received 70 years in prison, but with suspended sentences will serve four, five-year sentences consecutively, or 20 years.

Read more: Oldhams man gets 20 years for shooting

Appalachian Cherokees open museum and culture center

The Appalachian Cherokee Nation, one of the largest non-federally recognized Indian tribes in the United States, has opened a museum and culture center in Westmoreland County, so tribe members, residents and school children can learn about the tribe’s history, traditions and regalia.

Read more: Appalachian Cherokees open museum and culture center

Thousands flock to Montross Fall Festival

The Montross Fall Festival has been a popular Westmoreland County event for more than 60 years, but few crowds have matched the size and enthusiasm of the 2014 edition.
Residents were on hand  to greet festival visitors from across the state.

Read more: Thousands flock to Montross Fall Festival

Montross Festival Winners

MONTROSS FESTIVAL PARADE WINNERS 2014

Civic                          “All Together Now” Breast Cancer Awareness
Commercial               Little Eagles Child Development Center
Community               Classy but Nasty Corvette Club
Decorated Car          Judie Delano-Fall Decorated Golf Cart
Decorated Truck       Montross Tea Party-Colonial Villages as Seed of Liberty
Horse Unit                 Nick Houchin and Dash
Motorized Unit         “Eat My Dust”
Novelty Unit              Caporales Centralistas San Miguel USA Dance
School Unit               Cople Elementary School
Homecoming Unit    W&L Prince and Princess #4
            Cub Scout 207 Honor Guard
Cheerleading Unit    W&L JV Cheerleaders
Festival Theme
Award
                        Providence UMC “It Takes a Village to Raise a Child”
Judges Award for
    Best in Show:
         Washington & Lee High School

Fire Department Winners:
Best Appearing Pumper                       Oak Grove Wagon 4
Best Appearing Tanker                         Oak Grove Tanker 4
Best Appearing Brush Truck               Cople District Attack 6
Best Appearing Antique                      Westmoreland Retired #4
Best Appearing Fire Dept. Overall     Colonial Beach VFD

Rescue Squad Winners
Best Appearing Advanced Life Support       Westmoreland A-24
Best Appearing Basic Life Support               Life Care
Best Appearing Crash Truck                          n/a
Best Appearing Rescue Squad overall         Colonial Beach VRS

2014 P.A.W.S. Pet Show Winners
Best in Show                         “Miles” pug Owner Chastine Payne
Smallest/cutest                    “Captain Fisher Nelson” tweenie Owner: Terry & Carrie Nelson
Best Companion Animal      “Bristol Law” chihuahua Owner: Gerald Law
Most Unusual                       “Oreo” guinea pig Owner: Seth Biemiller, Jr.
Owner/Pet Look Alike          “Sassy” terrier Owner: Chastine Payne
Most Talented                      “Blue” lab mix Owner: Andy Talcott
Best Dressed                      “FeFe” chihuahua mix Owner: Keara Delano
Judges Award                     “Riley” terrier mix Owner: Whitney Wade

Business Decoration Winners (no particular order)
Allegiance Title Insurance Company
Carrot Cottage & Eagles Catch Antiques
Bridget’s Bouquets
Compulsive Cravings-Antiques & Gifts

Baby Contest Winners
Boys Under 1 year old    Malachi Campbell, son of Brian Campbell & Ariel Sims
Girls Under 1 year old    Nevach Miller, daughter of Lavonne Lucas

Boys One year old        Zaine Rest, son of Cody Rest & Tabitha Belcher
Girls One year old        Milani Garner, daughter of Deonta Garner & Janea Reed

Boys Two years old        n/a
Girls Two years old        Isabelle Weaver, daughter of Garrick & Brandee Weaver

Little Mr. Montross        Zicardi Perrie, son of Douglas & Tierra Perrie
Little Miss Montross        Hailee Wilder, daughter of Richard Wilder & Crystal Bronner

Art of Coffee Chalk Art Contest (winners receive gift certificate from the Art of Coffee)

1st Place: Zada Sudduth-age 11
2nd Place: Christopher Boyd-age 17
3rd Place: Andrew Boyd-age 10

Expansion seeks to illustrate county is more than just famous families

The popular Westmoreland County Museum in Montross is in the middle of a $1 million expansion that will allow citizens and tourists to visit a 1940’s-style soda fountain and general store and go back in time to relive life in the    rural Virginia town.

Read more: Expansion seeks to illustrate county is more than just famous families

Inn at Montross has new lease on life

The historic brick building at 21 Polk St., Montross, has been many things.  

The original building, constructed on the site in the late 17th century, first was Minor’s Ordinary and then Spence Tavern, a way stop for weary Northern Neck travelers.

Read more: Inn at Montross has new lease on life

Montross eyes moving election day

Montross Town Council discussed moving May elections to November at their Aug. 26 meeting. The move would have several benefits for town residents and would save taxpayer dollars.

Read more: Montross eyes moving election day

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