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The new Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show, which will be held July 25-27 at The Meadow Event Park, will highlight the versatility of former racehorses in the show ring while showcasing the illustrious history of the venue. The show will take place on the very grounds where legendary Triple Crown winner Secretariat first learned to gallop. The participating horses are off-track Thoroughbreds, or OTTBs, that have been retrained for new careers.
Ongoing *Caroline High School class of 1984 is hosting its 30th class reunion Nov. 28 and 29. The event will be held at the Virginia Center Commons Wyndham Hotel in Glen Allen. Graduates of classes 1980 – 89 are invited to attend as special guests. For more information, call LaVonda Wingfield at (540) 205-7495. *The Port Royal Museum of American History is open to the public each Saturday from 10
Caroline Idol first- Logan Golden, Ruther Glen; second–Shannan Johnson, Ruther Glen; third-Anna Rothgeb, Ruther Glen Hog Calling Contest (Adult) first-Kareena Decatur, Spotsylvania; second-Trevor Whittaker, Ruther Glen; third-Travis Nierman, Spotsylvania; fourth- Anna Rothgeb, Ruther Glen; fifth-two way tie-Carolyn Coutts, Ruther Glen; Joey Pavie, Ladysmith Rooster Calling Contest (Adult) first-Carolyn Coutts, Ruther Glen; second-Anna Rothgeb, Ruther Glen; third-George Grampp, Spotsylvania; fourth-Joey Pavie, Ladysmith; fifth-Trevor Whittaker, Ruther Glen; sixth-Bobby Satterwhite, Ruther Glen Corn
The new Caroline Library Inc. Bookmobile will embark on its first run Wednesday, April 16 as part of the National Bookmobile Celebration. That day, the bookmobile will travel to Wright’s Chapel Daycare, Countryside Daycare, Ms. Joni’s Shining Stars Daycare, and other Caroline County points of interest. Keep up with the bookmobile by following the library’s live Twitter feed that day @CarolineLib. The bookmobile will then be on display during the
M&M Ministries is sponsoring a Spring Vendor Fair at the Caroline High School student parking lot on April 26 from noon to 4 p.m. The fair will feature nearly 100 vendors, including prominent local businesses, for a one-stop shopping event. Visitors will be able to take advantage of specials, discounts, and much more. Businesses interested in participating should call 804-994-1623 or go online to www.mmministries.net. A portion of the proceeds
The new YMCA will be “a transformative, powerful, positive force for Caroline and for the citizens of Caroline,” U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner, D-Va., said at the facility’s grand opening ceremony Friday afternoon. Hundreds of people gathered in the gymnasium to celebrate the development of Caroline’s first and only YMCA. Warner, who is running for re-election, was the featured guest speaker, and Y leaders and local county supervisors also delivered