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Cavs take post-season kudos

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:56 pm

The Lady Cavaliers again have come through representing Caroline High School as the top athletes in the area. On Saturday, April 11, the Free Lance–Star announced their Winter All-Area Girls Basketball picks. Caroline athletes were picked three times including first team pick Hope Toliver, a Caroline junior who averaged 16.2 points per game (team high) and 237 rebounds for the year. In addition to  the All-Conference 20 First Team selection,

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  • Lewis & Clark Trail is becoming reality

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    Lew n Clrk rib cut

    By Greg Glassner / CP Editor Teachers, parents and other history buffs gathered in front of the entrance of Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Ladysmith April 2 to break ground for the much anticipated Lewis and Clark Educational Trail. That the two years it has taken to get this far is longer than it took explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to travel from the Mississippi River to the

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  • School Board votes to continue extended day

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong Caroline County Public School students will continue attending classes on the extended day in 2015–16 after a vote by the School Board at their April 13 meeting. The extended day, which has been in place this year, adds 10 minutes to the elementary school day and five minutes to the middle and high school day. This extra time meant that even though students missed 10 days of

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  • Fourth graders get the rural experience

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    Jim Tate shows fourth graders lessons on horticulture.

    By Greg Glassner-CP Editor Fourth graders from throughout Caroline County got to sample the great outdoors last week at the Caroline Agricultural Fairgrounds. Experts on forestry, wildlife, soil and a water conservation and animal husbandry taught segments on their specialties on a sunny but still cold morning on the first two days of April. “This is the second year we have done this, explained Anna Rij, the Extension Agent for

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  • Bowling Green Town Council talking trash

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 2:06 pm

    Bowling Green Mayor David Storke, left, joins state Del. Buddy Fowler and Del. Bobby Orrock, in presenting author and historian Herbert Ridgeway Collins with a framed resolution from the Virginia General Assembly.

    By Greg Glassner / CP Editor The subject of curbside trash pickups dominated last week’s (April 2) meeting of the Bowling Green Town Council. With a new contract looming, the town solicited input from the public about the twice-weekly trash pickups that are one of the services provided to town residents and a number of residents showed up in person to present those opinions. The Town currently pays contractor Waste

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  • 33 vie for school superintendent’s job

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 1:59 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong Caroline County Public Schools’ next superintendent has a one in two chance of coming from Virginia and a one in three chance of being a woman. According to a report from the Virginia School Boards Association released by CCPS on April 1, the school system has received 33 complete applications to fill the superintendent position being vacated June 30 by Gregory Killough. Of those applications, 17 come

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    Posted on April 3, 2015 at 9:44 am

    A Ruther Glen man was killed early Friday morning in a single vehicle crash in Dawn. The crash occurred at 1:52 a.m. on Route 30 (Dawn Blvd.), 40 feet east of Stephen Circle. Virginia State Police Trooper S. G. Kolodzinski who investigated the crash, said the driver of a 1999 Nissan pickup was traveling west on Route 30 when it ran off the road right, overcorrected, ran off the road

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  • New low-income apartment a blessing to former Woodford resident

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:34 am

    The Angelwood at Caroline apartments are attractive townhouse structures located behind Caroline Manor II, within easy walking distance to two shopping centers and the Bowling Green business district. (CP photo by Greg Glassner)

    By Greg Glassner, CP Editor Life was not easy for Lonnie Wayne Carter after his beloved wife was placed in a nursing home in Bowling Green a number of years ago. Carter continued to life in a rapidly deteriorating trailer in Woodford and had to walk about five miles along Route 2 to Bowling Green almost every day to visit his wife and then walk another five miles back home. He

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  • Electric linemen compete to hone skills

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 9:28 am

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    By Sarah Vogelsong, CP Reporter Poised at the base of one of the dozens of utility poles dotting the grounds of the Caroline County Agricultural Fairgrounds Saturday, Randy Chenault surveyed the field and the competition. “It looks a lot higher once you’re up there,” he said. To a visitor, the 40-foot poles look quite high enough—but to a lineman like Chenault, a first-year apprentice in the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative’s Bowling

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