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Katie Gardner, atop Frankly My Dear, tells reporters about last weekend's Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Show.

State Fair of Virginia boasts variety of activities

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 10:29 am

By Daniel Sherrier Editor   What do an alligator wrestler, a chainsaw sculptor, and a bunch of horses have in common? They’re all part of the 2014 State Fair of Virginia, which will run Sept. 26 to Oct. 5 at the Meadow Event Park. State Fair officials conducted a press conference Monday morning to go over this year’s entertainment. “This year’s fair … is going to be an exciting fair,”

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  • Community Calendar, July 31

    Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:53 am

    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

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  • Thoroughbred horse event to showcase retrained racehorses at Meadow Event Park

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:11 am

    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.

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  • Community Calendar, July 24

    Posted on July 23, 2014 at 9:43 am

    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

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  • 2014 Caroline County Agricultural Fair Contest Winners

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Madelyn Mills, 9, of Doswell was a first place winner in goat showmanship with the able assistance of Kelsey Trainer and Bella the goat.

    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

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  • Music on the Green starts this Friday in Bowling Green

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:23 am

    The Bowling Green Arts Commission is hosting Music on the Green musical events for six consecutive Friday nights from 6:30 to 8:30. This Friday, July 18, is the first and will feature gospel singer Michelle Johnson. Pop musicians Dream City University will perform on July 25, followed by blues/traditional jazz group the Robert Flowers Trio on Aug. 1. Velvet Lies will play pop, rock, and country acoustical Aug. 8. Classical

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  • Community Calendar, July 17

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 9:42 am

    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

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