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Posted on October 17, 2014 at 1:16 pm

Pastor Charles V. Payton and the Morning Star Baptist Church family cordially invite you to share in the setting apart to gospel ministry for Sister Karen Ashton on Sunday, November 2, 2014, at 3:00 P.M. Karen is the daughter of Margie & Ernest Ashton of Tappahannock, Virginia.

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  • October’s Art and Wine Featured Artist: Faith Gaillot

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Faith Gaillot with one of her favorite pen and ink with watercolor drawings.

    Faith Gaillot’s striking artwork that combines pen and ink drawings with watercolor will be on display at Westmoreland County Museum for its October Wine and Art event held in association with The Inn at Montross. The show opens Wednesday, Oct. 8 with an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m. where Gaillot, who is largely self-taught and enjoys explaining her techniques, just may share some tips with attendees. Gaillot’s innate

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  • Eagles’ runner wins Cross Country race

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    The Washington and Lee Eagles cross country teams are running full speed for this 2014 season.  Three weeks until the Conference 43 tournament, the Boys team remains solid with a fantastic core group of young men, all of whom are continuously improving.   Several season personal records were achieved at the home meet Wednesday, October 8, 2014.  Hasan Gill led the pack with a 5k time of 17:39, followed by

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  • First Annual Colonial Beach BikeFest is a roaring success

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Molly Hatchet (above) headlined the musical performances at the Colonial Beach Bikefest with several fans (middle row) turning out for the show. A wide variety of motorcycles (bottom row), vendors and activities took the spotlight at the first annual festival.

    The First Annual Colonial Beach Bikefest started with a bit of disappointing weather which threatened to put the kybosh on a long planned and longer awaited event publicized as the largest and most exciting four day party in the history of the Northern Neck. As the weekend unfolded, the advertisement lived up to the statement. Thursday saw All-American Harley of Hughesville, MD. setting up a tractor-trailer full of 2015 model

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  • Eleven-year-old from Australia wins Montross Fun Run

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Jessica Deans (right) of Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia, with her new friend Lydia Wallace (left), a Westmoreland County native.

    On Saturday October 4, a young Australian runner came to Montross for the annual Fun Run.  Eleven year-old Jessica Deans from Woolgoolga, New South Wales, Australia won the overall Women’s Three Miler (5K) and thus her age group as well.  She also ran in the One Miler, tying for first in her age category for that race as well.  She enjoys running every morning in Australia and has been compiling

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  • This weekend: Good Shepherd Lutheran’s Pizza and Movie Party and return of Family Worship Services

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    Pizza and Movie Party Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao will host a ‘Pizza & Movie Party’ on Saturday, Oct 4, 1:00PM to celebrate a new season of activities. The movie “God’s Not Dead” is a story of a college freshman and devout Christian who finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class. The class begins with the students being told they must disavow

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  • WYA 2nd Annual Car, Bike & Truck Show

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:41 pm


    On August 9th the Westmoreland Youth Association (WYA) held their 2nd Annual Car/Bike/Truck Show at the YMCA parking lot in Montross.  It was a beautiful fun filled day for all involved.  The WYA holds this annual event to raise money to purchase needed safety equipment.  This year we purchased new pants with pads and replaced shoulder pads.  We would like to thank our trophy sponsors, Northern Neck Chevrolet, Bareford Buick

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