| Jul 27, 2011
| 7:22 AM
The health department has confirmed three cases of rabid bats in Lexington this summer.
The bats were found in three different locations in May, June and July.
According to the Virginia Department of Health, if a bat is out during the day, unable to fly...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:26 AM
Former U.S. Senator John Warner made a surprise appearance Wednesday at the Virginia State Capitol to honor Bedford County Delegate Lacey Putney.
Putney is beginning his 51st year as a member of the House of Delegates. He and Warner first met at...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 6:18 PM
A Virginian republican wants a tax break for small business owners.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor made the announcement during Friday's mock convention at Washington and Lee University in Lexington.
The republican talked about his plan during a...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 1:43 PM
The votes are in, and Mitt Romney and Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell have won big, according to students from Washington and Lee Univeristy. Romney is their Republican presidential candidate, and they voted McDonnell to serve as his Vice President....
| Feb 16, 2012
| 5:55 AM
A Virginia man has been sentenced to prison and fined more than $40,000 for the illegal import and trafficking of sperm whale teeth.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says Richard Ertel of Lexington has been sentenced to one month in...
| Feb 18, 2012
This is the first in an occasional series about people who have transformed their own lives and the country.
Charlie Prewitt's 93 years have been a long and winding journey — from witnessing racial prejudice while growing up in southern Indiana...
| Nov 4, 2008
| 10:00 PM
Retired Marine Corps Col. John W. Ripley, a Vietnam war hero who was awarded the Navy Cross for risking his life to blow up a strategic Highway 1 bridge that halted the advance of North Vietnamese troops and tanks during the 1972 Easter Offensive, has...
| Apr 19, 2005
Marine Capt. James "Jamie'' Edge of Virginia Beach was killed by small-arms fire in Iraq last week, the Pentagon said Monday.
A 1996 graduate of Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Edge is to be buried with honors next week in Arlington National...