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Roaring success: How Louisa County became the gold standard in Central Virginia high school football  The Daily Progress

MINERAL – The Louisa County High School football team has won the Jefferson District six times since 2004, more than any other program in Central Virginia.

High school football player of the year award named for former Louisa coach Mark Fischer  WWBT NBC12 News

The 2019 high school football season will feature a new honor given to one of the area's best. NBC12 will award the Mark L. Fischer Player of the Year Award to ...

Initiatives discussed to improve rural broadband  Virginian-Pilot

MINERAL, Va. (AP) — Officials in Virginia are discussing ways to improve reliable internet *service* in rural areas. The Daily Progress reports that U.S. Rep.

Initiatives Discussed to Improve Rural Broadband in Va.  WBOC TV 16

Officials in Virginia are discussing ways to improve reliable internet *service* in rural areas.

Editorial: Don’t overlook the obvious

The gravity of the broadband access issue in Virginia can be captured in one tweet.

Election spat erupts over county internet | Local News  The Central Virginian

Once again, the Louisa County Broadband Authority is the subject of an election season controversy.

Spanberger to host Rural Broadband Summit in Louisa  The Daily Progress

U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-7th, is hosting a summit Saturday in Louisa County to highlight Central Virginians' experiences with a lack of high-speed ...

Spanberger talks rural broadband access, reliability at Louisa summit  The Daily Progress

Statewide, 97% of people in urban areas have access to internet speeds that meet the federal benchmarks, compared to 71% in rural areas.

Why Is Expanding Broadband Still Such a Problem?  Bacon's Rebellion

by Peter Galuszka. U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D-7th) has drawn lots of attention for her Rural Broadband Summit at Louisa County High School in Mineral ...

Louisa County High School campaigns for Junior Reserve Officers Training Program  The Central Virginian

Members of the Louisa County High School Armed Services Club practice before a football game. School administrators are seeking approval from the U.S. Air ...

Louisa County linebacker Brandon Smith named Gatorade state football player of the year  The Daily Progress

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound linebacker joins former St Anne's-Belfield standout Chris Long as the only Central Virginia player to win the prestigious award.

How well do you know Penn State's new 5-star signee? A revealing look at linebacker Brandon Smith

Smith, from Louisa County in Virginia, is the only 5-star in PSU's 2019 class.

Former Louisa coach Fischer passes away  CBS19 News

MINERAL, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- Mark Fischer's fight with cancer has come to an end. The former Louisa County High School football coach passed away ...

Louisa boys basketball team wins Region 4B title  The Daily Progress

In 1994, Robert Shelton was the leading scorer for Louisa County's first regional championship boys basketball team. Twenty-five years later, Shelton was on the ...

Louisa County Fire Department mourns loss of longtime firefighter  8News

The Louisa County Department of Fire and EMS is mourning the loss of one of their one.

Local news in Louisa County and Lake Anna  The Central Virginian

Lanayah Dean practiced with fellow members of Divas of Destruction last week. The hip hop majorette group recently opened a studio in the town of Mineral.

Four Louisa student-athletes sign with colleges  The Daily Progress

High school graduation is still a little more than a week away, but the celebration started early for four Louisa County High School student-athletes Wednesday ...

Louisa County pole vaulter Celia Agee signs with Appalachian State  The Daily Progress

Celia Agee started training as a pole vaulter while she was in seventh grade at Louisa County Middle School. Five years later, the senior track and field standout ...

Two minor earthquakes rattle Louisa County  CBS19 News

The U.S. Geological Survey said two minor earthquakes rattled Louisa County on Friday.

Schewel's Athlete of the Week: Louisa County's Smith  The Daily Progress

Brandon Smith is the top-ranked linebacker in the country. He was recently named the Jefferson District Defensive Player of the Year and led the Lions to a ...

High school boys basketball: Louisa edges Albemarle in Jefferson District final

MINERAL—Three-point shooting and up-tempo offense are two trademarks of the Louisa County boys basketball team.

Former baseball coach one of 43 indicted | Local News  The Central Virginian

Evan Pelot, a former Louisa County High School assistant varsity baseball coach and teacher, was indicted July 15 by a grand jury for attempting to break into a ...

Miss Louisa Pageant celebrates 51 years | Education  The Central Virginian

Miss Louisa is an annual tradition among local high school girls. The pageant will celebrate its 51st anniversary this year.

Five-Star Linebacker Brandon Smith Named Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year  Roar Lions Roar

For the second straight year, a Penn State commit was named Virginia's Gatorade Player of the Year. Five-star linebacker Brandon Smith of Louisa County High ...

Louisa Envirothon team heads to regionals | Education  The Central Virginian

The Louisa County High School Envirothon team consists of Tyler Gibson (l to r) Tavon Whalen, Moriah Moss, Jacob Barlow and Shayla Carter.

Louisa County school division honors top-notch employees  The Central Virginian

Through a division-wide vote and a nomination process that involved Louisa County Public Schools students, staff and community members, six certified ...

Louisa County teen solves 65-year-old mystery | Living  The Central Virginian

Frank Boxley Jr. is all smiles after his grandson found his long lost Louisa County High School Class of 1954 ring.

Louisa Lions finish as regional runners-up | Local  The Central Virginian

Tyrek Shelton (l) and Robert Morgan race to the finish line in the 55-meter dash. Photo by Chris Campbell.

Region 4B track: Louisa girls, Courtland boys win team titles

In nearly 40 years as a track and field coach Louisa's Jerry Cutright has seen his share of photo finishes.

Charlottesville boys basketball team edges Louisa in regular-season finale  The Daily Progress

MINERAL — Charlottesville basketball coach Mitch Minor affectionately refers to his team as “The Smurfs” due to their lack of overall team size.

Louisa Schools looking to hire teachers, fill other positions  WWBT NBC12 News

LOUISA, VA (WWBT) - Louisa County Public Schools is hosting a job fair to fill several positions. The job fair will be held on Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 ...

Jessica B. Minor | Obituaries  The Central Virginian

Jessica Beatrice Brown Minor, 77, of Mineral, departed this life at her residence on June 27, 2019.

With new school, Louisa putting earthquake behind it

Just 1444 days after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake irreparably damaged two schools, Louisa County Superintendent Deborah Pettit peered out at educators from ...

King of the Jungle: Penn State commit Brandon Smith has high hopes for senior season at Louisa  The Daily Progress

The 6-foot-5, 228-pound linebacker is one of the most decorated and highly sought-after recruits to ever play at Louisa County High School. Rated a five-star ...

Removal of classroom pods to mark home stretch for new Louisa County High School  The Daily Progress

MINERAL — Dean Hall, 17, is a rising senior at Louisa County High School who's involved in theater.

Community mourns the loss of beloved coach | Local News  The Central Virginian

Mark Fischer sits in the Louisa County High School stadium in 2014, looking out to the field that would later be dedicated in his name.

Student arrested after bringing gun, ammunition to Dinwiddie High School  8News

A 15-year old student from Dinwiddie High School was taken into custody after he brought an unloaded gun to school on Tuesday afternoon.

Virginia company donates bridge to northeast Nebraska  8News

During the month of March, record floods destroyed many homes, businesses, and communities. Donations have been pouring into Nebraska from all over the ...

Charges dropped against Louisa coach | Local News  The Central Virginian

Henrico County prosecutors have dropped charges against Robert Shelton, Louisa County High School's varsity basketball coach.

Miss Louisa crowned | Education  The Central Virginian

Surrounding Miss Louisa 2019 Taylor Talley (c) are from left, second runner-up Nicole Harlow, first runner-up Jayde Tucker, Miss Louisa 2018 Carley Knight and ...

New report offers possible cause of 2011 earthquake in Louisa County

A new study from scientists at the University of North Carolina suggests that what caused the 2011 earthquake that rocked Mineral—and shook much of the East ...

Louisa County High School student arrested Monday night for making threats against school  The Central Virginian

A Louisa County High School student was arrested late Monday night for making threats on social media to “shoot up the school.”

Louisa swim and dive teams return to the pool  The Central Virginian

Three time state championship qualifier Alexa Owen returns to the pool for her senior season.

Fischer will step down as Louisa football coach after 2017 season  The Daily Progress

MINERAL — From begging future New York Giant Kerry Wynn to join the football team at Louisa County High School to pulling his future quarterback out of an ...

Louisa teacher charged with possession of a firearm on school property  The Central Virginian

A Louisa County High School teacher and coach was charged with possession of a firearm on school property Jan. 12.*Photo from Smith's Louisa County High ...

Louisa County's 'Jungle' an uninviting atmosphere for VHSL opponents  Daily Press

The Jungle is a madhouse on a good day. Pyrotechnics, a canon, a fire-breathing lion and a student section that lines the back of one end zone all add to the ...

Meet 100-Year-Old Teacher Who's Taught Generations of Virginia Students  ABC News

Meet Eugenia Bumpass, a 100-year-old educator in central Virginia, who has spent more time in school -- and on Earth -- than most. The centenarian is being ...

Louisa County names new schools superintendent  The Daily Progress

RICHMOND — Louisa County's public school system has named county native and longtime local educator J. Douglas Straley as its new superintendent.

2018 Signing Day: Louisa backfield going its separate ways  The Daily Progress

Louisa County's all-time leading rusher Job Whalen chooses Alderson Broaddus. Career touchdowns leader Malik Bell is heading to Virginia Tech, and versatile ...

Louisa County High School Class of 2017 prepares for graduation  The Central Virginian

The Louisa County High School Class of 2017 attended Senior Awards Night on Wednesday night, collecting more than $2.4 million in scholarships.

Get outside and enjoy Virginia State Parks for free on New Year’s Day  8News

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Are you off for the holiday today and looking for something to do? How about a hike in a Virginia State Park? All 38 state parks are ...

Bleeding green and gold: Louisa County native Patrick tabbed as Lions head football coach  The Daily Progress

Will Patrick started at quarterback at Louisa before graduating in 2002. He's spent the past two seasons as Mark Ficher's offensive coordinator.

Louisa County High School fishing team honored at Richmond Fishing Expo  The Central Virginian

Several members of the Louisa County High School fishing team were honored with awards at the Richmond Fishing Expo on Jan. 20.

Louisa County High School baseball field to bear names of longtime coaches  The Central Virginian

The baseball field at Louisa County High School will be officially named for longtime coaches Bill Pelot (l) and Joseph Bradford on April 17.

Longtime Louisa firefighter battles terminal cancer | Local News  The Central Virginian

Matthew Hauschildt and Steve Parks, Louisa County career fire and rescue staff, are flanked by Locust Creek assistant chief Charles Simpson (left) and Ronald ...

VCU graduate, former instructor set to appear on truTV ‘Paid Off’  8News

A former instructor at VCU will be on truTV's 'Paid Off with Michael Torpey' this season.

Fossil of bone-crushing mammal a first in the US Northwest  8News

BEND, Ore. (AP) — A fossil jaw bone misidentified for 50 years turns out to belong to a bone-crushing mammal and is the first to be found in the Northwest, ...

Louisa Lions football team enters post-season play Friday night at home  The Central Virginian

With the regular season behind them, the Jefferson District champion Louisa Lions now look to post-season play, which begins this week.

Louisa Lions pitcher stays warmed up | Local News  The Central Virginian

One member of the Louisa Lions' baseball team recently received an opportunity to show his skills in a national tournament this summer.

Homelessness invisible to many in Louisa County | Local News  The Central Virginian

Michael Payne (at left) who goes by “Pizza,” and Dominic Green, also known as“Pocket Trash,” say people often mistreat them because of their appearance.

Broadband authority expected to approve anchor tenant for Louisa broadband towers  The Central Virginian

Conduit to hold fiber-optic lines awaits burial in a trench along Davis Highway (Rt. 22). The fiber will carry high-speed broadband *service* to the county's public ...

Louisa County has the best triple jumper in the state  The Central Virginian

Isaac Haywood proudly shows off his winning distance of 46 feet, nine inches in the triple jump event at the Virginia High School League Class 4 State ...

Virginia marks 5 years since magnitude 5.8 quake in Louisa County  WHSV

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been five years since a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck the Washington region. Tuesday marks five years since the quake in 2011, ...

Study: One drink per day could increase stroke risk  8News

A new study finds that drinking just one alcoholic drink per day could increase a person's risk of stroke.

At the earthquake epicenter in Mineral, Va.  Los Angeles Times

Though the epicenter of Tuesday's earthquake was just outside town, Mineral, Va., has hardly been the center of attention. Much of the focus in the aftermath of ...

Gun case at high school settled | Local News  The Central Virginian

The charge of gun possession on school property against DaVell Smith, the Louisa County High School teacher and coach, was reduced today to disorderly ...

High school football: Lions make their statement as Louisa rolls past Courtland

Louisa and Courtland have staged an early season battle every season since 2003.

Virginia's strongest earthquake since 1897 struck in Louisa in 2011  The Daily Progress

Where were you when the earth began to shake at 1:51 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2011? Most people can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing.

VIDEO: Bear walks into California Highway Patrol facility  WAVY-TV

An intruder at a California Highway Patrol facility gave officers a scare last Saturday, but the culprit wasn't arrested.

One of three children burned in VB fire returns home for Christmas  WAVY-TV

One week after a fire tore through a Virginia Beach mobile home, hurting three kids, the community stepped up to make sure the family had a merry Christmas.

Del Monte recalls canned corn in 25 states, including Virginia  WAVY-TV

Del Monte is recalling more than 64000 cases of its Fiesta Corn Seasoned with Red & Green Peppers because they could spoil and "lead to life-threatening ...

Competition cheerleaders second in district | Local  The Central Virginian

Members of the competition cheerleading team proudly show off their second place trophy after the Jefferson District Tournament on Oct. 18. Photo submitted by ...

Breaking down Penn State football’s 2019 early enrollees, who report this weekend  Centre Daily Times

Monday marks the start of Penn State's spring semester, and that means the Nittany Lions' early enrollees are on campus and ready to begin their collegiate ...

In the face of cancer and a career coming to a close, Louisa football coach Mark Fischer reflects on the lives he's touched

Louisa County head coach Mark Fischer talks to his players during practice Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Fischer will be stepping down as head coach at the end of ...

Louisa grand jury issues indictments in multiple cases  The Daily Progress

Action was taken Monday against Amanda M. Nasser, Russell Jeffries and John Dale Sprouse.

Louisa fishermen angling for a state title | Local  The Central Virginian

Brandon Bickley (l), boat captain Ed Hall, and Tyler Tinder proudly show off the five fish that earned the LCHS fishing club members a second place finish in a ...

Lions blow away Cyclones | Local  The Central Virginian

The Louisa County High School boys' basketball team shows off their frst place trophy after winning the Cyclone Classic holiday tournament with a 63-55 win ...

Girls' soccer boasts strong squad this season | Local  The Central Virginian

Sophomore Sydney Cherry and junior Faith Powers challenge each other for the ball during a recent drill at soccer practice.

Last Saturday in the Classroom for Louisa County Middle Schoolers  NBC 29 News

Louisa County Middle School is celebrating the last time they call Friday night a school night. mi.

Louisa Lions coaching staff among the Commonwealth's best  The Central Virginian

Cale Agee (left) and John Reynolds Jr. (right) represented Louisa County High School on the Central team in the Virginia Commonwealth Games this past ...

Gangs attract at-risk youth in Louisa | Local News  The Central Virginian

Violent incidents involving young people in Louisa County this summer, some of which may be gang-related, spurred Lonnie Quarles to do something to stem ...

Former Louisa Wrestling Coach Faces Assault & Battery Charges  NBC 29 News

Dean Hall, former Louisa County High School wrestling coach, is facing assault and battery charges involving two teenage girls.

Woman dies in police custody after suffering medical emergency  WAVY-TV

A woman died in police custody Thursday night after she suffered a medical emergency.

Virginia earthquake 2011: Two years later, scars and memories linger  WJLA

Just after 1 p.m. on an idle Tuesday summer afternoon, Sara Sankey was returning to her Germantown home with her family. Sankey had just undergone heart ...

Voters with disabilities learn about rights at first of its kind expo in Virginia  WAVY-TV

The June Primary is approaching fast and absentee voting is already underway. The Virginia Department of Elections wants to make sure every voter, including ...

UPDATE: Crews suspend search for missing 12-year-old near Ocean View Pier  8News

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Crews suspended their search Sunday afternoon for a 12-year-old boy that went missing near the Ocean View Fishing Pier on ...

Officers searching for missing Middlesex man  WAVY-TV

Randolph Reginald "Reggie" Carter was reported missing by his sister.

Could father be charged in toddler’s hot car death?  8News

A devastated family continues to grieve as investigators piece together the tragic death of a 17-month-old child.

Louisa toddler defies expectations after drowning | Local News  The Central Virginian

Ashley and Joel Michael play with their son, Luke, at Louisa Town Park less than a year after the child drowned in an Orange County koi pond.

High school football player of the week: Slimmer Bell helps unbeaten Louisa put up fat numbers

For the past couple of years, the running joke around Mineral was that Malik Bell kept lining up at the wrong position.

Louisa athletes signing up for the future | Local  The Central Virginian

Louisa County High School seniors Sarah Proctor (l), Kennadie Batchelor, Tristan Snyder and Liam Grubbs signed their letters of intent to play baseball and ...

Fredericksburg area players unlikely to make big splash in MLB draft

Several local baseball players have drawn attention from professional scouts, but few are expected to hear their names called in this week's draft.

Richmond-Henrico Turnpike closing causing headaches for locals  8News

Flooding has damaged the Richmond-Henrico Turnpike near the Hanover County line and has caused asphalt on the road to crack since the storm.

Two Louisa brothers, 12 innings, and zero hits | Local News  The Central Virginian

Louisa County High School seniorTristan Snyder (l) pitches a no hitter on May 15 for the varsity baseball squad at Monticello High School, while his brother, ...

Ex-cons provide Christmas surprise for local kids scarred by domestic violence  WRIC

Two ex-convicts who are feeling the Christmas spirit this holiday season are helping three children who lost their parents to domestic violence.

Center for mental health treatment of veterans, family members opening in Va. Beach  WAVY-TV

A new center specializing in mental health treatment for post-9/11 veterans and military family members will open next year in Virginia Beach.

School card project to lift spirits of active duty and wounded soldiers  The Central Virginian

Susan Menton, Louisa County High School's medical sciences teacher, has been working with her students to make Christmas cards for soldiers stationed ...

Schewel's Athlete of the Week: Louisa's Robinson  The Daily Progress

After grappling with the dismantling of what she thought was a carefully-crafted plan for the next four years since December, last week was pleasantly validating ...

Harsch, Tayler L. | Obituaries  The Daily Progress

Tayler L. HarschTayler Lindsey Harsch (Burruss), 23, of Lake Monticello, entered into Heaven's Gates on Saturday, September 5, 2015,She was born on August ...

NFL player gives back to the children of Louisa  The Central Virginian

Every time New York Giants defensive end Kerry Wynn comes back home to Louisa County, he makes it a point to park his car at the top of the hill in the parking ...

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