Bell drives

Shawn Bell drives toward the basket to collect two of his 20 points in Tuesday night's Super-Sectional win over devending state champion Okawville.  Bell proved to be "Mr.

Snow storm

More than a flurry – Triopia’s Garrett Snow proved to be a storm that struck Okawville without warning.  While the defending state champions concentrated their efforts to stop team

Student of the month

Fourth grade student Brayden Gaines was honored as the “Student of the Month” at the Virginia Elementary School PBIS (positive behavioral interventions and support) assembly last Thursday for exemp

Fire & Ice

Fire & ice ­— Virginia and Ashland firefighters battled temperatures in the teens outside and the flames inside the residence at 33 E Beardstown Street that was destroyed by fire Tuesday mornin

Fire & Ice

 A portion of the former Assembly of God Church’s west wall collapses shortly after fire brought down the roof and allowed wind-fed flames and smoke to rocket skyward.  (Photos by Brian DeLoche)