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Martinsville schools, Magna Vista honored with Continuous Improvement Awards  Martinsville Bulletin

Three area schools were among a group of 235 educational facilities recognized for high student achievement or continuous improvement under the Virginia ...

Weinerth appeals suit against Martinsville School Board to U.S. Court of Appeals  Martinsville Bulletin

Former Martinsville High School Principal Angela Weinerth is appealing a federal judge's dismissal of her lawsuit against the Martinsville School Board.

Martinsville-area events: June 14 | Events  Martinsville Bulletin

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FREELAND SR., WILLIAM LEWIS | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

FREELAND SR. William Lewis September 10, 1929 June 16, 2019 William Lewis Freeland Sr. was born September 10, 1929 in Greenbrier Tennessee to Lew.

Weinerth's attorney: We think judge ruled incorrectly in tossing lawsuit against Martinsville School Board  Martinsville Bulletin

The lawyer for former Martinsville High School Principal Angela Weinerth, who is appealing a federal judge's dismissal of her discrimination lawsuit against the ...

RICHARDS, RICHARD WILSON | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

RICHARDS Richard Wilson May 16, 1954 April 28, 2019 Richard Wilson Richards passed away peacefully at his home in Ormond Beach, Florida on Sunday.

Martinsville teenager is finding his own call to action in gaming  Martinsville Bulletin

Some athletes train for years on the field, months in the pool or seasons on the slopes – but local teenager Logan Courtney practices from the comfort of his own.

CANNOY, James William | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

CANNOY James William May 16, 1970 June 6, 2019 James (Jimmy) William Cannoy of Greensboro, N.C., passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Moses.

BARROWS, Frank Barrows | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

BARROWS Frank Clemence November 2, 1946 June 12, 2019 Frank Barrows, 72, journalist and former managing editor of The Charlotte Observer, died.

Martinsville Martinsville High School accused of omitting threat detail Matthew McClellan 11:52 PM, Jan 28  WRTV Indianapolis

Martinsville High School principal, Nick Sears, sent out an email last Thursday notifying parents that the school was investigating "graffiti" on a men's bathroom ...

There were a lot of teams kicking for the cure at Smith River Complex  Martinsville Bulletin

Friday night was a special night at Smith River Sports Complex. The weather was perfect — complete with a full moon — for the seventh annual Delores Sullivan ...

A new type of sport is taking over, eSports

Esports is becoming more popular around the country. High Schools right here in the Wabash Valley are looking at starting teams of their own.

Baker, Mavadene 1931-2019 | Obituaries  News-Press Now

MARTINSVILLE, Mo. - Mavadene Baker, 88, Martinsville, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019, at a Bethany, Missouri care center. She was born June 8, 1931, ...

Shank: Martinsville High School celebrates 50 years  Roanoke Times

By Dawn Chappell Shank. Shank heads the reunion planning team for the Martinsville High School Class of 1969. It was the fall of 1968. Students from the ...

The rise of eSports

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Martinsville High School class of 1969 celebrates 50-year reunion  WDBJ7

The sound of the school bell is something the current class of 2019 hears often. But for the Martinsville High School class of 1969; it's something they haven't ...

RCBI awards technology, training to two local schools  Beckley Register-Herald

In a first-of-its-kind program, the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) will place 3D printers and other technology in more than 30 middle and high schools across West ...

Superintendent Zeb Talley has a gym of an idea for Martinsville High School  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville City Public Schools' Superintendent Zeb Talley has said he wants to build a “community gymnasium” on the campus of Martinsville High School.

Bobby Martin Named Martinsville High School Football Coach  WDBJ7

High school football season is just about three months away and former GW Danville and William Fleming head coach Bobby Martin has a new job as head ...

33 Martinsville High School students honored for accomplishment take time to praise those who influenced them.  Martinsville Bulletin

COLLINSVILLE — Thirty-three Martinsville High School seniors were honored Thursday with the school district's highest academic award — the Big M Trophy.

RCBI awards technology, training to several WV schools  WV News

BRIDGEPORT — The Robert C. Byrd Institute will place 3D printers and other technology in more than 30 middle and high schools across West Virginia, ...

Martinsville High School band to raise money on race day with parking program  Martinsville Bulletin

The Martinsville High School Band Boosters will be parking cars at BB&T Bank in Ridgeway on Sunday as fans come to the area to attend the STP 500 race at.

Martinsville Public Schools presents city with $1.1 million lighter budget  Martinsville Bulletin

The Martinsville School Board's recently adopted spending plan for next year will get its first official glance tonight when the Martinsville City Council receives its ...

Blackface photos of Martinsville mayoral candidate resurface months before election  Indiana Daily Student

Earlier this year, a 2013 photo of a Martinsville, Indiana, mayoral candidate wearing blackface resurfaced. Acts of racism and bigotry in the city have made it into ...

District judge to decide whether former principal's suit against Martinsville school board continues  Martinsville Bulletin

ROANOKE — A federal judge soon will decide whether the Martinsville School Board will have to prove to a jury that it didn't discriminate against Angie ...

North/South Indiana All-Star Classic doubleheader set for Saturday at Martinsville  Indianapolis Star

Girls-boys doubleheader begins at 1 p.m. at Martinsville High School.

Martinsville High School has six year plan to add community gym  WDBJ7

By 2022, Martinsville High School will have a gym the entire community can use.

Federal judge dismisses discrimination suit filed by former Martinsville High Principal Angela Weinerth  Martinsville Bulletin

A federal judge has dismissed former principal Angela Weinerth's lawsuit against the Martinsville School Board, saying she didn't prove that the school district ...

Mustangs Fall to Lee, 2-0, Ending Season in State Finals  Falls Church News Press

A year after an epic postseason run to reclaim the Class 2 state title, George Mason High School's boys soccer team was the final boss in a new champion's ...

Stephanie Boyd of Martinsville Middle School credits students with making her school district's best  Martinsville Bulletin

Stephanie Boyd said she is a good teacher because of her students.

Graduations send hundreds of Henry County students to the next level of their lives  Martinsville Bulletin

Hundreds of newly minted high school seniors were unleashed into the warm but sunny air in Henry Country on Friday night and Saturday morning.

Henry County high school graduation schedule, traffic alerts  Martinsville Bulletin

This is graduation week in Henry County, and that means a lot of traffic issues.

Martinsville High School to host North/South Indiana All-Star Classic  The Times

An elite group of Indiana's senior basketball players will convene at John R. Wooden Gymnasium at Martinsville High School on Saturday, April 6, to prepar.

Building a Community: School district officials push for new gym  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE– Martinsville City Public Schools Superintendent Zeb Talley wants to build a community gymnasium on the campus of Martinsville High School.

Tough Teams Surpassed by Mason Boys  Falls Church News Press

An epic region championship victory segued into a steady state quarterfinals win for George Mason High School's boys soccer team, which will travel to Radford ...

Martinsville Schools Superintendent Zeb Talley earns new contract, raise  Martinsville Bulletin

The Martinsville School Board approved Monday night a new 3-year contract for Superintendent Zeb Talley that will increase his total income by 10 percent.

High school students ready to serve their community for Thanksgiving  Martinsville Bulletin

The cool temperatures didn't stop the Harvest Foundation Youth Board members from hefting oversized box after oversized box off a delivery truck parked in ...

Bloomfield pulls out Class A regional win  Indianapolis Star

Bloomfield High School celebrates their win against Greenwood Christian Academy at Martinsville High School, Martinsville, Saturday, March 9, 2019.

Health forcing Freeland to step down as Martinsville baseball coach  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville's baseball team finished last season without Head Coach Will Freeland. Freeland was forced to miss the final few games due to health reasons.

Events in Martinsville area: May 1 | Announcements  Martinsville Bulletin

... » Historic Garden Week, sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia, is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday at four sites around the region: 44 Dove Lane, ...

Boys soccer team drops 5-1 contest | Prep Sports

The Halifax County High School boys soccer team gave it a good effort but was ousted in the semi-finals of the Piedmont District Tournament.

Comets look to even slate tonight against Martinsville High School

The Halifax County High School varsity football team will be looking for its third victory of the season and second in a row Friday night when it hits the road to ...

I-69 Section 6 Underway In Martinsville  WFYI

Construction is part of I-69 Section 6 that links Martinsville to Indianapolis. The route will run along existing State Road 37.

Martinsville HS tops Comets 64-51 in district tournament semi-final game

MARTINSVILLE — Halifax County High School's run in the Piedmont District Tournament was a short one.

Photos: Martinsville defense stifles Decatur Central  Indianapolis Star

Decatur Central's Parker Harrington (8) is unable to get to the ball on a pass during the first half of Martinsville vs. Decatur Central High School varsity football ...

JVs blank Dan River, then crush Martinsville | Prep Sports

The Halifax County High School junior varsity baseball team recorded back-to-back shutouts in its pair of late-week contests, crushing Martinsville High School ...

Martinsville's hot streak continues with rugged win over Decatur Central  Indianapolis Star

MARTINSVILLE – Entering Friday night's Mid-State Conference showdown between Martinsville and Decatur Central, the fifth-ranked Artesians sat three spots ...

EPPERLY JR., Herbert Dailey | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

EPPERLY JR. Herbert Dailey May 20, 1949 April 11, 2019 Herbert (Pete) Dailey Epperly Jr., 69, of Martinsville, Va., passed away on Thursday, Apri.

H.S. boys basketball: Draper, Wooden lead Northside past Martinsville  Roanoke Times

Kasey Draper's father played basketball at Martinsville High School.

Gladish to play on North/South team | Local Sports  Washington Times Herald

MARTINSVILLE - An elite group of Indiana's senior basketball players will convene at John R. Wooden Gymnasium at Martinsville High School on Saturday, ...

Big M award recipients | Select The Section Targets  Martinsville Bulletin

Big M award winners. Anthony Christian Ballard. Parent: Carey Dunn Ballard. College: Enlisted in the Army. Activities, honors and clubs: Golf, baseball, SCA.

High school students try iRacing simulation at Martinsville Speedway  WSET

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- NASCAR driver and Liberty University junior William Byron stopped by the Martinsville Speedway to talk with local high school ...

Martinsville man says God led him to put up billboard  Martinsville Bulletin

The man behind a billboard that carries a message to condemn same-sex marriage says God led him to do it.

Lane Restrictions Continue On State Road 37 In Martinsville  Indiana Public Media

Drivers could experience delays on State Road 37 just north of Martinsville because of lane restrictions happening over the next ten days. Transportation ...

BRIEFS: 'Beauty and the Beast' cast; graduation info  Martinsville Bulletin

Chelsea Lavinder will be Beauty and Isaiah Young will be The Beast in the Patrick Henry Community College Patriot Players' latest production, which will hit the ...

Martinsville woman raising money to help Bennett College meet its fundraising goal  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville High School graduate Kionna Mills, a Bennett student, is using sales from her Mary Kay products to contribute toward a $5 million goal.

Indiana high school basketball regional scoreboard, highlights: Who advanced to semistate?  Indianapolis Star

It was a day full of drama and excitement as the IHSAA boys basketball tournament hit the regional stage. Find out which Indy-area teams are headed to ...

Martinsville school board finalizes 2018-19 calendar  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Students in Martinsville City Public Schools will return to classes on Aug. 8 following their summer break this year.

Traffic Delays Expected Due To SR 37 Martinsville Lane Closures  Indiana Public Media

Indiana Department of Transportation officials say Indiana University's graduation and end of semester traffic could cause back-ups southbound on State Road ...

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam sending representative to meet with committee looking at high school/community gymnasium for Martinsville  Martinsville Bulletin

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has asked the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development to look into whether any grant funding might be ...

Martinsville students score well in national academic competition  WRTV Indianapolis

The Martinsville High School academic decathlon has completed an excellent year, winning the state championship and placing high in the nationals held in ...

Events in Martinsville area: May 20  Martinsville Bulletin

AARP Driver Safety Course is from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today and Tuesday in Room 1 at the Collinsville YMCA, 395 W. John Redd Blvd. Bring a bag lunch.

2018 Bulletin Athlete of the Year: Martinsville's Nigal Davis  Martinsville Bulletin

When Nigal Davis returned to Martinsville just before his junior year of high school, many athletes and parents in the area remembered watching the elite athlete ...

Margie Toms came from a 5-generation-rich family in Spencer and Martinsville to see and contribute to much of the world around her.  Martinsville Bulletin

Margie Toms, who was born in the Martinsville hospital her father founded, is being remembered as a kind and generous woman who loved her family's ...

Martinsville ISD installs door barriers in effort to improve district's safety  KTRE

Martinsville Independent School District. Home of the Fighting Pirates. The mascot may look mean enough to protect the 400 students, but these days security ...

State Road 37 construction may soon affect travel to and from Bloomington  Indiana Daily Student

This construction comes days before IU's finals week and graduation weekend.

Martinsville area academic honors  Martinsville Bulletin

A honor roll. Melissa Anderson, Madison Barker, Eduardo Betanzo, Jasmine Bradner, Deja Brandon, Valeria Briseno, Savannah Brown, Wilson Bowles, ...

Four-state Midwest Challenge in April will feature several of state's top seniors  Indianapolis Star

Several of the state's top boys basketball seniors will participate in a one-day event in April featuring other top prospects from Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin.

New Martinsville SR 37 Bridge Construction To Begin Mid-February  Indiana Public Media

Work is scheduled to begin on new road and bridge construction spanning State Road 37 in Martinsville next month. The new access will help ease east-west ...

INDOT Proposal Calls For Closing Portion Of SR 37 In Martinsville During I-69 Construction  Indiana Public Media

The Indiana Department of Transportation wants to close a portion of State Road 37 in Martinsville in 2021 to finish I-69 construction. The agency announced the ...

Third quarter woes lead to first loss for Bull Dogs  The Republic

MARTINSVILLE — The Columbus North girls basketball team gained momentum and went on a 6-0 run to end the first half and put them into the lead.At the start ...

MSD of Martinsville issues alert after threat directed at high school  Indianapolis Star

MSD of Martinsville has issued an alert after a threat was directed at Martinsville High School.

Martinsville council, school superintendent removed from discrimination lawsuit  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE-There's only one defendant left in a lawsuit brought by the former principal of Martinsville High.

Area girls lead North all-stars | High schools | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

MARTINSVILLE – It was one of their final opportunities to compete as high school basketball players, and Carissa Garcia, Sydney Freeman and Grac ...

Federal judge denies school board's motion to dismiss lawsuit  Martinsville Bulletin

DANVILLE –After hearing arguments from lawyers on both sides on Friday, a federal judge denied the Martinsville School Board's motion to dismiss a ...

Martinsville woman killed in crash on Illinois Route 1  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MARSHALL -- A Martinsville woman was killed as the result of a two-vehicle collision Saturday morning on Illinois Route 1 south of Marshall in Clark County.

TOMS, Margaret | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

TOMS Margaret Spencer Shackelford October 31, 1922 April 17, 2019 Margaret Spencer Shackelford Toms, called Margie by her family and friends, di.

EANES, Donald Lee | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

EANES Donald Lee March 14, 1961 April 2, 2019 Donald Lee Eanes, 58, of Martinsville, Va., climbed the stairway to Heaven on Tuesday, April 2, 2.

Cub Carnival in Martinsville uses community programs to help children and families learn about life  Martinsville Bulletin

Dee Joyce wears scrubs every day around children, and Beth Holyfield lets children listen to their hearts through her stethoscope.

Martinsville man headed to Charlotte to officiate ACC Championship  WDBJ7

MARTINSVILLE, Va. (WDBJ7) - A Martinsville man is headed to the ACC championship game next week! He won't be on the field, but he will be locked in ...

2019 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards announced  UIndy News

Porter County Career and Technical Center won Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2019 Indiana ...

LEAVITT, Frances Martin Shackelford | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

LEAVITT Frances Martin Shackelford February 8, 1926 March 23, 2019 Frances Martin Shackelford Leavitt, widow of the late Brooks Russell Leavit.

GIVENS, Lois Ann | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

GIVENS Lois Ann December 11, 1925 April 3, 2019 Lois Ann Givens, 93, devoted wife and mother, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at the home.

HOPKINS, Randolph | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

HOPKINS Randolph October 13, 1954 April 16, 2019 Randolph (Randy) Hopkins, 64, of Martinsville, Va., passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at SOVA.

TILLERY SR., RAY WILSON | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

TILLERY SR. Ray Wilson February 7, 1946 May 22, 2019 Ray Wilson Tillery Sr., 73, joined his heavenly family on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Ray was bor.

Comets JV girls fall to Martinsville | Prep Sports

Struggling with injuries and illness, the Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team found itself in an uphill struggle Friday night, falling to ...

BLAIR, Richard Patrick | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

BLAIR Richard Patrick March 6, 1961 May 3, 2019 Richard Patrick Blair, 58, of Martinsville, Va., passed away peacefully, Friday, May 3, 2019, at.

NOTEBOOK: Barnes, Gross and Matthews to play in North-South All-Star Game  Newsandtribune

Three local basketball players are scheduled to participate in the 31st annual North/South Indiana All-Star Classic on Saturday at Martinsville High School.

FIZGIBBONS, LYNN WOODY | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

FITZGIBBONS Lynn Woody August 19, 1954 February 22, 2019 Lynn Woody Fitzgibbons, 64, died Friday, February 22, 2019 at her home. She was born Aug.

'We need to acknowledge it': Martinsville tries to remake its racist image  Indianapolis Star

MARTINSVILLE – Forty-nine years after somebody drove a screwdriver into Carol Jenkins-Davis' heart and left the young African-American woman to die on ...

Nathan Tanner officially named South's football coach | News, Sports, Jobs  Parkersburg News

PARKERSBURG — Nathan Tanner, a 2011 Concord University graduate, was approved Tuesday night by the Wood County Board of Education to become the ...

Doug and Telisha Williams of Martinsville — the Wild Ponies — and Dean Owens ride home on Thursday  Martinsville Bulletin

Nashville musicians Doug and Telisha Williams are excited to be coming back home — and bringing Americana-music sensation Dean Owens of Scotland with ...

Martinsville eyeing state tournament run  Martinsville Bulletin

One of the perks of an historic season is the breaks it allows.

New Classes, New Schools: First day arrives for local students  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – They walked on sidewalks instead of red carpets and wore T-shirts instead of evening gowns, but otherwise, students entering Martinsville ...

State plans public meeting on I-69 extension between Martinsville and Indianapolis  WRTV Indianapolis

The Indiana Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on the extension of I-69 between Martinsville and Indianapolis on September 17 at 6:30 ...

Former principal sues Martinsville, claiming reverse discrimination  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – A former Martinsville High School principal is suing the city, city council and the city's school board, claiming reverse discrimination as a result ...

Harvest Foundation offering free Thanksgiving meals  Martinsville Bulletin

The call line is open for community members who would like free meals delivered to them Nov. 21, from the Harvest Youth Board's W. Dan Prince III ...

SLOCUM, Shirley Lipford | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

SLOCUM Shirley Lipford February 23, 1935 February 24, 2019 Shirley Lipford Slocum, 84, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February.

Martinsville's Mark Ivey named App State interim head coach  Martinsville Bulletin

Appalachian State has named Mark Ivey its interim head football coach.

Just Dig It in Chatmoss has playground equipment like you never expected to use.  Martinsville Bulletin

It's a little boy's dream: spending the days in an entertainment center based on construction equipment.

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