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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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

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

What athletic qualities go into being a racecar driver?  Martinsville Bulletin

Late model champion Peyton Sellers talks about the crossover between racing and other sports.

Rooster Walk 11 tickets to go on sale  Martinsville Bulletin

Shovels & Rope and Billy Strings will top this year's Rooster Walk lineup, according to a preview of the festival's lineup released Monday.

porter, linda | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

PORTER Linda Caroline Buffkin Mountcasel January 26, 1945 December 12, 2018 Linda Caroline Buffkin Mountcasel Porter, 73, of Martinsville, Va.,

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 ...

Horace W. Tomey | Obituaries  Journal Review

Horace W. Tomey of Crawfordsville passed away Monday night at Franciscan Health. He was 92.

Comets prevail in defensive struggle | Prep Sports

Editor's Note: Information from the Martinsville-Bulletin was contributed to this story.

Thanksgiving Eve Dinner is served | News  Martinsville Bulletin

The Harvest Youth Board's annual W. Dan Price III Thanksgiving Eve Dinner was on Wednesday, with to-go plates prepared and delivered or people could dine ...

Grapplers split district opener | Prep Sports

Halifax County High School's opening round of dual-match competition was a good one, with the Comets splitting matches against Tunstall High School and ...

McFarling: Recent Virginia Tech recruiting classes have shown early promise  Martinsville Bulletin

We know now why Bud Foster performed the cartwheel, even on a bum knee. We've seen it with our own eyes.

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.

MOORE, Rebecca | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

MOORE Rebecca Cardwell August 17, 1935 December 5, 2018 Rebecca Cardwell Moore (Becky), of Pine Knoll Shores, N.C., passed away peacefully on Wed.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

High school hoops play in limbo | Prep Sports

The renewal of the border rivalry between Halifax County High School and Person High School is scheduled for Friday night at Halifax County. However, a final ...

2018 High School Football Preview: Martinsville making no excuses this season  Martinsville Bulletin

“We're the only 2A school in the district so a lot of times you'll hear outside folks kind of make cop-outs and excuses to why we shouldn't beat certain schools ...

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 ...

William H. Dixon  Glens Falls Post-Star

March 2, 1937 — November 25, 2018. ARGYLE — William H. Dixon, 81, of Sheridan Street, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital.

Photos: Martinsville defense stifles Hawks  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 ...

The 2018 IndyStar high school football Super Team  Indianapolis Star

43 players are recognized as members of the team.

A Time To Celebrate: Martinsville students honored with 'Big M' awards  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE–Twenty-nine Martinsville High School seniors were honored with the school district's highest academic award – the Big M Trophy – at a ...

Martinsville High recognizes academic achievement  Martinsville Bulletin

Congratulations to the following students, who made the honor roll for the third quarter at Martinsville High School.

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.

Martinsville veteran offers to help residents get to the polls  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Flat tire? No gas? Broken toe? No problem! Those willing to exercise their right to vote are welcome to catch a ride with combat veteran and ...

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 ...

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 ...

Halifax County records 61-58 win over Dan River High School on Monday

The Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team improved its record to 3-0 Monday night with a 61-58 win over Dan River High School at Dan River ...

What's News Today: November 21, 2018  WSLS 10

Grab your skis and snowboards. Snowshoe Mountain Resort opens for the season today. The mountain received its first snowfall of the season in October and ...

Dozens of Indiana high schools report 0 bullying incidents – but parents disagree  WRTV Indianapolis

Bailey Liscomb is a 17-year old lesbian living in Martinsville. And that, she says, makes her a target.

A Day of the 'Big M': Martinsville students honored  Martinsville Bulletin

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INDOT To Hear Public Input In Martinsville On I-69 Section 6 Design  Indiana Public Media

A poster shows options for wall barriers, fencing, and ornamental lighting for I-69 Section 6 at a public meeting in June (Lindsey Wright, WFIU/WTIU News).

School districts extend days, cut vacation to recover time lost for snow  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE–The school day will be getting longer for Martinsville High students, starting on March 19.

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 ...

Johnson signs with Phoenix women's hoops  Lebanon Democrat

Cumberland women's basketball coach Scott Blum announced the signing of Martinsville, Ind., native Gracie Johnson to scholarship papers this week for the ...

Rosters set for Saturday's North-South All-Star Classic  Indianapolis Star

The 30th annual North/South Indiana All-Star Classic at Martinsville High School on Saturday.

Clearview set to add classrooms  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Clearview Early Childhood Center is taking applications for preschool programs as it prepares to add two new classrooms.

Comets win second in a row, blank Martinsville HS 42-0

MARTINSVILLE — There were plenty of smiles to go around after the Halifax County High School football team's Piedmont District game against Martinsville ...

Noblesville incident marks third Central Indiana school shooting in 7 years  WTHR

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) — Friday's active shooter incident at Noblesville West Middle School is the third central Indiana school shooting incident in the last ...

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 ...

Former Trafalgar elementary school has new owner, same plans  Daily Journal

A former elementary school in Trafalgar has a new owner but similar plans to turn the building into a business hub by leasing space inside. A Martinsville ...

'Mind Your Banners' podcast: Zach Osterman chats with Martinsville HS coach  Indianapolis Star

Another Mind Your Banners special! IU Insider Zach Osterman is joined by Carter Whitson, head football coach at Martinsville High School, to talk about his work ...

What's For Lunch? A look at this week's school menus  Martinsville Bulletin

Tuesday Breakfast: Pop Tart, string cheese, applesauce.

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 ...

Head of the Class: Prillaman chosen as Martinsville's Teacher of the Year  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Chanda Prillaman, an eighth-grade teacher at Martinsville Middle School, was named the Martinsville City Public Schools' Teacher of the ...

Looking Back on Southside: What was education like in early Henry County?  Martinsville Bulletin

Free public education was not available in colonial days.

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 ...

JV girls fall to Dan River | Prep Sports

The Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team continues to improve bit by bit, but not enough to overcome Dan River High School Monday ...

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.

Friday Football Week 3: Bulldogs blow past Chatham  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville picked up its first win of the season Friday night against Chatham.

Insider: Class-by-class area high school football rankings after four weeks  Indianapolis Star

Each week of the high school football season, I will rank the top high school football teams in Central Indiana by class. Here is how it shakes out after the fourth ...

What's for lunch? Here are the school lunch menus for Aug. 13 to Aug. 17  Martinsville Bulletin

Henry County Elementary Schools. Monday Breakfast: Cereal, yogurt, applesauce. Lunch: Hog dog or breaded chicken drumstick; corn muffins, baked beans, ...

'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 ...

Brewster Walk returns to Martinsville  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE-The fourth annual Brewster Walk Craft Beer Festival & Concerts will take place Saturday.

Friday Football Roundup: Bulldogs, Bengals fall at home in Week 1  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville and Bassett both struggled defensively to start the season.

2018 High School Football Preview: Title-less season serves as motivation for Warriors  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista is looking to get back to championship contention in Joe Favero's 10th season.

2018 High School Football Preview: Morrison looking to lay foundation in year two at Patrick County  Martinsville Bulletin

The Cougars are one of three local schools with a coach heading into his second season.

High school football preview: Class 5A local teams at a glance  Indianapolis Star

Four local teams were ranked in the top-five in Class 5A at the end of the regular season — New Palestine, Decatur Central, Roncalli and Cathedral — but it was ...

INDOT To Share I-69 Section 6 Design Updates For Martinsville

(MARTINSVILLE) - The Indiana Department of Transportation will host a public information meeting to share design additions and adjustments to the Martinsville ...

Strong surge lifts Lady Comets in win | Prep Sports

Thanks to strong surges in the second quarter and fourth quarter, the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team earned its second win of the ...

ENGAGEMENT--GIVENS/GUNN  Martinsville Bulletin

GIVENS-GUNN Mrs. Amy J. Greer and Mr. Grayson C. Givens announce the engagement of their daughter, Ms. Miranda Gray Givens, to Mr. Parker Andrew ...

JV gridders blank Martinsville | Prep Sports

The Halifax County High School junior varsity football team chalked up its fourth win of the season and its second win of the week Thursday night with a 39-0 ...

2018 High School Football Preview: Jefferson big part of Bulldogs' offensive success  Martinsville Bulletin

Center Jaikee Jefferson a steadying presence on Martinsville's offensive line.

Building Blocks: Robotics teams get help in funding world championship trip  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE — Two local robotics teams received some help on Wednesday in funding their trip to the world championship.

2018 Volleyball Preview: Cougars ready to take step forward  Martinsville Bulletin

After being a perennial power in the Piedmont District the past couple of seasons, the Patrick County volleyball team took a step back last season as they had to ...

Students, teachers honored at NCI spring graduation ceremony  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – The number of students earning degrees through the New College Institute (NCI) has exceeded 400.

2018 High School Football Preview: Bassett players go “All In” for Johnson’s second year  Martinsville Bulletin

It's year two for Bassett Head Football Coach Brandon Johnson at his alma mater. That means it's year two of his “All In” mentality and his players are starting to ...

Kayana Traylor's game is growing, and she's taking Martinsville with her  USA TODAY High School Sports

Martinsville Artesians Kayana Traylor (23) shoots during second half action at Martinsville High School in Martinsville, Ind., Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.

Martinsville celebrates the Arts: Hooker Awards handed out  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE– Joan Montgomery and Ridgeway Signs were among the people and group celebrated for their involvement in the arts Thursday evening at ...

ROUNTREE, Christopher L | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

ROUNTREE Christopher L. December 17, 1971 April 14, 2018 Christopher Lee Rountree born on December 17, 1971, the son of James Earl, Sr., and Madie.

WSLS: Former principal sues for $9.5 million, citing discrimination  WSLS

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - The former principal of Martinsville High has filed discrimination charges against the city, Martinsville City School Board and Martinsville ...

Martinsville duo Boyd, Smith ‘excited’ for first VSGA Amateur Championship  Martinsville Bulletin

The former Carlisle students grew up playing at Chatmoss, and qualified for the state championship earlier this month.

Practice Makes Perfect: Deputies, EMS answer lip sync challenge  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Martinsville first responders and others have thrown their hat into the ring on this year's hot internet fad, the lip sync challenge video.

Primary 2018: Where to go in Martinsville, Henry and Patrick counties  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Local elections officials hope that today's statewide primary draws more people to the polls than they expect.

'Needs Closet' opens at Martinsville High School  WSLS

When Martinsville High School students head back to class Wednesday, students in need will have a place to get things like clothes and toiletries.

Martinsville boys basketball team honored with Superitendent's Award  Reporter-Times

After each athletic season, Metropolitan School District of Martinsville Superintendent Dr. Michelle Moore recognizes high academic achievement through the ...

Knowing the struggle: How local cross country runners fall in love with the sport  Martinsville Bulletin

Two weeks ago, nearly a dozen schools travelled down to Smith River Sports Complex for Bassett's annual “Bengals Clash at the River” cross country meet.

PHCC's SEED project growing in Martinsville  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Just four months after being announced, a program that will provide upcoming high school graduates a free college education has attracted ...

Martinsville volleyball player smiles — and plays — through chemotherapy  Indianapolis Star

MARTINSVILLE – A few minutes before Martinsville's home volleyball game on Thursday night against Columbus North, the Foo Fighters' song “My Hero” blared ...

Week 5 HS football predictions: Which teams will begin to separate?  Indianapolis Star

Ben Davis vs. Warren Central and Bishop Chatard vs. Southport highlight another loaded week of Indy-area football.

No Limits: Martinsville graduates encouraged to aim high in life  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – In his first year as the city's superintendent of schools, Zeb Talley wondered what this year's graduating class at Martinsville High School ...

PD Volleyball Roundup: Bassett, Patrick County fall in semifinals  Martinsville Bulletin

Winning the Piedmont District tournament doesn't do anything for any team in terms of their seeding.

Effort is Everything: Lessons from the classroom help Ivey shape App State defense  Martinsville Bulletin

BOONE, NC-If you're not willing to do work in the classroom, don't expect to be at the top of Mark Ivey's recruiting list.

Head of the Class: Dixon, Pearson get ready to perform  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Eighteen years of childhood dance classes did not prepare Tammy Pearson for dancing with a partner, she said – but the experience still ...

A Life Lived 'Down Under': Henry Co. native returns home  Martinsville Bulletin

LAUREL PARK-A 1979 graduate of Laurel Park High School who has lived in Australia for the past 30 years is back home for a month, and he is seeing as many ...

Hairston, Danielle O. | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

Danielle O. Hairston, 47, of Myrtle Road, Martinsville, Va., passed away Saturday, September 15, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 8,1971 in ...

Agee, Roy Leonard | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

AGEE Roy Leonard October 9, 1937 October 20, 2018 Roy Leonard (Leroy) Agee, 81, of Ridgeway, passed away on October 20, 2018 at Haven of Rest Chr.

Lester, Ralph C. | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

Ralph C. Lester, 99, of Martinsville, Va., passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018. He was born December 1, 1918 in Figsboro, Va. to the late Loury Lawson ...

Helping Hands: Martinsville Girl Scout works to support City of Hope  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE–In the Bible, God calls Christians to go out and help others. One Martinsville Girl Scout is asking for help in doing just that.

Martinsville school board changes grading scale  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE – Students in the city's public schools will be graded differently in the coming academic year.

Martinsville, Homestead claim top spots in 2017 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards  UIndy News

Martinsville High School was named Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2017 Indiana Association ...

Comets look to extend streak against Franklin County High School tonight

There will be a little more on the line than usual when Halifax County High School squares off against Franklin County High School in Friday night's Piedmont ...

Insider: Martinsville and Manual take a knee together, but not to protest  Indianapolis Star

Amid the national conversation regarding race and the national anthem, one rural school and an inner-city school met on the field Friday.

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.

East sees winning streak end in road defeat  The Republic

MARTINSVILLE — Columbus East and Martinsville came in on hot streaks Saturday night, with the Olympians having won four in a row and the Artesians ...

Turner, Larry Milton | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

Larry Milton Turner, of the Figsboro Community, passed away peacefully on June 13, 2018, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home after a brief hospital ...

LGBTQ group becomes largest club at Martinsville High School  WRTV Indianapolis

The Gay Straight Alliance club is now officially the largest student organization at Martinsville High School.

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