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HCHS to host Dan River-Martinsville Region 2C tourney semi-final Friday

Halifax County High School will host Friday night's Virginia High School League Region 2C boys basketball tournament semi-final game between Martinsville ...

Martinsville group helps inspire colorful rock creations with students  Martinsville Bulletin

Painted rocks are fun twice, those who make them say.

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.

The Stroller: Arts, culture and food -- and that's just Saturday  Martinsville Bulletin

TODAY'S WORD is compendious. Example: Grandma's compendious diary gives the basic facts of nearly 90 years of living, but her writing doesn't get into her ...

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.

The Stroller: Sometimes you have to baby them  Martinsville Bulletin

TODAY'S WORD is drolly. Example: Steve McPeak, who plays Father Drobney in TheatreWorks' “Don't Drink the Water,” rolled his eyes and said drolly that ...

Area Roundup: Martinsville, Carlisle, Magna Vista duos win tourney quarterfinals  Martinsville Bulletin

BOYS BASKETBALL. Region 2C quarterfinals. Martinsville 59, Glenvar 39. For the second night in a row, Martinsville's boys reached double-digits on made ...

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 ...

Martinsville schools want last year's leftover cash for this year's expenses  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville City Schools had nearly three-quarters of a million dollars left over from last year's budget, and officials want to spend that cash this year.

Area Roundup: Magna Vista girls, Martinsville boys pick up rivalry wins in doubleheader at Dawg House  Martinsville Bulletin

BOYS BASKETBALL. Martinsville 76, Magna Vista 54. Martinsville Head Coach Jeff Adkins said after his team's previous meeting with Magna Vista that they had ...

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.

Martinsville divers sweep podium at first state competition  Martinsville Bulletin

It took Martinsville's diving team a couple of years to get off the ground.

Area Roundup: Chiefs take flight in win over Caissons  Martinsville Bulletin

BOYS BASKETBALL. Carlisle 67, Fishburne 33. Carlisle jumped out to a 24-8 lead after one quarter Thursday at home against Fishburne Military School, and ...

'Second season' kicks off Tuesday | Prep Sports

The Halifax County High School boys basketball team will kick off play in the Virginia High School League Region 5D South Sub-Region Tournament Tuesday ...

Future looking bright for Lady Comets hoops | Prep Sports

There are plenty of people that will look solely on the surface and say an 11-12 overall record and a loss to a lower-seed in the opening round of the.

Post-season basketball matchups unveiled | Prep Sports

The post-season playoff picture for the Halifax County High School boys and girls basketball teams was unveiled Thursday, with the Comets varsity boys team ...

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.

Neel | Obituaries  Herscher Pilot

Rosalie Ann (Buchanan) Neel was born August 10, 1932 in Bloomington, Indiana to Raymond Luther Buchanan and Ruth Eleanor (Elmore) Buchanan.

Vicks wins at 106 in district tourney | Prep Sports

Halifax County High School 106-pounder Bryan Vicks won the Piedmont District championship in his weight class, and the Comets wrestling team finished sixth ...

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 ...

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'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 ...

Looking Back: News items from The Roanoke Times & World-News from 25, 50 and 100 years ago  Roanoke Times

“Spoiled by several days of relatively moderate temperatures, Western Virginia returned Thursday to the cold war. Residents and public utility companies braced ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Qudus Wahab picks Georgetown | ACC  Martinsville Bulletin

Basketball recruit Qudus Wahab of Flint Hill School announced on Twitter today that he has picked Georgetown.

High School Football Finale: Magna Vista gets big win over Martinsville for momentum into playoffs  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista scored seven touchdowns in the first half in a rout of the Bulldogs.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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

The Indiana Department of Transportation will host a public meeting in Martinsville Monday to get feedback on design additions and adjustments to I-69 Section ...

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 ...

High School Basketball Roundup: Lady Cougars get big win over Franklin County, Carlisle sweeps rival North Cross  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. Patrick County 70, Franklin County 49. In a rematch of the Piedmont District semifinals from a season go, Patrick County hosted Franklin ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

JV boys top Martinsville | Prep Sports

The Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team kept its win streak alive Tuesday night, topping Martinsville High School 42-34 at Halifax ...

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 ...

Magna Vista hires Martinsville native to lead girls soccer program  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista Athletic Director Travis Murphy said that he's “strived for high-caliber coaches” in his time at the school. Earlier this year the Warriors brought in a ...

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.

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 ...

Bulldogs outlast pesky Warriors  Martinsville Bulletin

Both Martinsville and Magna Vista had their own hurdles to jump this week before taking the floor Saturday evening at Magna Vista High School for the main ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

Free public education was not available in colonial days.

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 ...

Carlisle girls basketball falls in Christmas tourney championship  Martinsville Bulletin

Carlisle's girls basketball team and hosts Rockingham County High School were tied at 19-19 at the start of the third quarter of Friday night's championship ...

High School Football Week 5: Bulldogs can’t contain Danville power run game  Martinsville Bulletin

Friday's game between Martinsville and G.W.-Danville looked like a shootout in the first half. The Eagles scored on five of their six possessions, but the Bulldogs' ...

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 ...

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.

Martinsville boys come up short against G.W.-Danville Friday  Martinsville Bulletin

G.W.-Danville came to Martinsville Friday night sporting a perfect 12-0 record, tops among VHSL Group 4 teams.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

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

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

Area Roundup: Carlisle boys and girls win final games of Bobcat Classic, Martinsville girls fall to William Fleming Saturday  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. William Fleming 70, Martinsville 49 (Sat.) William Fleming opened the game on an 11-2 run and never trailed as they remained ...

Martinsville native Ramey running around the world  Martinsville Bulletin

Former Martinsville student preparing for track world championships.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

'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 ...

For Allison Foundation sends kids to the arts  Martinsville Bulletin

The late Alison Parker would have loved seeing the Southwest Virginia Ballet's “The Nutcracker” this December – but instead, 160 city fourth-graders saw it, ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Brewster Walk returns to Martinsville  Martinsville Bulletin

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

High School Football Finale: Bassett finishes season on high note with win over Patrick County  Martinsville Bulletin

A matchup of a pair of two-win teams doesn't sound all that interesting on paper, but dig a little deeper and there was a lot on the line Friday night in Bassett as ...

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 ...

Martinsville girls do everything right in win over Patrick County  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville's girls basketball team did just about everything right at home against Patrick County Friday night. The Bulldogs defense went to work, holding the ...

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 Basketball Roundup: Cabiness gets 1,000th point in Warriors wins, Martinsville sweeps Bassett  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. Magna Vista 66, Patrick County 53. It was a rematch of last year's Piedmont District championship game Friday night when Magna Vista ...

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 ...

Freshmen shine in Lady Warriors’ win over Martinsville  Martinsville Bulletin

Saturday's matchup between unbeaten Magna Vista and 12-4 Martinsville was a battle in Ridgeway between two veteran, experience, senior-laden squads.

Area Roundup: Bassett girls, boys fall to Franklin County, Martinsville boys pick up road win at Halifax  Martinsville Bulletin

GIRLS BASKETBALL. Franklin County 31, Bassett 25. It's been a bit of struggle for the Lady Bengals this season, but Tuesday night Bassett forced Franklin ...

Legion Post 42 baseball returns to Martinsville | Sports  Martinsville Bulletin

It's been a few years since a Post 42 American Legion baseball team hit the diamonds in Henry County, but this season the program returns with a pair of junior.

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 ...

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 ...

The 2018 IndyStar high school football Super Team  Indianapolis Star

43 players are recognized as members of the team.

Former Martinsville High principal sues for $9.5 million,...  WSLS

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

Morris, Virginia Axelson | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

MORRIS Virginia Axelson October 18, 1940 December 29, 2018 Virginia Axelson Morris 78, of Horsepasture, died December 29, 2018 at her home. She w.

High School Football Week 6: Bengals searching for on-field confidence  Martinsville Bulletin

Homecoming night is supposed to be a time to celebrate. It's usually one of the most attended football games of the year and Friday night's was Bassett's ...

KELLAM, JR., James | Obituaries  Martinsville Bulletin

KELLAM, JR. James Edward July 12, 1940 December 15, 2018 James Edward (Edd) Kellam, Jr., born July 12, 1940, a native of Martinsville, Va., resid.

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 ...

Kayana Traylor's game is growing, and she's taking Martinsville with her  Indianapolis Star

Purdue recruit helped guide Artesians to first sectional title since 2008.

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.

Student enrollment on the rise in Martinsville schools  Martinsville Bulletin

MARTINSVILLE–There's good news for the Martinsville school district this week, as the number of students attending class is on the rise. For the first time in ...

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

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

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.

Gravely scores 1,000th point in revenge win over Halifax  Martinsville Bulletin

Martinsville's girls had a celebration in the first half of Tuesday's game, and then put the hammer down in the second half on the way to a 60-34 home victory.

Annual football camp returns to Magna Vista  Martinsville Bulletin

Magna Vista coaches, players and alumni help teach football at youth camp.

Martinsville’s Davis wins 100 meter dash state title  Martinsville Bulletin

Davis tied for the state championship on a rainy, thundery day in Elkton.

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 ...

Shining on a different field: Martinsville soccer star Khalil Travis makes impressive return to basketball  Martinsville Bulletin

Playing basketball at the YMCA was a daily activity for Khalil Travis. For hours at a time he would play in pick-up games or shoot around by himself, spending ...

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 ...

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