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DELIVER TO: Postal Patron Mechanicsville, VA 23111 PRSRT. STANDARD U.S. POSTAGE PAID Mechanicsville, VA Permit No.141 STOPS AT EVERY HOME IN TOWN Vol. 28, No. 42 | Richmond Suburban Newspapers | February 15, 2012 Early retirement incentive offered By Jim Fields email@example.com With a $13,000 cash payment incentive, 80 Hanover County employees have expressed interest in an early retirement program. Last Wednesday, Janet Lawson, director of human resources, told the Hanover County Board of Supervisors interest was gauged in an employee survey. Applications for the Hanover County Early Retirement/Voluntary Separation Program must be submitted by Wednesday, Feb. 29, but county administrator Cecil R. "Rhu" Harris Jr. can extend the date up to 30 days. Lawson said applications to be considered will be selected based on the affect on departmental operations and the budget. The one-time program is being offered to all full-time county employees who voluntarily end their employment from Hanover County between April 1 and Oct. 1 and receive a $13,000 incentive payable as cash, continued health insurance coverage through Sept. 30, 2013, or a combination of both. see RETIREMENT, pg. 24 YASHNA NAINANI Mechanicsville native pursues career dream in NYC, auditions for `Idol' By Melody Kinser firstname.lastname@example.org HCPS Spelling Bee champion CMS 7th grader aces Bee again For the second year in a row, Yashna Nainani, a seventh grade student at Chickahominy Middle School, was declared the 2011-2012 division spelling champion for Hanover County Public Schools. After 19 challenging rounds, the winning word was "mealymouthed." Nainani also was the runner-up in the 2009-2010 competition. Cal Costic, an eighth grade student at Stonewall Jackson Middle School, was the runnerup this year. Nainani is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raj Nainani of Mechanicsville. Her awards include a Webster's Dictionary that was presented on behalf of see BEE, pg. 5 S Jim Fields/The Local Mike Gladstone, left, president of the Hanover Association of Businesses and Chamber of Commerce, and Jennifer Y. Scott, HABCC executive director, talk with Edwin A. Gaskin, director of Hanover County economic development, before the Feb. 7 HABCC Breakfast Series. Economic development chief: county's future bright By Jim Fields email@example.com Hanover County's economic future is bright. That was the message delivered by the economic development director to the Hanover Association of Businesses and Chamber of Commerce. On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Edwin A. Gaskin also told the group that the rural characteristics that made the county famous will probably limit future commercial growth to the interstate corridors. Gaskin talked about "excitsee FUTURE, pg. 4 eventeen hours after she got in line to audition for "American Idol," Mechanicsville native Brittany Young found herself on a stage in Pittsburgh, Pa., as she took another step toward pursuing her dream in the entertainment industry. The 22-year-old, a 2007 graduate of Hanover High School and 2011 graduate of James Madison University, has her sights set on a singing and dancing career in New York City. To help her reach her goals, she moved to Manhattan in August. She arrived at 3 a.m. � along with 15,000 to 16,000 other potential contestants -- as her wait to audition lasted until 8 p.m. She Photos submitted by Brittany Young Brittany Young was featured on "American Idol" last week. She is shown above with the crown when she reigned as Miss Greater Richmond. At right, she auditions for "Idol" in Pittsburgh, Pa. eventually was a contender among 300. 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All area high school students are invited to enter the contest each September. Entries consist of students writing, shooting, directing, and producing a 20-second public service announcement (PSA) about the consequences and dangers of underage drinking. More than 80 entries were received this year and four students advanced to the final round of competition last month. Each finalist was awarded a Samsung tablet. The public was given the opportunity to choose the winner of the contest by selecting their favorite PSA through text messaging and/ or voting online. Neale was announced as the winner during the season premiere of "American Idol" on Jan. 18. Her submission is entitled "Don't Believe the Hype" Of her entry, she said, "It's a serious message portrayed in a humorous way." "The station and I am personally proud to engage in this important dialog with the teens, parents and educators in the community. Every year the work gets better, the entries increase and we can see how new classes and new teens are getting more involved," WRLH general manager Steve Genett said. As the fifth winner of Fox 22 COMMUNITY Tina Turner, a/k/a Jamelle Wilson, joined in raising money for HEF. 38 SPORTS Lee-Davis falls in heartbreaker once again. Photo courtesy of Nick Liberante Patrick Henry High School junior Schyler Neale, right, has been named the winner of the FOX Richmond 2011-2012 Lights, Camera, Take Action-Stop Underage Drinking NOW contest. She is shown with Michelle Gary, mass communication teacher. Schyler holds the Samsung tablet she received for being a finalist in the FOX Richmond PSA contest. ALSO... Incident Reports........3 Letters to the editor...8 Obituaries .10, 12 & 15 Celebrations ........... 25 Calendar ................. 28 TV grids..............29-31 Church news .......... 32 Sports ................33-39 Classifieds .........40-43 Richmond's annual underage drinking prevention campaign, Schyler was presented with a trip to the 2012 Teen Choice Awards to be held on Aug. 5 in Los Angeles. The winning PSA will continue to air on FOX Richmond through June 2. Information submitted by Linda M. Scarborough, Hanover County Public Schools communications specialist. SHERIFF'S REPORTS | Crime, Accidents, Fire & Rescue January 30 Suspects were in possession of controlled substance on Bell Creek Rd. Suspect stole items at location on Old Keeton Rd. February 2 Unknown suspect(s) damaged property at location on Battalion Dr. Suspect threatened victim at location on Anderson Ct. scene of an accident at location on Lakeridge Pkwy. Suspect assaulted victim at location on Rosebud Lane. February 4 Suspect stole items at location on Pinhook Rd. Suspect obtained medication fraudulently at location on Mountain Rd. Suspect discharged firearm at location on Pine Green Lane. Suspects stole items at location on Beaver Lake Dr. Suspect was in possession of alcohol and under 21 on Mechanicsville Turnpike. Suspect stole items at location on Brandy Run Dr. Suspect was in possession of controlled substance on Cold Harbor Rd. February 1 Suspects stole items at location on Bell Creek Rd. Unknown suspect damaged property at location on Mechanicsville Turnpike. Suspect left the scene of an accident at location on Pine Ridge Rd. Suspect used victim's information without permission on Lakeridge Pkwy. Suspects damaged property at location on Ashcake Rd. Suspect assaulted victim at location on Washington Hwy. February 3 Suspect stole items at location on Mechanicsville Turnpike. Suspect was in possession of controlled substance on Lark Way. 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BATTLEFIELD GREEN Private Wooded Cul-de-sac Lot Committee recommends high speed service without county taking financial burden By Jim Fields email@example.com Government involvement in increasing high speed Internet coverage in Hanover County has been recommended, but assuming the major financial burden to develop the service has not. Hanover County's High Speed Internet Committee submitted its report to the Hanover County Board of Supervisors last Wednesday. Committee members were appointed by the supervisors. Over the course of a year, the committee developed seven recommendations, which were presented on Feb. 8 by Mark A. Creery. The board decided to continue to review the committee's report, but did not set a date for additional discussion. In his presentation on behalf of the committee, Creery said the supervisors should designate a county staff person to oversee Hanover's high speed Internet issues. 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"We also don't have a locality owned commercial business park. We have a couple of privately owned but none with all or partial county ownership." When a municipality, county or city owns a commercial business park, Gaskin said there are certain advantages in attracting business and industry. "Just think about the land for a moment," he said. "If a locality owns the land, they can give it away, sell it at a discount or fair market value to attract a business or industry. They have options. They can adjust to the marketplace to attract the jobs and industry to their community." Gaskin said the county can move forward with everyone working together. "The best kind of lead our office receives is what I call a warm lead. A warm lead comes from a business owner already located here. He calls our office and says a vendor of his is looking to relocate and gives us contact information. I'd much rather call or go see someone like that than make cold calls." Gaskin said tourism is one area the county should continue to develop, and he specifically noted sporting events. "When we have a family travel here because a daughter is playing in a softball tournament, they aren't going to spend all of their time at the softball field," he said. "We need to do a better job of giving them options of things to do and places to shop when they have free time and also find ways to keep them here longer and bring them back." "Tourists come here, spend money and don't vote," Gaskin said. "We love them." The breakfast series, held at Islamorada Restaurant at Bass Pro Shops in Ashland, is sponsored by Village Bank. CHENAULT VETERINARY SERVICE, INC. Where your pets receive quality service in a caring environment Let us work with you to ensure your pet has strong teeth and healthy gums to lead a long and happy life. 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A division champion certificate will be presented to her at an upcoming School Board meeting. The Hanover County Public Schools Division Spelling Bee was held on Thursday, Jan. 26, at Chickahominy Middle School.. Sponsored annually by Richmond Times-Dispatch, the event is the second of four levels as part of the National Spelling Bee competition. Competing in the Hanover County event were: Josh Bock, fifth grade, Battlefield Park Elementary School; Makya DeJesus, third grade, Beaverdam Elementary School; Yashna Nainani, seventh grade, Chickahominy Middle School; Elementary School; Alex Stubblefield, fourth grade, Cold Harbor School; Dean Showalter, fourth grade, Cool Spring Elementary School; Shehzad Shah, second grade, Elmont Elementary School; Zach Russell, second grade, Henry Clay Elementary School; CAL COSTIC HCPS Spelling Bee runner-up Dylan Williams, fifth grade, John M. Gandy Elementary School; Jessica Jones, fifth grade, Kersey Creek Elementary School; Jacob Anderson, fourth grade, Laurel Meadow Elementary School; Tylor Woods, eighth grade, Liberty Middle School; Tyler Madison, third grade, Mechanicsville Elementary School; Jenny Droujinsky, runner-up to 2010-2011, sixth grade, Oak Knoll Middle School; Alex Miller, fifth grade, Pearson's Corner Elementary School; Nathan Andrews, fifth grade, Pole Green Elementary School; Robert Patina, fifth grade, Rural Point Elementary School; Carter Prillaman, fifth grade, South Anna Elementary School; Cal Costic, eighth grade, Stonewall Jackson Middle School; and Brianna Bui, fifth grade, WashingtonHenry Elementary School. As division spelling champion, Yashna will represent Hanover County Public Schools at the Richmond TimesDispatch Regional Spelling Bee at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at The Library of Virginia in Richmond . The Scripps National Spelling Bee is the largest and longest running educational promotion, administered on a not-for-profit basis by the E.W. Scripps Company located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The National Spelling Bee originated in 1925 by the Louisville (Ky.) Courier Journal. The competition is open to students who have not yet completed the eighth grade, reached their 15th birthday, nor won a previous National Spelling Bee. The purpose of the event is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts, and widen their knowledge of the English language. The winner of the regional competition will advance to the finals held in Washington, D.C., during June. Information submitted by Linda M. Scarborough, Hanover County Public Schools communications specialist. "BUY LOW TODAY!" Ch y err da le er's vel n Tra Ru HENRICO $179,950 ONT ER/ELM ANOV369,950 H $ Kitty's Kids at Shady Grove, Inc. 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Unfortunately, however, sometimes those who are elected to office find themselves facing financial dilemmas. In today's economy, Hanover County leaders are in an unenviable position. County administrator Cecil R. "Rhu" Harris Jr. and his staff are probably "knee-deep" in budget preparations. How the numbers will affect county operations have yet to be revealed. A certainty though -- at least in this writer's opinion -- is the need to protect our public safety services. No one wants to see other services impacted by the economy. But, the reality is that could be a possibility. With a new Board of Supervisors leading our county, we are confident members will continue to support the needs of our Sheriff 's Office, Fire/ EMS and emergency communications. Yes, every department is crucial to our success, but we can't lag behind when it comes to these critical services. It's imperative that someone answers if you need to call 911. It's imperative that an officer respond if you have a law enforcement need. It's imperative that Fire/EMS are en route if you are the victim of a fire, automobile accident or need transportation to the hospital. Again, this is not a dismissal of other county services. Your taxpayer dollars fund county operations. But -- and I don't have a crystal ball and I am not making any predictions -- the supervisors may have to look at some other services and whether they may need to be revamped. No one is suggesting elimination. It just seems realistic to consider what the seven-member board may have to do when they start working with the county and Hanover County School Board budget proposals. If you have thoughts on our budget process, participate in the public hearings, write a letter to the editor, help our county remain strong. Melody Kinser Joy Monopoli Publisher Melody Kinser Editor Charlie Leffler Sports Editor Jim Fields Senior Staff Writer Pam Sanders Sales Manager Online: www.mechlocal.com For news: email@example.com For advertising: firstname.lastname@example.org For classifieds: email@example.com � 2012 by Richmond Suburban Newspapers. All advertising and editorial matter is fully protected and may not be reproduced in any manner without the permission of the publisher. LETTERS | Reader Views . well, how could that not make you feel weak? And having to face the weakness that (despite already having loss of life) things will most likely get much worse if we do not unite together to turn the tide. Dear Friends, Personally, I was sad to see the many levels of attack It is said that a chain is only as strong as its weakest link. immediately creep onto the scene. Despite just losing In the past few weeks, I have been given a unique view of their sense of normalcy -- even having heard the news our community's "chain" -- the weakest, the strongest and, see LETTERS, pg. 19 yes, the many links in between. I begin by sharing my humble appreciation to New Song's staff who acted swiftly with compassionate care, along with untold numbers of volunteers and helpers to The Local welcomes your signed letters to the editor on topics of cover all the needs for the Prayer Vigil following the weekinterest to Mechanicsville residents. Letters must include your end shooting on Jan. 21. I saw many, many strong links in address and a daytime telephone number. We reserve the right to the chain of ministry and service. edit letters. We do not guarantee that every letter received will be In our community's "links" of chain, I have learned the published. Letters reflect the opinions and positions of the writers vast majority are strong and vibrant -- amazing, in fact. and not The Mechanicsville Local. But a few "weak" links have been identified, as well. For Send letters to: instance, having to process the wider Metro area brand The Mechanicsville Local, 6400 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville as a "dangerous" community . . .well, that felt Mechanicsville, VA 23111 weak. Having to face the reality that we have a developed Fax: 730-0476 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org drug culture, both in our community and in our schools . . Community's `links' of chain are strong and vibrant Letters to the Editor Editorial & Business Office: 6400 Mechanicsville Tnpk. Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1118 Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Phone � (804) 746-1235 Toll free � (877) 888-0449 Fax � (804) 730-0476 6 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 Trio charged in Wells' death face April 27 hearing By Jim Fields email@example.com Handcuffed and shackled together around the waists and ankles, the three young men charged with firstdegree murder in the shooting death of 16-yearold Brett HIGHSMITH A. Wells learned on Friday that they will return on April 27 for a preliminary hearing. Wearing Pamunkey Regional Jail jumpsuits, Xavia S. Highsmith, 18, of the 2000 block of N. 28th Street in Richmond; Da'von T. Byars, 19, of the 1400 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike, Richmond; and Kevin M. Drayton Jr., 18, of the 8300 block of Rollins Lane in Mechanicsville; also have been charged with malicious wounding and the use of firearm in the commission of a felony. Wells was shot on Jan. 21 at a residence in the 7300 block of Verdi Lane in Mechanicsville. Court documents identify Highsmith as the shooter in what an investigation by the Hanover County Sheriff 's Office called a prior arrangement made to buy marijuana from Wells. "However," Sgt. Chris R. Whitley said, "the intention of the susp e c ts was never to purBYARS chase the marijuana. Rather, they intended to steal it. As a result, a physical altercation ensued during the transaction, which led to Wells being shot once in the chest." As the three fled the scene, another shot was fired, striking another male. He was treated for a non-life-threatening injury at VCU Medical Center. With their attorneys by them, Highsmith, Byars and Drayton appeared before Judge P.L. Trible on Friday in Hanover General District Court. They looked around the gallery as they entered the courtroom before turning to face the judge. Afterwards, outside the courtroom, Brett's mother Shannon was surrounded by family and friends. "It was hard, very hard to come here today," she said. "It was real hard to watch them come into court and look like nothing had happened." Wells DRAYTON also said she would attend future proceedings. She was wearing a T-shirt that had Brett's photo on the front and a poem he wrote on the back. A prayer vigil for the five homicides that recently occurred in Hanover County was scheduled for the following day at Pole Green Park. Brett's mom said they would be available for $10 each, with all of the donations going to the families of those violent crime victims. When asked if he would seek to have client Highsmith tried separately, attorney William J. Viverette said, "I don't know at this point. I'll have to evaluate the evidence after the preliminary hearing before we make any deci- Luxton, respectively. sions about how to proceed." Wells was a student at Atlee Byars and Drayton are High School. Editor Melody Kinser conbeing represented by attorneys Linwood Wells and John tributed to this article. 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FORTIS COLLEGE Associate Degree in Nursing Dental Assistant Massage Therapy Medical Assistant Medical Office Administration Medical Office Basic X-ray Technician Practical Nursing Surgical Technology Day Classes Available Financial Aid for those who Qualify Career Placement Assistance for all Graduates Certified to operate by SCHEV would create quasi-government/special tax district groups within selected neighborhoods that do not have any or inadequate Internet access. The pilot program would be in the eastern and western parts of the county. A participation agreement with 80 percent or more of the citizens of a defined area would be created. The county would then work with various providers to determine what combination of services could be furnished and what it would cost to supply the service. Creery said a precedent has been set for special tax districts in the county for services such as recycling. It also was recommended that the county make resources available to keep people informed about the current state of high speed Internet options, including current public wireless hot spots. The committee also recommended the use of the annual paperwork required by the school district to help map Internet availability. The county could partner with the school division to solicit Internet-related information that would help teachers prepare their curriculum to accommodate a student's access to high speed Internet and it would also give the county mapping information as to what areas are being served by what Internet speeds. Another recommendation was to continue to support the Internet growth and access needs of the Pamunkey Regional Library. It also was recommended that the county continue to use standing or ad hoc citizen committees to study specific issues that can help grow and expand Hanover's high speed Internet capabilities. The final recommendation was to have the county continue to research grants and state/federal funding opportunities designed to extend high speed Internet access to more citizens. DREAM Continued from pg. 1 www.fortiscollege.edu For Consumer Info visit www.fortis.edu We sell more seats than the governor and our senate seats only cost $699.00. Plus, our sofas last more than 6 years! Open Presidents Day judges Jennifer Lopez, Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson. "They liked me, I think. I got all `yeses' to Hollywood." She described the three as "enthusiastic, nice. They critique you. I was definitely nervous, more nervous than I had ever been before. I really tried. They were receptive." She said she thought Jackson "was a little skeptical, but he still gave me a `yes'." Being in front of judges is nothing new to Brittany. She held the titles of Miss Hanover County and Miss Greater Richmond. The latter sent her to the Miss Virginia Pageant. In the state competition, Brittany was fourth runner-up among 31 contestants. "I won scholarship money that helped pay my college education." She also said the experience "was a great way to use my community service to help others." For her community service platform, she talks about building positive relationships. She said that theme stemmed from her work with Big Brothers Big Sisters. She has been a featured speaker in schools in the Richmond area. Brittany said she was a victim of bullying when she was in middle school. That influenced her decision to encourage positive relationships. When she talks about bullying, she said she focuses on how it happens and how to handle it. She started participating in pageants when she was 16. "My mom [Beverly Cook Young] was actually Miss Virginia in 1982. After the Miss Virginia Pageant, Brittany said she knew it was time to head to the Big Apple. 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Ed Vinson, a pastor at Hanover Evangelical Friends Church, said the first prayer and, as he finished, invited anyone in the crowd to also pray. Several people spoke and asked for guidance, sympathy and peace. The group also recited The Lord's Prayer. Kenny and Cathy Crowe attended the service to show support for the community. "We are members of the church putting on the service," Kenny said. "We are here to pray for and support the families of the victims, our community and church." The idea for the service was Mitchell's. "I was talking to some friends recently, and we wanted to do something but didn't know what to do. Then at church, Pastor Vinson talked about the power of prayer, and we decided to try and have a prayer service." Information about the service spread through Facebook and, at one time, more than 500 indicated they would attend. The victims were: Jyreffe P. Clark, 17, Dec. 17; Brett A. Wells, 16, Jan. 21; Madison R. and Caroline R. King, 3, Jan. 28; and Sarajane Hakopian, 44, Jan. 30. Robert D. King, 40, took his own life after killing his twin daughters. when your heart needs a second chance Jim Fields/The Local Shannon Wells wraps her arms around her husband Darrell as prayers are said during Saturday's prayer vigil at Pole Green Park. The service was held to bring the community together to pray for and console the families and friends of the victims of recent violence in Hanover County. Brett Wells, Darrell and Shannon's son, died on Jan. 21 from a gunshot wound. Vigil organizer Lee Mitchell, below, prepared to address the crowd. Bon Secours can help. The Bon Secours Advanced Heart Failure Center is the area's only center with a board-certified heart failure cardiologist. Our team offers patients the very latest in treatment and technology in a compassionate, healing environment. Talk to your doctor to find out if you are ready to see a heart failure specialist or call 804-287-3550. 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MatKevin was a leader in the training thews; mother, Shirley Carlson; organization of AT&T. He was a sisters, Joan Gladma and Carol dearly loved member of Walnut Morehead; and grandchildren, Grove Baptist Church, where he Gabriella Matthews and Jake was admired and respected for Straus. Theresa was vibrant, full his many contributions, includof life, and selfless. Her wishes were to be cremated and her ashes ing serving as a Sunday School teacher and a deacon. A memorial to be buried with her husband, service celebrating Kevin's life David Baker. Memorial services was held on Sunday, Feb. 12, were held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at the Baker family home in 2012 at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 7046 Cold Harbor Road, south Richmond. For information please contact David Baker at Mechanicsville, Va. 23111. 399-4308. We love you, Mommy, Elizabeth Comer Childress, and hope to see you standing much beloved mother, grandbeside God. mother and great-grandmother, known to all as Granny. 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She is survived by her two daughters, Carolyn Diehr (Harvey) of Mechanicsville, Claudia Johnson and her late husband, Floyd, of Glen Allen; five grandchildren, Robert Owens of Virginia Beach, Richard Owens of Miami, Fla., Pamela Viers (Kevin) of Glen Allen, Cassie Clevinger (John) of Rockville and Susan Call (Hutch) of Norfolk; nine great-grandchildren, Jacob, Julia, Will, Cameron, Nickolas, Brice, Calli, Ben and Luke. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 LeeDavis Rd. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the American Diabetes Association , Memorial and Honor Program, P.O. Box 11454 Alexandria, Va., 22312. Financial Aid if Qualified James Verdun Creasman, 92, formerly of Asheville, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, in Mechanicsville. Born in Nebraska, Mr. Creasman was a son of the late James Harvey and Minnie Reed Creasman, and was married to Joyce Winona Creasman, who died in 1997. Mr. Creasman was a Navy veteran of WW II and was retired from Contel Communication Co. He was an active member of Good News Baptist Church, Candler. He is survived by two daughters, Maxine Swepston and husband, Jim, of Mechanicsville, and Joyce Hall and husband, Spencer, of China Grove, NC; seven grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at Good News Baptist Church. Rev. Steve Smith officiated. Graveside services with military honors followed at Woodlawn Cemetery. The family received friends Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at Groce Funeral Home see OBITUARIES, pg. 12 We are a Virginia company with 20 licensed and bonded locations in Virginia and a proud sponsor of keeping your business right here in our state. 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I like the idea that if my regular dentist is not available during an emergency, I can see one of the other Dr. Marks without concerns. I know that my dental issues will be taken care of. All three dentists are great to work with." Jean--Mechanicsville--February 25, 2011 Buddy; grandchildren, Zachary D. Futrell and wife, Stacey, Catherine Holly Futrell White and husband, Adam, Jeremy Cross, and Eric Cross and wife, Ann; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Betty Holden and Mary Ann Bruce. The family received friends on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Road. A graveside funeral service was held on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Church of the Creator. Joyce Stinson Elliott, of Mechanicsville, was born on June 30, 1928 and departed this life peacefully, at home on Feb. 2, 2012 to be with her Maker. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, William "Bill" Elliott. She leaves behind a son, Michael; and a granddaughter, Kathleen Nicole "Niki" Elliott; a brother, Marvin Stinson and his wife, Mae Joyce, along with nieces and nephews. She was retired from the City of Richmond and was a member of Eastern Star Chapter 138 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 9808. She was a light and joy to everyone she met and will surely be missed. The family received friends Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012 at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville, where services were held Monday, Feb. 6, 2012. Graveside services were held at Forest Lawn. The family would like to express their gratitude to Medi Home Health and Hospice and Companion Extraordinary Nursing Network. (Woody); siblings, Mike Taylor (Sandy), Shari, Watson (Dale), Robin Paine (Thomas), David Farmer (Emily) and Julie Carneal (Chris); many nieces, nephews and beloved friends. Chip was a service tech with Richmond Ford for 28 years. A funeral service was held Monday, Feb. 6, 2012 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of the Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee Davis Rd., where visitation was also held. John R. Edwards, of Richmond, was promoted to glory, surrounded by his family, Jan. 30, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Betty Edwards; daughter, Debbie Hart and husband, Jesse; grandchildren, David Gulick and wife, Natasha, Karen Wallace and husband, John, Mandy Brooks and husband, Steve; great-grandchildren, Bella and Mason and soon expected great-granddaughter, Adalyn. The family received friends on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville. Graveside services were held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Edwards was a Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Mindy Jay Grenveld, passed Feb. 2, 2012. She was born in Williamsburg, on June 22, 1963 to Barbara J. Quinones, and the late Stanley Wallace. Mindy owned and operated the Flash Courier Company. Mindy is survived by her loving husband, Clay Greneveld; her caring siblings, Jody and Bronson Wallace and Falon Waters. Mindy also leaves behind her daughters, Jordan and Austin; as well as several grandchildren. Services were private. Sara Mobley Hakopian, of Beaverdam, died Jan. 30, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Molly; and her son, P.J.; father, Frederick F. Mobley (Lillian) of Rockville, Md.; mother, Betty Savage (Ernie) of Bruceton Mills, W.Va.; siblings, Lewis (Sandy) Mobley of Columbia, Md., Alice Emery (William MacDermaid) of Middleville, Mich., John (Christa) Mobley of Silver Spring, Md., Mark (Cheryl) Mobley of Sheboygan, Wis., and Mykl Davis of Alice Springs, Australia; stepsisters, Joan (Charlie) Maxwell and Anne Clay; her former husband, Haroot Hakopian of Gaithersburg, Md.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Sara graduated from Springbrook High School in Silver Spring, Maryland, in 1985 and the University of Maryland in 1989. 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The event included a concert that was designed to celebrate the two hundred year anniversary of one of America's "forgotten wars" by showcasing music written around that time. The climax of the event was a rendition of the most famous American poem to emerge from the War of 1812: the Star-Spangled Banner. All in attendance had a spectacular time and special thanks should be given to Delegate Chris Peace for sponsoring Lee-Davis at the event. Social studies teacher Stephen Salvato accompanied class members Rachael Chudoba, Samantha Perkins, Dillon Mundie, Maria Salgado, Stephen Hepper, Daniel Graves, Chelsea Matthews, Carlin Wetzel, Maddie Grimesey, Rudo Kashmiri, Sierra Lackey, Justin Hudnal, Zach Stevens, Zack Thomas, Steven Hall, and Cody Bowles. Junior Naveed Quarterman has been named as the Lee-Davis honoree for the Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond Brotherhood Sisterhood Youth Award for 2012. Students nominated for this recognition "have shown caring for others and have participated in activities that improve human relations and intergroup understanding." Naveed and his parent have been invited to a dinner and award ceremony later this month in recognition of his honor. Congratulations to the staff and sponsor of the 2011 Confederate Yearbook. It has been selected to be included in the 2012 Ideas That Fly "yearbook yearbook," a national Herff Jones publication of the best yearbooks in the country. Editors were Ashley Johnson, Montasia Golden and Maddie Muse; their sponsor is publications teacher Kathleen Trace. Librarians Ginger Palmen and Barbara Cassett, along with library secretary Terri Kidd, recently sponsored a Scholastic Book Fair for students and staff at Lee-Davis. A display of age-appropriate books invited students to browse and buy their favorites and register for a Book Fair giveaway. Congratulations to Tyler W. French, Michael Pemberton and Hailey Warren. This month the Beta Club helped to make the first annual Laurel Meadow science fair a success. L-DHS Beta Club showed elementary students the excitement in building a bridge, boat and tower. Tables were set up at the fair to allow the students of Laurel Meadow Elementary school an opportunity to explore and build various designs for each of the structures. Join the Beta Club on Tuesday, February 28th for an evening of exciting fun. Minute to Win It will be taking place in the Lee-Davis auditorium. Showtime begins at 7:00 pm. Come and try some of the games for a chance to win cash prizes. The 4th Annual Faculty Chili/Soup Cook-Off took place in the school library after school during exam week. First Place, Tamisha Lee's Black Bean with Avocado Lime Sour Cream; Second Place, Mary Benbow's Clam Chowder and Third Place, Charles Stevens' White Chicken Chili. Thanks to all who took part in this delicious contest! The Mid-Atlantic Association of International Baccalaureate (IB) World School will host an IB college fair at American University on April 24. Any interested Pre-Baccalaureate sophomores and IB juniors are invited to attend. Approximately 60 colleges and universities will participate. This is an excellent opportunity to visit many schools at one time and ask your specific questions. Additional information will be forth-coming. A reception for recipients of 2011 IB diplomas was held recently. Congratulations to graduates Benjamin Aaron, Caleb Bradberry, Dustin Crayton, Robert Evans, Ryan Henry, Ariel Libbon, Gerard Mitchell, Joseph Newton, Anar Panjwani, Anthony Talley, and Blake Thompson. If you have any questions regarding the IB Program at Lee-Davis, please contact Lesa Berlinghoff at lberinghoff@ hcps.us. In October, Lee-Davis partnered with Bill Talley Ford for a Drive One 4 UR School event as part of a public relations project coordinated through DECA. The goal of the event was to attract people to LeeDavis for a free test drive of a Ford vehicle. Ford donated twenty dollars for every test drive to the Lee-Davis Athletic Department as part of the community event. In addition, families also enjoyed a free rock climbing wall, sponsored by the US Army, face painting, a moon bounce, pumpkin decorating, a field hockey shootand-score station, and food from CiCi's Pizza and Chick-fil-A. Overall the event was extremely successful, as Lee-Davis had over 237 test drives, and $4,740.00 was raised for the school's athletic department. A check presentation was held at the school on Monday, January 30 with Ford staff and Lee-Davis DECA members, athletes, and administration. WeappreciateL&MCarpetOnefortheirassistanceinunderwritingthisnewsletterintheMechanicsville Local newspaper on a monthly basis this year. Please let them know that you recognize their generosity and community spirit when you visit their store. Area businesses who would like to sponsor our newsletter on an ongoing basis, featuring their logo on the masthead, may contact Ms. Kim Williams, Business Partnership coordinator at Lee-Davis High School. Art teachers from L-DHS and Stonewall Jackson Middle School have joined forces to present a faculty art show at the Mechanicsville Library. The work will be up through the end of February and we would love for you to go see it. Thanks to the library for providing space for various exhibits throughout the year. Mark your calendars now for a pre-festival concert March 1 at 6:30 pm featuring Lee-Davis and Stonewall Jackson bands and string orchestras. There is no charge for the concert; however, we would greatly appreciate your support of our programs by purchasing a meal at the Mechanicsville Chic-fil-A between 5 and 8 pm that evening. Orchestral inductees into the Tri-M music honor society for 2012 are Kylie Armstrong, Rebecca Arrington, Nick Aunspach, James Brodie, Meredith Brown, Casey Bryant, Catherine Burnett, Hannah Card, Sarah Cheatham, Hailey Davidson, Melissa Davis, Katrina Deoliveira, Kathryn Duggon, Abigail Elliott, Ashley Fauteux, Matthew Franklin, Olivia Fusco, Gretchen Gales, Anna Jane Glascock, Kimberly Hall, Andrea Hardy, Dalton Hare, Stephanie Hudson, Elizabeth "Maggie" Jackson, Emily Jordan, Ava Lindsay, Samantha Morgan, Kaycee Newcomb, Ryan Petry, Rachel Prestipino, Bethany Pursel, Samantha Reed, Shane Rodriguez, Allison Satterwhite, Christina Taylor, Rose Teague, Sarah Troxel, Jordan Wall, Libby Whitcomb, Savannah Wood, Israel Vaughn and Wilson Lam. Congratulations to the cast and crew of "Silent Snow, Secret Snow" who earned a spot at The Regional One Act Competition by placing second at the District Competition. Katelyn Stevens and Casey English were recognized for their outstanding acting performances. Students participating included Allen Coates, Autumn Coombs, Abigayle Evans, Alison Fling, Nicky Hollins, Donald Kidd, Samantha Leisure, Hunter Nunnaly, Marissa Rilee and Melissa Sneed. VANTAGE POINT 6156 Mechanicsville Turnpike 730-3016 FEBRUARY 2012 Place Home Home Home Home Home Ashe Center Home Home Ashe Center Time 6:00PM 7:30PM 1:15PM 6:00PM 7:30PM 6:00PM 7:30PM BUILDING OUR WORLD TOGETHER The following students represented L-DHS at District Band earlier this month: Gabe Barker, Casey Bryant, Kadie Duggan, Olivia Fusco, Aaron Hantoot, Dalton Hare, Sarah Jenkins, Rayshawn Mason, Abigail Pitcock, Annie Polek, Rachel Prestipino, Bethany Pursel, Allison Satterwhite, Chelsea Sharder, Sarah Troxel, Julie von Gemmingen and Courtney Vest. We congratulate these individuals on this wonderful achievement. Art students at Lee-Davis have won top honors at The Scholastic Art & Writing Competition. Gold key winners will have their work on view at the VMFA Feb 18 - March 18. We are so proud of our artists! Gold Key: Caroline Hughes-Graphic Arts, Madison Doss-Fine Arts; Silver Key: Trevor Jones and Tyler Hinkle-Graphic Arts, Haylie Zapantis�Photography, Amanda Mason-Fine Arts; Honorable Mention: Allison Reed and Haylie Zapantis-Fine Arts, Christina Mancuso and Karen Negnesky-Crafts. Military Precision Varsity Drill Competition to be Held at Lee-Davis: "Come one, come all" to this outstanding FREE all-day family event that will be held at Lee-Davis High School on February 25, 2012 from 8 am to 3 pm. Numerous schools from Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia are scheduled to participate. If you are the least bit curious about NJROTC military precision varsity drills, this would be a great opportunity to come out and make it a great family event. We hope to see you there. Please join us in congratulating the NJROTC varsity drill team for bringing home six trophies from the ten events entered in the recent Martin Luther King Regional Drill competition. From among a very competitive field of 43 schools representing all branches of service, Lee-Davis won in the following categories: Unarmed Regulation Platoon and Armed Exhibition Platoon (3rd place); Armed Regulation Squad, Unarmed Exhibition Squad, Unarmed Exhibition Platoon and Unit Personnel Inspection (4th place). At the Patuxent Regional Academic and Drill Competition, the NJROTC varsity drill team won four trophies and one medal. They won in the following categories: Standard Platoon Basic without Arms, Overall Drill and Overall Regional Academic and Drill Meet (3rd place); Color Guard (2nd place); and Cadet Joseph Keiper won 1st place in the academic category from among a competitive group of 195 cadets. Job very well done! AP Testing--The Bulletin for AP Students and Parents as well as AP registration information has been distributed to all AP classes. The deadline to sign up to take the exams this year is Friday, March 9, 2012. This deadline cannot be extended so please make sure that the forms are returned along with the AP examination fee no later than March 9, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. AP exams will be held May 7-18. Information about the test can be found on the Lee-Davis high school website at: http://hcps2.hanover.k12.va.us/ldhs/ aptest.pdf If you have any questions, please feel free to call the counseling office at 723-2201 or email Ms. Zalewski at firstname.lastname@example.org Interested in learning more about the college admissions process, apprenticeship, financial aid, and what you can do now to prepare for your senior year? Please mark your calendars for the annual Junior Jubilee for March 27 at 6:30pm. Information from the clinic: in an effort to continually enhance the safety of all children, we would like to remind parents about alerting the nurse and cafeteria managers of any food allergies that your child may have. It is also essential to provide the nurse with any needed medication such as an Epinephrine Pen or Benadryl for allergies, or an inhaler for asthmatic students so that these medications might be readily accessible in the event of an emergency. Please remember that all medications must be brought in by the parent and a permission slip must be signed. We appreciate your cooperation with this matter as we do all we can to keep your children safe during the school day. Any students interested in taking Behind-the-Wheel may turn in their completed application and 50hour driving log to Mr. Wilton. There is currently no waiting list. If you are now eligible or will become eligible soon, turn in your paperwork and $200.00. The monthly Letter from the Principal has moved to the school website! Please check the Principal's Blog at http://hcps2.hanover.k12.va.us/ldhs/ for current and archived notes from the administration to the greater school community. Parents--It's never too late to join the Athletic Boosters! For a minimum cost of $10 per year, you will receive an L-D vehicle sticker, a Confederate meal coupon good for the concession stand during the 20112012 school year, opportunities for scholarships, plus direct insight into the many areas where the Boosters provide assistance to the school and all athletes. 100% of the memberships stays with the L-DHS Athletics Boosters and will be used to support -LDHS Athletics. For more information and to sign up, please contact Jeff Cline, Booster President, at JCLINE@irco.com or Denise Orlandi, Membership, at denise.orlandi@ msn.com . Spring Sports begin the week of February 20: baseball, soccer, softball, tennis and outdoor track. Check with coaches for individual team dates. Be sure you have a completed VHSL physical on file with Mrs. Childress. You cannot participate in tryouts without a physical and tryouts will not be extended for those without a physical. Forms can be picked up at the front office and are available on the school website. Time is running short to nominate an outstanding teacher or administrator for the 2012 R.E.B. Awards for Teaching Excellence. The deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 23 for letters of nomination and support; the completed application form and principal's evaluation are due on Thursday, March 26. Awards may reach $12,000 for an individual teacher. Nomination information is available at the school or at www. tcfrichmond.org. "Little-Known Secrets of Paying for College" is sponsored by Hanover County Parks & Recreation and will be presented at Oak Knoll Middle School on Wednesday, March 7 from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuition is $25 and includes all workshop materials. Spouse is free if registering by fax or e-mail parksandrec@ co.hanover.va.us or 365-4696. Online registration is also available at http://online.activenetworl.com/ hanoverparksrec/. The registration deadline is March 7. 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The Administrator for Special Education is designated as coordinator for non-discrimination for access to and implementation of programs under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources is designated as coordinator for non-discrimination regarding matters under Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. For up-to-the-minute school calendar information, please go to highschoolsports.net The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 13 Where do you want to go? How does your bank help you get there? John Libby named among world's brightest young students John Libby, a student from Mechanicsville, recently was honored as one of the brightest young students in the world at a national awards ceremony for gifted children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY). The Center honored John, one of 50,000 participants in the 2011 CTY Talent Search, for his exceptional performance on the college SAT or ACT. Among the more than 700 U.S. and international middle school students invited to the ceremony on the Johns Hopkins University campus: All earned exceptionally high scores on at least one section of the college SAT or ACT. At least 87 achieved a perfect score on the reading or math section of the SAT or ACT. These exceptional students earned this opportunity for recognition by participating in the annual Talent Search organized by CTY (www. cty.jhu.edu). Since 1979, CTY has annually sought the most academically able elementary and middle school students, and encouraged their enrollment in CTY's annual Talent Search. In 2010-2011, more than 50,000 students from 50 states, the District of Columbia and countries including China, South Korea and Canada participated in Talent Searches offered through CTY. Students enrolled in the Talent Search tested through the fall and spring. John, a student at Chickahominy Middle School, is part of a select group. Chosen from more than 14,000 seventh and eighth grade testers around the world, honorees are selected because they have scored the highest on either the SAT or ACT � the same tests taken by collegebound juniors and seniors. Abovegrade-level tests, taken independently JOHN LIBBY from the pressures of mandated assessment, provide useful information to students, families and schools, giving a clearer picture of students' academic capabilities. Students honored at the 2011 Grand Ceremony also have qualified for CTY's residential summer programs, online classes and family academic programs, where gifted students meet others like themselves from all over the world and have an opportunity to stretch their creative and intellectual wings, and discover where their special talents may take them. For more information, go to: www.cty.jhu. edu. 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Call David Riley 804-337-1809 or Text "DRiley" to 804-377-0777 for info! 3 Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, Built in 2002, Huge Master Bedroom, Master Bathroom with Double Vanity, Garden Tub & Shower, Big Kitchen with Breakfast Bar & New Flooring, Open Family Room with Gas Fireplace, Attached 1 Car Garage Call David Riley 804-337-1809 or Text "DRiley" to 804-377-0777 for info! Lisa Atkinson, CRS 240-6527 www.LisaAtkinson.net 14 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 OBITUARIES Continued from pg. 12 horse-vaulting for her children in the Montpelier area. A memorial service for Sara was held at the American Legion Hall, 17662 Beaver Dam Road, Beaverdam, Va. 23015, on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. Gwenivere Lindstrom Carlisle Hancock, "Gwen", 86, of Richmond, died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. At various stages in her life, Gwen was actively involved with associations including scouting, occupational therapy, learning disability and Myasthenia Gravis. She loved reading, the out-of-doors and enjoyed traveling. Born in 1926 in Chicago, Gwen attended school in Page, North Dakota then Winchester, Virginia, and graduated in 1944 from Thomas Jefferson High School in Richmond. She attended Mary Washington College and RPI where she Allene Atkinson Kirby, age 80, of Mechanicsville, was called home on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Irvin D. Kirby; and her son, Michael R. Kirby. She is survived by three sons, Van D. Kirby and wife, Dana, L. Wayne Kirby and wife, Karen, Gary E. Kirby and wife, Judy; and daughter-in-law, Bonnie K. Bryant; grandchildren, Kristin, Jana, Jared, Kevan, Brent, Grayson, Emily, Graham, Shawna and Chase; three great-grandchildren; sister, Gladys Stanley; and longtime friend and caregiver, Gladys Kapande. Mrs. Kirby was a Mozelle T. Kane, 93, of Hanover County School bus Mechanicsville, went to be driver for 37 years. The family with the Lord on Wednesreceived friends Monday, Feb. day, Feb. 1, 2012. She was 6, 2012 at the Mechanicsville preceded in death by her Chapel of Bennett Funeral husband, Harry Kane; and Home, 8014 Lee-Davis her daughter, Elizabeth Ann Rd. Funeral services were Kane. She is survived by her cousin, Charles D. Long; and held Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at Shalom Baptist Church. her good friend, Linda M. Rhea. A private service will be Graveside services followed in held graveside at a later date. see OBITUARIES, pg. 17 earned an Occupational Therapy certificate in 1948 and a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy in 1960. She retired from the DMV. Survivors include daughters, Deborah Carlisle Lacy of Richmond, and Leslie Carlisle Green of Glen Allen; son, Chris Hancock of Richmond, their spouses; six grandchildren and grand-dogs and cats. 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Shown are, from left, front row, Kendall Wilkinson, Jordan Brown, Haley Joyce, Brooke Walker, Faith Gitchell and Mines-Derricott, and, back row, Blake Draper, Sara Newcomb, Kayla Lumford, Jean Woodrum, Sarah Prevost, Zhane Jackson and Austin Riley. THE ALBANY $109,950 Built on your land Shown with Some Options * Shown with optional brick HAAC spotlighting local talent Feb. 26 in Hanover Idols shows Contributed Report firstname.lastname@example.org The next Hanover Idols will be chosen during two shows on Sunday, Feb. 26,. The Junior Idols Show starts at 3:30 p.m. and the Hanover Idols Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets for the Hanover Idols show are on sale now for $7 each and may be ordered by calling the Hanover Arts & Activities Center at798-2728. They also may be purchased at the door, subject to availability, on Sunday, Feb. 26, beginning at 1 p.m. The Hanover Arts & Activities Center sponsors the family-friendly show during the year when Ashland does not present its Ashland Musical Variety Show. Lorie Foley and Sue Watson, who produce and direct the Ashland Musical Variety Show, said they enjoy the Hanover Idols process, during which they discover singing talent found throughout Hanover County. Fred Horn is the musical director for the Hanover Idols shows. Abram Dean, the Hanover Junior Idol, and Ammie Mines-Derricott, the reigning Hanover Idol, will perform at both Idol shows. Dean credits his being named the Hanover Junior Idol as launching him into the prestigious Septien Program, a highly-selective program in Texas for young performers who are training for singing careers. He and his band will provide preshow entertainment. Mines-Derricott will entertain the crowd at both shows. She has performed throughout her reign at the Strawberry Faire, the Tomato Festival and the Ashland Musical Variety Shows. A powerful vocalist and well-known chef, she serves as a mentor and youth leader in her church. Two lucky audience members of the Hanover Junior Idols' show can purchase chances to win a back stage pass to have a special dinner with Dean after the 3:30 p.m. Junior Idol show. Another lucky winner will be chosen during the Hanover Idols show to receive a cheesecake baked at the winner's and the chef 's convenience by Mines-Derricott, who is a chef at the Ironhorse Restaurant and the pastry chef at Randolph-Macon College. The cheesecake prize is sponsored by the Ironhorse Restaurant. The cheesecake winner does not have to be present to win. To buy show tickets and/or raffle ticket, call the Center at 798-2728. Buy as many raffle tickets as you would like for a back stage pass/dinner with Dean and/or a cheesecake baked by MinesDerricott. Raffle tickets $3 each. The Hanover Junior Idol Show will begin at 3:30 p.m. Foors open at 3 p.m. for general admission seating. The Junior Idol finalists,ages l0-15, are: Jordan Brown, Blake Draper, Allyson Flinn, Faith Gitchell, Haley Joyce, Kayla Lipford, see IDOLS, pg. 24 NO MONEY DOWN FAMILYROOM KITCHEN FOYER HALL FINANCING ARRANGED BEDRM #3 BRK'FST DININGRM BEDRM #2 LOWEST RATES OPTIONAL Limited time offer. Builder reserves the right to make changes without notice. See disclaimer on builder's web page. 16 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 2529799-01 OBITUARIES Continued from pg. 15 Signal Hill Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shalom Baptist Church Building Fund. Donna Bradley Lewis, 47, of Richmond, departed this life on Feb. 1, 2012. She was preceded in death by her mother, Minerva Bradley; and brother, Michael Bradley. She is survived by her husband, Fred Lewis; daughter, Tracia Hayes; two grandchildren, two stepsons; father, John Bradley Sr.; three sisters, two brothers, mother-in-law, four brothers-in-law, four sistersin-law, five aunts, two uncles, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; two devoted friends, Tonya Williams and Renee Fowler. Family received friends at the Henry W. Dabney Funeral Home, 518 N. Washington Hwy., Ashland, Va. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at Greenwood Baptist Church, Ashland, Va. Pastor Todd Winston officiated. Graveside services were held at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Richmond, Va. Robert Broaddus Norment, 88, of Hanover, husband of the late Mildred M. Norment, died Jan. 21, 2012. He is survived by his daughters, Sarah Cooley (Craig), of Glen Allen, Va., Susan Copeland (Jeff), of Mechanicsville, Va., JoAnn N. Price (Bill), of Bristol, Va. and James A. Seward Jr., 78, Robinette Glasco (Matt), of Mechanicsville, Va.; 11 grand- of Mechanicsville, went to be children and 10 great-grandchildren. He was a lifetime member of Lebanon United Methodist Church, where he was the choir director for 50 years. He owned and operated Norment Texaco for 27 years and was a Hanover County School bus driver for 15 years. The family received friends Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 at Bliley's-Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Rd. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 at Lebanon United Methodist Church. Graveside services were held at Signal Hill Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to Lebanon United Methodist Church- Chapel Renovation, or flowers may be sent. with his heavenly Father on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Nancy; beloved daughters, Jami Holt (David), Leanne Seward Jones, Aimee Zona (Jeff), Leslie Butterworth (Ed); grandchildren, Powell, Jessie, Blake, James, Jeffrey, Anthony, Nicholas, Audrey and Hatcher; and his sister, Annabel Edwards. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and good friend to all and will be greatly missed by all. Graveside services were held Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Signal Hill Memorial Park. Geraline Campbell Walker, of Mechanicsville, widow of Charlie F. Walker, went to be with the Lord Feb. 10, 2012. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Mahaley and Purcell Campbell; also 11 brothers and sisters, Seldon, Elbe, Charlie, Mervin, Gertrude, Mabel, Elizabeth, Nettie, Herbert, Claude and Eugene. She is survived by a son, Thomas H. Smith Jr. and wife, Rebecca; a brother, Robert Campbell; and a grandson, Thomas H. Smith III and wife, Cicek. The family received friends Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Parkway, Mechanicsville, where funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012. Graveside services were held at Hanover Memorial Park. with the Lord Jan. 26, 2012. Mr. Winston was a dedicated employee of Loving Produce for 36 years. Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Latresa Winston; and his sister, Phyllis Fletcher; nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends. Family received friends at the F.E. Dabney Funeral Home, Ashland. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 at the Rock Spring Baptist Church, King William, Va. Rev. Michael Ferguson, pastor, officiated. Graveside services were held at Mangohick Baptist Church Cemetery. Online condolences can be made to fedabneyfuneralhome.com. James F. Winston, 67, of Richmond, formerly of King William, went home to be Congratulations Ming Chin Say Goodbye to Varicose and Spider Veins! 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All of today's modern conveniences are within minutes � shopping, dining, schools and major interstates! 3 new restaurants to open Contributed Report firstname.lastname@example.org New locally owned businesses will be opening soon in the Brandy Hill Plaza Shopping Center, located near the corner of Lee Davis Road and Mechanicsville Turnpike. Expected to open next month, Flipside will offer a variety of nightly entertainment and a diverse menu in the completely remodeled and renovated location formerly known as Mulligan's. The new look of the venue will offer a suitable setting for any occasion; dinner with friends and family, a relaxing lounge area, and a new sound and lighting system. The owners are Ashley Michalosky and Brent Ray. Willie's BBQ, owned by Bob Williams, will open its third location in Mechanicsville. Known for its location in Bottoms Bridge, Willie's BBQ has created a name for its madefrom-scratch sides, hand-chopped pork BBQ, ribs and chicken. The new location in the Brandy Hill Plaza Shopping Center will offer sit-down, to-go and full service catering for any size event. Coming soon wil be "The Menu Planner," sharing his secret twists on his personal favorite, The American Burger. The full service restaurant will specialize in burgers, offering fresh toppings and ingredients, homemade sauces and combinations. Gail Godfrey - 804.730.1286 learn more: www.royaldominionhomes.com Sales Center Open Daily! Business After Hours to be held today The Hanover Association of Businesses and Chamber of Commerce will join with Covenant Woods in hosting Business After Hours from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today (Wednesday, Feb. 15) at Covenant Woods at 7090 Covenant Woods Drive in Mechanicsville. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Registration is available online with credit card or Paypal. Checks and cash are accepted at the door. For more information, contact Melissa Miller at 798-8130 or email@example.com. this valentine's season, share your love. 18 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 facebook.com/VHBGcommunity � 804.270.6566 LETTERS Continued from pg. 6 of two sons being shot -- the vile attacks at these grieving families was not one of our proudest moments. Personally, I was attacked as the pastor leading the Prayer Vigil that, "You should have directly called out our community's problems more forcefully;" "You should have shamed those involved;" "You should have condemned the accused . . ." You should have, you should have, you should have . . . (I suppose it's safe to say we do not suffer the "weakness" of having a lack of opinions!) Yes, there were attacks on Facebook, blogs and pockets of conversations at grocery stores, restaurants and schools. There were calls of racism, hate crimes and more. Yet, I find that we get nowhere with empty rhetoric. Some of what has been said may be true, or even untimely, but there's hardly anyone among us who hasn't felt led at some point to champion one side or another. So I was pleasantly inspired to see where a massive crowd arrived at both the Prayer Vigil and funeral service for Brett [Wells]. I was impressed with the response to a meeting called for by the principal at Atlee High School for local clergy. Our Christian counselor and youth director joined me in attending this session where around 50 ministry professionals gathered to help develop an action plan for how the faith community can address all that our region is facing. I was saddened to hear of local high school graduates being victims with a fire while at college. I was grief-stricken to watch the coverage of a despondent father taking his own life and the lives of his twin 3-year old daughters, and for the most recent murder in the Beaverdam area of Hanover County. The lessons I have learned from these past few weeks are that it takes real work to fight back against tremendous targets in order to impact the culture for good. You have to show up, you have to be present, you have to look at the problems head-on, not with one's head in the sand. Quite honestly, you often have to take the more challenging path ahead, not the easy way out. And how much does that just stink? Wasn't it easier when we could see the lame guy (i.e.: addictions, struggles, weaknesses) laying on the side of the road, and just walk on by? But as Scripture reveals in the Parable of the Good Samaritan, we know that "walking on by" does very little to transform weakness into strength. Inaction only empowers weakness. "Walking on by" has been way too easy for way too long. Complacency helped us become who we now appear to be . . . yet complacency will not (and cannot) redefine our identity. But we can do the right thing. Scripture details the "right thing" as helping the lame guy back to his feet, taking him to the house just ahead, and seeing that his wounds are tended. This process of "lifting up" seems to be needed right now in our community: for healing, transforming, and strengthening the chain that is threaded throughout each part of our county. My prayers are with the families involved in the shooting incident, the murder-suicide, the fire and the assault. These families have already come to terms with the reasons each event has come to pass, and time will tell where things go from here. They all need our prayers; they all need our encouragement and support. They all need us to show up and be there to help their "new normal" take root and blossom into a redeemed future, free from the concerns that allowed us to arrive where we are now. My prayers are with our community. Perhaps the under- statement in all of this: We're not having an "easy" go of it, are we? This pain is heartbreaking. Some parts of this pain were avoidable or senseless, some not so easy to describe. Yet this pain is inevitable if we cling to a "false sense of security" that is based in pretending, hiding, or neglecting the facts that something has to change. Perhaps we need to rise up and work again to make dreams more of a reality. Yes, we need to cry out a word of hope, not despair. We need to be real with the facts and leverage as much good from these situations as possible . . . in healthy ways, not exploitive. For it seems we either all step up to the starting line together, or we all fail -- together. I view this time in history as a pinnacle moment in our community's story, and we cannot afford to get this wrong. So, if you hear negatives about our city, speak out, set falsehoods straight, provide examples of what your experience has been. My city, for instance, isn't "dangerous" -- but we do have things we need to work out. Hanover County is a place of passion, a place where people possess a true sense of community; this is an amazing location to call home. When you see negative behaviors, call them out, work to connect that person to a better way, get help, and love them enough to not leave them in harm's way. Maybe this is the "hard conversation" about substance abuse or mental health, maybe it's teaching a new way of life -- free from hurts, habits and hang-ups. As you get the dialogue started, see where it takes you -- someone's life may literally be depending upon it. Confront racism, discrimination, prejudice and bigotry head-on in all forms . . . these patterns are wrong, they are immoral, they are not Christlike. Period. Try to live out the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do to you. What would change if we were to love God, love one another, or have enough concern to remember that actions speak louder than words? Support one another. But let's not limit how we support one another . . . you can do that through thousands of opportunities, right? The above list of correctives is not exhaustive, nor is it intended to be. It is simply a way to say we all can do something positive to help, and we all have a vested interest in getting this right. After all, who else needs to die before we "get it" that we (a) have problems and (b) we see LETTERS, pg. 21 10% OFF ANY SERVICE OVER $100. Excluding Tires. Discount up to $100. Expires 3/7/12 ONE $ OIL CHANGE Expires 3/7/12 5 OFF 8455 Ellerson Drive! Full Service Facility (corner of Ellerson & Meadowbridge) Family owned & operated since 1993 "Value You Can Depend On, Service You Can Trust!" 730-5859 Serving Mechanicsville in the same location since 1994 Top 5 Reasons why we are not your average Pharmacy! 1. Free Delivery-Have your medications dropped off at your door! 2. 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Is it participating in the lives of those who are most vulnerable -- for instance, our kids, teens, parents and school faculties? Is it looking out for your neighbor? Is it praying for every part of our community? Is it helping whenever and wherever possible? Is it conducting a service project? Is it practicing random acts of kindness? Is it adopting the mindset that says our promise to the "future of tomorrow" is too important to fail, so will we do all that's possible to position them for the best success possible? Well, bluntly put: you have to decide. I would submit the answer to all of these questions is a resounding yes, but I can't make that call for anyone else. So I pray that you would agree to say yes that now is the time, now is the place, and now we will rally to enact the call for change. We will rally to kneel down, as Scripture instructs; we will pick up the "weaknesses" among our community's chain, we will give our all to strengthen those around us today, and we will work to make tomorrow its best. Chad Herndon Lead pastor New Song Church Mechanicsville www.newsongumc.org Family gives thanks for care The family of Mildred Mitchell Martin would like to thank the many, many Hanover residents, family, friends and members of the Gethsemane Church of Christ for the kindness shown during our mother's brief illness and death. She was a Christian woman who dedicated her life to caring for others. If you were fortunate to have ridden her school bus, or have been a parent of a child who did, during one of the 27 years she drove for Hanover County, you would know that she took the safety and security of the children very seriously. As a child, we called this "mean," but as an adult we call this responsible and loving. In her latter years, she was referred to by many as "Granny" -- not just by her own grandchildren and greatgrandchildren -- because she exemplified the caring nature of a grandmother to many. At her funeral, the following poem was read. This was found in a nightstand in her bedroom But since God is in it, it's all You'll never find him preocfor my gain. cupied. � Bob Hefner He's alert and watchful and Don't live your life with fear 1 January 2000 you're safe in his care. and dread, Now from us to you, Granny, You're never alone, he's Just know God's in charge many lives in Hanover County always there. and trust him instead. and beyond have been touched Nothing that happens to you So my friend don't you worry because you were here for 79 takes him by surprise... years! Thanks for the happy What you see as a catastrophe and don't pity me, I'm not under bondage but memories. may be a blessing in disguise. Much love, your family. instead I'm set free. Jerry Martin I'm not without trouble and I Trust God with your eternal, Mechanicsville may go through pain, everlasting soul, And make pleasing him your r every day goal. Ou ng ar! Then place in his keeping So many kind, loving people ati br Ye that I would never have met . . . your body and health, ele 15th C 11 1 He'll do much more for you Encouraging words, cards and letters that I'll never forget. than you can do for yourself. I'm not saying that having Whatever happens he'll be by cancer is something fun, Or that I'd recommend it for your side... and gave great comfort to the family during this time. Many have asked for a copy because they found comfort in its words as well. "God Is In It" I used to think of cancer as a curse, That as an event nothing could be worse. But when God is in it I now can see, It's really a privilege that cancer happened to me. each and every one. 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There is a long tradition of professionalism and caring. One way in which Bennett cares for families is by offering a convenient and personalized pre-need program. Through this program of pre-need planning, you can spare your loved ones the burden of making decisions at an emotional time. Call Bennett Funeral Home at 746-8665 to schedule a pre-planning consultation. NO CREDIT CHECK OPTIONS AVAILABLE Old Church Fish Fry to be held Friday The annual Old Church Fish Fry will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at Immanuel Episcopal Church at 3263 Old Church Road in Mechanicsville. Featuring crispy fried seafood from the Rappahannock River, the menu also will include fresh tossed salad, cornbread, homemade desserts and beverages. Hot dogs and French fries will be available for children. Dine in the parish house and enjoy the company of neighbors and friends, or order your dinners to go. The costs are $12 for adults and $3.50 for youth ages 12 and under. 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The second place trophy went to for the tournament was The `60s. The Hanover Center for Trades and Technology received the "Best Dressed" award for portraying the "Gilligan's Island" actors (Vince D'Agostino, Katie Carneal, Casey Owen, Justin Roerink and Sarah Mitchell). The Kersey Creek Elementary School "Comet Trekkies" (a takeoff from "Star Trek" represented by Briean Archer, Carrie Johnson, Photo courtesy of Anita Floyd The Hanover Center for Trades and Technology received First Place 2012 Best Dressed for portraying "Gilligan's Island" actors. They are, from left, Katie Carneal, Vince D'Agostino, Sarah Mitchell, Casey Owen and Justin Roerink. Photo courtesy of Anita Floyd Representatives of The Supply Room Companies, with "We Supply Strikes," were the 2012 First Place Tournament winners. They are, from left, Clyde "CJ" Johnson, William Quarles, Barbara Langley and Wayne Smith. on Saturday, Jan. 21. Thirty-eight teams representing every school in Hanover County, the Hanover County School Board, local businesses, the school district's Central Office, and the Hanover Education Foundation (HEF) gathered at the AMF Hanover Lanes on Bell Creek Road to participate in the fundraiser in an effort to support grants and scholarships for Hanover County students and teachers. The first place trophy went to the team from The Supply The Hanover High School Hawks (George Sadler, Leslie Simmons, Tom Connolly and Randy West). The third place trophy went to Liberty Middle School Team Awesome (Matt Bobbitt, Paul Heizer, Dan McGraw and Robert Rice). Chip Tuck, with the Rural Point Elementary School team, received the trophy for highest score in a game for a male, and Barbara Laney from The Supply Room Companies received the trophy for highest score in a game for a female. This year's costume theme Photo courtesy of Anita Floyd Runner-up 2012 Best Dressed were representatives of Kersey Creek Elementary School with their "Comet Trekkies" theme. Shown are, from left, front row, Nicole Dudley, Briean Archer and Melissa Lowder, and, back row, Donna Smith, Esther McDermott, Shannon Tiller, Nancy Storie and Carrie Johnson. K.C. Comet, the mascot, is in the back. Melissa Lowder, Shannon Tiller, Nicole Dudley Esther McDermott, Donna Smith and Nancy Storie) received the "Best Dressed Runner-Up" award. Best Dressed Honorable Mention recognition went to the Hanover Education Foundation "Rockin' Rollers" made up of Superintendent of Schools Jamelle Wilson as Tina Turner; Matte Anderson of TRANE as Elvis; Gianna Clark of Dominion Virginia Power portraying Nancy Sinatra; and Rachel Gann of Dixon Hughes Goodman as Cher. The HEF thanks the following participating schools, businesses and individuals for their support of the event: AMF Hanover :Lanes #108, Atlee High School, Battlefield Park Elementary see HEF, pg. 23 22 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 L-DHS, Bill Talley partner for fundraiser Contributed Report firstname.lastname@example.org Lee-Davis High School recently partnered with Bill Talley Ford for a Drive One 4 UR School event as part of a public relations project coordinated through DECA. The goal of the event was to attract people to Lee-Davis for a free test drive of a Ford vehicle. Ford donated $20 for every test drive to the Lee-Davis Athletic Department as part of the community event. The community came out to test drive several different Ford vehicles, including the Reg. $6.79/ sq. ft. Now $3.99/sq. ft. Quantities Limited. Hurry in! LYPTUS HARDWOOD FLOORING �"�3�" PLANK Locally Owned and Operated Since 1969 SPECIAL PURCHASE 6156 Mechanicsville Turnpike 730-3016 Photo submitted by Aimee P. Walters Bill Talley Ford recently partnered with Lee-Davis High School for a Drive One 4 UR School event. The project was coordinated through DECA. Mustang, Explorer, Escape, Edge, and F150. Families also enjoyed a free rock climbing wall, sponsored by the U.S. Army, face painting, a moon bounce, pump- kin decorating, a field hockey shoot-and-score station, and food from CiCi's Pizza and Chick-fil-A. Aimee P. Walters, marketing education coordinator, at Lee-Davis, said, "Overall, the event was extremely successful, as Lee-Davis had over 237 test drives, and $4,740 was raised for the school's athletic department." LaborofLove CELEBRATING Sidingand WindowSale 50 YEARS HEF Continued from pg. 9 School, Beaverdam Elementary School, Ben Franklin Crafts, Block Party by Marsha Preston, Bogeys Sports Park, Calabash Seafood Corporation, Capital Ale House, Chickahominy Middle School, Children's Museum of Richmond, Cold Harbor Elementary School, Colonial Downs, Cool Spring Elementary School, Crossings Golf Club, Troy Dow, Education 2020, Elmont Elementary School, The Georgetown School, Giovanni's Restaurant, Half Way House Restaurant, Hanover County School Board, Hanover High School, Hanover Your Pet LLC, HCPS Business and Operations Department, HCPS Human Resources Department, HCPS Instructional Leadership Department, Henry Clay Elementary School, HeraldProgress, Hunting Hawk Golf Club, John M. Gandy Elementary School, Jostens FREE ESTIMATES! � A+ Better Business Bureau Rated � Professional Full TIme Crews Photo courtesy of Anita Floyd "Hanover Education Foundation Rockin' Rollers" from the Hanover County School Board's Central Office captured the 2012 Best Dressed Honorable Mention. 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Baxter Perkinson & Associates Inc., Washington Henry Elementary School and YMCA of Greater Richmond. Businesses that would like to sponsor a bowling team for next year's event may call Margaret Hill, executive director, at 3654565 for more information. Information submitted by Linda M. Scarborough, Hanover County Public Schools communications specialist. VIRGINIA EXTERIOR PRODUCTS 358-5373 Over 20,000 Satisfied Customers! www.virginiaexteriorproducts.com February 15, 2012 23 The Mechanicsville Local 2540261-01 Capital Region Land Conservancy (CRLC) is hosting an event for landowners of farms and woodlands who are interested in learning more about conservation easements and the potential benefits associated with permanently protecting rural land. The Conservation Easement Educational Event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at the Henry Clay Inn at 114 North Railroad Ave. in Ashland. The free educational event will help explain to landowners the purpose and benefits of placing a conservation easement on their property. Representatives from Virginia conservation organizations and others will share their knowledge in a presentation scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Guest speakers include: Jane Myers, Capital Region Land Conservancy; Rob Farrell, Virginia Department of Forestry; and Taylor Cole, Conservation easements information Parks & Rec invites senior adults to to be provided at meeting on Sunday take part in `Cruise to Nowhere' event Conservation Partners LLC. Contributed Report Landowners who have placed conservation email@example.com easements on their land will also be present to answer questions. Materials and instructional All senior adults are DVDs also will be available to take home. invited to join Hanover Conservation easements enable landowners Parks & Recreation on a to permanently protect their property, gener"Cruise to Nowhere" from ally farm or forestland, from future develop10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, ment while retaining many other rights including Feb. 17, at the Shady Grove residential living, farming, forestry, hunting and United Methodist Church in other traditional private land uses. Potential tax incentives include an estate tax reduction and exclusion, a federal income tax deduction and a Virginia state income tax credit Continued from pg. 8 that can be sold. To reserve your spot by Thursday, Feb. 23, call cal theatre from JMU, she Jane Myers at 745-3110 or e-mail jane@capitalre- wanted to pursue Broadway. "I had been singing and gionland.org. dancing my entire life." Her training included The Dance Cauthorne, Lindsay Coggins, Studio in Lakeside Avenue in Woodrum. The Hanover Idols Show Jamie Flanagan, Andrea Fornel, Richmond and the Show Choir Continued from pg. 16 will begin at 7 p.m. and doors Sarah Hopkins, Zhane Jackson, at Hanover High. She attributes Jamie Sara Newcomb, Sarah Prevost, open at 6:30 p.m. for general Beth Martin, Tricia Wiles, Lisa Austin Riley, Brooke Walker, admission seating. The Hanover Williams, Tim Wilson, Jr. and Barrack, her choral director at HHS, and her parents, Billy Kendall Wilkinson and Jean Idols finalists are: Carrie Alyssa Wright. and Beverly Young, with nurturing her talent. She said Barrack "was the first person who encouraged me to do it professionally. My parents always fostered it." Auditioning for "American Idol" was, Brittany said, a "great" experience. "It was so exciting; it really brought my family together. They all projects came and supported me. All successful! my friends on Facebook went Mechanicsville. Activities will include corn hole, bingo, ladder ball, floral arranging, putt putt, a cake walk, health and wellness screenings, entertainment from "A Taste of Love." Vendors will be on hand to promote their businesses in a cruise shipthemed atmosphere. crazy when I announced it. It was very empowering. I'd love to do it again." And a repeat in front of the judges isn't out of the question. "There have been a lot of people who auditioned several times," she said. "It shows persistence. That's what this business is about: persistence and not giving up." A bonus from "American Idol" has been the friendships she made during the process. "I made a lot of friends on the show. They have the same passion." As for Broadway, she said she "would love to be [the character] Elle Woods in `Legally Blonde'. It's really, really cool. I love all the shows." "I want to be able to mold myself into all different kinds [of roles as an actor]." Settling in New York in pursuit of a singing and dancThe event will include a lunch of chicken, rice, vegetable, salad and dessert. Registration is required and tickets are $8, which includes lunch and activities. For more information, check out "News Flashes" at www. co.hanover.va.us or call Parks & Recreation at 365-4695. ing career means she is taking jobs like hostessing at restaurants, performing at children's parties and working "a lot of odd jobs in order to do the whole acting thing. I've done promotions for a marketing company." In, as Brittany said, "paving the way" to her desired career, she must take a night job so she can audition during the day. Mechanicsville is still home to Brittany and she admits life in NYC "was a little alarming at first � so many people." She said, "Everyone is so driven and hard-working. I love the energy, the flow of people." She is learning the process, though. She said she has been making connections and networking as she works to better herself in the business. "It's a city that really pushes you," Brittany said. "I've had this dream forever. It's kind of DREAM IDOLS advertising RETIREMENT Continued from pg. 1 space! firstname.lastname@example.org 24 The Mechanicsville Local email@example.com Employees who elect to participate in the program are not required to retire. They also are not eligible to remain employed with the county in a benefit-eligible position but may be considered for re-employment after two years from their date of separation. Lawson said projections show the program savings outweigh the costs, but she didn't provide figures to support the statement. The program was developed as one way to address funding challenges for the fiscal year beginning July 1. The board unanimously voted to approve the program, starting the clock ticking on the Feb. 29 application deadline. Supervisors also unanimously granted a special exception to Kings Dominion to erect a 24-foot-high, 59-foot-long, three-dimensional Tyrannosaurus Rex sign to promote the theme park's new animatronic dinosaur exhibit, which will open this year. The sign will be will be located along the south line of U.S. 30 (Kings Dominion Boulevard), 600 feet east of Theme Park Way (U.S. 99). The interactive dinosaur park will be in a setting like a Jurassic forest and will feature 36 full-size creations designed to duplicate features of dinosaurs. February 15, 2012 CELEBRATIONS | Births, Engagements, Weddings & Anniversaries Harper-Fisher wed Phelps anniversary Rayes-Sjogren set to tie the knot Photo courtesy of Kaptured by Kim HENRY and PATRICIA PHELPS MR. and MRS. JON ERIC FISHER the former Miss Jennah Wade Harper Photo courtesy of Dallas Totra HANNAH LOIS RAYES and ROBERT LUKE SJOGREN to be married March 3, 2012 Mr. and Mrs. Louis Rayes of Scottsdale, Ariz., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Hannah Lois Rayes, to Robert Luke Sjogren, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sjogren of Mechanicsville. Hannah, a graduate of Paradise Valley High School and The Art Institute of Phoenix has worked as a graphic designer for six years and is preparing to join a non-profit mission agency in Tempe, Ariz., after the wedding. Luke, a graduate from the Sjogren Christian Homeschool Academy in Mechanicsville and James Madison University in Harrisonburg, is presently working in Digital Video and Mobilization with a non-profit mission agency in Tempe, Ariz. An afternoon wedding will be held on March 3, 2012, at Scottsdale Bible Chapel in Scottsdale, Ariz. A Virginia reception will be held in the month of July. The couple will reside in Tempe, Ariz., while preparing to serve the Lord overseas in the near future. The marriage of Miss Jennah Wade Harper, daughter of Mrs. Jane H. Crowther of Reedville and Mr. James W. Harper, Jr. of Callao, to Mr. Jon Eric Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Craig Fisher of Mechanicsville, took place September 10, 2011. Miss Margaret Hall, friend of the bride, was the maid of honor. Bridesmaids were Ms. Jill Crabbe and Mrs. Jessica Brann, sisters of the bride, Miss Brooke Crowther, step-sister of the bride, Miss Nicole Fisher, sister of the groom and Ms. Kristen Vanderploeg, friend of the bride. Miss Alexis Crabbe, niece of the bride, served as a junior bridesmaid and Miss Amaya Crabbe, niece of the bride, was the flower girl. Mr. Steven Vanderploeg, friend of the groom, served as best man. Groomsmen were Mr. Matthew Brann, brother-in-law of the bride, Mr. Jason Fisher, brother of the groom, Mr. Jeremy Hunt, friend of the groom, Mr. Jeff Miles, friend of the groom and Mr. Ryan Cohill, cousin of the bride. Master Taylor Brann, nephew of the bride, was ring bearer. The reception following the ceremony was held on the lawn of The Great House in Kinsale, overlooking the Potomac River. The rehearsal dinner was given by the groom's parents at Hobbs Hole Restaurant in Tappahannock. After a honeymoon trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, the couple will make their home in Mechanicsville. Henry S. and Patricia K. Phelps of Hanover celebrated their 50th anniversary on Feb. 10, 2012. The couple has two beautiful daughters and four terrific grandchildren. They are planning a trip in the spring to celebrate. Earl and Laurie Boswell are proud to announce that they have been blessed with the birth of their daughter, Kinsley Ann Boswell. Kinsley was born October 13, 2011 at 5:43 p.m. weighing 7 lbs 12 oz. and was 20 3/4 inches long. Kinsley was welcomed home by her big sister Elizabeth and big brothers Jeb and Carson. Proud grandparents are Jim and Sharon Buchanan of Mechanicsville, and Joan Boswell of Mechanicsville and the late Jim Boswell. KINSLEY ANN BOSWELL born October 13, 2011 A special thanks to Dr. Danny Shaban and his staff at Dominion Women's Health for their excellent care during this special time in our lives. The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 25 Open burning restriction now in effect in Hanover Open burning is restricted throughout Hanover County beginning today (Wednesday, Feb. 15) and continuing through April 30. The Commonwealth of Virginia prohibits burning in or within 300 feet of woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable material before 4 p.m. or after midnight during this time period. "Atmospheric conditions are beginning to become more favorable for uncontrolled wild wood fires and this will only get worse as we move forward with the seasonal change," Judson Flournoy, chief fire marshal for Hanover County said. The 4 p.m. Burning Law comes into effect each year and is different from burning bans, which are invoked only during periods of extreme fire danger. Since forest fuels "cure" during the winter months, the danger of fire is higher this time of year than in summer when the forest and grasses are green with new growth. The 4 p.m. Burning Law is an effective tool in the prevention of forest fires. Open burning is restricted at all times on property in the county's Urban Services Area; properties zoned R-1, R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5, R-6 and RS; and anywhere in the Town of Ashland. For more information about burn regulations in Hanover County, visit www.co.hanover. va.us/fire-ems/burnlaw.htm or call the fire marshal at 365-6195. Information submitted by Tom Harris, Hanover County public information officer. Photo submitted by Debbie Bradshaw Atlee High School's Show Choirs will kick off their competition season on Thursday with a preview concert fundraiser. The event will support competition expenses. Java Jive to spotlight student musicians Friday at Atlee High Atlee High School will present Java Jive from performing on stage. 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, in the school's Admission is $5. Concessions, including hot Commons area. dogs, nachos, coffee, snow cones, baked goods, Student musicians who auditioned will be candy and sodas, will be sold. Atlee Show Choirs to present preview concert on Thursday all-female show choir by audition only and Illusion is a mixed choir by audition only. he Atlee High The show will last about School Show 90 minutes. Choirs will launch Directed by Natan their show choir Berenshteyn, each show choir competition season and will perform a selection of showcase performances at 7 musical numbers including p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at "Never Dance," "Down With Atlee High School. Love" and "I'm Not Sleeping." The preview concert raisAdmission at the door is es money that will be used $6 for adults and $3 for stufor the competition expenses. dents. Children age 6 years Three Show Choirs with and younger are free. students from sophomores During intermission, through seniors are featured there will be refreshments in most competitions. available by donation. Serenade is an all-female Berenshteyn, director of show choir and is open to music and teacher at Atlee all students, Elegance is an High School for 14 years, Contributed Report firstname.lastname@example.org T A guide dedicated to spring and summer camps, events, and daycares. Advertise your camp, event, or daycare in this special guide! Deadline: March 9 Publish: March 21 & 22 Call today to reserve your space! 804-746-1235 Mechanicsville or Goochland said, "Atlee choral students are ready for another award winning season with new props, dazzling costumes, impressive choreography and amazing music. We are ready to launch the season in local school competitions as well as competition events in Windsor Locks, Conn., and Amherst, Va." For more information about the preview concert, or to purchase tickets, contact Debbie Bradshaw at 7462268 or e-mail president@ atleechours.com. More information about the Atlee Chorus Boosters can be found at www. atleechorus.com. or 804-598-4305 Va. president to address Hanover Republican Women Faye Williamson, Virginia The Hanover Republican Women's Club will meet at 6 Federal of Republican Women p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the president, will address the orgaCalabash Seafood Restaurant in nization. For more information Mechanicsville. about becoming a member of the HRWC, contact Liza Bradford, president, at email@example.com or visit www. hrwomen.com. Powhatan, Midlothian and Cumberland 26 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 SJMS to present `Seussical' Photos submitted by Rhonda Dixon In honor of Dr. Suess 108th birthday, Stonewall Jackson Middle School will be performing the "Seussical" on March 30 and 31. Tickets are $5 and proceeds will go to the Drama Department. To help save arts in the school, organizers are encouraging sell-out shows. For more information, call Jennifer Hicks at 723-2260 or e-mail jbhicks@hanover. k12.va.us. Storyteller coming to HAAC The Hanover Arts & Activities Center at 500 S. Center St. in Ashland, in partnership with The Ashland Community Theater Foundation and AARP, is sponsoring a three-part series entitled "Black History in Story, Film and Dance" with free family-friendly events in February, March and May. At 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, storyteller Dylan Pritchett will focus on African and African-American stories. Other free events in the series include a showing of Tyler Perry's "Meet the Browns" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 16, at the Ashland Firehouse Theater and a performance by Ezibu Muntu African Dance Group at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 6, at the Center. For more information, visit www.hanoverarts.org. Limited Time Only 50% OFF All Dental Work In February! A once yearly dental cleaning, much like the procedure performed by your dentist, can help prevent periodontal disease. A dental cleaning involves scaling of all teeth, checking for pockets of infection, loose teeth, and exposed nerve roots, as well as polishing. While a yearly dental procedure does provide cosmetic advantages such as clean teeth and fresh breath, it can also improve your pets general health. Infection and inflammation in the mouth can affect your pets entire body and can lead to other more serious medical problems such as heart & kidney disease. Speaker series features cartography The Hanover Tavern Speaker Series will present David Williams from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Hanover Tavern at 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road in Hanover. Capt. John Smith, the first cartographer of Virginia, will be the evening's topic. Williams, a local map expert and collector, will discuss the earliest map of Virginia and its derivatives, all produced in the 17th century. In 1607, Smith explored the Chesapeake Bay and created the first detailed map. Over the next years, 10 updated versions of the map were issued. Williams will present those maps as well as additional early Virginia maps. A suggested donation of $3 is requested for those planning to attend. *Exclude Thai chicken wings, BBQ spare rib, Ginger Red Appetizer Sampler and all sushi *Not valid with any other offer or discount Keep your pet's Teeth Happy & Healthy Call today! www.hanovergreenvet.com Tann to address area Democrats Nigel Tann of Organizing for America will visit the King William Democratic Committee at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Pamunkey Baptist Association Center at 18627 King William Road across from Acquinton Elementary School. For more information, call 4500346, or go to www.kwdems.org. www. GingerRed.com 7500 Jackson Arch Dr. Mechanicsville [next to CiCi's Pizza] 804 � 427 � 7256 2540949-01 7273 Hanover Green Dr � Mechanicsville, VA 23111 (804) 730-2565 � (804) 746-7805 fax Monday - Friday - 7:30am - 7pm Saturday - 8:30am - 1pm � Sunday - 4pm - 6pm (Boarding Only) Weekend Emergency 24 Hours Friday PM-Monday AM The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 27 CALENDAR | News, Updates & Listings Fax submissions to calendar to 730-0476, e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to 6400 Mechanicsville Tnpk., Mechanicsville VA 23111. Deadline is 3 p.m. Friday for the following week's issue. Calendar announcements cannot be taken by phone. We reserve the right to edit all items submitted to The Local. Hunger Games Trivia Contest at the Mechanicsville Branch Library at 6 p.m. Ages 11-18. Test your knowledge of Suzanne Collins's Hunger Games and win a prize. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Mechanicsville Library. For more information call 746-9615 or visit the library at 7461 Sherwood Crossing Place. The Mechanicsville Tea Party invites all modern day patriots to our regular meeting. Join us the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month, 7 p.m., 8700 Bell Creek Road. For more information about us, visit www.Mechanicsvilleteaparty. com, Mechanicsville VA TEA party on Facebook or call 2418614. "No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation."Douglas MacArthur. The 2012 Relay For Life will hold a team captain meeting at 7 p.m. at the Ashland Fire Station, 501 Archie Cannon Rd. Anyone interested in forming a team for the May, 2012 event is welcome to attend. Additional information is available by emailing Arlene Hayes at email@example.com, by calling ACS at 527-3700, or by visiting www. RelayForLife.org/hanover. ish house or order your dinners at www.co.hanover.va.us or call to-go. Adults: $12; youth ages 12 Parks and Recreation at 365-4695. and under: $3.50. Advance takeBeth Shalom Ministries out orders are welcome. Call 779invites you to come for an eve3454. ning of praise and fellowship The Ashland Volunteer Rescue with Messianic Worship Leader Squad will hold a Bingo Games, Joshua Aaron at 7 p.m. Joshua charitable fundraiser at 7 p.m. at Aaron will lead you into the prestheir Rescue Squad Building locat- ence of the Lord with a heart felt ed at 203 Duncan St. in Ashland. Messianic songs of praise. Beth This Fundraiser will help with our Shalom Ministries is located at operating costs, the purchase of 10487 Lakeridge Parkway, Suite medical supplies and volunteer 300 Ashland, VA. For more infortraining needs. Doors open at 6 mation and directions visit www. p.m. The cost is $20 for 15 games. BethShalomMinistries.org or call Prizes/winnings based on game 916-9402. sales. A snack bar is available. No smoking or alcohol allowed. All Saturday, Feb. 18 children must be accompanied by Drive-Thru Chili Sale from 3a parent. Any questions may be 5 p.m. for $7 a quart at the Frog directed to Nancy Baughan 798- Level Volunteer Fire Department. 7792. Parking is available at the To pre-order please call 338-8697. rear of our building, on Hanover Avenue, and on Duncan Street by The Joy Club and the Epworth the town hall. United Methodist Men's group will be hosting a spaghetti dinAtlee High School will present ner at the King William Fire Java Jive from 7-10 p.m. in the Department on Route 360 in school's Commons area. Student Aylett, VA. The fundraiser is to musicians who auditioned will be benefit Virginia "Susie" Shiflett performing on stage. Admission Woodson. The spaghetti dinner is $5. Concessions, including hot will be held from 4:30-7:30 p.m. dogs, nachos, coffee, snow cones, and take-outs are available. The baked goods, candy and sodas, cost/donation for the dinner is will be sold. $10 per person, $5 for children under 12. For more informaAll senior adults are invited to tion or tickets, please call Dee join Hanover Parks & Recreation Dee at 769-4137 or Marie at on a "Cruise to Nowhere" from 443-2853. Tickets will be avail10-1 p.m., at the Shady Grove able at the door but advance United Methodist Church in purchase is preferred. A hand Mechanicsville. Activities will made afghan has been donated include corn hole, bingo, ladder by Mildred Woody and raffle ball, floral arranging, putt putt, tickets will be sold to benefit a cake walk, health and wellness Susie. The tickets are $1 each or screenings, entertainment from " 6 for $5. They can be purchased A Taste of Love" and more. Vendors now or at the dinner. There will will be on hand to promote their also be a silent auction and 50/50 businesses in a cruise ship-themed raffle the night of the dinner. If you atmosphere. The event will include would like to make a tax deductible a lunch of chicken, rice, vegetable, contribution to help Susie with her salad and dessert. Registration is ongoing medical expenses, checks required and tickets are $8 per can be made payable to Joy Club person. The fee includes the lunch with a notation that it is for the and activities. For more informa- Susie Woodson fund. Donations tion, check out "News Flashes" can be mailed to Joy Club 2774 Hanover Humane Society will Essex Mill Rd., Dunnsville, Va., hold a cat adoption stand at the 22454. Virginia Center PetSmart store from 2-5 p.m. Please visit www. Hanover Humane Society hanoverhumanesociety.org for will hold a dog adoption stand at available animals and additional its facility at 12190 Washington adoption information. Highway in Ashland from 9-12 p.m. Cat adoption stands will be Monday, Feb. 20 held at the Mechanicsville and Computer Basics Class at the Virginia Center PetSmart stores Mechanicsville Branch Library at from 11-3 p.m. Please visit www. 9 a.m. Find out how to accomplish hanoverhumanesociety.org for basic tasks on the computer, like available animals and additional how to use a mouse, how to get adoption information. on the Internet and how to create an e-mail account. Call 746-9615 Beat the February blahs! Come to register for the class. For more on out to New Song Church 4:30- information call 746-9615 or visit 7:30 p.m., for a Spaghetti Dinner the library at 7461 Sherwood and Silent Auction. Bring the Crossing Place. whole family; bid on theme baskets, random and re-gifted items, The February meeting of the and a Kids Take-A-Chance for a Pamunkey Woman's Club will quarter table. New Song Youth be held at Walnut Grove Baptist will serve up the food and enter- Church at 7 p.m. Club memtainment, for only $8 (adults) and ber Julie Beasley will present the $6(children 3-10). All proceeds program sharing highlights and support the New Song Youth information on her visits to Pavas, Ministries, including a return mis- Costa Rica. For information sion trip to Gatlinburg, TN this about becoming a member of the summer. New Song Church is Pamunkey Woman's Club, please located at 7450 Colt's Neck Road, contact Barbara Jacks, memberMechanicsville. For more infor- ship chairman, at 746-3294 or mation please call 559-6064. visit the club's web site, www. PAMUNKEYWC.org. Wednesday, Feb. 15 Henrico Health and Rehab will hold an information session about Joint Replacements by Dr. Barton Harris of Ortho Virginia at the rehabilitation center at 5:30 p.m. Henrico Health and Rehab is located at 561 North Airport Drive, Highland Springs, Va. For more information please call 737-0172. Hanover Humane Society will hold a veterinary Wellness Clinic at its facility at 12190 Washington Highway in Ashland. The clinic provides routine vaccines, heartworm testing, and other preventive services. The clinic does not treat sick or injured animals. The clinic begins at 4 p.m. and concludes at 5:45 p.m. No appointments. Please visit www. hanoverhumanesociety.org for more information. Sunday, Feb. 19 Parkinson's Disease � Richmond Metro Chapter � Meeting for Parkinsonians and caregivers held at HealthSouth, 5700 Fitzhugh Ave. at 2 p.m. in Board Room. Speaker: Miriam Hirsch, Neurosurgery Nurse Coordinator at PADRECC, is our guest speaker. Topic: Deep Brain Stimulation and update on PADRECC (Parkinson's Disease Research, Education and Clinical Center). Also, hear about the Davis Finney Victory Summit scheduled for Sat., May 19, 2012 at the Richmond Convention Center. Register online at: http:// VictorySummit.kintera.org/ Richmond or by calling: 1-877274-7673. Tuesday, Feb. 21 The King William Democratic Committee will meet for important business at 7 p.m. at the Pamunkey Baptist Association Center, 18627 King William Road, across from Acquinton Elementary School. Those interested in joining the Committee may call Chuck Hawkins, Outreach Chair, at 450-0346, or go to www. kwdems.org. The Hanover Republican Women's Club will hold its monthly meeting at the Calabash Seafood Restaurant in Mechanicsville at 6 p.m. see CALENDAR, pg. 31 Thursday, Feb. 16 An Enlightening History of Hollywood Cemetery at the Atlee Branch Library at 6:30 p.m. From the Pyramid to the last resting places of two American Presidents (and the home of the legend of the "Richmond Vampire"), find out more about the historical highlights of Richmond's well-known cemetery. Refreshments provided the Friends of the Atlee Library. For more information call 5590654 or visit the library at 9161 Atlee Road. Friday, Feb. 17 Grace Bible Church invites your family to join us for family game night beginning at 6 p.m. Grace Bible Church is located at 9161 Atlee Road Mechanicsville, Va. 23116 in the Atlee Square Shopping Center. Feast on fried fish and softshelled crabs at the annual Old Church Fish Fry, from 6-7:30 p.m., at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 3263 Old Church Road, Mechanicsville. Dine in the par- 28 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) WEDNESDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 5 PM NFL Live (N) � Barclays Prem Dr. Phil (N) ' � The Dr. Oz Show (N) ' Inside Ed. Cheers ' WordGirl Around My Life 365 8 News News News Judge B. 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The 700 Club � Wife Swap Adams/Hess Real Time W/ Bill Maher Wife Swap ' � CSI: Miami Power Trip Wife Swap ' � CSI: Miami ' � Wife Swap ' � Wife Swap Tassie/Tyson Wife Swap Roy/Maness "Die Hard-Veng." (3:00) "Runaway Jury" (3:00) >>> "Big Stan" >> "Eraser" (1996, Action) Arnold Schwarzenegger. � >> "Commando" (1985) Arnold Schwarzenegger. >>> "Cape Fear" (1991) Robert De Niro. ' `R' (:45) Namath ' � (:15) >>> "Rio" (2011, Comedy) ' `G' � (:35) >>> "Breakdown" (1997) `R' Angry Boys Angry Boys Luck ' � (4:50) "The People Under the Stairs" (:15) >> "Paul" (2011) Simon Pegg. `R' � COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) THURSDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 5 PM NFL Live (N) � World Poker Tour Dr. Phil (N) ' � The Dr. Oz Show (N) ' Inside Ed. Cheers ' WordGirl Around Celebrity 8 News News News Judge B. 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Grey's Anatomy (N) ' Person of Interest (N) The Office How I Met All Night How I Met (:02) Private Practice (N) The Mentalist (N) � FOX News at 10 � Grimm ' � TMZ (N) ' Wilder: First Moyers & Company ' NCIS Sharif Returns ' Big Bang Big Bang King WGN News at Nine (N) (35-FOX) Maury (N) ' � (12-NBC) News (65-CW) (WGN) Judge Judy Judge Judy Simpsons American Idol Performance Challenge (N) � 30 Rock (N) Parks The Vampire Diaries (N) How I Met Currents How I Met Inside Out The Secret Circle Return Doc Martin ' � Paving the Way: Park NCIS Suspicion � Big Bang Big Bang Judge Mathis (N) � Cheers ' Funniest Home Videos PBS NewsHour (N) ' Burt Wolf Bones ' � Wait... NCIS Smoked ' � Seinfeld ' Jail � Anubis Jessie ' Seinfeld ' Jail � iCarly ' Random (23-PBS) Fetch! 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(N) � The First 48 Waterworld The First 48 � iMPACT Wrestling (N) ' � U.S. Drug Wars � Friends ' Friends ' NBA Basketball: Clippers at Trail Blazers The First 48 � First Week In ' � George George Jessie ' The First 48 � The First 48 � Secret Service SpongeBob SpongeBob Victorious Gilmore Girls ' � Wife Swap ' � CSI: Miami Tipping Point "Lemonade Mouth" (2011) Bridgit Mendler. `NR' >>> "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" (1971) >>> "Holes" (2003) Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight. The 700 Club � Project Runway Cathouse: Menage Wife Swap ' � CSI: Miami Head Case Project Runway CSI: Miami ' � Project Runway Project Runway F. Roach 24 Hour Catwalk (N) Game of Thrones � (3:00) "Commando" � >>> "The Fugitive" (1993) Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones. � >> "Exporting Raymond" `PG' "Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome" "Emmanuelle" (:45) >>>> "Titanic" (1997, Drama) Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet. ' `PG-13' � >> "Dinner for Schmucks" (2010) `PG-13' (3:40) > "Cop Out" (2010) `R' >>> "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" (2010) "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" `R' COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) FRIDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 NFL Live (N) � ACC Cavalier Dr. Phil (N) ' � The Dr. Oz Show (N) ' Inside Ed. Cheers ' WordGirl 5 PM Around Wizards 8 News News News Judge B. Chris Electric Sid 5:30 Redskins 8 News News News Family Fd Chris Wild Kratts Peep 6 PM SportsNet News News News Family Fd 30 Rock ' News Curious 6:30 SportsNet ABC News CBS News Family Guy NBC News News 30 Rock ' Business Clifford 7 PM Caps Wheel Two Men Ent Payne 7:30 NBA Jeopardy! Big Bang Inside Ed. Payne 8 PM 8:30 9 PM 9:30 10 PM SportsNet 20/20 ' � 10:30 SportsTalk FEBRUARY 17, 2012 11 PM 11:30 12 AM SportsNet News Finl Score Two Men News 30 Rock ' 30 Rock ' Capitol Redskins Nightline Big Bang 30 Rock ' Scrubs ' Wizards J. Kimmel Family Guy Friends ' Scrubs ' T. Smiley Franklin Storage Bering Gold '70s Show A.N.T. Farm Prince Wanted Slither � Angry Boys Interruption SportsCenter (N) (Live) � NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks at Philadelphia 76ers. (N) Shark Tank (N) � Undercover Boss (N) ' Kitchen Nightmares (N) Nikita Origins (N) � How I Met How I Met Primetime: What Would A Gifted Man (N) � Fringe (N) ' � Supernatural Repo Man How I Met How I Met NBA Basketball: Suns at Lakers NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals at Florida Panthers. (Live) CBS6 News Extra (N) Blue Bloods Parenthood News at 10 TMZ (N) ' News/Nine Aviators FOX First King Videos Aviators Dateline NBC ' � Late Show W/Letterman Tonight Show w/J. Leno (35-FOX) Maury (N) ' � (12-NBC) News (65-CW) (WGN) Judge Judy Judge Judy Simpsons The 43rd NAACP Image Awards (N) ' (Live) � Judge Mathis (N) � Cheers ' Funniest Home Videos PBS NewsHour (N) ' Burt Wolf Served? NCIS Iceman ' � Law & Order Stiff ' Seinfeld ' Storage Seinfeld ' Storage (23-PBS) Fetch! With (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) Washington McLaughlin American Songbook Antiques Roadshow (N) Law & Order: SVU Law & Order ' Payne Storage Payne Storage Doc Martin ' � Highgrove-Prin Austin City Limits � "Pirates-Worlds" (57-PBS) Charlie Rose (N) � PBS NewsHour (N) ' Franklin & Bash � Shipping Shipping House Nobody's Fault Law & Order ' Friends ' Friends ' Criminal Minds � Gangland The Outlaws. American Chopper ' Penguins '70s Show How I Met Tooth Fairy Kung Fu '70s Show How I Met NCIS Dead Man Walking Law & Order Burden ' Friends ' Friends ' The First 48 � Gangland ' � MythBusters Bottle Bash Shake It NCIS Skeletons � Law & Order Gunshow King Storage King Storage > "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" (2009) Channing Tatum. >>> "300" (2007, Action) Gerard Butler. � Payne Storage Payne Storage >> "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" (2005) Kimberly Elise. Shipping Shipping Ink Master Fresh Meat Gold Rush ' � Victorious Good Luck Shake It Ink Master ' � Gold Rush Man Down Anubis Austin iCarly ' Austin Ink Master ' � Gold Rush In the Black Ink Master ' � Gold Rush Frozen Out Friends ' Austin Ink Master Game On ' (:01) Bering Sea Gold ' George Random George Good Luck >> "Rambo: First Blood Part II" ' Gold Rush Frozen Out Friends ' Austin Friends ' Austin SpongeBob SpongeBob Victorious Gilmore Girls ' � Unsolved Mysteries CSI: Miami ' � SpongeBob SpongeBob Friends ' "Radio Rebel" (2012) Debby Ryan. America's Most Wanted A.N.T. Farm A.N.T. Farm Good Luck >> "Scooby-Doo" (2002) Freddie Prinze Jr.. >>> "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004) Daniel Radcliffe. The 700 Club � America's Most Wanted Comic Book Men Junk Real Time W/ Bill Maher Lingerie ' America's Most Wanted CSI: Miami ' � Namath ' � America's Most Wanted CSI: Miami Sink or Swim America's Most Wanted F. Roach America's Most Wanted The Walking Dead Real Time W/ Bill Maher (2:00) "The Fugitive" "X2: X-Men United" ' >>> "Slither" (2006, Horror) Nathan Fillion. � Safe House "The Union" (2011) ' `NR' � Angry Boys Angry Boys Life, Times >> "The Dilemma" (2011) Vince Vaughn. `PG-13' >>> "Stakeout" (1987) Richard Dreyfuss. ' `R' (8:50) >>> "The Town" (2010) Ben Affleck. `R' Co-Ed Confidential 3 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 29 COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) SATURDAY AFTERNOON 12 PM 12:30 1 PM College Basketball: Teams TBA. (N) (Live) Celebrity Sports Raceline Busytown Cooking Today Paid Prog. Paid Prog. 1:30 Athlete FEBRUARY 18, 2012 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 College Basketball: Teams TBA. (N) (Live) College Basketball THE BIG TIME (N) PGA Tour Golf Paid Prog. Cash Cab Travel Paid Prog. Snowboard Hates Chris Steves Law Order: CI Old House Hometime Law Order: CI Woodwright MotorWeek >> "Transporter 3" COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) SUNDAY AFTERNOON 12 PM 12:30 1 PM Women's College Basketball Paid Prog. Paid Prog. NBA Today Cindy C 1:30 FEBRUARY 19, 2012 2 PM 2:30 3 PM 3:30 PBA Bowling Basketball Shell Halls Fame My Life 365 Basketball PGA Tour Golf NHL Hockey "The Golden Child" >> "I, Robot" (10:00) SportsCenter (N) College Basketball: Syracuse at Rutgers. (N) (Live) College Basketball: Wake Forest at Miami. (N) Paid Prog. Joint College Basketball: UCLA at St. John's. (N) � > "Hot Chick" (2002) Rob Schneider. � NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks at New York Knicks. (N) (Live) College Basketball: Michigan State at Purdue. (N) (35-FOX) Paid Prog. (65-CW) (WGN) (35-FOX) Paid Prog. (12-NBC) Hockey (65-CW) (WGN) NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup: Daytona 500, Qualifying. (N) ' (Live) � (12-NBC) Willa's Wild Pearlie (EI) To Be Announced Law Order: CI Kimchi Old House Old House NHL Hockey: Regional Coverage. (N) ' (Live) � Animal Atl. >>> "Chicken Run" (2000), Julia Sawalha >> "Serendipity" (2001) John Cusack. � Into Wild Exploration College Basketball: Maryland at Virginia. (N) (Live) Kitchen Victory Lidia's Italy Best of Joy Hometime On Spot Law Order: CI "The Family Stone" (23-PBS) Mexico (57-PBS) Baking (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) (23-PBS) Moyers & Company ' (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) Currents Down Paul Simon: So Beautiful Religion You Don't Law & Order: SVU Holiday Billy (57-PBS) Cyberchase Fetch! With Washington Need To Contrary This Old House Hr >> "Employee of the Month" (2006) Dane Cook. > "Good Luck Chuck" (2007) Dane Cook. � Pirates >>> "The Mummy" (1999, Adventure) Brendan Fraser. � Law & Order ' Flip This House � Trucks! ' Power Wizards MuscleCar American Guns � Wizards >> "Doom" (2005) The Rock, Karl Urban. � Law & Order The Collar Billy Trucks! ' T.U.F.F. Billy MuscleCar Penguins Law & Order All New ' Billy Billy >> "The Librarian: Quest for the Spear" (2004) (11:10) >> "Mr. 3000" (2004) Parking Repo >> "Diary of a Mad Black Woman" (2005) Kimberly Elise. (11:45) >> "Breakin' All the Rules" > "Code Name: The Cleaner" (2007) � Parking Parking Parking Parking Parking Billy Billy Billy >>> "Kill Bill: Vol. 1" (2003) Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu. ' Ink Master Fresh Meat Gold Rush Gold At Last iCarly ' Good Luck Big Time Good Luck Ink Master ' � Gold Rush On the Gold Victorious Shake it iCarly ' Shake It Ink Master ' � Gold Rush ' � Big Time Jessie ' Big Time Austin Their Eyes Something Charlie American Guns � Kung Fu Good Luck Good Luck American Guns � Kung Fu Shake It Kung Fu Shake It American Guns � Big Time Wizards Big Time Wizards Gold Rush Lovestruck Wizards-Place SpongeBob Kung Fu (11:30) >> "Legally Blonde" (11:30) "He Loves Me" (2011) � >>> "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004) >>> "Fracture" (2007) Anthony Hopkins, Ryan Gosling. � >> "Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium" >>> "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" Supernanny America's Supernanny (10:30) "Eraser" (1996) Littl Fock Real Time W/ Bill Maher "Fantasia Barrino: Life Is Not Fairy Tale" Safe House >> "Exporting Raymond" `PG' >> "The Saint" (1997) Val Kilmer. `PG-13' � (11:15) >>> "The Magnificent Seven" � > "Grind" (2003) Mike Vogel. (:15) >> "Last of the Dogmen" (1995) � Loving (:10) > "Terror Tract" >> "Pet Sematary" (1989) Dale Midkiff. "Pet Sematary Two" (:15) >>>> "Titanic" (1997, Drama) Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet. ' `PG-13' � (:45) >> "Stag Night" (2008) ' `R' (11:40) >> "Sucker Punch" (2011) COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) SATURDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 5 PM College Basketball: Teams TBA. (N) (Live) College Basketball ESPN Sports Saturday (N) 5:30 6 PM SportsNet News News News Judge B. BBC World 6:30 Caps ABC News CBS News NBC News Judge B. Videos Burt Wolf 7 PM Wheel Two Men Payne 7:30 Jeopardy! Big Bang Payne 8 PM Wipeout ' � 8:30 9 PM 9:30 Postgame 10 PM SportsNet 10:30 FEBRUARY 18, 2012 11 PM 11:30 12 AM SportsCenter (N) � News News News 30 Rock ' 30 Rock ' SportCtr Criminal Minds � (:35) Without a Trace 4G New Girl Sunny Scrubs Nature ' CSI Leverage Family Billy Parking Sons Friends ' Jessie ' Jane Cries Braveheart Co-Ed (:29) Saturday Night Live 30 Rock ' Scrubs Currents College Basketball: Teams TBA. (N) (Live) College GameDay (N) College Basketball: Ohio State at Michigan. (N) > "Wild Hogs" (2007, Comedy) Tim Allen. ' College Basketball NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning. Extra (N) ' � Entertainment Tonight Funniest Home Videos Lawrence Welk Nature The Himalayas NCIS Blowback � Seinfeld ' Parking Seinfeld ' Parking Person of Interest � Smash Callbacks � Funniest Home Videos Served? NOVA ' � (DVS) NCIS Broken Bird � Big Bang Parking Big Bang Parking College Basketball: Arizona at Washington. PGA Tour Golf: Northern Trust Open, Third Round. Red Bull Series NCIS: Los Angeles ' The Firm Chapter Seven Funniest Home Videos As Time... 48 Hours Mystery � News at 10 TMZ (N) ' � WGN News at Nine (N) Doc Martin ' � NCIS Double Identity ' The Office Law & Order: SVU (35-FOX) >> "Jack Frost" (1998, Fantasy) Michael Keaton. (12-NBC) Snowboarding (65-CW) (WGN) >>> "Secondhand Lions" (2003) Michael Caine. Buffalo Soldiers NASCAR Racing: Sprint Cup: Budweiser Shootout. >> "I, Robot" (2004) Will Smith. Alcatraz Guy Hastings NBA Basketball: New Jersey Nets at Chicago Bulls. (N) � Desert Aviators Currents Aviators (23-PBS) Antiques Roadshow (N) (57-PBS) Charlie Rose (N) � (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) Keeping Up Wait... EastEnders EastEnders Slavery CSI: Crime Scene Leverage � Antiques Roadshow NCIS Untouchable � Friends ' Parking Friends ' Parking >>>> "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975, Drama) NCIS The Meat Puzzle (3:00) "Transporter 3" King Parking King Parking NCIS Silver War � Friends ' Parking Friends ' Parking NCIS Faith ' � Big Bang Parking Big Bang Parking >> "Final Destination 3" (2006, Horror) � >> "Resident Evil: Extinction" (2007) � >>> "I Am Legend" (2007) Will Smith. � >> "Madea's Family Reunion" (2006) � Billy Billy Billy >>> "Kill Bill: Vol. 2" (2004, Action) Uma Thurman, David Carradine. ' >> "Rambo: First Blood Part II" (1985) ' >> "Rambo" (2008) Sylvester Stallone. ' >> "Rambo III" (1988) ' American Guns � iCarly ' Harry iCarly ' Wizards-Place Ready, Aim, Sold iCarly ' Good Luck iCarly ' Jessie ' Sons of Guns ' � Victorious Austin Victorious Shake It Sons of Guns ' � Victorious Jessie ' Victorious Sons of Guns ' � Victorious Rock Sons of Guns ' � Bucket (:10) Jessie iCarly ' (:35) Jessie Sons of Guns ' � '70s Show '70s Show A.N.T. Farm Good Luck Sons of Guns ' � Friends ' Austin Friends ' Shake It "Radio Rebel" (2012) Debby Ryan. >>> "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint. >> "Sex, Lies & Obsession" (2001, Drama) � > "Vampires Suck" (2010) � >>>> "Unforgiven" (1992, Western) Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman. � >>> "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (2007) Daniel Radcliffe. >>> "Cries in the Dark" (2006) Eva La Rue. > "Your Highness" (2011) `R' Jane by Design � "Lies My Mother Told Me" (2005) � "Last of the Dogmen" "The Loving Story" `NR' (3:10) > "Terror Tract" "And Baby Will Fall" (2011) Anastasia Griffith. � F. Roach >>> "Braveheart" (1995) Mel Gibson. A Scottish rebel rallies his countrymen against England. (4:50) >>> "Rio" (2011) `G' � (4:50) >> "The Losers" (2010) � (:45) Luck ' � (:15) >>> "Get Him to the Greek" (:20) Strike Back � Strike Back (:10) >> "Wild Things" (1998) Kevin Bacon. >>> "Win Win" (2011) Paul Giamatti. `R' � COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) SUNDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 Bowling CrossFit Women's College Basketball 5 PM CrossFit 5:30 CrossFit My Life 365 6 PM SportsNet News 6:30 SportsNet ABC News News Big Bang NBC News Chris Currents 7 PM SportsNet 7:30 8 PM 8:30 9 PM 9:30 Inside 10 PM SportsNet 10:30 FEBRUARY 19, 2012 11 PM 11:30 12 AM SportCtr (:35) Law & Order � (:35) Brothers & Sisters Ring of Honor Wrestling Inside Edit. Friends ' Paid Prog. Comedy.TV Monk Classic >>> "The Mummy" (1999) � SportsCenter (N) (Live) � Funniest Home Videos 60 Minutes ' � Burgers Cleveland Dateline NBC ' � Heartland � (DVS) 30 Rock ' How I Met Currents NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets at Oklahoma City Thunder. (N) College Basketball: Oregon at Stanford. (N) (Live) Once Upon a Time (N) The Amazing Race ' Simpsons Napoleon Desperate Housewives The Good Wife (N) ' Family Guy Amer. Dad SportsCenter (N) (Live) � Boxing (Taped) News News Big Bang News Friends ' Served? NBA Basketball: Orlando Magic at Miami Heat. (N) Paid Prog. (:01) Pan Am 1964 ' CSI: Miami Last Straw News at 10 King News/Nine Two Men King Replay (3:00) PGA Tour Golf: Northern Trust Open, Final Round. (N) Judge Judy Judge Judy Big Bang News Chris >> "Beverly Hills Cop III" (1994) (35-FOX) Paid Prog. (65-CW) (WGN) (12-NBC) NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins at Minnesota Wild. (N) The Celebrity Apprentice (Season Premiere) (N) ' The Closer Blood Money How I Met How I Met The Closer Red Tape How I Met How I Met Toolbox Law & Order: SVU "The Golden Child" (3:00) "I, Robot" (2004) Funniest Home Videos The Unit Security � (23-PBS) >>>> "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975, Drama) (57-PBS) Julia Child Memories: Bon App�tit! (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) Masterpiece Classic Downton Abbey ' � Paul Simon: So Beautiful Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU Masterpiece Classic Downton Abbey (N) ' � College Basketball Law & Order: SVU Keeping Up Classic Freedom Songs: Civil Rights Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU "The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines" (3:30) >> "Last Holiday" � Billy Billy Ink Master ' � Gold Rush ' � iCarly ' Phineas iCarly ' Phineas Criminal Minds � Ink Master Game On ' Gold Rush Rock Bottom Victorious Good Luck Victorious "The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice" � Criminal Minds � Gold Rush Bedrock Gold Criminal Minds � Gold Rush Man Down >>> "War of the Worlds" (2005) Tom Cruise. � >> "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" (2009) Falling Skies � Criminal Minds � Concordia Ship George Random George "War of the Worlds" Criminal Ink Master Concordia Friends ' Wizards J. Osteen Obsessed Talk Dead Eastbound (:45) >> "Madea's Family Reunion" (2006) Tyler Perry. >> "Rambo" (2008) Sylvester Stallone. ' (:15) >> "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" (2009) � Criminal Minds � Gold Rush Frozen Out Friends ' Friends ' Shake It >> "Walking Tall" (2004, Action) The Rock. ' Criminal Minds Bloodline Gold Rush In the Black '70s Show Shake It Austin Criminal Minds � Gold Rush Frozen Out My Wife My Wife A.N.T. Farm Jessie ' >> "Walking Tall" (2004, Action) The Rock. ' SpongeBob SpongeBob SpongeBob SpongeBob '70s Show (:20) "Radio Rebel" (2012) `NR' � A.N.T. Farm Random A.N.T. Farm Austin "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" "Their Eyes Were Watching God" "Pet Sematary Two" >> "Charlie St. Cloud" >>> "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (2007) Daniel Radcliffe. >> "The Secret Life of Bees" (2008) Queen Latifah. � >> "Lottery Ticket" (2010) ' >>> "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (2009) Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint. > "Obsessed" (2009) Idris Elba. � "Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story" (2011) Comic Book Men (N) Eastbound Too Short The Walking Dead Luck ' � >>> "V for Vendetta" (2006) Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving. Premiere. The Walking Dead The Walking Dead (N) Luck (N) ' � (3:30) > "Something Borrowed" (:15) > "Little Fockers" (2010) `PG-13' � (6:50) "House of the Rising Sun" `R' (:15) >>> "Ruthless People" (1986) ' `R' � (:20) >> "Due Date" (2010) `R' >>> "Boogie Nights" (1997) Mark Wahlberg. `R' � 30 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 CALENDAR Continued from pg. 28 Our guest speaker will be Fay Williamson-Virginia Federal of Republican Women President. For additional information about becoming a member of the HRWC contact Liza Bradford, President at rnbradford@hughes. net or visit our website at www. hrwomen.com. The boys and parents of Boy Scout Troop 544 are having a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. at Shady Grove United Methodist Church. The boys will be cooking up lots of pancakes, sausage, and baked MONDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) apples for your dining pleasure. Donations will be accepted for the Troop to offset costs for camping trips and equipment. Troop 544 is grateful to have had the sponsorship of Shady Grove United Methodist Church for more than 50 years and is looking forward to serving the congregation and friends at the dinner again this year. Wednesday, Feb. 22 Join St. Paul Lutheran Church for Ash Wednesday Worship. Theme "God's Lenten Gifts to Us" Dinner at 6 p.m. and . Worship at 7 p.m., 8100 Shady Grove Rd., Mechanicsville � Rev. Rodney Bitely, Pastor. For more 5 PM Inside 8 News News News Judge B. Chris Sid information please call 427-7500 ity, balance, and well-being. The or visit www.saintpaul-lcms.com. fun and interactive classes are suitable for every fitness level. Cost is Mechaicsville Presbyterian $48. Registration is required due Church will have a simple Ash to limited class size. Contact Jo Wednesday Service at 7 p.m. The Ann Widner RN for more inforchurch is located at the corner of mation or to register at 370-3906. Atlee and Signal Hill Roads. Call 746-5496 for more information. Friday, Feb. 24 Strange's Garden Center would like to invite you to the Thursday, Feb. 23 The Arthritis Foundation 6th Annual Orchid Show, preis offering a six-week Tai Chi sented by the Virginia Orchid class at Covenant Woods in Society and held on Feb. 24, 25, Mechanicsville. The class meets and 26. Open Friday - Saturday on Thursday mornings from 8-6 p.m. and Sunday 10-5 p.m. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Feb. 23-March Join us for our Orchid Show Gala 29. This program uses easy to Friday night from 6-9 p.m. for learn, gentle movements that a silent auction, plant sales, light improve physical strength, flexibil- fare and beverages. $5 admission. 6:30 SportCtr SportsNet ABC News CBS News Family Guy NBC News News 30 Rock ' Business Clifford Saturday and Sunday features free lectures, art and orchid vendors, and over 600 orchids in exhibit to see. Event located at 12111 W. Broad St. For more information please call 360-2800. Hanover Humane Society will hold a dog adoption stand at its facility at 12190 Washington Highway in Ashland from 9-12 p.m. Cat adoption stands will be held at the Mechanicsville and Virginia Center PetSmart stores from 11-3 p.m. Please visit www. Saturday, Feb. 25 "Very Vegas," to benefit the hanoverhumanesociety.org for local Children's Miracle Network, available animals and additional Children's Hospital of Richmond adoption information. at VCU, will be presented from Mechanicsville Baptist Church, 7-11 p.m. at the Downtown Richmond Marriott at 500 E. 8016 Atlee Road, will hold an Broad St. Tickets are $55 per per- Indoor Yard Sale. The Yard Sale son or $100 per couple. For more is from 8-1 p.m. Coffee, donuts, information, call 228-5934 or e- sausage biscuits, bowls of chili, mail firstname.lastname@example.org. The cornbread, hot dogs and popcorn will also be available for website is veryvegasRVA.com. sale starting at 8 a.m. FEBRUARY 20, 2012 11 PM 11:30 12 AM SportsCenter (N) � SportsNet News News Two Men News 30 Rock ' 30 Rock ' Forest China PBS NewsHour (N) ' (:05) White Collar � NBA Basketball: Trail Blazers at Lakers Family Guy Conan Intervention Suzon American Chopper Friends ' Good Luck Friends ' Good Luck The Office Hoarders Trucker Friends ' Wizards Prince Dance Sex City 2 "Crocodile Dundee" ' Redskins Nightline Big Bang 30 Rock ' Scrubs ' SportCtr Inside J. Kimmel Family Guy Friends ' Scrubs ' C. Rose T. Smiley Public En COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 5:30 Redskins 8 News News News Family Fd Chris Wild Kratts Peep 6 PM SportsNet News News News Family Fd 30 Rock ' News Curious 7 PM Caps Wheel Two Men Ent Payne 7:30 Jeopardy! Big Bang Inside Ed. Payne 8 PM 8:30 9 PM 9:30 10 PM SportsNet 10:30 SportsTalk NBA Basketball: Atlanta Hawks at Chicago Bulls. (N) (Live) Action Sports World Dr. Phil ' � The Dr. Oz Show � Inside Ed. Cheers ' College Basketball: Connecticut at Villanova. (N) College Basketball: Baylor at Texas. (N) (Live) (:01) Castle Linchpin (N) Hawaii Five-0 Kupale (N) FOX News at 10 � Smash (N) ' � TMZ (N) ' King WGN News at Nine (N) Three Presidents, East NHL Hockey: Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes. (Live) The Bachelor Hometowns of the final four women. How I Met Broke Girl Two Men Mike House Man of the House Gossip Girl (N) ' � Funniest Home Videos Antiques Roadshow (N) NCIS Jurisdiction � Family Guy Family Guy Alcatraz Johnny McKee Hart of Dixie (N) � Funniest Home Videos Looking for Lincoln ' CBS6 News Extra (N) Late Show W/Letterman Tonight Show w/J. Leno (35-FOX) Maury ' � (12-NBC) News (65-CW) (WGN) Judge Judy Judge Judy Simpsons The Voice The coaches build their teams. (N) ' Judge Mathis (N) � Cheers ' Funniest Home Videos PBS NewsHour (N) ' Burt Wolf NCIS Mother's Day ' Law & Order Bounty ' Seinfeld ' Seinfeld ' Intervention Tyler � American Chopper Victorious (23-PBS) Fetch! With (57-PBS) Richard (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) WordGirl: Rise Clinton: American Experience (N) � (DVS) WWE Monday Night RAW (N) ' (Live) � Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy VCU Insight Looking for Lincoln ' NCIS Flesh and Blood Supernatural ' � Friends ' Friends Intervention Jeff � American Chopper iCarly ' Austin iCarly ' NCIS Jet Lag ' � Supernatural Let It Bleed Friends ' Friends ' Intervention Casie � American Chopper Kung Fu NCIS Masquerade � Supernatural ' � King King Intervention Tiffany American Chopper Jessie ' Jessie ' NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics at Dallas Mavericks. (N) � Hoarders Joanne; Kristy American Chopper My Wife Shake It Hoarders Dee; Jan (N) American Chopper George (:05) Jessie George Jessie ' Intervention (N) � Toughest Trucker '70s Show '70s Show Wizards-Place Pretty Little Liars � Dance Moms � Band of Brothers Bastogne ' � Band of Brothers The Breaking Point SpongeBob SpongeBob Victorious Pretty Little Liars � Dance Moms � CSI: Miami Flight Risk Band of Brothers The Last Patrol ' SpongeBob My Wife Band of Brothers Why We Fight ' Band of Brothers Points ' � A.N.T. Farm Wizards-Place Pretty Little Liars � Dance Moms � CSI: Miami Divorce Party F. Roach "Radio Rebel" (2012) Debby Ryan. Pretty Little Liars � Dance Moms � CSI: Miami ' � Pretty Little Liars � Dance Moms � "Mad Max 2" "D.O.A.: Dead or Alive" Pretty Little Liars (N) ' Dance Moms � Real Time W/ Bill Maher The Lying Game (N) ' Dance Moms � The 700 Club � Dance Moms � Too Short F. Roach >>> "Blade Runner" (1982) Harrison Ford. � >> "The Book of Eli" (2010) ' `R' � >>> "Big Stan" (2007) Rob Schneider. `R' � >>> "Blade Runner" (1982) Harrison Ford. >> "Paul" (2011) Simon Pegg. >>> "Seabiscuit" (2003) Tobey Maguire. ' `PG-13' � (3:30) >> "Predators" (2010) ' `R' (:20) >>> "Gladiator" (2000) Russell Crowe. ' `R' � "Emmanuelle" COMCAST 4 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 23 24 33 34 35 37 39 44 49 50 53 60 56 301 320 (ESPN) (CSN) (8-ABC) (6-CBS) TUESDAY EVENING 4 PM 4:30 5 PM NFL Live (N) � Sports Unlimited Dr. Phil ' � The Dr. Oz Show � Inside Ed. Cheers ' WordGirl Around Va. Tech 8 News News News Judge B. Chris Electric Sid 5:30 Redskins 8 News News News Family Fd Chris Wild Kratts Peep 6 PM SportsNet News News News Family Fd 30 Rock ' News Curious Bones ' � King 6:30 SportsNet ABC News CBS News Family Guy NBC News News 30 Rock ' Business Clifford 7 PM Wheel Two Men Ent Payne 7:30 Jeopardy! Big Bang Inside Ed. Payne 8 PM Last Man 8:30 Cougar 9 PM Wizards 9:30 Red Line 10 PM SportsNet 10:30 SportsTalk FEBRUARY 21, 2012 11 PM 11:30 12 AM SportsCenter (N) � SportsNet News News Two Men News 30 Rock ' 30 Rock ' Redskins Nightline Big Bang 30 Rock ' Scrubs ' SportCtr Va. Tech J. Kimmel Family Guy Friends ' Scrubs ' C. Rose T. Smiley Law-SVU Southland The Office Storage Storage Auction Cajuns Friends ' Wizards Prince Dance CSI: Miami Something Interruption SportsCenter (N) � College Basketball: Illinois at Ohio State. (N) (Live) College Basketball: Clemson at Georgia Tech. (N) CBS6 News Extra (N) NCIS Psych Out (N) ' Glee On My Way (N) ' College Basketball How I Met How I Met College Basketball: Kentucky at Mississippi State. The River A Better Man NCIS: Los Angeles (N) New Girl Raising Body of Proof (N) � Unforgettable (N) � FOX News at 10 � Parenthood (N) � TMZ (N) ' How I Met Black/White Law & Order: SVU Big Bang Storage Big Bang Storage How I Met King WGN News at Nine (N) Frontline (N) ' � Bridge to Bringing White Collar (N) � Southland (N) ' � Big Bang Storage Big Bang Storage Late Show W/Letterman Tonight Show w/J. Leno (35-FOX) Maury ' � (12-NBC) News (65-CW) (WGN) Judge Judy Judge Judy Simpsons The Biggest Loser (N) ' � Judge Mathis (N) � Cheers ' Funniest Home Videos PBS NewsHour (N) ' Burt Wolf Law & Order: SVU Seinfeld ' Storage Seinfeld ' Storage (23-PBS) Fetch! With (USA) (TNT) (WTBS) (A&E) (SPIKE) (DISC) (NICK) (DISN) (FAM) (LIFE) (AMC) (HBO) (MAX) Clinton: American Experience (N) � (DVS) Law & Order: SVU Big Bang Storage Big Bang Storage Independent Lens (N) PBS NewsHour (N) ' Royal Pains � CSI: NY Vigilante � Conan (N) Storage Ink Master ' � Dirty Jobs ' � Friends ' Good Luck Friends ' Good Luck (57-PBS) Charlie Rose (N) � Keeping Up Whispers-Angel Law & Order: SVU Law & Order ' Friends ' Friends ' Criminal Minds � CSI: Crime Scene American Chopper ' iCarly ' Good Luck Reba � iCarly ' Good Luck Reba � Law & Order: SVU Law & Order Darwinian Friends ' Friends ' The First 48 Caught Up Ink Master Fresh Meat MythBusters ' � Kung Fu Phineas Reba � Phineas Reba � Law & Order: SVU King >>> "American Gangster" (2007) Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe. � The First 48 � Ink Master ' � American Chopper Shake It Reba � Good Luck Reba � Ink Master ' � Dirty Jobs ' � Victorious Shake It Good Luck Ink Master ' � American Chopper ' My Wife Austin Ink Master Game On ' Dirty Jobs (N) ' � George George Ink Master (N) ' � Ragin' Cajuns (N) � '70s Show Fish Hooks '70s Show Shake It SpongeBob SpongeBob Victorious Switched at Birth � CSI: Miami Chip/Tuck ' SpongeBob My Wife >>> "A Bug's Life" (1998) `G' � Switched at Birth � "Md Max-Thndr" Switched at Birth � CSI: Miami ' � Switched at Birth � Dance Moms � CSI: Miami ' � Switched at Birth (N) ' Dance Moms � Jane by Design (N) ' Dance Moms (N) � Eastbound Switched at Birth � America's Supernanny REAL Sports Gumbel The 700 Club � America's Supernanny Luck ' � >>> "The War of the Worlds" (1953) >> "The Rite" (2011) Anthony Hopkins. `PG-13' >>> "The War of the Worlds" (1953) >> "Man on Fire" (2004) Denzel Washington. ' `R' � > "Something Borrowed" (2011) ' `PG-13' >>> "The Town" (2010) Ben Affleck. `R' � "Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!" ' (:45) >> "Just Wright" (2010) ' `PG' � (:05) >> "The Dilemma" (2011) Vince Vaughn. ' The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 31 MECHANICSVILLE CHURCHES ASSEMBLY OF GOD Mechanicsville Christian Center: Encountering Christ Sundays 9 & 10:30am (wonderful children's ministries); Students meet Sun. & Thurs. nights. 8061 Shady Grove Rd. 746-4303 www.mccag.org INDEPENDENT BAPTIST LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH 4000 Creighton Rd., 1.8 mi. west of I295. "The Church With Your Family At Heart" Sunday School 9:45; Worship 11:00 Evening Service 6:00; Wednesday Evening AWANA (KJV) 7pm, Prayer Service 7:30 Pastor Don Sumpter. Find out more on our web: landmarkbaptistrichmond.org Truth Baptist Church, 627-2170 PRESBYTERIAN MECHANICSVILLE PRESBYTERIAN Atlee & Signal Hill Rd. Nancy Clark, Interim Pastor 746-5496 www.mechpres.org Sunday Schedule: 9 am Contemporary 9:45 am Education 11 am Traditional SALEM Presbyterian Church - Loving members, biblically-based teaching & preaching. Join us in our historic sanctuary! Worship 11AM, fellowship after. 5394 Studley Rd. Pastor: Sandi Shaner 746-0732 SOUTHERN BAPTIST Hillcrest Baptist Church 11342 Hanover Courthouse Rd. 730-1500. Wed Eve 6 p.m.-Dinner & Study, Sun 11am Svc 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. hbchanover.org New Bethesda Baptist Church 9019 New Bethesda Rd. 779-2101 Todd Combee, Pastor Emily Swartz, Minister of Youth & Education Sunday School 9:30AM, Worship 10:45 am. Bible Study/Youth activities; 6:00 pm Wednesday Dinner/Prayer/Youth/Children 6pm www.newbethesda.org New Highland Baptist Church Worship 8:30 am & 11 am, Sunday School 9:45am Pastor Robert Lee 9200 New Ashcake Road, Mech. 550-9601 www.newhighlandbaptist.org Shalom Baptist Church 6395 Mech Trnpk 746-7737 Rev. Mark Miller Sunday School 9:45am, Worship 11am, Wed. 6:30pm Children Bible Study / Youth Ryan Greene -Youth Min, Jean M. Dart, Music shalombaptist.net DISCIPLES OF CHRIST Trinity Christian Church 8469 Atlee Road, 746-4838 Office Hours: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m. Nursery Provided Dr. Rick Harrison, Pastor Helen Simpson, LCSW, Associate Pastor Donna Lewis, Director of Music www.trinitychristianchurch.com COME & SEE! All info at: www.truthbaptistchurch.com INDEPENDENT CHRISTIAN Fairmount Christian Church, 559-8070 6502 Creighton Rd. Sunday AM Worship Traditional 8:15 & 11am, Contemporary 9:30am, Bible School ay 8:15, 9:30am & 11am. Rick Raines, Senior Minister; Chris Santasiere, Associate Minister; Mike Langley, Associate Minister; Tracy Thomas, Worship & Music Minister; Mike Campbell, Youth Minister; Rose Williams, Children's Director. fairmountchristian.org Pole Green Church of Christ 8319 Lee Davis Rd. 746-3376, 9am Sunday School; 10am Morning Worship; 7pm Wednesday Bible Study 746-3376 www.pgchurchofchrist.com EPISCOPAL ALL SOULS CHURCH Worshiping at 9:30am, the 2nd, 3rd,& 4th Sundays at Cool Spring School, 9964 Honey Meadows Rd., The Rev. Amelie Allen Wilmer, Vicar, 804-559-9302, www.allsoulsva.org Immanuel Episcopal Welcomes You! 779-3454 3263 Old Church Rd. Sun 9&11am Holy Eucharist. Education for all ages at 10am. Nursery 10-12. Refreshments after 11am service. immanueloc.org St. Paul's Episcopal Church , Rte 301 & 54, Hanover Courthouse, VA 23069, Fall/Winter Schedule: Sunday Service will be at 8am & 10:30am with coffee hour after both services. A nursery is available for infants & toddlers at the 10:30am service. Rev. Jack Sutor 537-5516. stpaulshanover.org SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Meadowbridge Seventh-Day Adventist Church 7400 Antique Lane Mechanicsville, Saturday Services: Sabbath School, 9:30am. Worship Service 11am. Wed. evening Prayer Meeting & Kids Clubs for Children of all ages, 7pm. Church phone #746-2788 SOUTHERN BAPTIST Black Creek Baptist Church , 6289 McClellan Rd. Sunday School, 9am; Worship 10:15am (Nursery prov.); Wed. night prayer service 7pm. 1st & 3rd Wed. Children in Action, Preschool to 5th grade, 6:45-7:45pm. Rev. John Johnson. Youth Pastor, Reverend Craig Secor. Church 781-0330. www.blac kcreek.org Broadus Memorial Baptist Church , 5351 Pole Green Rd. Mechanicsville 23116. 8:45am Traditional Worship 10am Bible Study for all ages, 11am Contemporary Worship, Phil Peacock, Pastor. #779-2700 broaduschurch.org Cool Spring Baptist Church 9283 Atlee Station Rd. For info, activities & worship times visit www.cool spring.org or call 746-0800 FCC - Fellowship Community Church Teaching the Word of God and watching for the miraculous. Hanover High School 9:45am www.fellowshipcc.com Grace United Family Church "Where Grace Unites Us" 8700 Bell Creek Road Mechanicsville 23116 Sunday Worship 10:30 AM Get connected in one of our small groups; "Communities of Hope" to begin soon. Contact: 335-6728 /email@example.com "Come as you are" -- See you Sunday! Glenn Hawkins, Pastor Mechanicsville Baptist Church, 8016 Atlee Rd, 746-7253 Dr. Rev.Tim Madison Sunday Schedule: 8:45am Contemporary Worship, 9:45 Bible Study & 11am Traditional Worship SOVEREIGN GRACE BAPTIST New Hope Baptist - Located at 5452 Spotslee Circle, Mechanicsville. Sunday school 9:45 am, Morning worship 10:30 am, afternoon 1pm, Wednesday Prayer & Bible study 7:30 pm. L. Ronald Staley, Pastor. For more info 321-2110. www.sovereigngraceinmechanicsville.org LUTHERAN Messiah Lutheran Church & School 8154 Atlee Rd. 746-7134 www.mlcas.org Sunday Service- 8:15 & 10:45am, Sun. School 9:30. Preschool for 3 -5 yr olds. Child Care 7am-6pm St Paul Lutheran Church (LCMS) 427-7500 8100 Shady Grove Rd, saintpaul-lcms.com Rev. Rodney Bitely, Pastor; Sunday School 9:15am, Worship Service 10:30am, Nursery Available. The Episcopal Church of the Creator 7159 Mechanicsville Pike, 746-8765 Christ Centered, Biblically Focused 8:00 am Holy Eucharist 9:30 am Christian Education 10:30 am Holy Eucharist Nursery provided @ 9:30 & 10:30 www.creatorfamily.net email: firstname.lastname@example.org UNITED METHODIST Enon United Methodist Church 6156 Studley Rd; 746-4719 Rev. Dr. Jeff Harlow, Pastor Mark Roscoe, Youth Director Join us for Sunday School, for all ages, 9:45am Worship Service at 11am (Nursery provided) Sunday Afternoon Faith Exploration, for all ages 4:30-5:30pm; Wednesday Night Family Service 6:15 - 7pm; www.enonumc.org email@example.com Lebanon United Methodist Church, 8492 Peaks Rd, 746-0980, R. Spencer Broce, Pastor Sunday Worship 9am & 11am (Nursery Provided) Sunday School all ages. 10 am. Staff Youth Director. www.lebanonumc.org Mechanicsville United Methodist Church 7356 Atlee Road, Join us for Sunday School at 9:45AM, Worship at 8:30 & 11 am. & Wed. night worship service at 6:45pm. Kerry D. Boggs, Pastor. 746-5118 Shady Grove United MethodistCelebrate Christ on Sunday Mornings. Traditional worship: 8:15 & 11:00. Contemporary worship: 9:45, Sunday School: 9:30 & 11:00- All Ages. Nursery for preschoolers at all services. Corner of Meadowbridge & Shady Grove Rd, Mechanicsville. Jay Kelchner Pastor. 746-9073 shadygroveumc.org EVANGELICAL FRIENDS Hanover Evangelical Friends 6420 Mech Trnpk. 804-730-9512, friendlychurch.org Worship: Sundays 8:30 or 11am, w/Sunday School @ 9:45. Daily preschool & after school child care. NAZARENE Hanover Church of the Nazarene 8391 Atlee Rd, (hanoverlife.com) Atlee Christian Academy -- PK-5th grade atleechristianacademy.com (746-3900) INDEPENDENT BAPTIST Hanover Baptist Church ( 3 mi from Va Ctr Commons Mall). Practical Bible preaching & conservative, sacred music. Active teens & children's master club. Family oriented & God-centered. Emphasize personal salvation through repentance and faith in Jesus Christ as Lord & Savior. 798-7190 www.hbcva.org Rural Point Baptist Church 6548 Studley Road, 730-3226 www.ruralpointbaptist.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Solid Rock Ministries, 8166 Ladiestown Road Sunday Morning Contemporary Worship- 10:30am "Come As You Are!" Child care provided. 779-7904, Dr. Michael R. Howard, Pastor TMH/The Master's House. Meeting at Patrick Henry High School, Ashland, Sundays 10 AM, Jim Langlois, Pastor; 368-7592 www.tmhnow.org Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 32 The Mechanicsville Local email@example.com or call us at (804) 746-1235 To advertise, email us at February 15, 2012 UPCOMING EVENTS 15 02 2012 | Youth, High School, College, Recreational & Professional Men's basketball Ferrum at Randolph-Macon 7:00 p.m. 14-17 02 2012 District basketball championships go to www.mechlocal .com for schedules For more information go to www.mechlocal.com Yellow Jackets get off to hot start despite snow Lee-Davis duo, Hawk freshman get things going By Charlie Leffler firstname.lastname@example.org With temperatures in the low 40s and occasional glimpses of sun, the Randolph-Macon baseball opener was not as unbearable as it would become later in the day on Saturday when heavy snow forced a postponement three innings into the second game of a scheduled double-header. It was Lee-Davis alums Matt Musser and Jordan Walton who got things going and Hanover alum Zach Broaddus closed the door in extra innings as the Yellow Jackets downed St. Mary's (MD) 4-3 on opening day at Hugh Stephens Park. Veteran junior lefty Jamie Hendrick got the start for RMC but the visiting Seahawks looked like they would make noise early after John Stewart reached on a one out error. However, Hendrick got Stefano Muscatelli to fly out to right then on what appeared to be a guaranteed RBI shot up the middle from Keith Johnson, Jackets' senior centerfielder Brian Jordan made an incredPhotos by Charlie Leffler/The Local ible sliding catch to end the Above left: Lee-Davis alum Matt Musser had a highlight day going 3-for-3 with an RBI triple, a threat. stolen base, a run and an intentional walk. Above: Musser, and R-MC head coach Ray Hedrick, see BASEBALL, pg. 34 right, come to the mound to talk to pitcher Michael Helbig as the snow starts to fall. No three-peat for Hawks in region wrestling Hanover comes in second to Matoaca By Dave Lawrence For The Mechanicsville Local Try as they might, the Hanover Hawks could not keep the Central Region championship from the juggernaut that was Matoaca. Hanover came in nearly 50 points behind the Warriors, 207.5-155.5, yet the Hawks still finished atop the field of mere mortals from the Capital, Central, Colonial, and Dominion Districts. Cosby finished third with 141.50 points, followed by Midlothian (110) and Lee-Davis (100). Atlee finished 10th and Patrick Henry 21st. "You're always aiming to win the title," said Hanover coach Aaron Bradley, who had led the Hawks to the region title the previous two years. "I guess sometimes you have to settle for second." Matoaca sent seven wrestlers into the final round, with four of those � Neil Richards (120 pounds), Kyle Gordon (126 pounds), Jamarr Hairston (132 pounds) and Corbin Ramos (182 pounds) � claiming the region titles. "I think we've finally pulled the first [region championship] home to Matoaca," said Warriors coach Michael Moore. "It's a blessing." Moore was blessed with more than the win. He was named Central Region coach of the year. In addition, it was announced after the tournament that he will be inducted into the Virginia Wrestling Hall of Fame. He said he had a lot of help, though, from his Warriors and more. "They've been working hard to get it," Moore said. "I have a couple of parents that have been working with me for the last five years to make it happen. ... It was a lot of individual work that they put into it. It wasn't my work, it was that they chose to do what I want done, and they did a great job." Other Matoaca wrestlers heading to the state tournament this weekend at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax see WRESTLING, pg. 34 Dave Lawrence/For The Local Hanover's Michael Flora, right, struggles against Matoaca's Neal Richards in the Central Region 120-pound championship match. The Mechanicsville Local Ferbruary 15, 2012 33 BASEBALL Continued from pg. 33 The two teams remained scoreless heading into the bottom of the second when R-MC's Michael Helbig reached on a lead-off walk bringing Musser to the plate. The redshirt junior catcher out of Lee-Davis waited three years for his opportunity to start but he wasted little time making an impact. Musser took the first pitch from Devon Jerrard and blistered a rope past Stewart in right for an RBI triple, driving in Helbig for a 1-0 lead. "People with good attitudes are always going to find success at some point and Matt has maintained a positive attitude for the better part of three years," said R-MC head coach Ray Hedrick. "His success is very well deserving. "I couldn't have been happier to see Matt lead off in that role, that capacity," Hedrick added. Freshman shortstop Nate Meiners reached via walk and stole second while Broaddus battled at the plate. A RBI groundout to second from Broaddus plated Musser to put the Jackets up 2-0. Charlie Leffler/The Local Randolph-Macon's Matt Musser rounds second in a sprint. Musser's RBI triple in the second opened the scoring for the Yellow Jackets on Saturday. Later a two-bagger up the middle by Walton drove in Meiners for a 3-0 advantage. It appeared as if R-MC would add to its lead in the bottom of the third after loading the bases with no outs. Freshman DH Tim Benjamin singled, Helbig was walked and Musser notched his second hit of the day on a successful bunt. But Meiners struck out then sophomore second baseman Kevin Carroll flew out into a double-play to end the inning. The Jackets also stranded runners in the fourth and fifth innings to leave the door open Tinsley said. "I was really excited for the finals match. I'd wrestled Randy two times before � it was actually our third time. Every time it's been close matches. ... It's always good, good competition." Gregory was pretty nonchalant about his first region title, earned by pinning Matoaca's Hundley in 2:44. "All I did was stay in the room and kept working hard," Gregory said. "He wrestled pretty good on his part. I just caught him." Michael Flora (120 pounds) and Patrick Sorey (195 pounds), earned second-place finishes for the Hawks. Other Hawks qualifying for the state tournament include Henry Reeves, who finished third in the 220-pound for St. Mary's in the sixth. Corey Napier led off with a double to center then advanced to second on a Johnson single. Napier then trimmed the R-MC lead to 3-1 on a sacrifice from Zach Nadolny. With two outs, Johnson reached second on a Nick Urso single then scored on an Alex Lenovitz shot to center. Leading 3-2 heading into the seventh and final inning of the double-header, Hedrick made the planned switch to freshman righty J.T. Williamson. "We pre-scripted it," Hedrick said. "We knew exactly what we were going to do. We wanted to class, and fourth-place finishers Michael Engels (145 pounds) and Zach Erb (285 pounds). In addition to Loving, LeeDavis will be sending three wrestlers to the state tournament: Collin van Allen, who finished second in the 126pound class; and fourth-place finishers Chris Morris (106 pounds) and Sawyer Barksdale (120 pounds). "The guys came and battled and wrestled excellent," said Lee-Davis coach Josh Tyler. "We're taking four to the state � I'm excited about that. ... I'd like to get a few state places, maybe even a state title for some of these guys." Tyler complimented Matoaca's victorious effort. "They've got a phenomenal make sure J.T. Williamson went out there with a clean slate at the start of an inning because we knew that just like any freshman pitcher, they're going to be nervous and they're going to have jitters, it's going to be a little bit overwhelming." Facing Williamson, Stewart led off with a single to right then knotted the game 3-3 on a Napier double to center. But Williamson bounced back to close out the side without further damage. R-MC had an opportunity to pick up the win in regulation when Jordan led off the bottom of the seventh with a triple to right center but he was left stranded. Williamson took down the side in the top of the eighth giving the Jackets another opportunity to go for the win. With one out, Broaddus sent a shot to short and beat out the throw to first. Next up, Jake Fletcher connected on a double which sent Broaddus home for the game winner. Both teams notched 10 hits in the contest and Williamson picked up his first win as a Yellow Jacket. On the day, Musser was 3for-3 with an RBI triple, a run, team, top to bottom. They're all aggressive. They're all excellent wrestlers. They're very physical and their takedowns are outstanding." Atlee is sending two wrestlers to the state tournament: Mario Ramirez, who was knocked unconscious in a freak head-butting accident with Cosby's Ryan Taylor in the 285pound title match, and Isaac Mackey, who finished fourth in the 182-pound class. "Overall it's been an improvement over the past couple of years," said Atlee coach Steve Lagow. "We got more people in [the region tournament]. We were hoping to get a couple more to states, but like I've said before, we're a young team. I'm happy with what we've done. a stolen base and was intentionally walked in his final at-bat. "He's going to have a good year because he's been very patient and all about the team," Hedrick said of Musser. The second game of the double-header reached a scoreless third inning when snow started to fall. Things turned cold for R-MC as St. Mary's quickly scored four runs on some well placed hits and lucky bounces. "I think it all, no pun intended, kind of snow-balled a little bit," Hedrick said. The freezing temperatures and heavy snow most likely effected Helbig's pitching. However, the game was soon called and it proved to be a teaching opportunity for Hedrick. "There was a lot of teaching tools both in the second game and the first game that I think we're going to be able to use," he said. Overall, Hedrick was pleased with the opening day performance. "I don't think we were perfect by any stretch of the imagination, but I don't think any team is necessarily perfect opening day," he said. "We left too many runners on base and missed out on too many opporPatrick Henry's Jake Harris also advanced to the state tournament, finishing fourth in the 170-pound class. Along with his Hawks, Bradley is looking forward to the state tournament. "I think the seven that we're taking are ready to go," Bradley said. "They're pretty battle-tested. They've been around the state. We've been to Maryland, we've been to Delaware. They've had some top-shelf competition." He knows they have more work to do, though. "There's always improvements you can make after every tournament," Bradley said. "We'll go back to work and try to fix them on Monday and Tuesday." tunities to separate from them early in the game. "Overall I thought it was an above average effort. The main difference between this year and last year is that we won that game. Last year we blew that game late, blew the lead late and we weren't able to come back and overcome the adversity that we were able to overcome this year. I think that was a big character win for us. This year we were able to do the things to win that game whereas last year we didn't." R-MC returns to action Wednesday, Feb. 15 when they travel to Newport News to take on highly ranked Christopher Newport in a 2 p.m. start. "They are the team to beat in our region," Hedrick said. "I think they are preseason #4-#5 in the country depending on what poll that you read. I think they've got all their hitters back including Billy Steel from LeeDavis. They've got two or three of their top arms back. "I expect it's going to be a challenging matchup for us given the veteran experience they have and where they've been over the last year," Hedrick said. "I think it will be fine but they're going to be good." Team scores: 1. Matoaca 207.5, 2. Hanover 155.5, 3. Cosby 141.5, 4. Midlothian 110, 5. Lee-Davis 100, 6. J.R. Tucker 97.5, 7. Thomas Dale 94.5, 8. Mills E Godwin 77, 9. Deep Run 73, 10. Atlee 71, 11. Colonial Heights 70, 12. Hermitage 64, 13. Hopewell 54, 14. Meadowbrook 51.5, 15. Varina 47.5, 16. L.C. Bird 40, 17. Henrico 39, 18. Prince George 36.5, 19. James River 36, 20. Petersburg 33, 21. Patrick Henry 26, 22. Huguenot 25.5, 23. Douglas Freeman 25, 24. Glen Allen 22.5, 25. Dinwiddie 16, 25. (tie) Highland Springs 16, 27. Clover Hill 4, 27. (tie) Manchester 4, 29. George Wythe 0, 29. (tie) Maggie Walker 0, 29. (tie) Armstrong 0, 29. (tie) Monacan 0, 29. (tie) John Marshall 0. For complete results go to ww.mechlocal.com. WRESTLING Continued from pg. 33 include second-place finishers Michael Hundley (106 pounds), Dylan Schuster (113 pounds) and Stuart Jefferson (138 pounds) as well as fourthplace finisher Michael Ramos (152 pounds). Hanover boasts of two regional champions, J.D. Gregory (106 pounds) and Tanner Tinsley (170 pounds). Tinsley is coming to the end of his high school career. Gregory is just beginning his. Tinsley defeated his friend, Randy Loving of Lee-Davis, in a close 10-7 decision for his second regional title. "It's kind of crazy to think it's going to be over next week," 34 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 Patrick Henry's Valasek takes All-Around title Atlee finishes second behind Godwin By Dave Lawrence For The Mechanicsville Local After a long season and several hours of grueling competition, the gymnasts gathered at Deep Run High School had enough energy to take down and set aside physical evidence of the meet they had just participated in. They had enough energy to rush out in groups to see snow falling over Short Pump. They had enough energy to dance together to music blaring over the gym loudspeakers. Quite a few of them, led by members of the Mills Godwin and Atlee teams, will need a bit more energy for another kind of dance � the VHSL state meet at Salem High School in Virginia Beach this weekend. The Eagles narrowly edged the Raiders to claim the Central Region gymnastics title, 146.4 to 145.725. Host Deep Run finished third with a score of 141.5, and Patrick Henry finished fourth with a score of 135.35. "I feel ecstatic. This is the floor performance. While the Eagles finished on top, Atlee had three of the top eight all-around gymnasts: Lewis, finished third behind AllAround champion Valasek and Lee-Davis' Hannah Chenault. Brianna MacKay finished sixth, and Derika Banks finished seventh. "I'm so proud. They're super strong and mentally, mentally tough," said Atlee coach Donna Kohler. "They really poured it on." Rounding out the top eight all-around gymnasts were Maynard in fourth place, Stewart in fifth, and Deep Run's Megan Craig in eighth place. The top four � Valasek, Chenault, Lewis, and Maynard � advance to the state meet in the all-around competition. Valasek was named gymnast of the year. In addition to Chennault, Lee-Davis will be sending Anna Glascock to the state meet. Glascock qualified in the floor competition by finishing eighth. Lee-Davis coach Cy Witherow thought the Confederates might have done a bit better if not for a couple of events. "I thought everybody had a good day. ... Hannah Chenault had a great day," Witherow said. "It's just our bars weren't very strong and our beam wasn't very strong." The balance beam especially was giving a number of teams trouble. "They all said it wobbled," Kohler said. "If one girl says it's wobbly, then they all think it is. That must have been the word on the beam today for all the teams, because there wasn't that many stuck routines on the beam today." Valasek is the only Patriot heading to the state tournament, but Patrick Henry coach Austin Beazley was ecstatic about the progress the Patriots have made this year. "Our goal this year was to break 130 points, and we did that on Wednesday at Godwin. We got a 131, and today we got 135.425 and we are so excited," Beazley said. "We've come so far. I'm proud of all the girls." At that point, she started to tear up, but regained her composure. "I don't care what place we got, we just improved a lot," Beazley said. Hanover is sending Hannah Burruss to the state meet. Burruss finished seventh on the balance beam. "All my girls had good days" said Hanover coach Jessica Moore. "My seniors especially � I wanted them to have a good time today, and they all had great routines." Mills Godwin and Atlee claimed the Colonial and Capital District titles, respectively. Deep Run finished second in the Colonial, followed by Patrick Henry and Douglas Freeman. Lee-Davis finished second in the Capital, followed by Hanover, Glen Allen, Henrico and Varina. Team scores: Mills Godwin 146.4, Atlee 145.725, Deep Run 141.5, Patrick Henry 135.35, Lee-Davis 133.85, Hanover 133.6, Glen Allen 123.35, Henrico 116.35, Douglas Freeman 111.3, Varina 109.275. For complete scores go to www. mechlocal.com. Dave Lawrence/For The Local Hanover's Hannah Andrzejewski makes a near-perfect landing during the vault in the Central Region meet. happiest I've ever been as a coach," said Mills Godwin coach Anna McLaughlin. "It is a huge accomplishment for our school and our team to go from third place last year all the way to first." McLaughlin, who had added reason to feel ecstatic � she was named Central Region coach of the year � said newcomers to her roster made the difference. "We had some key additions," McLaughlin said. "Two seniors, Megan Love and Alexa Cohen. This was their first and last year. Emily Cohen is a freshman, and Amirah Anderson is also a freshman. They had had really strong scores and provide us with a lot of depth throughout our lineup. ... Of course, our key girls � Emily Maynard, Maddy Greene and Kelly Price � that we've had, they also helped a lot." Alexa Cohen won the uneven bars and tied for second � with Patrick Henry's Kristen Valasek � behind Deep Run's Lauren Stewart in the balance beam. Love tied Atlee's Allie Lewis for the top spot in the vault, and finished second in the beam. Maynard edged Lewis for the top spot in the ATLEE LITTLE LEAGUE 2008 World Series Participants Raider boys and girls sweep swim titles By George Templeton Media General News Services Atlee High and Maggie Walker Governor's School fought a back-and-forth battle for the Central Region boys swimming championship that came down to the final event, the 400-yard freestyle on Saturday at NOVA. Backed by fast final legs from Shane Condon and Jesse Burnley, the Raiders won the event to edge the Green Dragons for the team title by two points. "I knew it would be close when the (lineup) sheet came out," Atlee coach Karen Seeber said. "I had a talk with the team and I told them stay strong through the whole meet." In the girls competition, the Raiders won one individual event but used their depth to win by 55 points. "We've got a lot of young, talented swimmers who've really come up this year," Seeber said. "I thought we would be pretty good. We beat 22 teams at the Kecoughtan Invitational and we're very excited about the state meet." While the last relay pushed Atlee over the top in the boys competition, the first event of the night -- the 200 medley relay -- provided the crucial difference. In a seesaw race where both teams led during the final leg, the Raiders edged the Green Dragons by .05 seconds. "When it's that close, you really can't tell who won," MWGS coach Rob Sultzer said. At the first break, the Green Dragons led by two points. At the second break, it was the Raiders by one. "We wanted our swimmers to concentrate on swimming their best," Sultzer said. "We didn't want them to worry about the standings." After the second break, Burnley and Austin Glass finished first and second, respectively, in the backstroke and were among four Raiders who finished in the top seven to widen the lead to 12 points. Maggie Walker struck back in the breaststroke with four swimmers in the top six to take a two-point lead. "It comes back to our best swimmers swam well, but some of our other swimmers did better than we thought," Sultzer said. "We had swimmers we expected to finish seventh, eighth and ninth, finishing fifth and sixth." see SWIMMING, pg. 39 2012 Baseball & Softball Registration Saturday, 1/21/12 and 2/18/12, 10 am to 2 pm at Cool Spring Baptist Church On-line registration for baseball, softball and Challenger opens at www.atleelittleleague.com on January 1st. Both new and returning players can be registered on-line. Challenger League Baseball gives mentally and physically challenged boys and girls an opportunity to play baseball within an organized structure. A birth certificate and proof of address are required for any player who has not previously participated in Atlee Little League. 2515238-01 For further information and to register online, visit www.atleelittleleague.com or email email@example.com The Mechanicsville Local Ferbruary 15, 2012 35 Jackets get textbook win over #3 Marlins By Charlie Leffler firstname.lastname@example.org Randolph-Macon got a textbook team effort to defeat #3 Va. Wesleyan 54-51 on Wednesday night. Every Yellow Jacket player that entered the game pulled down at least one rebound. Every player scored and no player scored more than eight points. Lamar Giggetts and Andre Simon led the Jackets with eight points each, Jamie Robinson Akeem Holmes and Trent Walker each added six, Adam Desgain and Calvin Croskey five, Dylan Cole and Marcus Badget four and Connor Sullivan two. "That's the definition of team effort," Desgain said. Simon agreed. "Just a team effort," he said. "We're working on unity and it shows tonight." Holmes noted likewise "That says that we are a team," he said. "We're not no one player show. Everybody comes in and gives it their all. We all give it a good effort it's not one player over any other. We were balanced today. Photos by Charlie Leffler/The Local Above: R-MC senior Adam Desgain draws contact as he makes a move around Va. Wesleyan's Donald Vaughn (00). At right: R-MC's Andre Simon (23), Marcus Badger (2) and Trent Walker (22) celebrate as the last second shot from D.J. Woodmore (1) bounces off the rim to secure the Jackets' win over the #3 Marlins Nobody was in double figures which pretty much shows we can do this as a team." The R-MC defense limited the Marlins to 29.8 percent shooting, pulled down 31 defensive rebounds, got six blocks, two each by Robinson and Simon, and nine steals, four of which came at the hands of Desgain. "Defensively, in the quarter court we can guard you, we can make you fight for every inch, make you fight for every basket," said R-MC head coach Nathan Davis. "Offensively we've got a lot of guys that do a lot of things very well." The victory was much welcomed after the Yellow Jackets saw their 11-game win streak stopped in an uncanny performance at Washington & Lee the previous Saturday. "Saturday it definitely wasn't the same team," Desgain said. "We knew tonight we needed to make a statement and show Saturday was a flute. That was not us. I think we did a pretty good job of that." Va. Wesleyan and RandolphMacon came into the contest at the No. 2 and No. 4 ranked teams in the region. Therefore the outcome would also play into NCAA Tournament seeding. On November 30, the Marlins pulled out a three point win on their home floor and both teams expected this game to also go to the wire. The margin separating the two squads over the last six meetings is a total of 11 points. Though Yellow Jackets held a double-digit lead late in the first half and midway through the second of the rematch, see JACKETS, pg. 37 Seniors go out in style, down Bridgewater 79-65 By Charlie Leffler email@example.com Saturday afternoon marked senior day for four RandolphMacon women's basketball players; Taylor Wieczorek, Maggie Roy, Molly Brown and Jillian Asay. But the celebration of the final regular season home contest against Bridgewater was overshadowed by the importance of the game itself. Entering the contest with a 10-7 record in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference play, it was a must-win game for the Yellow Jackets. Likewise, with a 10-6 ODAC record, the Eagles where the most important team for R-MC to beat. "They're a very good team and just because it was senior day doesn't mean we could take them lightly," Roy said. Asay agreed. "Bridgewater beat us at their place so we definitely wanted to go in there and not let them have two up on us in ODACs." Led by 24 points from Wieczorek and 21 points for Roy, the Yellow Jackets started the second half on a 16-5 run to break open a tight contest and take the win 79-65. Charlie Leffler/The Local Roy notched seven steals as Senior Maggie Roy (21) dishes the ball inside past a group of R-MC utilized pressure defense Bridgewater defenders. Roy racked up 21 points, two assists, to come away with 19 takeaways seven steals and six rebounds in the important ODAC win over see STYLE, pg. 37 Charlie Leffler/The Local R-MC senior Taylor Wieczorek (20) pulls down a rebound as Bridgewater's Holly Morgan (30) looks on. Wieczorek led the Yellow Jackets with 24 points, nine rebounds and a block in the 79-65 senior day win over the Eagles. the Eagles. 36 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 JACKETS Continued from pg. 36 Wesleyan repeatedly fought their way back into the game. Randolph-Macon appeared to have the contest sewn up when a short jumper from Badger gave the Jackets their largest lead, 52-41, with 4:15 to play. But it was the last field goal R-MC would make in the contest. The Marlins' Donald Vaughn, who finished with a game-high 14 points, scored six straight and a jumper from Tre' Ford trimmed the lead to three over a two minute span. Wesleyan added two more when Chris Teasley stroked a pair of free throws to make the lead one with :31 seconds remaining. Even though the shot clock was off, Badger looked to widen the R-MC lead when he drove to the basket for a one-on-one layup off the inbounds. But the ball rolled off and Vaughn pulled down the rebound giving Wesleyan a chance to go for the win. However, with 18 seconds remaining, D.J. Woodmore turned the ball over. He then fouled Desgain with 5.6 seconds remaining, sending the senior guard to the line for a oneand-one and an opportunity to cushion the Jackets' lead. Desgain admitted he was not as calm as he looked when he stepped to the line. "Down inside I was a little nervous but Freshman Sarah Parson's, who finished the day with 17 points, three assists and three rebounds, gave the Jackets a little momentum by scoring on a rebound and put-back 50 seconds before halftime to make give R-MC a 31-28 lead. But that didn't slow the Eagles. A second half three by Bridgewater's Holly Morgan (13 points) capped a 10-6 run to give Bridgewater their first lead of the game, 38-37, two and half minutes out of the locker room. A Wieczorek layup was followed by a Parsons' three top but the Jackets back on to put Jenny Logan (13 points) pulled the Eagles back within on with a three of her own. With 14:52 left in the contest and R-MC clinging to a tenuous 42-41 lead, Asay, a 15.8 percent 3-point shooter this season, was left wide open beyond the arc on the left side. "I don't know it was just a spur of the moment," Asay said. "I saw I was open so I decided I was going to shoot it." It was not the shot the coaches wanted. "It's kind of like one of those things as a coach, you see her shooting and you're `Oh, you're not the person you want back to defend, Desgain stroked both shots then watched as Woodmore's desperation three bounced off the back of the rim at the buzzer. "It looked good from where I was," Desgain said. Marlins forward Chris Astorga (14 points) created problems for the Jackets' defense in the first half by connecting on 3-of-4 3-pointers, while teammate Tre' Ford went 2-for-2 from behind the arc as Wesleyan went to the locker room shooting 62.5 percent from deep. Charlie Leffler/The Local In the second half the two A member of the Randolph-Macon student section tries to went 1-for-5 on threes due to intimidate the Marlins with a larger than life cutout of freshman the tight defense of Giggetts, center Hunter Fromang. Simon, Robinson and Desgain. I've always dreamed of stepping mate that I could knock them As a result, Wesleyan shot only 12.5 percent on threes in the up in that opportunity, being a down," he said. senior and showing the teamWith all of his teammates second half. "Every time he caught it they were there," Davis said. "They were there so he didn't get anything in rhythm. He had somebody on him all the time so it wasn't just a catch and shoot and had to work to get a shot off." On Saturday, R-MC Hanover alum Dylan Cole scored a career high 19 points and led the Jackets in a 110-72 rout of visiting Roanoke. The Yellow Jackets are now one win away from getting their 500th victory in Crenshaw Gymnasium. R-MC could reach that mark when they host Ferrum in their regular season home finale on Wednesday, Feb. 15. The game will also mark senior night for Desgain and Croskey. season began. After losing eight of their first 13 games, the group of Yellow Jacket seniors found the resolve to turn things around. "We just met up in the locker room one day and said we're sick of losing," Roy said. "There's always a lot of struggles that you deal with," Wieczorek said. "But just coming together as a team and realizing that without each person on the team you don't have anything. We just tried to pull it together as a team and be as cohesive as possible and I think that's what we were really missing in the beginning of the season. But as you saw tonight we played together more than we have any other game. It was fun to watch and it was fun to play in." Now their careers has Yellow Jackets are quickly drawing to a close. "It feels like four years went by in five minutes," Wieczorek said. "It was a sad day but we were all really excited to show our fans what we can do and show them our best in our last time out there." The Yellow Jackets close out the regular season in Fri.Sat. match-ups at Roanoke and Hollins. STYLE Continued from pg. 36 and force Bridgewater into 30 turnovers for the game. "We know that a lot of teams are turnover prone when we pressure them on defense, so that was definitely our goal, to get up on them and pick up the intensity," Asay said. Roy agreed. "We know that they like to push the ball and they like to go back door so we were really concerned about that, but we stepped up our defense and got a lot of tips on the ball and got a lot of passes and that was our game plan." R-MC head coach Carroll LaHaye was pleased with the defensive effort. "When we play the kind of defense that we want to play, and we don't always do that, and we haven't always done that, but we know that we can force turnovers and I thought we did a really good job of that tonight," she said. Hot shooting got the Jackets off to an early 17-8 lead but an 11-2 run by Bridgewater knotted the game at 19 midway through the first half. The Jackets twice pushed the lead back to seven only to see the Eagles come storming back. Photos by Charlie Leffler/The Local Randolph-Macon seniors Molly Brown, above, and Jillian Asay, above right, capped off senior day in style with a 79-65 win over Bridgewater. taking that shot'," LaHaye said. Asay hit nothing but net and her three sparked a 19-7 R-MC run to give them their largest lead, 66-50 with 6:03 to play, from which they went on to seal the win. It was Asay's only score in the game. "She has throughout her career come up with the shot when we needed the shot," LaHaye said. "I was happy for her today. Her parents, her family, were here and to see her take that three and make that three when we needed it." The Yellow Jackets went through two scary moments in the game. Late in the first half, Parson's slammed into the media tables while going for a steal. She eventually climbed to her feet and hobbled to the bench but returned in the second half, merely a warrior sporting one more bandage. "She'll take them," LaHaye said. "She's just a hustler all the way around." The far more distressing moment came late in the game when Asay took a shot in the head while going for a defen- sive rebound. The senior fell to the floor and did not move as play shifted to R-MC's end of the floor. "I went down to get a layup and I turned around and she's on the floor," Roy said. "I was really concerned because she's a huge part of our team." Asay was eventually helped to her feet and ushered to the bench to be checked out. A few minutes later she was back in the game. "She's a trooper," Roy said. "Oh gosh, it made me feel great. It's awesome to know that you have tough teammates around you that will come and play no matter what." The senior day was especially sweet for Roy, Asay, Wieczorek and Brown after the way the The Mechanicsville Local Ferbruary 15, 2012 37 Raiders become heartbreakers once again Atlee edges past Lee-Davis 54-53 By Charlie Leffler firstname.lastname@example.org The first time Lee-Davis and Atlee faced off this season, it took three overtimes to decide the 105-102 outcome in favor of the host Raiders. When the two teams met in a rematch on Friday night in Mechanicsville, both expected a similar battle despite the fact that major players, who contributed a combined 70 points in that first contest, were no longer on the rosters for each team. The Confederates' JD Harvey and the Raiders' Ruben Rucker each scored 27 points in the initial meeting, neither played in the rematch. Likewise Atlee was without Kevin Drayton who scored 16 points in the first meeting. But a rivalry game is a rivalry game regardless of who is on the court and this one was a battle to the end before Atlee proved to be heartbreakers once more, edging out Lee-Davis 5453. "I told our athletic director after the game, for a sixth or seventh place team like us and Photos by Charlie Leffler/The Local Above: Lee-Davis' Shrevon Clark (32) makes a baseline move on Atlee's Connor Heerman. Clark dominated play with a game high 26 points in the losing cause. At right: Atlee's Brian Ratchford drive past the defense of Austin Rice (40) for a score. Ratchford paced the Raiders with 19 points. an eighth place team like them, both games have been good basketball," said Atlee head coach Phil Reynolds. "I know that we're a little over-matched, both of us at the upper end of the district and all, but we both have good players, good competitors." Brian Ratchford led the way for the Raiders scoring 19 points and hitting key free throws down the stretch. Shrevon Clark turned in Herculean effort for the Confederates, never taking a moment's rest to score 26 points and leaving his heart on the floor in the loss. It was obvious the two teams were not going to break the century mark this time around when the score was tied 7-7 with two minutes left in the first quarter. However, at the same time there was every indication that the game could also be headed towards overtime as the Raiders found an answer for every Confederate surge. www.mechlocal.com See slideshow online! The period ended with LeeDavis leading 15-13 and Clark out-scoring Ratchford 10-9. By the close of the first half, Lee-Davis gradually widened the margin, leading 31-25 with six seconds to play. But Atlee's Brian Miller swished a three from just across half court at the buzzer to cut that lead in half. Coming out of the locker room Lee-Davis took their larg- est lead, 35-28, on baskets by LaDarien Autry (14 points) and Josh Brown. But Atlee went on an 8-2 run to quickly get back into the game. Ratchford connected on a jumper and freshman Quincy Randolf went to work connecting on consecutive 3-pointers from the right side to pull the Raiders within one, 37-36. "Huge threes," Reynolds said. "We talked about that in the locker room. He's gotten better and better. He's started for us all year. He's still only 15 years old and he's going to get better and better." For Ratchford it was a welcome distraction to loose up the defense he was facing. "He came through really big," he see RAIDERS, pg. 39 Spring Baseball Cooperstown Clinic GET READY FOR SPRING TRYOUTS From 2-20 to 13-9, Confederate seniors complete turnaround place among district teams and Lee-Davis downs Atlee Atlee in seventh. 73-41 to clinch 3rd in district Hitting � Fielding � Pitching Training Enhance your special player's ability before the Spring season starts with Hanover's Top Baseball Training Facility and Coaching Staff By Charlie Leffler email@example.com It was nearly a reversal of fortunes when the Lee-Davis girls basketball team hosted Atlee on Friday night. For years the Raiders sat at the top of the Capital District standings while the Confederates were battling to stay off the bottom. When the two teams took to the court for their regular season wrap-up, it was Lee-Davis sitting in third 2565461-01 March 5th, 6th and 7th Limit: First 24 players www.richmondbaseball.org www.richmondbaseball.org The game unfolded as expected with the Confederates (13-9, 9-5 Capital) jumping out to a 27-7 first quarter lead then taking the win over the Raiders (3-19, 2-12) 73-41. The victory guarantees that regardless of what happens in the post season, Lee-Davis will finish the year with a winning record for the first time in... well, no one Charlie Leffler/The Local is really sure. For C-fed seniors Trina Lee-Davis senior Trina Gardner, right, battles Atlee's Katie see LEE-DAVIS, pg. 39 Baldacci for a rebound during the Confederates 73-41 win over the Raiders. 38 The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 RAIDERS Continued from pg. 38 said. "He's been stepping up lately and hitting a lot of big shots for us so it's always nice to have a guy that can knock down the threes." Clark momentarily reopened the margin for Lee-Davis on a put-back, but Ratchford found the basket once again then dished off to Ross Gardner to give Atlee their first lead of the game, 4039, with 54 seconds remaining in the third. That lead lasted 25 seconds as Clark put Lee-Davis back on top just before the end of the period. Brown gave the Confederates a 45-42 lead on a looping shot at the beginning of the fourth but Lee-Davis then went scoreless for over three minutes. Atlee took advantage. Ratchford connected on a jumper and Rashawn Winters on a three. When Ratchford nailed both shots on a one-andone with 4:26 remaining, Atlee had pulled ahead 49-45. But then it was Atlee's turn to go through a three minute draught while Clark scored on a dish inside from Autry then converted a pair of free throws to tie the game at 49. With 1:47 remaining, Autry calmly converted two free throws to put Lee-Davis on top 51-49. However, Randolf found gold once again for the Raiders, stroking third three of the night to put Atlee up 52-51 with 1:28 left in the game. There was under a minute remaining when Brown put up a three to give Lee-Davis lead. It missed but Clark was there to pull in the rebound and score on a put-back. With 21.1 seconds left, Ratchford drove into the paint, chemistry and be able to pull out the winning season." Price came to Lee-Davis during her sophomore year but she was well aware of the basketball team's past. "It's amazing," she said. "I wasn't a part of it but they talk about it and it's definitely a driving force to come from that low to up here is a good feeling." The Lee-Davis players did not have to look far into their past to get a glimpse of where they came from. Atlee is currently undergoing rebuilding such as the 2009 Confederate squad. But Coach LaTanya Collins has her extremely young group playing hard and by their senior year they should have completed a turnaround as well. A cornerstone to that rebuilding process is the play of All-District second-teamer Steph Staples. Staples continued to provide and offensive spark even though she has been the focus of every opposing defense. But the team has grown because of her influence. Against Lee- drew contact from Austin Rice and made both free throws giving Atlee the lead once more. Lee-Davis had one final shot at the win inbounding the ball from the sidelines with 10.2 seconds remaining. Brown passed in to Autry who went back to Brown. When the guard tried to throw inside to Clark, Ratchford was there to get a hand on the ball and tip it way as the clock expired. "We decided we were going to go two-three and just try to deny them and try not let them score, keep them away from the basket," Ratchford said. "We ended up getting a turnover so everything worked out good." After battling through difficulties and losses all season, Reynolds was proud of how his team responded down the stretch. "We talked about that and tried not to talk about it too much," he said. "But after the game I told them; there's Davis, Staples scored 11 of the Raiders' first 21 points. But when foul trouble began to mount for Staples (14 points), Katie Baldacci (8 points) and Jamari Blackwell (12 points) stepped up for the offense. However, it was ball-handling and turnovers that did more damage to the Atlee than lack of offensive production. Yet, that can largely be attributed to the smothering LeeDavis defense. Gardner, Price and Bryan combined for 16 steals. Many of Gardner's game high seven steals came off Atlee inbounds plays that ended up as Confederate layups. Three of the first 11 Lee-Davis field goals came off steals. Sharing the ball also proved to be a huge asset for Lee-Davis. Six of the Confederates' first 11 field goals came off an assist with Price (9 assists) leading the way. While Bryan (17 points) led the way in scoring among the seniors, it was All-District first team selection Caroline Naumann who did the most other sports (at Atlee)- we have a great athletic program. I don't think there's a group at Atlee that represents our school better than these guys. They've handled a lot of adversity- The big thing is, I told them we can feel sorry for ourselves or we can just go forward. The bottom line is for those 32 minutes it's two teams that's just going and hitting each other in the mouth and that's what sports is. "I'm extremely proud of these guys, not just for this win but for the way they've dealt with a lot of things this year." SWIMMING Continued from pg. 35 But the last relay went to Atlee and was a testament to the team ethic Seeber stresses. "We can't win a meet with just Shane and Jesse," Seeber said. "I always say that when you can grab a point here or a couple of points there that can make the difference. It's about 56 kids on one team." Lee-Davis girls take district Indoor title Staff reports The Lee-Davis girls track team claimed the Capital District Indoor title this past weekend at the Ashe Center, edging out Armstrong 113108.5. Atlee was a close third with 104.5 points followed by Highland Springs and Hanover. Highland Springs took the boys title over Atlee 178-164. Lee-Davis was third followed by Hanover. The teams will face off once again in the Central Region meet this Friday and Saturday at the Ashe Center. BOYS Team scores: Highland Springs 178, Atlee 164, Lee-Davis 86, Hanover 57, Glen Allen 37, Henrico 33, Varina 23. LJ: Marcus Taylor (HS) 21-6; TJ: Tyrell Eaton (LD) 42-6; HJ: Dre Bennett (Atl) 6-0; SP: Cole Stout (Atl) 46-2; PV: Trey Rydel (A) 13-3; 3,200 relay: Hanover (James Poyer, Mario Piccolomini, Blake Woodring, Lucas Nachman) 8:45.2; 55 H: Leon Pollard (HS) 7.96; 55: Kenny Spurlock (Han) 6.74; 1600: Nathaniel Hall (Atl) 4:33.64; 1,600 relay: Highland Springs (Taylor, Quashod Williams, Ramon Kinchen, Da'Quan Anderson) 1:39.09; 500: Brandon Hunt (Atl) 1:10.68; 1,000: Poyer (Han) 2:43.46; 300: Devon Thompson (HS) 38.12; 3200: Hall (Atl) 10:00.34; 1600 relay: Glen Allen (Tyral Griffin, Ben Greene, Richard Beckett-Ansa, Javon Guerrier) 3:46.84. GIRLS Team scores: Lee-Davis 113, Armstrong 108.5, Atlee 104.5, Highland Springs 87.5, Hanover 70, Henrico 51, Glen Allen 33, Varina 8.5. LJ: Lachyna Roe (Hen) 17-06; TJ: Sholanda Cary (Hen) 36-03; HJ: Sherhae Holloway (HS) 504; SP: Asia Smith (HS), 40-00.75; PV: Alexandra Farnsworth (LD) 8-09; 3,200 relay: Lee-Davis (Bonny Turnage, Victoria Doss, Hailey Uliasz, Madison Doss) 10:05.19; 55 H: Mackenzie Scott (Han) 8.71; 55 Dallas Tennessee (LD) 7.57; 1600: Turnage (LD) 5:15; 1,600 relay: Armstrong (Sydnee Lopes, Alea Stevens, Kaitlynn Scott, Kenya Rollins) 1:54.00; 500: Darsheal Cook (HS) 1:22.71; 1,000: Katharine Leitch (Atl) 3:11.38; 300: Alexis Pringle (Atl) 43.61; 3200: Molly Breidenbaugh (Han) 11:26.00; 1600 relay: Armstrong (Stevens, Lopes, Scott, Latifah Neblett-Burrell) 4:20.16. BOYS Team scores: 1. Atlee 168, 2. Maggie Walker GS 166, 3. Colonial Heights 59, 4. Hanover 45, 5. Patrick Henry 39, 6. Lee-Davis 23. ATLEE 54, LEE-DAVIS 53 Boys swimmer of the year: Matt Atlee............... 13 15 12 14 � 54 Elliott, Hanover Lee-Davis.......... 15 16 10 12 � 53 GIRLS ATLEE (5-17, 4-10 Capital) Grey 3, Team scores: 1. Atlee 166, 2. Maggie Bazemore 2, Randolf 11, Miller 4, Walker GS 111, 3. Lee-Davis 72, Ratchford 19, Heerman 3, Gardner 4. Colonial Heights 61, 5. Patrick 4, Hurd 0, Winters 8. Henry 45, 6. Hanover 39. LEE-DAVIS (5-17, 0-14) Brown 7, Girls swimmer of the year: Melissa Stallings 2, Bolden 4, Autry 14, Clark Davis, Lee-Davis. Co-coaches of 26, Rice 0, Pearson 0, Kunca 0. the year: Karen Seeber, Atlee; Rob 3-points: Atlee- Randolph 3, Sultzer, Maggie Walker GS Ratchford 2, Winters 2, Miller 1. For compete results go to www. Lee-Davis- Autry 2. mechlocal.com LEE-DAVIS Continued from pg. 38 Gardner, Logan Bryan and Casey Price, the day has been a long time coming. As freshmen, Gardner and Bryant were part of a C-fed squad that finished with two wins and 20 losses. But when Coach Alvin Puller took over the team three years ago, he began an amazing transformation. "We went from two games up to 13 and it's a tremendous change," Gardner said. "Started out as a freshman and built it up to my senior year, actually being third in the district, that's a huge, huge change." However, Bryan said the four-year turnaround has not really come as a surprise. Bryan and Gardner were the forerunners of a talented group making the transition from Stonewall Jackson Middle School to LeeDavis. "I knew all the girls coming up had great chemistry," Bryan said. "It would take a couple of years, but by my senior year we would have great damage in the post, scoring 20 points and pulling down nine rebounds. On Tuesday night at 7 p.m., Lee-Davis will host #6 seed Henrico in the Capital District quarterfinals with the winner earning a berth in the regional tournament. Though the Confederates will be favored in the contest, all three seniors recall last season when they were in a similar position only to be upset by Hanover. Gardner, Bryan and Price said that loss has been on their minds all year and is something that will not happen in this year's tournament. Likewise, Price brings an added advantage to post season play from being part of the LeeDavis softball team that made back-to-back trips to the state championship game. "It really does, knowing what it's like to win and bringing that over here," she said. "Knowing what you have to do, the work you have to put into it and what it feels like to be on top, it definitely transfers over." For Price, that key is simple. "Just do what we've been doing all year," she said. "We practice hard. Our coaches give us great game plans and we just have to execute in games." Likewise for Bryan. "Every single win we just keep building, building, building, building," she said. "We don't let up in practice we don't let up in games." Said Gardner; "If we keep this mentality, keep our mindsets that we want to go to region and possibly states, all we have to do it keep our minds straight, stay focused and keep that mentality and we will be a good team." LEE-DAVIS 73, ATLEE 41 ATLEE (3-19, 2-12 Capital) -- Staples 14, Mullen 0, Matthews 2, Smith 0, Blackwell 12, Baldacci 8, Tillson 0, Walker 3, Mueller 2, Gordon 0. Totals 14 13-19 41. LEE-DAVIS (13-9, 9-5) -- Infanti 0, Winston 8, Farber 0, Tuck 4, Bryan 17, McIntyre 2, Morrison 0, Price 8, Gardner 12, Naumann 20, Hughes 2, Fisher 0. Totals 29 14-23 73. Atlee.................... 7 20 5 9 -- 41 Lee-Davis............ 27 18 15 13 -- 73 3-point goals -- L: Bryan. Highlights -- L: Caroline Naumann 9 rebounds; Trina Gardner 7 steals; Casey Price 9 assists, 4 steals; Logan The Mechanicsville Local Ferbruary 15, 2012 39 CLASSIFIEDS Commercial Real Estate for Rent OFFICE & DESK SPACE APARTMENTS UNFURNISHED LakeRidge Square Apartments , Voted Hanover's Best for 2010! 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Featuring 3,280 sq. ft., brick front, vinyl siding, hwd floors on 1st floor, kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, gorgeous formal rooms w/tons of trim & cabinetry, four real-size bedrooms plus in-home media room, screen porch plus patio, oversize two-car garage, quality w/attention to every detail. $409,950 A TY ER RAN R WA WA E RR RA AN TY BASEMENT HOME IN HANOVER HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT V T BASEMENT HOME IN ASH CREEK VIRTUAL TOUR AWESOME .77 ACRE PRIVATE LOT Awesome Transitional w/ Finished Basement, 4,009 sq ft, 4 BR's, 4 � baths, formal rooms w/ wd flrs, vaulted Fr w/ gas fp, 1st flr office, rec & game room, oversize 2 car garage, 2 zone heating & cooling, all appliances convey, Bull Nose brick front stoop, brick retaining wall, rear deck and more sitting on almost a HALF ACRE PRIVATE WOODED CUL-DE- SAC LOT. $400,000 VIRTUAL TOUR Almost 3,200 Sq Ft Transitional. 2 story foyer w/turned staircase, spacious formal rms, kitchen w/Maple cabinets & island, FR w/gas FP, lg master suite w/deluxe ba, finished 3rd floor can be a 5th bedrm or rec rm, 2 zone heating & cooling, full front porch, rear deck & $369,950 VIRTUAL TOUR REDUCED $10,000-ASH CREEK BEST PRICE IN PEBBLE CREEK� ALL BRICK! 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VIRTUAL TOUR Brick Front & Vinyl Siding, almost 3,100 sq ft, new flooring on 1st floor, kitchen w/ new Granite & stainless steel appliances, 4 BRs plus sitting room off master, great rec room & home office space in basement, 2 zone heating & cooling, rear deck plus patio, plus ERA Warranty on a Cul-De-Sac Lot. VIRTUAL TOUR $344,500. Beautiful Brick Front on a Maintained Lot! 5 BR's, wood floors throughout first floor, stairs & upper hallway, formal living & dining rooms, lg. FR w/ gas FP, loaded kitchen w/ Granite, upgraded cabinets & stainless steel appliances, 2 Zone Heating & Cooling, Rear Deck, ready finishwalk-upattic,2 VIRTUAL TOUR $338,500 Vinyl Siding Transitional w/ over 2,500 sq ft, 4 Brs including a vaulted master suite w/ jetted tub, 3� baths, two story foyer, eat-in kitchen w/ new Granite & stainless steel appliances, large sun room, 2 Zone HVAC (2nd flr system's new), 2 car garage, all appliances convey plus ERA Warranty. Sitting on a great cul-de-sac lot. 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Low taxes on a fabulous lot. $225,000 JUST LIKE NEW RANCHER KING WILLIAM Y WA E RR RA AN T Featuring 1,440 sq ft, 3 BR's, 2 1/2 baths, kitchen w/ Granite countertops, breakfast nook plus all appliances, living room, rec room, one car garage, oversize rear deck, rear patio, vinyl fenced back yard, natural gas heat & central air, aggregate concrete drive & walkway. $214,850 VIRTUAL TOUR Total Ranch Renovation w/ over 1,500 sq ft, new flooring throughout, 2 new baths, new kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, Granite countertops & Cherry cabinets, new interior paint, vinyl siding & windows, new Heat Pump/CA, 2 car garage w/ new garage door, huge rear deck, new 30 year $194,950 Beautiful Heavily Wooded Building Lot Overlooking The Creek. Close In, Yet Extremely Secluded. Hanover High School District. Bring Your Own Builder And Build In Your Own Time Frame. $119,950. LD SOIn Move In Condition!! This Cape Cod Is Truly Featuring living room w/ wood floors, eat-in kitchen w/ Duraceramic tile flooring, four bedrooms, two full baths, full front porch, beautiful rear deck, huge circular paved drive, electric heat pump & central air, cedar siding plus ERA One Year Home Warranty. This One Will Not Be Around Long! $174,950 Y "CUSTOM BUILT TRANSITIONAL KINGS CHARTER" WA E RR RA AN T CUSTOM BUILT COLONIAL WA E RR RA AN T INCREDIBLE WELL MAINTAINED TRANSITIONAL A TY ER RAN AR W 10 ACRES �HANOVER HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT A TY ER RAN R WA Open & Spacious Transitional Ranch-Style Home w/ over 1,700 sq. ft. formal dining room w/ wd flrs, eat-in kitchen w/all appliances conveying, family room w/wd flrs & brick fp, 3 BRs including a master suite w/ its own bath & walk-in closet, front porch, detached tool shed, rear deck, paved drive, and a park- like setting fenced backyard. $170,000. VIRTUAL TOUR SO LD Everything Has Been Done For You! 3 BR's, living room, eat-in kitchen w/new vinyl flooring, new countertops, new maple cabinets & new appliances, new hall bath, new 30 year dimensional roof, new vinyl windows, new well pump, new 16'x16' rear deck, new interior & exterior paint, new gutters/ downspouts plus $3,000 CLOSING COSTS Sitting on a 1+/- ACRE VIRTUAL TOUR LOT. $92,500. SO LD Custom Built Transitional w/over 3,300 sq ft, 5 BR's including a master suite w/two walk-in closets plus a vaulted deluxe bath w/jetted tub, 3� baths, dramatic two story foyer w/turned staircase, formal living & dining rooms w/ wood floors, beautifulkitchenw/Granitecountertops,largebreakfastnook, gascooking,island&peninsulaisland,openfamilyroomw/gas fireplace, two zone heating & cooling, 2 car attached garage, huge rear deck, large VIRTUAL TOUR paved drive plus one year ERA Home Warranty. IN OLD ARTER S H GS C KIN Y Well-maintained Colonial w/almost 3,100 sq. ft. w/additional 648 sq. ft. unfinished in the walk-up attic, 5 BRs including a master suite w/a deluxe bath w/jetted tub, huge kitchen w/all appliances, FR w/brick fp, 3-car garage, 2-zone heating & cooling, vinyl siding & MORE sitting on an acre lot. PLENTY OF ROOM TO GROW! $339,950. VIRTUAL TOUR SO LD Brick/Vinyl Transitional w/ a 1st flr master w/ 3 nice size bedrooms on the 2nd flr, formal dining room w/ wd flrs, vaulted family room w/ gas fp, eatin kitchen w/ Granite countertops, tile backsplash & stainless steel appliances, full size utility room, rear deck, 2 car garage, paved drive, irrigation system, Cul-De-Sac Lot. $279,950 LD IN K SO REE C ASH DAY 1 Brick Front Beautifully 2,634 square feet IN Colonial, formal living and dining rooms, family room with brick fireplace, all wood OLD first floor, four bedrooms, floors throughout S Picturesque winding staircase, rear deck, two car garage with dual openers, plus ERA Acre Lot! VIRTUAL TOUR VIRTUAL TOUR 2560924-01 LET TRIPP HOGG BE YOUR LEADER IF BUYING OR SELLING IN 2012 CALL TRIPP! WWW.TRIPPHOGG.COM & TRIPPHOGG@AOL.COM The Mechanicsville Local February 15, 2012 44