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Chilhowie High School student graduates with 14 years of perfect attendance  WCYB

A student from Chilhowie High School isn't just celebrating graduation. She's celebrating 14 years of perfect attendance. Samantha Musick graduated from ...

Boardwine leads Chilhowie to 9-2 win over Holston  Bristol Herald Courier

Daniel Boardwine's senior year at Chilhowie High School has been anything but boring.

Chilhowie football team has 22 reasons for hope in VHSL championship game  Roanoke Times

Since late September, the Warriors have honored the memory of former star athlete and teacher Will Walker.

Chilhowie state semi-final game against Galax moved to Northwood  WCYB

Chilhowie High School is the home team in Saturday's game against Galax, but they aren't playing at home. It's one of four games across Virginia rescheduled ...

Holston scores 8 in the 6th, will meet Chilhowie for Hogo baseball title  Bristol Herald Courier

EMORY, Va. – The Holston High School baseball team punched their ticket to the Hogoheegee District tournament championship on Wednesday with a 12-2, ...

Chilhowie cruises past Eastside in Region 1D playoffs  Bristol Herald Courier

CHILHOWIE, Va. – Chilhowie High School's football team had a perfect record during the regular season. The Warriors opened the postseason with a perfect ...

Chilhowie's Cale inspired by the loss of his friend  Bristol Herald Courier

Zack Cale performed with his usual poise, purpose and passion on Saturday afternoon for Chilhowie High School's football team.

Chilhowie Town Council honors state champ | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

Chilhowie High School senior Molly Rhudy was honored by the Chilhowie Town Council for setting new state records in track events this year. Mayor Gary ...

Life of Chilhowie's Will Walker celebrated for his commitment to faith, family, farming  Southwest Virginia Today

Ashley Walker accepts a commemorative plaque posthumously honoring her late husband, Will, as a finalist for the 2018 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation ...

VHSL CLASS 1 STATE FOOTBALL SEMIS: Chilhowie has a secret weapon in Anthony Blevins  Bristol Herald Courier

Ask members of Chilhowie High School's football team about senior running back Anthony Blevins and they will tell you about a guy who might be Southwest ...

Chilhowie's Apple Festival will honor Doane, celebrate 'Art, Apples and Agriculture'  Southwest Virginia Today

Chilhowie council member Charlie Doane will lead the 2018 Chilhowie Community Apple Festival Parade as grand marshal this year.

Chilhowie remembers Virginia State Trooper killed during drug investigation  WCYB

A Virginia State trooper orginally from our area and a drug suspect both died in a gun battle near Farmville last night. The trooper has been identified as ...

Will Walker: Remembering the man behind the smile | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

Crowds upon crowds of people shuffled slowly into Chilhowie Christian Church last Sunday evening to pay their final respects to beloved Chilhowie farmer, ...

Citizens get look at VDOT's plans for Chilhowie intersection  Southwest Virginia Today

Chilhowie citizens and elected officials mingled with representatives of the Virginia Department of Transportation on Tuesday at Chilhowie High School to ...

Chilhowie High School graduates 77 members of the Class of 2018  Southwest Virginia Today

The weather finally cooperated enough on graduation night for Chilhowie High School to conduct the ceremony outdoors on Friday for the first time in years.

Lauren Sisler becomes Chilhowie football fan  Roanoke Times

The ESPN and SEC Network reporter and Giles grad has sent videos of support to the Warriors.

Chilhowie gets a boost as Padgett joins football coaching staff  Bristol Herald Courier

The football team at Chilhowie High School is loaded.

PREP BASEBALL: Chilhowie claims 6-3 win over Patrick Henry  Bristol Herald Courier

It was two good teams. I think Patrick Henry is one of the top teams in the region,” Chilhowie coach Jeff Robinson said. “We've played two good games with ...

H.S. football: Freshman Hutton adds kicking weapon to Chilhowie's offensive attack  Roanoke Times

CHILHOWIE — Jeff Robinson never really paid attention to the kid he had seen kicking field goals occasionally on Chilhowie High School's football field during ...

Funeral arrangements announced for fallen trooper  Bristol Herald Courier

CHILHOWIE, Va.—Williams Funeral Home in Chilhowie announced funeral arrangements on Wednesday for Chilhowie native Lucas Dowell, a 28-year-old ...

HISTORY WITH HAYES: Walker a much-loved, much-missed Warrior  Bristol Herald Courier

Will Walker was quite a runner. He could cover some serious ground when chasing down a flyball as one would expect from a guy who was a two-time all-state ...

H.S. football: Chilhowie's Jake Kegley stands out for the Warriors  Roanoke Times

When Chilhowie High School quarterback Zack Cale takes the snap, stands in the pocket and scans the field, there's always one guy accounted for.

Gregg Belcher: Chilhowie Warrior sports hero remembered | Smyth County Sports  Southwest Virginia Today

Gregory Allen Belcher was a model student, humble to his core, liked and respected by everyone who crossed his path, and the greatest basketball player to ...

Martin comes up big for Chilhowie defense  Bristol Herald Courier

SALTVILLE, Va. – Jason Amaro sought out teammate Todd Martin after Chilhowie High School's 28-7 victory over Galax on Saturday afternoon in the VHSL ...

Chilhowie’s Rhudy to run, jump at ETSU  Bristol Herald Courier

Molly Rhudy is a state champion in track and field and pretty soon she will also be a NCAA Division I athlete.The Chilhowie High School senior signed with the ...

Chilhowie's Dylan Catron signs to play basketball at Emory & Henry  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

CHILHOWIE, Va. (WJHL)- Chilhowie High School's Dylan Catron has signed to play basketball with Emory & Henry College.

Freshman kicker Hutton making an impact on veteran Chilhowie squad  Bristol Herald Courier

Jeff Robinson had never really paid much attention to the young kid he had seen occasionally kicking field goals on Chilhowie High School's football field during ...

Tragedies claim two Smyth lives | News  Southwest Virginia Today

Tragedy twice struck Smyth County on Thursday, claiming the lives of a Saltville toddler and a Chilhowie man in two separate incidents.

H.S. notebook: Timesland Saturday football playoff games to be played on artificial turf  Roanoke Times

All four semifinals involving Timesland schools will be played on artificial turf after two were moved to new locations Wednesday.

Connections between Chilhowie's current state finalists, 1970 team have many connections  Roanoke Times

CHILHOWIE — Jeff Robinson teaches history classes five days a week inside Room 108 at Chilhowie High School, in addition to his duties as head football ...

Chilhowie sends message of love to its football team  Staunton News Leader

If you're on a bus coming home after a long day, the last things you want to see in front of you are a fire engine, a rescue squad and a couple of police cars.

Teacher shortage strikes Virginia, begins to impact Smyth  Southwest Virginia Today

The Virginia Department of Education is working to alleviate a teacher shortage across the commonwealth that is beginning to affect rural areas like Smyth ...

HISTORY WITH HAYES: Belcher put in buckets for Chilhowie  Bristol Herald Courier

Dylan Catron's 43-point performance last week in a win over Patrick Henry put Chilhowie High School's 6-foot-8 junior in elite company. Catron's point ...

With a year of football to go, Chilhowie's junior class makes a splash  Roanoke Times

CHILHOWIE — Before Greg Sanchez had carried the ball in a varsity football game, Chilhowie High School's standout running back anticipated he would help ...

Efforts underway to name bridges for fallen Virginia State Police Trooper Lucas B. Dowell  Bristol Herald Courier

CHILHOWIE, Va. — Travelers on Interstate 81 in Chilhowie and the U.S. Highway 29 Bypass in Amherst may soon pass over bridges in honor of fallen Virginia ...

REGION 1D FOOTBALL: Chilhowie is on the brink of first title since 1975  Bristol Herald Courier

Like a character in a Charles Dickens novel, Chilhowie High School's Bradley Parris has indeed seen the worst of times and the best of times.

VHSL CLASS 1 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP: Riverheads stymies Chilhowie  Bristol Herald Courier

The Riverheads Gladiators dominated in all facets of the game in taking a victory over Chilhowie.

Chilhowie QB Cale would like to reverse the GW curse  Bristol Herald Courier

Chilhowie High School senior quarterback Zack Cale has a score to settle. You see, the George Wythe Maroons have caused much consternation for the ...

Chilhowie coach Robinson the ultimate Warrior  Bristol Herald Courier

After Jeff Robinson ate some Japanese food for lunch last Monday, Chilhowie High School's head football coach cracked open a fortune cookie and couldn't ...

Chilhowie's Catron equals Belcher single-game scoring record  Southwest Virginia Today

Junior Dylan Catron matched a Chilhowie High School scoring record of Warrior basketball legend Greg Belcher on Friday, Jan. 26.

Chilhowie stops J.I. Burton in Region 1D baseball, 6-2  Bristol Herald Courier

CHILHOWIE, Va. – Chilhowie High School's baseball team had a fast start at the plate.

Parallels abound between legendary 1970 squad and current Chilhowie bunch  Bristol Herald Courier

Jeff Robinson teaches history classes five days a week inside Room 108 at Chilhowie High School to go along with his duties as head football coach.

'It's all about Lucas': Petition effort underway to name Amherst bridge after fallen police trooper  Lynchburg News and Advance

An effort is underway to name a bridge in Amherst in honor of Lucas B. Dowell, a Virginia State Police trooper who died after being shot Feb. 4 in the.

Chilhowie defense physical, stingy and effective  Roanoke Times

At 5-foot-10 and 225 pounds, Ethan Armstrong is the biggest guy on Chilhowie High School's defensive line and he packs quite a punch.

Chilhowie's John Sabo ready to lead his 'Legend's Legion'  Bristol Herald Courier

Here's a piece of advice for those attending Chilhowie High School's state semifinal football game at Galax today: Pay attention when the Warriors are kicking ...

Chilhowie High School graduates 99 students Friday evening | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

Chilhowie High School's commencement ceremony took place Friday, May 30, at 6 p.m. at the high school. Diplomas were presented to 99 students.

VHSL CLASS 1 STATE FOOTBALL: Hot Chilhowie is on a roll  Bristol Herald Courier

The defining moment thus far in Chilhowie High School's football season was Saturday's 25-21 state semifinal win over Galax.

It's Chilhowie Apple Festival time! | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

The 64th annual Chilhowie Community Apple Festival, taking place Friday through Sunday, features arts & crafts, music, a parade, exhibits, a band festival, and ...

In words & photos: Smyth County celebrates the Class of 2017  Southwest Virginia Today

Smyth County's three high schools celebrated their graduation ceremonies and sent the members of the Class of 2017 into the world with well wishes last ...

Smyth County School Board sets last day of academic year  Southwest Virginia Today

School ends next week for Smyth County students but the budget woes for administrators could go well into the summer.

Versatile junior Sanchez leads Hogo favorite Chilhowie  Bristol Herald Courier

Chilhowie High School's football roster has junior Greg Sanchez listed at 5-foot-8 and 190 pounds.

Chilhowie boys retain Hogo perch; Holston girls edge Warriors  Bristol Herald Courier

No matter the season and no matter the sport, Zack Cale is Chilhowie High School's catalyst.

VHSL 1A STATE FOOTBALL: A 47-year wait over for Chilhowie as Warriors beat Galax, 25-21  Bristol Herald Courier

As Chilhowie High School head football coach Jeff Robinson made his way through the throng of folks who had flooded the field following a monumental victory ...

Carrico plans to retire from Va. Senate; Marion's Heath, Del. Pillion announce candidacy  Southwest Virginia Today

As one Smyth County native announced his retirement from Virginia's senate, another announced his intention to seek the legislative seat.

Chilhowie's Apple Festival Band Competition may be one of the largest in years  Southwest Virginia Today

About a month from now the sounds of trumpets and trombones, tubas and drums will fill the air while flags are flown and rifles tossed in the 62nd Annual ...

2018 Hogoheegee District Football Preview Capsules  Bristol Herald Courier

Chilhowie was the final area football team still standing a year ago as the Warriors reached the VHSL Class 1 state finals, where they suffered a 42-0 loss to ...

Portrait of Lucas Dowell unveiled at VSP memorial service for fallen officers  Bristol Herald Courier

The Virginia State Police unveiled a portrait Thursday for fallen Trooper Lucas Dowell, a 28-year-old officer from Chilhowie who died in February.

VHSL 1A STATE FOOTBALL: Chilhowie chasing the gold against Galax  Bristol Herald Courier

The offense is clicking. The defense is suffocating. The special teams are producing. As Chilhowie High School enters today's VHSL 1A state semifinal game at ...

Ollie's is coming to Marion, Overstock Mercantile to Chilhowie  Southwest Virginia Today

Ollie's Bargain Outlet is coming to Marion this summer.

Catron, Chilhowie maintain Hogo control  Bristol Herald Courier

Dylan Catron had some points to prove Friday for Chilhowie High School.

Smyth County School Board celebrates education successes | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

It was a night of recognition at the Smyth County School Board on Monday night as board members recognized students and staff for various accomplishments ...

Controversy over ‘Dixie’ creates split between school and community  Bristol Herald Courier

GLADE SPRING, Va. — Many members of the Glade Spring community and alumni of Patrick Henry High School were angered when news spread that “Dixie” ...

Kestner leads Chilhowie into VHSL 1A state volleyball quarterfinals at Narrows  Bristol Herald Courier

A couple of vans carrying Chilhowie High School players, coaches and some parents headed to Narrows, Virginia, on Monday night.

Smyth Career & Technology Center gives hands-on workforce preparation  Southwest Virginia Today

Sparks fly, engines whir, there's a sharp, loud ping of metal against metal and computers hum while air compressors hiss and click. It's just another day at school ...

5 Star Student: Logan Price  WCYB

Logan Price is only in 8th grade, but he already plays guitar, bass and drums.He's 14-year-old and the youngest person in the Highlands Fellowship Church ...

Smyth County's chamber of commerce honors citizens for their service  Southwest Virginia Today

Outstanding *service* awards in business, agriculture and education were presented at the 43rd annual Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County Town & Country ...

Haynes Greenhouse’s corn maze opens Sept. 21  Bristol Herald Courier

GLADE SPRING, Va. — It may take close to an hour to walk through the twists and turns of a corn maze at Haynes Greenhouse in Glade Spring, but for.

LOCALS IN COLLEGE: Mary Washington's Porchie makes first-team All-CAC in softball  Bristol Herald Courier

Rachel Porchie's prowess at the plate in 2019 didn't go unnoticed.

Ballenger joins Smyth County School Board staff | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

Chris Ballenger found a brand new culture when he moved to Smyth County from Oklahoma and he and his family are loving it.

Out & About: Little River Band at Harvester Performance Center  Roanoke Times

For a country as rugged as Australia, some of its most famous musical exports have leaned to the softer side of rock.

Rhudy, Belcher, Reynolds, Jenkins win indoor track and field titles  Bristol Herald Courier

After settling for silver on Monday, Chilhowie High School senior Molly Rhudy got her hands on a double dose of gold on Tuesday.

Northwood High educator is named Teacher of the Year  Southwest Virginia Today

Education wasn't Smyth County Teacher of the Year Jerad Ward's first choice of a career but when it came down to deciding on a course of study in college, one.

Smyth County names Teacher of the Year for 2018  Southwest Virginia Today

From elementary to high school, teachers all across Smyth County have been honored with the title of Teacher of the Year for 2018 at their respective schools.

Young Playwrights Festival Announced At Barter Theatre  Broadway World

Barter Theatre's 17-Annual Young Playwrights Festival took place on November 5, 2018 with two performances in the morning at Gilliam Stage for over 800 ...

Ex-prosecutors: Trump would've been charged if not president  WJHL-TV News Channel 11

WASHINGTON (AP) - Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed onto a letter saying President Donald Trump would have been charged with ...

Town of Chilhowie prohibits yard sales on town land  Southwest Virginia Today

“It's getting out of hand.” That was the comment made by Chilhowie Mayor Gary Heninger and several council members at Thursday's meeting concerning the ...

Chilhowie's Olivia Bailey heads to CBS National News in New York City  Southwest Virginia Today

From Southwest Virginia to New York City, Olivia Bailey is taking a big leap in the field of communications though she's had a few large stepping stones along ...

Christmas parades coming to Chilhowie, Saltville, Sugar Grove this weekend  Southwest Virginia Today

This weekend will feature a triple play of Christmas parades in the county.

Creative Collages: Vintage print ads become medium for artist Lori Mann  Bristol Herald Courier

ABINGDON, Va. — When a donation of National Geographic showed up at the William King Museum of Art, Lori Rouse Mann was like a kid in a candy store.

Town of Marion 9/11 Ceremony | Galleries  Bristol Herald Courier

Turk Johnson, Marion VFW, left, and Marion Mayor David Helms and Seaman Apprentice Dylan Teaster, Chilhowie High School, place a wreath at the 9-11 ...

Chilhowie's Catron, Halsey receive state basketball honors | Smyth County Sports  Southwest Virginia Today

The Virginia High School Coaches Association has selected Chilhowie's Danielle Catron and Mark Halsey as its Group 1A girls' basketball player and coach of ...

In photos and story: Chilhowie rallies around revitalization  Southwest Virginia Today

It was a pep rally of community-wide proportions as Chilhowie area residents came together Thursday evening to celebrate the million-dollar grant coming to the ...

PREP SOFTBALL: J.I. Burton earns walk-off win over Thomas Walker in Cumberland District tourney  Bristol Herald Courier

NORTON, Va. – Thomas Walker High School's softball team came tantalizingly close to experiencing a long-awaited breakthrough victory on Tuesday, but ...

Fields retires from Blue Ridge Job Corps with legacy of service  Southwest Virginia Today

When he accepted the position of substitute arts & crafts teacher at Blue Ridge Job Corps Center in 1984 William Fields had no idea it would lead to a career.

Year-round greenhouse draws tourists' attention to family farm  Southwest Virginia Today

GLADE SPRING, Va. — It may take close to an hour to walk through the twists and turns of a corn maze at Haynes Greenhouse in Glade Spring, but for.

Smyth County Sports Hall of Fame inducting three  Southwest Virginia Today

After a few years of dormancy, a Smyth County Sports Hall of Fame committee has resurfaced and voted to induct three members this year. They are John ...

Abingdon's Carter looks forward to playing Ridgeview  Bristol Herald Courier

Abingdon junior River Carter got his first taste of serious high school football in the eighth grade.

Marion's Ellen Greenwood: 90 years of blessings | Smyth County News  Southwest Virginia Today

As Marion resident Ellen Greenwood prepares to celebrate her 90th birthday on July 8, she looks back on her life, recalling many wonderful memories of people ...

Smyth County native now living in South Korea  Southwest Virginia Today

Brian Millsaps, a Chilhowie native, and his wife, Rahee Jung, and their children, Ian Matthew and Jaynah Sarang, make their home in South Korea, where ...

Smyth Career and Technology Center offers CNA training for high school students  Southwest Virginia Today

The training for a Certified Nursing Assistant is detailed and hands-on and requires a sincere commitment. “This is a serious class for serious students,” ...

State championships: 1 down, 1 to go  Rappahannock News

Rapp's undefeated varsity volleyball team is headed for the state championship final at VCU Saturday; RCHS senior cross-country runner Gavin Jenkins is the ...

Extension Answers: Spotted Lantern Fly found in Virginia  Southwest Virginia Today

The Spotted Lantern Fly (SLF) originates from China, where its presence has been documented in detail dating as far back as the 12th century. In modern times ...

Chilhowie student interns on set of Big Stone Gap movie  Southwest Virginia Today

Award-winning young playwright Micah Untiedt got the opportunity of a lifetime (so far) when she was asked to intern on the filming of the highly anticipated ...

Graham Clark resigning as head football coach at Dobyns-Bennett after 25 years  WCYB

Kingsport, Tenn. – Dobyns-Bennett High School educator and Hall of Fame Head Football Coach Graham Clark has announced his intention to retire at the end ...

Salem-Louisa County final: Dinwiddie coach Mills familiar with Spartans, Lions  Roanoke Times

Billy Mills has varied interests in Sunday's VHSL championship football games.

THS dominates in Cressel Classic  Bristol Herald Courier

BRISTOL, Va. – Just call them the Tennessee High Technicians. Relying on aggression and fundamentals, the THS Vikings wrestling team dominated ...

2016 Gene "Pappy" Thompson Award nominees  Bristol Herald Courier

Madison Andrews. Cherokee. A 4.0 grade point average and four letters for the Cherokee basketball squad are just the start of the list of impressive ...

2018 Thompson Award nominees  Bristol Herald Courier

The Gene “Pappy” Thompson Award for Excellence originated in 1982 to recognize an area high school student-athlete who exhibits exemplary athletic skills, ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $83,000 In Scholarships To 74 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $83,000 in scholarships for the ...

Hogoheegee District (plus GW, RR) football season preview capsules  Bristol Herald Courier

Capsules, rosters and schedules for the Hogoheegee District, plus longtime former members George Wythe and Rural Retreat.

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