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Fire chiefs make case to raise taxes for hard pressed departments

Calls may come into one of the county’s 12 volunteer fire departments reporting a blaze. But if there’s no one available to drive the fire truck, that’s a problem.

Police urge caution with prom coming up Saturday

Vending machines hit by vandals Tuesday


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Peters takes Showdown win

Timothy Peters avoided a spinning Lee Pulliam on the final lap of the green-white-checkered finish to claim his first win in the charity race.

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Barons split two games in district action

SoVaNow.com / April 17, 2013
The Bluestone varsity baseball team split a pair of games this week as the Barons trounced district rival Central of Lunenburg 15-1, but they lost to Amelia in another high-scoring outing, 17-5.

The Barons faced off against the Chargers on Wednesday and brought their bats as they jumped all over the Central pitching staff. Antwan Tucker, Deion Mosley and Josh Balducci led the hit parade with three hits each, while Tre Watson had two hits and Keith Patrick and Kashawn HIlliard had one hit apiece. Darius Baskerville gave up only two hits over five innings as the game was shortened under the mercy rule.

On April 9, the Barons suffered a tough loss to Amelia 17-5. Javon Smith led the Bluestone effort with two hits, including a triple. Josh Briggs and Darius Baskerville also had two hits while Deion Mosley and Antwan Tucker each had one hit.

The Barons have a busy week as they play James River District foes Randolph-Henry Tuesday, Buckingham on Thursday and Nottoway next Tuesday.





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