Saturday, April 25, 2009

Coal train headed to Newport News derails, no injuries
The Virginian-Pilot - Norfolk,VA,USA
Fire crews from Eagle Rock and Fincastle extinguished a brush fire that sprang up near the ... It was on its way from Danville, W.Va., to Newport News. ...

Work continues at Eagle Rock train track
Roanoke Times - Roanoke,VA,USA
Virginia 43 still is closed to traffic, the Botetourt Sheriff's Office reports. The train cars, which were coming from Danville, W.Va., and headed to ...

CSX coal train derails near Eagle Rock
WSLS Newschannel 10 Roanoke Fri, 24 Apr 2009 13:40 PM PDT4:34 p.m.
A CSX coal train has derailed near Eagle Rock in Botetourt County.

Freight Train Derails in Western Virginia (9:00 a.m.)
CBS 6 Richmond Sat, 25 Apr 2009 06:05 AM PDT
EAGLE ROCK, Va. (AP) - Twenty-three cars of a coal train have derailed in western Virginia. No injuries were reported in the derailment of the CSX train Friday near Eagle Rock in Botetourt County.

Train derails near Eagle Rock, spilling some coal -
Roanoke Times Fri, 24 Apr 2009 22:40 PM PDT
No one was hurt when 23 CSX cars went off the track near Eagle Rock.

Correctional unit inmate dies; cause unclear -
Roanoke Times Sat, 25 Apr 2009 03:29 AM PDT
An inmate at the Botetourt Correctional Unit near Troutville died Thursday afternoon, and the cause of his death is still being determined, officials said.

Man pleads guilty to raping 8-year-old -
Roanoke Times Sat, 25 Apr 2009 03:40 AM PDT
A Blue Ridge man pleaded guilty in Bedford County Circuit Court on Friday to charges that he raped an 8-year-old girl.

Wingate blanks LRU 8-0 in Food Lion SAC tourney; Three players ...
Wingate University Athletics - Wingate,NC,USA
Wingate sophomore Allison Smith (Daleville, Va.) got the win, twirling a five-inning shutout. The Manhattan College transfer allowed three hits, ...

Classical Conversations Info Meeting - Roanoke,VA,USA
... their children classically using a Christian classical worldview. New weekly communities are forming for the 2009/2010 school year in the Botetourt area.

Civil War History Weekend In Buchanan, Va. - Fort Valley,VA,USA
Downtown Buchanan. Events includes a night street skirmish Friday evening. Main Street Parade with all participants on Saturday, full downtown street battle ...

Botetourt manufacturer shutting down -
Roanoke Times Thu, 23 Apr 2009 22:48 PM PDT
O'Neal Steel says a drop in business at FreightCar America in Roanoke will force it to close shop. O'Neal Steel Inc. will close its Botetourt County welding operation, putting 115 people out of work.

115 will lose jobs at Botetourt plant

Richmond Times-Dispatch Thu, 23 Apr 2009 21:05 PM PDT
A Roanoke Valley welding operation will close, putting 115 people out of jobs. A spokeswoman for Alabama-based O’Neal Steel Inc. said yesterday that its Botetourt County plant will close. The plant supplies goods to the Roanoke railcar factory of FreightCar America. FreightCar America said last week that it would suspend operations until the railcar market strengthens, putting 210 people out of ...

Welding operation for Va. railcar factory closing
NBC 12 Richmond Thu, 23 Apr 2009 15:01 PM PDT
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) - A Roanoke Valley welding operation will close, putting 115 people out of jobs. A spokeswoman for Alabama-based O'Neal Steel Inc. said Thursday that its Botetourt (BAH'-tah-tot) County plant will close.

Sounds of the Mountains festival returns to Camp Bethel
WDBJ 7 Roanoke Fri, 24 Apr 2009 05:10 AM PDT
Storytelling is an art where the medium is the spoken word. Each performer has their own way to craft a tale. There will be plenty of stories to be heard this weekend at the eighth annual Sounds of the Mountains event at Camp Bethel in Fincastle.

The Botetourt View - » Car fit event today in Troutville
A Car-Fit event will be on Friday, April 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of Troutville Brethren Church on Lee Highway in Troutville. The entire Car-Fit checklist will take 20 minutes or less and is a 12- point checklist ...The Botetourt View - -

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