Thursday, June 18, 2009

High water means danger on local rivers
WSLS.com - Roanoke,VA,USA
A local man drowned in the James River in Botetourt County Tuesday after the raft he was in capsized. Conservation Police officers tell us ...

Businessman Knopp dies in rafting accident
Staunton News Leader - Staunton,VA,USA
... STAUNTON — The co-owner of Knopp Enterprise in Staunton was killed Tuesday afternoon during a rafting accident on the James River in Botetourt County. ...

Man drowns in James River in Botetourt Co. VAEMSNews.com ...
The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says 76-year-old Simon Knopp of Staunton drowned. ———- 3:58 pm The Virginia Department of.VAEMSNews.com - Virginia's Premiere... - http://www.vaemsnews.com/

Staunton man drowns in James River
WAVY TV 10 Portsmouth Wed, 17 Jun 2009 08:38 AM PDT
GLEN WILTON, Va. - A Staunton man drowned while rafting on the James River in Botetourt County. Authorities say 76-year-old Simon Knopp was rafting with two friends Tuesday afternoon when his raft washed into the branches of a downed tree and became entangled.

Man Drowns In James River
WRIC 8 News Richmond Wed, 17 Jun 2009 08:03 AM PDT
GLEN WILTON, Va. (AP) - A Staunton man has drowned while rafting on the James River in Botetourt County. Authorities say 76-year-old Simon Knopp was rafting with two friends Tuesday afternoon when his

Blue Ridge Autism Center and Achievement Center announce merger
WDBJ7.com - Roanoke,VA,USA
At the same time the Blue Ridge Autism Center in Botetourt County was facing it's own issues. "We were running out of space at Rainbow Forest Baptist Church ...

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