Friday, August 31, 2012

Miniature pet donkey gets prosthetic leg
New York Daily News
The Botetourt County, Va., couple fitted him with a custom-made prosthetic leg instead. "Look at him," Tracy said Wednesday at an event hosted by Virginia Prosthetics in Roanoke, Va. "How could I put him down?" The 15-year-old Sicilian miniature donkey ...


'Spoiled' donkey adjust to prosthetic leg
NorthJersey.com
Stitches, a 15-year-old Sicilian miniature donkey owned by Tracy and Steven Amonette of Botetourt County, lost part of his right rear leg about five years ago. The family could have euthanized the poor animal, but instead they decided to outfit ...


I-81 back open after car fire in Botetourt County | WSLS 10
Car fire had blocked the left lane of Interstate 81 northbound, about 5 miles north of Buchanan.

 Spoiled donkey adjusts to prosthetic lower leg - www.roanoke.com
Roanoke Times Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:07 PM PDT
When Stitches, 15, lost a hoof, his owners never seriously considered putting him down. Stitches put his best hoof forward for the media Wednesday morning. Make that his best prosthetic hoof. Stitches, a 15-year-old Sicilian miniature donkey owned by Tracy and Steven Amonette of Botetourt County, lost part of his right rear leg about five years ago. The family could have euthanized the poor ... 


  Man pleads to robbery, firearm charges
Franklin News Post
A Botetourt County man pleaded no contest Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court to one charge of attempted robbery and one charge of using a firearm in an attempted robbery. Jack Edward Huff, 31, of Eagle Rock faces up to 10 years in prison on the ...


  

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