Earlier this week, 31-year-old Kevin Green’s attorneys asserted the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals erred when it ruled in February that he had passed the statute of limitations for claiming ineffective counsel.
Toy boat search ends in drowning
Authorities said a local man who drowned in a lake at Mount Trashmore on Tuesday went under while trying to retrieve a toy boat that had become stuck in the water.
The body of 31-year-old Frank Perez was retrieved from the lake about 1:15 a.m. yesterday.
Witnesses told police he went into the lake about 8 p.m. Tuesday trying to retrieve a motorized toy boat. Police say at least one person tried to rescue him and another called 911 when he didn’t resurface.
Boat and dive teams searched for the man but were unsuccessful.
Mount Trashmore is a landfill that has been converted to a park.
ACLU targets Bible courses
The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia is seeking more information on the Craig County School Board’s plans to add a Bible study course.
On May 6, Craig County school officials voted to offer “The Bible in History and Literature” at Craig County High School in the fall.View Entire Story
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