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Bill Milstead, Bill Haslam, Jim Darlington and Richard Condrey displayed their crystal prizes.Thirty teams of two players each competed in five flights in the men’s member-guest tournament at the Lake Monticello golf course on Saturday and Sunday June 2 and 3.

The Grand Champions for gross score were: Jim Darlington and Richard Condrey. They scored an impressive 34½ points out of 50, playing in the number one flight of teams made up of two senior golfers. The Grand Champions for net score were: Bill Milstead and Bill Haslam. They also scored impressively, with 34 out of 50 possible points. Milstead and Haslam played in the third flight of teams that included two senior golfers.

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Riding at Sugar Maple Farm.Learning to ride a horse English style can be a very rigid discipline and those who begin at a young age to learn to ride a horse, often accelerate into the show level, most learning to jump and some even make it onto the Olympic equestrian team.

But for those who learn at Sugar Maple Farm, show jumping or the Olympics is not their goal but learning to physically understand their own body movements, control and balance is the true learning experience. Ann Holeywell of Holeywell Therapeutic Horsemanship, sees to it that her students learn good horsemanship during therapy using some of the sweetest and gentlest horses around. Add a comment

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rotestors outside the June 6 Board of Supervisors meeting.

The supervisors 3-2 vote last month to cut the school budget – which for a while threatened to leave the new high school shuttered – has spurred a new activism in Fluvanna County.

Informal groups calling themselves Save our Schools, Focus on Fluvanna’s Future, Fluvanna United and the Fluvanna Taxpayers Watchdog Association have sprung up seemingly overnight to promote their messages.

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The fervor over education funding in Fluvanna County will not die.

It began over a month ago when the Fluvanna Board of Supervisors voted on a lower than expected tax rate, cutting the school board operating budget by $1.4 million.  But just when protests and angry Facebook posts were starting to dwindle, the debate was reignited two weeks ago when a group called the Fluvanna Taxpayers Watchdog Association published a two-page ad in the Fluvanna Review claiming that public school teachers are overpaid by 50 percent.

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After hearing the final water/sewer pipeline to Zion Crossroads return-on-investment report, Supervisors asked County Administrator Steve Nichols to shoot off a letter to Louisa County officials.

The gist of the June 7 letter? Let’s talk water.

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