101.9, The River plays Today's Best Music and All of Your Favorites From The Last 40 Years. You'll hear music from the likes of Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Madonna, Michael Bublé and much more from today. You'll also hear classics from Elton John, Fleetwood Mac, Chicago, Cher and many others!


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Covington, VA 24426
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This is your Afternoon News Brief from the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom:

Coming up in this afternoon's news:

-The State Corporation Commission will be holding a hearing to consider a request by Dominion Energy of Virginia for a new rate adjustment clause.

-Training that could save a life is happening this month at the Alleghany County Sheriff's Office

-Two Community Engagement sessions are on tap from the Community Health Assessment Team of the Alleghany Highlands.

-Delegate Chris Collins and Senator Richard Stewart are leading a growing effort to save lives by toughening Virginia’s Distracted Driving Law.

These stories and more this afternoon on the Alleghany Highlands Newsroom with Peter Killeen at 3, 4, and 5 p.m.

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Covington and Surrounding areas for Thursday, January 17, 2019:

PAUL E. HOWARD, age 69, of 3321 Kanawha Trail, Covington, Va, died Wednesday, January 16th at Lewis-Gale Medical Center in Salem. Mr. Howard was born on November 23, 1949 in Alleghany County. He was the co-owner of Alleghany Sportsman in Covington. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and being handled by Arritt Funeral Home in Covington.

PATRICIA ANN PLEASANT, 75, of Covington, died, Wednesday January 9, 2019 in the Lewis Gale Medical Center in Salem. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday January 19, 2019 at Granbery Memorial United Methodist Church with Elder Gregory P. Moore officiating. Interment will be made at Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive their friends Friday from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home. Memorial contribution in Ms. Pleasant name can be made to Granbery United Methodist Church 425 W. Main St. Covington, Va.

MARY CATHERINE MURRELL JONES, age 97, of 2601 Vassar Street, Low Moor, Virginia died Thursday, January 10, 2019 at LewisGale Hospital – Alleghany in Low Moor. Mary was born October 20, 1921 in Low Moor to the late Henry and Ida Bolden Murrell. She was active in civil work for the War Effort in World War II, and was a Nurses Aid for the former Chesapeake and Ohio Hospital in Clifton Forge. She was a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, where she served as Deaconess, and was a former Superintendent of Sunday Schools and Church Clerk. She was also a longtime treasurer for the Berean Valley Baptist Association. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge with Reverend Preston Tyler officiating and Reverend Harold G. Preston, eulogist. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Nicely Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and Western Virginia Chapter, 355 Rio Road West Suite 102, Charlottesville, VA 22901. To send condolences to the family online, please visit

For the full obituaries go to and click on Obituaries.

Have a great Thursday!

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