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   Daily News Record (Newspaper) - December 18, 2007, Harrisonburg, Virginia                                JMU Instructor Kim DuvallEarly Gets High Marks VALLEY VIRGINIA B1 James Madison Beats Radford University 8574 In Basketball C1 December 2007 I I I 35 cents Michael Reilly DNR the Harrisonburg and Rockingham Thermal opened at Otterbein United Methodist Church Guest Susan Lowery left talks with volunteers Mary Earman and Kent New Shelter Opens In City HARTS Warms Hearts And Souls Of Needy By KELLY JASPER Daily NewsRecord HARRISONBURG Jeff Butcher stood in the kitchen of Otterbein United Methodist where industrial ap pliances line the walls and vol unteers brewed an everfresh pot of Id be working in my of said the churchs People would See the light on late at And we would spend maybe over a year putting peo ple up in because theyd come in and have no where to He was at the church late again Monday sur rounded by church volunteers and staffers of a new organiza tion called the Har risonburg and Rockingham Thermal We started thinking theres just got to be a better way to be good stewards of money while still addressing needs in this said also president of the New Shelter For more contact HARTS at HARTS board of Hell now point people to the HARTS created by faithbased organizations in the city and county to offer the homeless a place to sleep during the winter The shelter will rotate between 10 or 12 par ticipating locations for the next several said Patty acting executive di rector of the For the next the shel ter will operate out of Otter HARTS welcomed its first few guests into the church Monday Volunteer Effort It breaks your heart to know that there are people who are there without shelter at Butcher At other shelters have been We wanted to do what we could to supplement all of their great See Page A3 Chill Heats Skiing Action Weekend Storm Has Its Though By TOM MITCHELL Daily NewsRecord MASSANUTTEN An ice storm that assaulted much of the eastern over the week end cut through Massanutten Resort with a doubleedged Freezing rain that fell through the weekend from the Great Lakes to New England lefts its mark on numerous ski areas in Virginia and West Vir say representatives for slopes that opened in the past like many oth er ski resorts in the opened for business While a cold snap during the second weekend of December See Page A3 Michael Reilly DNR Skiers at Massanutten Resort enjoy a day on the slopes on Officials at Massanutten and other ski sites in Virginia and West Virginia anticipate a good year for their business this ski Man To Serve Three Years For Shooting By DAVID REYNOLDS Daily NewsRecord HARRISONBURG A judge sen tenced an Elkton man to three years in prison on Monday for shooting his brotherinlaw in the arm after a Patricks Day party turned Rockingham County Circuit Judge John McGraths punishment of Herman Jefferson Hutchinson is the one jurors recommended following an October The sentence also is the minimum the law requires for Hutchinsons three was convict ed of unlawful use of a firearm in a felony and of firing a gun in side an occu pied Prosecutors say that Hutchinson end ed a drunken argument at his home Hutchinson See Page A3 Border Patrol Fires Tear Gas Into Mexico Associated Press SAN DIEGO Border Patrol agents are firing tear gas and power ful pepperspray weapons across the border into Mexico to repel what the agency says are an increasing num ber of attacks by assailants hurling bottles and The counteroffensive has drawn complaints that innocent families are Border attacks up Assaults on border patrol agents along the Mexican border rose by 31 percent over last Assaults on border patrol 12month period ending 30 Rock Physical Shootings throwing assault Vehicle assault Other Rock Physical throwing assault Shootings See Page A3 SOURCE Border Patrol I 987 Vehicle assault Other NOTE Percentages are rounded AP Police Family Feud Leads To Charges By DAVID REYNOLDS Daily NewsRecord A man faces numerous felony charges after police say he fired multiple shots during an argument early Saturday at his fathers home in Bryant Hollow near Michael Brooks ELKTON faces attempted attempted and firearms charges in connection with an argument with his fa police No one was hurt in the Around Rockingham County sheriffs deputies responded to 5102 JJ Lane and found smoke coming from the home and windows bashed out of a according to an incident report in the court Although Davis was gone See Page A3 Davis Woman Pardoned A Saudi gangrape victim who was sentencedto six months in prison and 200 lashes for being alone with a man is Page D2 Kaine Unveils Budget Timothy Kaine on Monday proposed a leantimes budget that borrows more billion and withdraws million in Page AS INSIDE 4 Sections 28 Pages 67 Index Classified D4 86 D2 45 28 For the latest weather visit Lola Madeline Harrisonburg Frederick Woodstock Vernon L Mount Helen Lynnwood George I Leatherman Old Alice Ackie Bridgewater Asa Grottoes Anna 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