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BREAKING NEWS: Man injured in shooting at Dutch Inn
Incident happened early Sunday, police say
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A local man was injured early Sunday in a shooting in the parking lot of the Dutch Inn/Quality Inn in Collinsville, according to a news release from the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

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Power to ENABLE
Therapeutic program already is seeing results
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By BEN R. WILLIAMS - Bulletin Staff Writer

Infinity Acres’ ENABLE program is getting results, and founders Rick and Laura Steere are looking forward to helping even more people with special needs in the future.

ENABLE, which stands for “Enriching Nurturing Animal-Based Learning Experiences,” was founded in April. It features animal-based activities designed to help adults with intellectual and physical disabilities, and takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

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Driving charge filed in case of missing U.Va. student

CHARLOTTESVILLE (AP) — A man believed to be the last person to see a University of Virginia student before she disappeared was being sought on arrest warrants charging him reckless driving, a police chief said Sunday, adding authorities also want to ask him about the missing teen.

Virginia State Police have issued warrants for Jesse Matthew on a charge of misdemeanor reckless driving, Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo said at a news conference Sunday. Matthew has not been charged in the disappearance of 18-year-old Hannah Graham, who was last seen early on Sept. 13 in Charlottesville.

Longo said police want to talk to Matthew, who was seen with Graham before she disappeared.

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Grant will fund new ambulance

Henry County has received a grant for more than $86,000 to help pay for a new ambulance.

According to Henry County Board of Supervisors documents, the county was awarded an $86,715.50 grant from the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services Rescue Squad Assistance Fund (RSAF). The funds must be used toward 50 percent of the cost of a new ambulance.

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Horne Home Walk raises $8K
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About 75 walkers and rockers raised $8,200 in a walk/rock-a-thon Saturday to benefit the Chevis and Helen Horne Home, which serves developmentally disabled adults.

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Family: Veteran needs help

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) — An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him posed no threat to anyone and needs counseling instead of prosecution, members of his family said Sunday.

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