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Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

Richard Thomas Kicks Off John-Boy Homecoming Weekend In Schuyler (Video)

[ 1 ] October 20, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia The last time Richard Thomas of The Waltons was in Schuyler, Virginia was back in the early 1970s when the television series was just becoming a sensation. He slipped in and visited with the mother of the late Earl Hamner, Jr. who created the popular long running television series. Above, Richard […]

Schuyler : A Homecoming : Richard Thomas Returns To Hamner's Childhood Home Weekend Of October 20th

Schuyler : A Homecoming : Richard Thomas Returns To Hamner’s Childhood Home Weekend Of October 20th

[ 6 ] October 9, 2017

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia By Jennie T. Williams For the first time since 1973, John-Boy Walton is coming home to Schuyler. Richard Thomas played John-Boy, the oldest of seven children, in the hit tv series The Waltons from 1971 to 1981. He visited Earl Hamner, The Waltons’ creator, and his mother in Schuyler, the town […]

Great Night For NCHS Homecoming - Not So Great For Govs Against Dan River : 59-20

Great Night For NCHS Homecoming – Not So Great For Govs Against Dan River : 59-20

[ 0 ] October 6, 2012

Lovingston Nelson County, VA By Lou Jones Nelson County Governors Football Club {View many more of Paul’s pics from Friday night’s homecoming game by heading on over to his slide show here:} http://photographybypaulpurpura.zenfolio.com/p731941536/slideshow It somehow seemed fitting that, after five straight road games to open the season, Nelson County’s first home game of the 2012 […]

Another Rough Loss For NCHS Govs Football At Homecoming

Another Rough Loss For NCHS Govs Football At Homecoming

[ 0 ] October 1, 2011

Lovingston Nelson County, VA It was another agonizing defeat for the NCHS Governors this past Friday night (9.30.11) The Govs lost to Appomattox by a score of 55-28. The Govs haven’t had a victory so far this year. Yet, their spirits are high! Our NCL Mountain Photographer, Paul Purpura traveled to Lovingston Saturday night to […]

Happy Birthday : Nelson's Earl Hamner : 88 Today!

Happy Birthday : Nelson’s Earl Hamner : 88 Today!

[ 2 ] July 10, 2011

Studio City, California Today marks 88 years that Nelson’s native son, Earl Hamner has been on this earth. Ironically it’s the wedding anniversary of Tommy & Yvette Stafford too! A great day! Earl Hamner, Jr. was born on July 10, 1923 in Schuyler, Virginia. Earl is best known for creating the long running series, The […]

Congrats To NCHS 2010 Homecoming Court

Congrats To NCHS 2010 Homecoming Court

[ 0 ] October 31, 2010

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia We told you about Nelson’s wonderful win against Chatham High this past Friday night in Lovingston. It was the Govs first and much needed win (42-20) of the season! The homecoming game was also a time to honor and recognize the high school’s royalty. Congrats to James and Natalie and to […]

Earl Hamner Continues Homecoming In Nelson County Over Weekend : 11.7.09

Earl Hamner Continues Homecoming In Nelson County Over Weekend : 11.7.09

[ 5 ] November 7, 2009

Schuyler Nelson County, Virginia Decades after leaving Nelson County, Earl Hamner, Jr. comes back as often as he can. He was born in Schuyler, Virginia in 1923. We first told you about Earl’s return last week when he made an appearance at The Hamner Theater in Afton. The theater was named in his honor in […]

Earl Hamner Returns Home To Nelson In November : 10.21.09

Earl Hamner Returns Home To Nelson In November : 10.21.09

[ 0 ] October 21, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Reception and Reading with Earl Hamner at the Hamner Theater Thursday, Nov. 5 from 6:00 p.m. The Hamner Theater is hosting an evening with renowned author (and Nelson County native) Earl Hamner on Thursday, November 5th. There will be a reception and book-signing from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. At 7:30p.m., Earl Hamner […]

1st Annual NCHS Marching Governors Alumni Organizing For Fall Event : 7.2.09

1st Annual NCHS Marching Governors Alumni Organizing For Fall Event : 7.2.09

[ 0 ] July 2, 2009

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia NCHS Assistant Band Director, Taylor Ashley, tells NCL a unique event is being organized for this year’s 2009 Homecoming game at Nelson County High School. The game is October 23rd. “We need to get in touch with as many alumni band members as possible. The alumni will be joining the present […]

Nelson County Beats Wilson Memorial 14-7 In Homecoming Game

Nelson County Beats Wilson Memorial 14-7 In Homecoming Game

[ 0 ] September 20, 2008

The night was perfect for Nelson County High’s Homecoming 2008. They won against Wilson Memorial of Fishersville by a score of 14-7! Way to go! That puts Nelson 2-2 for the season so far. Next week they face Altavista in their next away game.