Next on News-7 at Eleven:
One member of a family notorious for making moonshine is found dead -- his
brother is charged with murder.
Blacksburg Police crack down on minors buying and drinking alcohol.
And Iraqi officials say this standoff with the U-S is really about oil.
A shooting in Henry County leaves one man dead and his brother charged with
Police found Scott Alexander Stanley of Rocky Mount dead in his brother's
home last night--apparently shot several times.
Authorities believe an argument between Scott and his brother Jason Brent
Stanley may have led to the shooting.
Police arrested Jason and charged him with second degree murder.
Police also searched the home, seizing 596-gallons of moonshine, and two
vans allegedly used to transport whiskey.
This family has a history of run-ins with the law.
The shooting victim's father, "Dee" Stanley, has been arrested a number of
times for making moonshine in Franklin County.
And two years ago Dee was charged with shooting his son, Scott.
But the charges were dropped when Scott could not identify his attacker.
Tonight, Scott is dead.
This time his brother is charged in connection with the shooting.
The United Nations is putting the final touches on a resolution dealing with
That resolution would threaten some sort of consequence, possibly military
action, if Iraq does not let U-N inspectors look at suspected weapons sites.
But tonight Iraqi officials say this latest standoff is not about weapons,
it's about oil, as Allen Pizzey reports from Baghdad.
SOT 8 pm feed at 20:16:07
SUPER=01-Amir Rasheed/Iraqi Oil Minister; :17
SUPER=01-Dennis Halliday/UN Humanitarian Coordinator; :41
SUPER=01-Allen Pizzy/Reporting; 1:33
OUT Q=CBS News, Baghdad
President Clinton is spending the weekend away from Washington.
SUPER=03-Park City, Utah;
Earlier today, throngs of people greeted the President in Park City, Utah.
He's there on a skiing vacation with the First Lady and daughter Chelsea.
Meanwhile, in Washington, a White House spokesman denied a C-B-S report that
President Clinton is prepared to admit he and former intern Monica Lewinsky had
a "kissing" relationship.
Lewinsky's lawyer said he, too, found the story hard to believe.
IN Q=I find that incredible
((WILLIAM GINSBURG/MONICA LEWINSKY ATTORNEY: I find
that incredible, and I do not believe that's a credible report. I will wait
and see with great interest what the President has to say. I don't think
it'll be anything like that, if you're talking about the kissing story
reported by CBS. It's incredible to me.))
SUPER=01-William Ginsburg/Monica Lewinsky Attorney;
OUT Q=INCREDIBLE TO ME
Ginsburg said he does not know when Lewinsky might testify before a grand
jury investigating the President.
Straight ahead on News 7 --we'll tell you about efforts in Blackburg to
crack down on underage drinking.
Police raided convenience stores and fraternity parties in search of those
selling drinks to minors.
Many clerks were caught off guard and most ended up with citations.
We'll have the complete story coming up when the news continues.
GRAPHIC=Lynchburg City Seal
A three-seat sweep of the at-large council seats in Lynchburg left
Republicans in control four years ago.
But, this year's elections could threaten the G-O-P power base.
Steve Smallshaw has more.
IN Q=With incumbents
SUPER=01-Jeff Helgeson/(R) Lynchburg Council Candidate; :22
SUPER=03-Last Week; :37
SUPER=01-Jim Whitaker/Lynchburg Mayor; :42
SUPER=01-Wendell Walker/Lynchburg GOP Chairman; :52
OUT Q=News7, Lynchburg.
(( With incumbents Bill McRorie and Bob Davenport stepping down, Lynchburg
Republicans have recruited three new candidates to take their place.
Kevin Clauson lost the nomination by a single vote two years ago, Schaefer
Oglesby lost an Independent bid for council in 1978.. financial consultant Jeff
Helgeson is the only political newcomer.
All three made the same promise.
IN Q=Once elected
((JEFF HELGESON/R- LYNCHBURG COUNCIL CANDIDATE: ONCE ELECTED MY GOAL WOULD BE
TO CONTINUE THE WORK THAT HAS BEGUN, BUT WITH NEW AND FRESH IDEAS.))
OUT Q=fresh ideas.
The theme of this mass meeting was local Republicans don't have to apologize
for being conservative.
The Lynchburg GOP has taken some heat recently for comments Mayor Jim
Whitaker made in his State of the City speech last week.
Whitaker used that venue to praise city council's Republican majority, and
urge voters to elect more conservatives in May.
IN Q=I think the
((JIM WHITAKER/LYNCHBURG MAYOR: I THINK THE CHALLENGE THAT I WOULD HAVE IS THAT
FOR THOSE THAT DISAGREE WITH ME TO POINT TO INITIATIVES THAT HAVE BEEN BROUGHT
FORWARD BY OTHERS.))
OUT Q=by others.
IN Q=So I guess
((WENDELL WALKER/LYNCHBURG REPUBLICAN CHAIRMAN: SO I GUESS THE QUESTION IS WHAT
IS WRONG WITH BEING A CONSERVATIVE? WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE SPEECH BY THE MAYOR
RECOGNIZING THE FACT THAT CONSERVATIVES DO PRODUCE?))
OUT Q=do produce?
IN Q=If Republicans
((STEVE SMALLSHAW/REPORTING: IF REPUBLICANS ARE GOING TO MAINTAIN CONTROL OF
CITY HALL, THEY'RE HOPING RESIDENTS WILL AGREE THEIR PARTY DESERVES ALL THE
CREDIT FOR THE PROGRESS THE CITY HAS MADE IN THE PAST FOUR YEARS. PARTY
LEADERS ALSO DO NOT EXPECT THE RECENT ANTI- ABORTION CONTROVERSY IN LYNCHBURG
TO PRODUCE ANY VOTER BACKLASH AGAINST THE GOP.))
OUT Q=against the GOP.
Lynchburg Democrats do "not" nominate candidates for city council, but three
of their party members ARE running as Independents.
At least three other candidates will be on the ballot in May.
Steve Smallshaw, News7, Lynchburg.))
According to the U-S Department of Health and Human Services nearly half of
teen-agers 18 and younger who light up a cigarette continue the habit on a
A group in Montgomery County is hoping to convince youngsters in the
Commonwealth to say no to smoking.
The program is called Teens Against Tobacco Use, or TATU (tattoo).
It's part of the Breathin' Easy Coalition which relies on older students to
tell younger ones about the dangers of smoking.
IN Q=the emphasis
((RICK MONTGOMERY/MONT. CO. HEALTH DEPT. EMPLOYEE; THE EMPHASIS IS TO TRY TO
EDUCATE YOUNG CHILDREN IN THE FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADES ABOUT THE NEGATIVITY OF
SMOKING AND WHAT IT CAN DO TO THEIR LIFE AND TO THEIR BODIES.))
SUPER=01-Rick Montgomery/Mont. Co. Health Dept.
OUT Q=to their bodies
The program started in 19-88.
Its goal is to significantly reduce the number of young smokers by the year
In 19-91 the percentage of high school smokers went up from 28 to 35 percent
And, if the current trend continues it's estimated that five-million people
18 and younger will die early from a smoking-related disease.
Underage drinking continues to be a problem especially on college campuses.
Last night, Blacksburg police were out in force trying to crack down on
young drinkers and those who sell them alcohol.
Stacey Martin reports.
IN Q=This clerk was
SUPER=07-Wanda Halls; :15
SUPER=01-Lt. Bruce Bradbery/Blacksburg Police Dept.; :36
OUT Q=SM, News 7.
((This clerk was caught selling beer to a 19-year old and issued a summons to
appear in court.
She was the victim of underage drinking busts carried out by Blacksburg
But, she wasn't the only one.
SOT 11.13.21 - 11.13.34
IN Q=Did you not
((WANDA HALLS: DID YOU NOT CHECK HIS ID? NO, HE JUST LOOKED LIKE HE WAS OLD
ENOUGH TO BUY IT. I AIN'T GOING TO DO IT NO MORE. I JUST THOUGHT HE WAS OLD
ENOUGH TO BUY IT.))
OUT Q=to buy it.
Police targeted convenience stores and especially parties at outlawed
fraternity houses known for their heavy partying and drinking.
SOT 08.05.17 - 08.05.22
IN Q=It appears that
((LT. BRUCE E. BRADLEY/BLACKSBURG POLICE DEPT.: IT APPEARS THAT MOST OF THEIR
ACTIVITY SURROUNDS DRINKING OR IS SURROUNDED BY DRINKING.))
OUT Q=surrounded by drinking.
Blacksburg Police hope the raids will help prevent more tragedies like the
death of 18-year old Melinda Somers last fall.
And, they hope fines totalling as much as 250 dollars or the threat of
possible jail time will encourage underage drinkers and those who sell them
liquor to think twice.
Stacey Martin, News 7.))
When the news continues--we'll have highlights from a local fundraiser at a
mall where participants were kicking and punching to raise money.
They're professional kickboxers--who gave on-lookers a glimpse of their art
to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy.
We'll have more on that story when the news continues.
A web site is offering business owners some cost-cutting ideas.
And, if you're a pet lover but live in an apartment complex that doesn't
allow them, there's an alternative on-line.
Eric Earnhart has more in this week's WebWatch.
IN Q=If you have a business
OUT Q=EE, News 7
(( If you have a business, and a computer, then you have access to the Smart
Check out the hot tips of the day, or search for the topic you need...such
Learn how to write better letters, how to be more believable...or how to
compare telephone costs... that might save you some cash.
There's also a people finder, to help you locate consultants and experts in
If you're looking for a home in another city, let Homescout look for you...
Type in the city, state, price and type of property you're looking for and
homescout searches real estate listings, and gives you the results.
If you've ever wondered about copyright law... like, is it really ok to make
a copy of that movie you rented?
At the copyright website, you can learn about copyright infringement, and
how to protect your own work and ideas.
Ask a question in the online forum, and learn about the evolving issues
concerning internet and software copyrights.
The site is operated by copyright attorney Benidict O'Mahoney... so don't
reprint any of this stuff without permission, ok?
Want a dog? No room? These guys live on your computer desktop. At the
Virtual Dog site, visit the pound and pick out your new pet.
He lives in an on-line house, where you see how well you can take care of
him. It's also sort of a contest, keep your dog happy, and win awards.
For links to all these sites, visit the webwatch page on the WDBJ website,
Eric Earnhart, News 7))
It was an all-out brawl.
They kicked their pals.
They punched their buddies.
And the crowd that gathered around did nothing to stop them.
That's because the group of Botetourt County Kickboxers was raising money to
fight Muscular Dystrophy.
The bruisers were part of "Muscles in Motion" --
A day-long fundraiser at Tanglewood Mall.
It featured a number of local performing groups.
All there to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association spread awareness about a
IN Q=ONE OF THE
((TANYA HIGH-BROOKS/MDA PROGRAM SERVICES COOR.; ONE OF THE MAIN FOCUSES FOR US
IS HELPING THOSE PEOPLE WHO LOSE THEIR MUSCLES TO NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE. THAT'S
MDA'S FOCUS AND THESE PEOPLE ARE USING THEIR MUSCLES TO HELP OUT THOSE WHO
SUPER=01-Tanya High-Brooks/MDA Services Coor.;
OUT Q=those who can't
This was the second year for the "Muscles in Motion" fundraiser.
Organizers say all the money will go to local patients and families battling
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SUPER=333-Mostly Cloudy/Shower Possible/38-42/Variable/Clouds/57-60;
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Radford is headed to the N-C-A-A for the first time in School History.
The Highlanders came from 17 points down yesterday to beat U-N-C Asheville
63 to 61 in the Big South conference title game.
Ron Bradley looks calm as his team fell behind early in the first half.
Asheville's Josh Pittman hits this jumper and the Bulldogs took an 8 to 2
But Radford's Corey reed comes right back and hits the three pointer to
make the score 25 to 11 Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs held off a Highlander rally to end the half and went into the
break with a 9 point lead.
Radford came out hot to open the second quarter behind Ryan Charles who
scores this basket to cut the lead to two points.
The Highlanders took the lead but Asheville takes it inside for the hoop to
maintain the four point lead.
Radford went up by five late in the
SUPER=33-Radford/63/UNC-Asheville/61/;second half but it took this Kevin
Robinson jump hook at the buzzer to give the Highlanders the 63 to 61 win and a
trip to the N-C-A-A.
Virginia's Curtis Staples is the new king of the three point shot.
Staples broke the old record yesterday but the Cavaliers lost to Florida
State 88 to 63.
SUPER=03-Tallahassee, FL/CBS SPORTS; :
The Cavaliers huddle around head coach Jeff Jones in the first half of the
In the first half, Staples pulls up and hits this three pointer and the
Cavaliers trailed by a score of 28 to 16.
But the Seminoles come right back Terrell Baker gets in the open floor
after a steal and scores to make it 31 to 21 Florida State.
Staples closing in on the three point record this one made it 35 to 27 and
he needed only two for the record book.
The Seminoles came out and opened the second half Lamar Greer with the
jumper to make it 39 to 27.
But Staples hit his first three SUPER=33-Virginia/63/Florida
St./88/;pointer of the half and then he nailed this one for the record at 410
and Florida State goes on to win the game 88 to 63.
Top ranked Duke outscored North Carolina 20 to 7 over the final 8 minutes
in a 77 to 75 win over the Tar Heels.
SUPER=03-Durham, NC/ABC SPORTS; :
The fans at Cameron saying good by to Senior Steve Wojciechkowski.
The Blue Devils run the floor Chris Burgess hits the board hard after the
missed shot but Duke trailed by 9
Carolina comes right back with its inside game going to Antawn Jamison who
slams it home drawing the foul.
Duke scored on all but two of its SUPER=33-Duke/77/North
Carolina/75/;last 12 possessions to win the rematch by a score of 77 to 75.
In the Atlantic 10 this afternoon, Virginia tech got 18 points from Shawn
Browne and 16 from Roland Roberts in a 79 to 63 win over Duquense.
For all the scores lets go to the boards.
WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=0098-j/Virginia Tech/79//Duquesne/63////Virginia/63//Florida St./88///;
OUT Q=...... last score."
The Lady Maroons of Roanoke College won the ODAC tournament beating
Bridtgewater and earned a spot in the N-C-A-A.
SUPER=03-Salem/Eagles vs Maroons; :
The Lady Eagles would have their hands full against Roanoke, The fifth seed
in the tournament.
On this play Roanoke's Cassie Shoemaker takes the pass and scores the
basket as the Maroons led the Eagles by 8 points.
Bridgewater works the ball on this play Connie Richie taking the pass and
hitting the layup in the first half.
Roanoke would come right back and SUPER=33-Roanoke/68/Bridgewater/66/; go
to Shoemaker who had the hot hand she hits the jumper on the baseline and
Roanoke wins the game 68 to 66 in overtime.
We'll check in with high school volleyball and basketball in our next sports
The Lady Flames of Liberty won back to back Big South Conference titles
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Liberty vs. UNC-Asheville;
The largest crowd in Big South Women's history, more than five thousand
fans, showed up to watch Liberty up its record to 28 and oh.
A tight game early on, Sharon Wilkerson helps open things up for the Lady
Flames. She gets two of her 14 here and grabbed eight rebounds in the contest.
Elena Kisseleva seems to have recovered from the flu. The conference player
of the year led Liberty with a game high 23 points.
The Lady Flames go on to win the conference tournament 65-to-53 over
Liberty and Tennessee are the only division one schools that remain
undefeated in women's college basketball.
And coming up, Highlights from tonight's high school regional playoffs the
field is set for the Las Vegas 400.
And the Lady Spartans of Salem are state volleyball champs.
The Minutemen of Liberty added another regional title last night beating
Gretna 91 to 80.
SUPER=03-Rustburg/Liberty vs Gretna; :
Liberty's Peanut Arrington warming up before the tip off.
And Liberty gets off to the quick start Bobby Perkins sees the open lane and
pulls up for the short jumper.
The Hawks come back getting it to Jay Patrick who moves from the wing on the
drive for two of his 33 points in the game.
But Liberty's Arrington would get SUPER=33-Liberty/91/Gretna/80/;free on
the wing and hit the three pointer Arrington scored 33 as the Minutemen beat
Gretna 91 to 80.
In region four Magna Vista beat Graham 76 to 61.
G.W. Danville came up short in the Northwest Region championship losing to
Potomac 56 to 54.
SUPER=03-Lynchburg/Potomac vs G.W. Danville; :
The Potomac cheerleaders getting the crowd into the game.
Potomac's pressure defense leads to the fast break as Robert Hall gets the
easy layin in the third quarter.
The Eagles try to keep it close as Marquis Cunningham turns the corner and
scores on the running one hand shot drawing the foul.
But the Panthers run the floor SUPER=33-Potomac/56/G.W.
Danville/54/;Sherman Rivers goes coast to coast for the score and Potomac wins
the game 56 to 54.
In girls action, Garfield beat Cave Spring 58 to 41.
The Salem Spartans are the Group Two A State Volleyball champions.
The Spartans returned to Salem last night after beating Stuarts Draft in the
championship match, a goal the team started 4 years ago.
IN Q="It was...
((DAVID TURK/SALEM HEAD COACH: ))
((MANDY WASHENBERGER/SALEM PLAYER: ))
SUPER=01-David Turk/Salem Head Coach; :00
SUPER=01-Mandy Washenberger/Salem Player; :11
OUT Q=........4 years so."
And, that's the latest from the News 7 Sports Department.
The field is set for tomorrow's Las Vegas 400. Dale Earnhardt will start
26-th now here's the rest of the field.
WIPE TO MOTION
SUPER=0107-26. Dale Earnhardt/164.860/27. Darrell Waltrip//28. Terry
Labonte//29. Jimmy Spencer//30. John Andretti//;
SUPER=0107-31. Jeff Green//32. Jeremy Mayfield//33. David Green//34. Mike
Skinner//35. Kevin LePage//;
SUPER=0107-36. Michael Waltrip//37. Ken Schrader/Prov./38. Kenny
Irwin/Prov./39. Ricky Craven/Prov./40. Steve Grissom/Prov./;
SUPER=0107-41. Bobby Hamilton/Prov./42. Hut Stricklin/Prov./43. Lake
OUT Q=......last driver."
Your bags are packed.
You're about to leave for that long awaited vacation.
But, what about the pet dog--do you take him or leave him.
SUPER=03-Los Angeles, Ca
If you're headed to L.A. the answer is easy--drop your pet off at this
cageless kennel and he's in for some fun.
The kennel offers dogs the life of luxury--with a pampered environment
complete with a couch fit for a pooch and a bedroom suite equipped with
The hound hotel called 'The Loved Dog Company' also features dancing and
And, what will you pay for all of this?-- only 40 dollars a night.
And, that's it for News 7 at 11. Goodnight.