17-year-old John David Ladue will be in a Minnesota courtroom today, facing charges of plotting to blow-up his high school after shooting his family. The hearing will decide if he should be tried as an adult. Police found a stockpile of guns, bomb-making equipment and a 180-page notebook detailing his plan.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) will be attending the Danville-Pittsylvania Chamber Annual Awards Dinner tonight at 6:00 at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. He will be receiving the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his voting record reflecting a pro-growth agenda.
Several boards and councils will meet today. In Montgomery County Board of Supervisors will have several key issues on the agenda...including VDOT's six year plan for secondary roads...and discussing a voting precinct on Virginia Tech's campus. The meeting begins at 7:15 p.m. at the government center.
The Bedford County Board of Supervisors will meet tonight at 7:30 at the county administration building. The board is expected to adopt VDOT's six year plan for secondary roads.
In Rocky Mount, town council will consider approving its 2015 budget and improvement plan. That meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Rocky Mount Municipal Building.
First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden will host their annual Mother's Day Tea to honor military mothers at the White House today. They will also help military kids create Mother's Day cards and homemade gifts, which the children will present to their mothers and grandmothers.