Please note the control buttons at the bottom of the page and play around with them to get familiar with what they do. The online paper you see is identical to the Village News you see on the stand every week at your favorite pickup place. But the online... Read more
Big winnings from big catch
By Brain Carter Boater Richard Owen of Chester, Virginia, caught a three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 40 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the T-H Marine Fishing League Worldwide Bass Fishing League Regional event on the James River presented by Costa Sunglasses. Owen earned $65,000 for his win,... Read more
Those in search of yummy comfort food were in for a tasty treat Saturday as the Trinity United Methodist Church held their Apple Butter and Brunswick Stew event. Previous years saw the church selling their stew and apple butter on different weekends however this year, they decided to do... Read more
When Julie Ferry attended an information session held at the Chesterfield Food Bank with her mission team from Chester United Methodist Church, she was surprised at the volume of food that was being distributed to so many people in Chesterfield. She had no idea that there were so many... Read more
Navigating the Medicare Maze – Chesterfield Council on Aging Do you have questions about Medicare? On Oct. 26, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. a session will cover the basics of Medicare, an explanation of the A/B/C/D plans, as well as ways to fill in the gaps with various insurance... Read more
The Chester Station Camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans held its monthly meeting Oct. 2. Teresa Roane, noted archivist, activist, and nationally recognized speaker was the guest speaker. Roane spoke about African Americans who served in the Confederate army and later received pensions for their service. She also... Read more
  Representatives from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1967 presented a $1,000 check to Hugh Cline, chairman of the Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation for the purchase of a theater seat plaque. Funds were raised during their recent 50th class reunion. Do you have your seat yet? With... Read more
For the past month, the Matoaca MegaSite mania has dominated the news with no sign of slowing down. After three tense information sessions, county officials seem unwavering in their pursuit of forging ahead with constructing the site despite growing opposition and backlash from citizens. In complete contrast to the... Read more
Enon Baptist Church has had a rich history and has always been a big part of the Enon community. Enon Baptist Church celebrated their anniversary on Oct. 8. John Alexander Strachan started holding worship and prayer services in his home at Point of Rocks in 1845. He and his... Read more
  Pete Hypes and members on his church on mission. The Village News travel with Pete Hypes and members of Bermuda Baptist Church to South Africa on a mission trip. Pictured are Hypes, Vonnie Francis, Linda Uphoff, Anastasia Phetla, and Miki Burley.     Read more