WASHINGTON – C-SPAN recently announced that Joseph Stoll has been named one of three recipients of C-SPAN’s 2017 Teacher Fellowship Program. Stoll teaches U.S. History and U.S. Government to high school students at L.C. Bird in Chesterfield. He is an AP U.S. exam reader, and he teaches a U.S.... Read more
A tribute to Paul R. Bartsch
Members of St. John’s Episcopal Church on Richmond Street lost their beloved music director, Paul Roberts Bartsch, suddenly in December. Still feeling the loss, a committee was formed to bring his works to life. “A Musical Tribute to the Life and Musical Works of Paul R. Bartsch” will be... Read more
Can Sponsler pierce 27 years of Cox’s armor?
Katie Sponsler is not a name that comes to mind when you are talking politics. Until 2015, she was busy serving her country in other ways. She is still taken aback by being described as a politician, “I don’t feel like a politician,” she said. Sponsler worked for 15... Read more
By Mark Fausz If you attended high school in Chester in the 1970s, you would have lived and breathed Thomas Dale High School especially if you were a cheerleader and the homecoming queen. But cheering wasn’t enough for an energetic girl who would go on to garner accolades from... Read more
RICHMOND – Sean, 25, didn’t socialize much in high school, but respite weekends at the Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker in Chesterfield now give him the chance. Sean truly enjoys his time with his Camp Baker buddies, according to his mom Teresa, who says it is a safe place... Read more
Birthday Celebration for the Dodd Family The Dodd family celebrated Imogene Dodd’s 80th birthday Nov. 18. Out-of-town family members continued their stay to enjoy Thanksgiving and helped celebrate Imogene’s grandson Ethan’s 13th birthday Nov. 24. Those present for the occasions were; Imogene Dodd, Ethan Dodd, Candice and Lydia Dodd,... Read more
Kaitlyn Ward is your typical nine-year-old in the fifth grade at Curtis Elementary. She is obsessed with dance and has been since she was 18 months old, says her mother Kristin Ward. “She loves dance with such a passion that you can’t help but keep your eyes on her,”... Read more
The first ever Chesterfield CountyPublic Safety Chili Cook Off had 20 entries from four departments competing for Public Safety Chili Grand Master. The cook-off enlisted employees from ECC, Police, Fire, and Sheriff’s departments and was held at the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center last Tuesday. The idea came from Sgt.... Read more
In Aaron Xavier Wittman’s senior year at The Citadel, his yearbook quote was “If you don’t live for something, you will die for nothing.” His father, Duane Wittman, said it was shocking that he chose this quote, but that it was also a prophetic sign of things to come.... Read more