What's Up: Upcoming Events

Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Pi Chapter supports Operation Smile

The Beta Pi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently raised funds and collected items needed to place in ‘Smile Bags’ that are given to children receiving the services of Operation Smile around the world.

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge to be Recognized in National Army Museum

Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, Retired Colonel Alan R. Cunningham and his father, Mr. Louis Cunningham, Chester residents, will be among the organizations awarded special recognition in the Veterans’ Hall of the National Museum of the United States Army, which is to be built at Fort Belvoir,16 miles south of Washington, D.C.

Car enthusiast tours the old West

I took my grandson Sean Castleberry and family friend Chris Triola on a 4WD and hiking trip to Utah in mid May. We got off the beaten track and saw a lot of great backcountry. I showed the boys some of the best of the West discovered in my thirty years of exploring.

Dodd remembered Griffith just as his reputation has been reported

The passing of Andy Griffith last week was especially remembered by Imogene Dodd. Her husband Garland Dodd had traveled to Seattle for a county government convention.

Men steal clothes from Macy’s store

Two suspects worked together to steal clothes from a store in Colonial Heights, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help investigators identify and locate the suspects.

Larceny suspects arrested

Chesterfield County Police, after a joint investigation with the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office and New Kent County Sheriff’s Office, have arrested two people in connection with multiple larcenies from vehicles in the three jurisdictions.

Police blotter

CENTRE ST - In And Out Convenience Store. 6/30 10:20 p.m. - Unknown suspects entered the store and displayed a handgun. No shots fired. No injuries reported. Items stole from store and customer.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, July 11
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie” by Alan Bradley will be discussed. No registration required.

Farmer’s Market sponsored by the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Mimms Loop. Chesterfield County Complex.

Summer Reading Program 2012: Turn Your Life into Stories! Meadowdale Library. 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Register online at or call 318-8778.