What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Skyhawks top Knights on final second Hail Mary

What’s in a rivalry? What are the chemical components? What’s the recipe? It takes two groups of athletes, vying for the same goal – victory. Add in some intensity, with a couple of buckets of blood, sweat, and tears.

Week One football recaps

The Monarchs suffered their second straight loss that culminated on the last drive of the game. This time, it was the opposing defense that held the Monarchs at bay from the Manchester one-yard line to produce a goal line stand and seal the victory.

Art Center: Thank You

While the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors met last week and approved the Chesterfield Center for the Arts in Chester, that is not all that has to be done.

Recently deceased

BAIRD, Joyce Lucas, 77, of Chesterfield, wife of Alfred E. Baird.
BOOTH, John Edwin “Jack,” 62, formerly of Chesterfield, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, husband of Debra L. Booth.

Suspect in white Nissan Altima sought in hit-and-run case

This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is asking for your help to solve a hit-and-run case.


JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY (6100 block) 08/17/2014 11:55 p.m. - Unknown suspect broke driver’s side window and removed miscellaneous property from vehicle while parked in car lot.

Weekly calendar

The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Free Ice Cream Social. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. Kick-off Adventures in Learning. Details: 706-6689 or

Divided Down the Middle

The Battle of Chester goes beyond the field. Last Thursday, Thomas Dale hosted the game between their Knights and L.C. Bird’s Skyhawks. I was supposed to attend the game with my bosses, Jeff and Julia Bowman.