The Chester Rotary welcomed the largest crowd yet to their annual Grillin’ on the Green event last Thursday. Patrons enjoyed several samplings of area barbequer’s best recipes, but only one could be named Chester’s best barbeque. The 2013 people’s choice barbeque title was won by Bigs BBQ.
The Clarke house on Centralia Road could be saved after all. According to real estate attorney, Carrie Coyner, who is now representing the owner, the house could be renovated by a potential buyer.
Two schools in Chesterfield ranked in the top 1,000 schools in the country according to a recent U.S. News magazine report. Cosby High School off Hull Street Road west of Woodlake ranked number 23 in Virginia and 565 in the country.
The Chester Baptist Church Preschool welcomed the flight crew from the VCU Med-Flight team on Wednesday May 2 as a part of their “Community Helpers Week.” The children were able to watch the helicopter fly in and descend into the front parking lot and received a lesson on how the Med-Flight works to help others.
Pointing across West Hundred Road to the north; turning to the west pointing toward Heritage Chevrolet where a battery of artillery moved into place and waving his arms to show how confederate brigades spread out along Osborne Road, Major (Ret,) Robert J. Foreman explained the Battle of Chester Station.
Lion Mark Waitkus and his daughter, Riley are pictured at Kroger during the recent fund raiser for sight conservation programs in the local area.
Marine Corps Pfc. Codie R. Cauley, son of Venus Cauley of Chester, Va., earned the title of United States Marine after graduating from recruit training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C.