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Big dreams for Bird senior

Big things often come in small packages. One of the big things in the Dominion District right now is Nick Connor, senior shortstop and pitcher for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks. Listed at 5’10” and 170 pounds, he’s not the “ideal size” for a pitcher but possesses both a heavy bat and a strong arm, and is accomplishing some things on the diamond this season in the face of adversity.

Stolen purse leads to debit card fraud

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a woman involved in a debit card fraud.

Police blotter

E. Hundred Rd 4/10 Nash Mart – East Hundred Rd. Police responding to an alarm at the listed location found the entrance doors broken by a cinder block. Property was reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 20
Spring Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) Classes for Seniors. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or www.shepctrchesterfield.org.

Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11: 15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. 7 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Details: 318-8778.

Rail comes to Chesterfield

While the Civil War didn’t fully arrive in Chesterfield until May of 1864, one of the Confederacy’s major means of transporting troops and goods quickly was the Richmond and Danville Railroad. It was designed and its construction supervised by Chesterfield engineer Andrew Talcott.

Ingonyama ifile: The lions are in peace

There are dog people and there are cat people, and then there is Pauline Bokkon. After moving with her late husband, Julius Bokkon, to Chesterfield from West Virginia in1951, they built a house in what is now the Meadowbrook school district. With only a tenth-grade education she had to find a source of income, she said.

Redistricting opened for quick comment Monday

Chesterfield is under pressure to complete its rearrangement of the jig-saw puzzle that is the array of voting precincts. By law the entire country goes into redistricting mode after the each census – every 10 years.

New restaurant, renovations and relocations

A new restaurant to be called Logan’s Roadhouse is making its way through the site plan process at the county. To be located at West Hundred Road and I-95 between the interchange and Clarion Hotel, the steak house will serve travelers as well as local clientele.