What's Up: Upcoming Events

Cooperative Extension offers Winter-Spring seminars

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Services is offering several seminars from January through April that will help residents prepare for spring. These seminars are free. Spaces are limited, call 804-751-4401 or email to register.

Dog fight ends in death of attacker

Police responded to the area of the 1500 block of Walnut Drive for a report of shots fired at about 9 a.m. on Dec. 15. Through investigation, officers determined that a man was attacked and bitten by a dog.

Emergency Response Team course begins Jan. 5

Residents are invited to attend training that will help them overcome the effects of a disaster. Chesterfield County’s popular Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, training will begin on Jan. 5.

Wrestling secret to success

Before the days of bats and balls, rackets and nets, wrestling was a sport. It was the only sport. Through the annals of time, wrestling has survived and Matoaca completed a hard-fought battle to the top of the wrestling mountain as they took home the 5A State Championship last year

Recently deceased

BLAHA, Gayle M. “Chelle” Black, 51, of North Chesterfield, wife of Charles Patrick Blaha.
CARPENTER, Arthur L., of Chesterfield, a veteran of the U.S. Army, widower of Mary H. Carpenter.

Police seek robbery 7-11 suspect

Police are searching for a man who robbed the 7-Eleven at 9113 Jefferson Davis Highway at about 2 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. No one was injured during the incident.

Police blotter

WILLIS RD (2300 block) 12/10/2014 1:00 a.m. - Larceny-From Motor Vehicles. Miscellaneous property was reported stolen from locked vehicle. No signs of forced entry were noted.

Start the New Year off with a hike at Pocahontas State Park

Let the beginning of 2015 be a breath of fresh air. Join staff at Pocahontas State Park on January 1 for a chance to start the year with some healthy, wholesome fun for the whole family.