Dogpound graduate

Dogpound June 21, 2017 0

Hello, and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. My neighbors put up a big tent last weekend to celebrate the graduation of their oldest daughter from high school. I do not know if she plans on attending college or not, but it did kick start my... Read more
CHESTER’S HIGH ON JUMPIN’ JOHNNY WILSON
Johnny Wilson was a athletic star, succeeding in four sports and life over 90 years A bronze statue standing nine feet tall graces the front of Anderson High School in Anderson, Ind. The residents of the central Indiana burg have waited over 70 years for their hero’s life to... Read more
THAT WAS THEN:  Dutch Gap Motors
The dealership was owned by Harold Tench Goyne, Sr. who died in 1968. Goyne began his Chevrolet dealership by 1927 and moved to the Rt.1 and Rt.10 location in Chester, VA. by 1931. . Called Dutch Gap Motor Company, it was the premier Chevy dealer around according to letters... Read more
Meadowbrook High School Road Named for Army Hero
A road at Meadowbrook High School in honor of fallen soldier, Staff Sgt. Michael D. Moody Jr., U.S. Army, who was killed fighting in Iraq. The ceremony marked the official naming of the road to Michael Moody Jr. Drive. It is appropriate that the road is named in his... Read more
Beulah replacement school to open August 2018
Work has started on the new replacement for Beulah Elementary School to be built at a different location from the original school, making the new school more centrally located in the attendance zone. Members of the School Board and other local leaders broke ground on one of several school... Read more

Taking Comfort

Mixing Bowl June 10, 2017 0

Even though the “official” start of summer is not until June 21(when we celebrate the summer solstice), it’s pretty hard to deny that summer is in the air after Memorial Day weekend. The swimming pools open, baseball is being played every weekend, the temperatures climb higher and higher, and... Read more
Linda Callery officially retired from Chester Presbyterian Preschool after 31 years of teaching. Mrs Callery’s last day of teaching Pre- Kindergarten was May 26, 2017 and a reception was held in her honor. Pictured is Linda Callery and her assistant Chris Brooks. Read more
JTCC nursing alumna wins art award for third time
Among the soft textures of falling snow and the thick warmth of a winter coat appear piercing eyes, rosy cheeks, and a child’s resolute expression. This is “Brennan,” a pastel on paper created by Patricia Faris and the winner of the 2017 John Tyler Community College Foundation Art Award.... Read more
    AMHERST RIDGE LP (27xx block) 05/23/2017 12:01 a.m. – Unknown entry. Electronics, money, and miscellaneous items stolen from vehicle. ARBOR MEADOWS DR (67xx block) 05/28/2017 9:00 p.m. – Vandalism-Residential AUTUMN POINT DR (69xx block) 05/29/2017 7:45 p.m. – Vandalism-Other TOTAL INCIDENTS IN WHICH POLICE WERE INVOLVED —–... Read more
Atkins, Mrs. Elizabeth Lamb “Libbie,” 72, of Chesterfield, an Army retiree who served at Fort Lee, wife of Edward Atkins. Blade, Mrs. Elaine May Clark, 78, of Chesterfield, widow of Charles “Joe” Blade. Cason, Mr. Lewis Jr., 56, of Chesterfield. Hansboro, Mr. Jeff, of North Chesterfield, an Air Force veteran. husband of Bertha... Read more