Village News on vacation
ABOVE: Brenda Andrs and Ronnie Wallace enjoyed their annual vacation at The Villages in Florida recently. Their relatives were delighted to have them an extra week due to Hurricane Florence making travel difficult. They enjoyed reading the Village News between golf games. From left, Ronnie Wallace, Brenda Andrs, Celia... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries October 9, 2018 0

Barfield, Mr. Russ Allen, 60, of Chester. Cogle, Mr. Raymond “Jack,” 89, of Chester, an Air Force veteran, widower of Beverly Lewis Cogle. Cottrell, Mr. Clyde F., 80, of Chesterfield, a retired Marine Corps master sergeant and Vietnam War veteran, husband of Shirley Cottrell. Crotts, Mr. Philip Henry, 69, of Chester, husband of... Read more
One source of heat that can lead to a fire is fans that operate in our homes. There are many different types of fans: ceiling fans, box fans, fans in air handling units, exhaust fans and bathroom fans. Whatever the type of fan, when they malfunction, they can cause... Read more
Shornak completes power line training program
ABOVE: Cole Shornak of Chester, center, was among the 21 students who recently completed the SVCC’s Power Line Worker Training Program. He is flanked by instructors Clyde Robertson and Brad Wyke at a Sept. 19 graduation ceremony. Chester resident Cole Shornak, a graduate of Thomas Dale High School, recently completed... Read more
No quit in this L.C. Bird High freshman
ABOVE: Carlos Lee at football practice. One can’t help but notice a certain charismatic young man when watching L. C. Bird High’s junior varsity football team’s defense gather for practice. One’s eyes may immediately be drawn to his prosthetic right leg and the obvious limp when walking or running.... Read more

At the tailgate

Dogpound October 9, 2018 0

Hello and welcome back the wonderful world of the Dogpound. A couple of weekends ago I got the opportunity to attend, for the first time, a Chicago Bears football game at Soldier Field. Our host picked us from the hotel, and he was loaded down with tailgate goodies: barbecue... Read more
TDHS band exhibition
     LEFT: Haley Cofer performs with the L.C. Bird High School band during an exhibition at Thomas Dale High School on Oct. 2. RIGHT: Jacob Fogg directs the L.C. Bird High School band. Read more
Perkins receives lifetime honor
ABOVE: DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry presents Benjamin ‘Gil’ Perkins the Hall of Fame medal and award for his selection as DLA Aviation’s 2018 Hall of Fame member at Defense Supply Center Richmond. For his dedicated service and contributions to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Benjamin “Gil”... Read more
Negotiations between workers at the DuPont Spruance plant and the company have resulted in approval of two new contracts. DuPont spokeswoman Deborah S. McNeil said that the Ampthill Rayon Workers ratified the contracts in late August and in September. McNeil said the contracts “will significantly improve the long-term competitiveness... Read more
Back to court: Shoosmith Bros. files another lawsuit against county over rock quarry
Land near the top of the photo includes a rock quarry that Shoosmith Bros. Inc. wants to use for its landfill. After being unanimously turned down July 25 by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors on its request for a permit to use a rock quarry as a landfill,... Read more