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Football April 26, 2017 0

Raising a child isn’t easy. But for John and Regina Bowen, things have been a tad more difficult. After years of cardiologist visits, their son, former Matoaca and Trinity Episcopal quarterback Blake Bowen, discovered that he needed emergency heart surgery last week — in a successful procedure called a... Read more
Chesterfield County’s own Liberty Bell
An iron bell no larger than a foot in diameter called court to session in 1749. The courthouse bell, 268 years old, was mounted on the top of the roof that graced the front porch of the house of law. It was hung from a three sided support and... Read more
Bruce Paterson – Construction Tradesman    Terrific Teachers a series part 3
How many washers will six pieces of spaghetti spanning two cups hold? This is a good question, and it’s one Bruce Peterson asks his “Geometry in Construction” class at Carver College and Career Academy, where he has been teaching for the last five years. Until this year, Patterson has... Read more
The Thomas Dale Theater department will present two productions next week. “Eleemosynary” will be performed Thursday, May 4 at 3 p.m., Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m., and Saturday, May 6 at 3 p.m. The “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” will be performed Thursday, May 4 at 7... Read more

Spring Sniffles

Mixing Bowl April 26, 2017 0

Spring has finally arrived, and while my soul rejoices, allergies are wreaking havoc on the Lashley household. My sweet flower has it the worst. Her skin literally reacts to pollen, and she is covered in eczema from head to toe. Her poor eyes have a raccoon mask of dry,... Read more
Falling Creek Ironworks event showcases local history
              Buckskin, muskets, a colonial- style militia from Henricus, historical interpreters and a Native American drum group offered a walk back into history at the annual Falling Creek Ironworks Event Saturday. Visitors to the park located at 6370 Jefferson Davis Highway found a... Read more
To the Editor: Many caring citizens in our county and elsewhere spend many hours and dollars caring for other people’s cast-off cats, or ferals as many people like to describe them. Most of these cats began their lives as pets, but, because they became inconvenient, scratched the furniture, or... Read more
Summary of reported offenses Apr 14 – APR 19 larceny – 45    assaults –  24   traffic –  22   fraud –  22   animal cases –  17  miscellaneous –  16  drug offenses –  12   death investigations –  12 vandalisms –  11  injury –  6   burglary –  4   trespassing –  4   weapon... Read more
Spring has sprung. With temperatures on the rise, plants are blooming and leaves are coming out. Another thing that comes out are the fertilizers, lime, insecticides, and pesticides. To control weeds, grow greener and thicker lawns and control things like ants, we resort to chemical agents. The problem is... Read more
Bradley, Mrs. Jane L., 83, of Chesterfield, widow of John Bradley Jr. Clawser, Mrs. Anna Dale, 93, of Chester. Dyson, Mrs. Marilyn “Mary Lynn” Lewis, 91,widow of James A. Dyson Sr. Garcia, Mrs. Johana, 30, of North Chesterfield, wife of Jose Antonio Garcia. Gorman, Mr. John Donald III, 68, of North Chesterfield, widower of... Read more