Ivey UMC hosts 7th Annual Chili Cook-off
The competition was on at Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church on January 25 at the 7th Annual Chili Cook-off. With sixteen entries ranging from mild to hot, vegetable only to three-meat flavors, and even a seafood chili, the public had many choices to sample and enjoy. Attendees also had the... Read more
To the Editor: The 4-H would like to thank the staff at the Chester Library for allowing our club to display Christmas stockings and cards at the library during the past holidays.  Our club dedicated a lot of time to community service in partnership with the Community Council on... Read more
Presentation on racial segregation: then and now
Chesterfield County will host a program that will highlight the significant role that local African American attorneys Oliver Hill and Spotswood Robinson had in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision that legally ended school desegregation. Margaret Edds, author of the book “We Face the Dawn,” which documents... Read more
Chesterfield County will show “Thunder Soul,” a documentary that tells the story of the reunion of Houston’s famous Kashmere High School Stage Band. The film will show Wednesday, Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m., Chester Library, 11800 Centre St., Chester, 23831. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, Feb. 5.  The program... Read more
Bowls of a different kind at church
Super Bowl Sunday was more than football for members of Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church. While football fans were choosing which team to root for during the big game, Ivey church members chose to support Our Daily Bread Food Pantry with canned soup donations. A total of 150 cans of... Read more
You may be familiar with turmeric as a popular spice in Indian cuisine. It gives curry its yellow color. But did you know that it has antioxidant properties that are showing good results in fighting inflammation?  The most active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, a polyphenol that has anti-inflammatory,... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events February 13, 2020

WEDNESDAY FEB 12 CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Library, Chesterfield Business Suite Conference Room. Knit, crochet, socialize, and share your techniques.  All skill levels welcome.                         MAKERSPACE OPEN HOURS – 5:30 p.m. to... Read more


Community February 13, 2020

Local musician is making his comeback By. Marly Fuller Imagine being serenaded by a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter while closing on your first home. It’s not a stretch for Kyle Davis’s clients, a real estate agent for Ingram & Associates who just released a new album after taking more than... Read more

Police Blotter

Police Blotter February 13, 2020

ALAN DR (50xx block) 01/20/2020 3:30 a.m. – Front window entry during burglary. Consumable goods reported stolen. ARBOR LANDING DR (63xx block) 02/02/2020 3:15 a.m. – Attached garage entered during burglary. Nothing reported stolen. AUTUMN POINT DR (68xx block) 01/20/2020 8 a.m. – Vehicle parts stolen from residence. BERMUDA... Read more

Second Alarm

Fire & Life Safety February 13, 2020

Every response to an emergency incident requires the appropriate personnel and equipment. On structural incidents, the first alarm assignment consists of three engine companies, one or two truck companies, an ambulance, the tactical safety officer and two battalion chiefs. There is also an additional engine that is dispatched once... Read more