Transportation problems were the focus of much of the discussion at last week’s Chesterfield school board meeting as at least eight people spoke about it during public comment. School district officials said the problems were related to a shortage of school bus drivers, including some who resigned in the... Read more
Former Bird student gets five years for marijuana distribution: Brash had been acquitted of killing 17-year-old during drug deal
A former L.C. Bird High School student who was found not guilty of a related murder charge in May was sentenced Sept. 11 to five years in the state Department of Corrections for two marijuana distribution charges. Tomarr A. Brash, 19, was sentenced to five years on each felony,... Read more
ChesterFest coming Saturday: This year’s event slated to be the biggest ever
Chesterfield residents will have an entertainment opportunity this weekend as the 18th annual ChesterFest is planned from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22. This year’s event will be the biggest ever, event manager Elliott Fausz said, noting there will be more to see and do than in... Read more
Even though the rewards stacked up for linebacker Rayshard Ashby throughout his career at L.C. Bird High School, there were still some voices in the crowd that said “he’s undersized,” and “he won’t be a star college player.” Thus far in his starting role for Virginia Tech at middle... Read more
High school football wrapup: Knights, Skyhawks put on solid performances
  ABOVE: Meadowbrook’s Jamon Battle running the ball against Highland Springs (Rob’s DigiPix). Thomas Dale 37, Hermitage 7 Thomas Dale was able to defeat a rebuilding Hermitage program by the score of 37-7 last week on the strength of a strong running game and a stifling defensive performance. Chris Tyree... Read more

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Dogpound September 12, 2018 0

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound Hope you had a nice long Labor Day weekend. Mine was special. I was able to attend the first game of the season for the Ohio State Buckeyes. We played Oregon State University, also OSU. Go figure! Anyway,... Read more
Public schools are now back in session after a quick summer has led to the 2018-2019 school year. Young children are going to kindergarten for the first time. Sixth-graders are experiencing middle school, while ninth-graders are adapting to high school. What does all of this mean for you and... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries September 12, 2018 0

Baldwin, Mrs. Sue, 68, of North Chesterfield, a homemaker, widow of Jerry Lee Baldwin. Harvey, Mr. Thomas Wilson Sr., 77, of North Chesterfield, widower of Janet Marie Harvey. Hudson, Mr. Edward S. “Sam” Sr., 76, of Chesterfield, husband of Fran Hudson. Jinks, Mr. Allyn Dale, 55, of North Chesterfield. Kongkeomanivong, Mr. Bounlom, 82, of... Read more
Solutions for your electronic issues: Tailored Data Solutions
Today is nearly impossible to be without an electronic device. Computers began showing up in households 30 to 40 years ago. Today, with most households having tablets, gaming devices and mobile phones, people of nearly all ages are using some type of electronics and accidents happen. Whether a virus... Read more
Experts at creating personalized medicine: Chester’s own Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy
Continuing the tradition of a community pharmacy, pharmacists Sonny Currin R.Ph. and Chris Currin R.Ph. like to think that their pharmacy is one of the “best kept secrets in Chester.” Along with filling traditional medications, delivery service and mailing options, offering professional nutritional supplements on the retail side, and... Read more