Minnie Susie Elliott celebrates 106 years
Sue Patton and Betty Patton visitwith their mother, Susie Elliott, at Tyler’s Retreat almost daily. Mrs. Elliott celebrated her 106th birthday last weekend, August 1. She is the mother of nine children – three of her children have passed away. She is a grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother to... Read more
VN cheers for USA at World Cup
The Chesterfield United U13/ U14 Girls Soccer Team visited Montreal, Quebec, and Ottawa, Ontario, for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The girls played three international games and attended three World Cup games. The U13 girls are pictured here at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal where they watched No. 1... Read more
Helen Chase turns 100
Helen Chase formerly of Point Pleasant,West Virginia, celebrated her 100th birthday July 17, at Lucy-Corr Village. In attendance were family members, including two of her great-great grandchildren. Read more
ALFALFA LN (24xx block) 07/29/2015 6:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items reported stolen from residence. BAYVIEW DR (52xx block) 07/23/2015 12:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items reported stolen from residence. BENHILL DR (21xx block) 01/01/2015 12:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items reported stolen. BERMUDA CROSSROAD LN (122xx block) 07/29/2015 10:00 a.m. –... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a shooting into an occupied dwelling. On July 22, 2015, Chesterfield County Police were called to a residence off the 8700 block of Forest Hill Avenue in reference to a house being shot at. It was later... Read more
Bowers, Mr. Douglas Keith, 72, of Chesterfield. Branch, Ms. Leona Turner, of Chesterfield. Burton, Mr. William G. “Billy,” 57, of Chester. Call, Mrs. Christine Herring, 55, of Chesterfield, widow of Tommy Call. Casucci, Mr. Dominick Paul, 90, of Chester, an Army retiree who was a World War II veteran, widower of Virginia... Read more
Two 14-year old boys are missing at sea from a fishing trip. As I watched this story, I felt that I had no choice but to weigh in on this tragedy. My experience with a scenario like this one takes me back to my Coast Guard days and a... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure Continues in Japan
Cosby High School world history and human geography teacher and Chester resident Anne Canipe is continuing her world travels this week as she visits Tokyo and attends the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Her trip to Asia followed her visit to San Francisco and attended a week-long... Read more
Meadowbrook Grad tapped for Hall of Fame
Ted Salmon, who will be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, graduated in 1968 from Meadowbrook High School, where he captained both the football and basketball teams and was selected as the school’s athlete of the year as a senior. Salmon, director of student activities at... Read more
Campers get TRAK’D
Ecoff Elementary School recently completed its summer camp, which focused on TRAK’D, providing kids with hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and arts (STEAM). The camp is for pre-k through fifth grade children in Southern Chesterfield. “It was a high energy environment where science was fun and helped... Read more