The Chesterfield County police is excited to announce that the Bensley subdivision has become the third Chesterfield neighborhood to safeguard its property using SmartWater CSI.  Bensley joins the Bayhill Pointe and Mason Woods subdivisions, which in 2018 became the first two areas in Chesterfield to embrace this technology.  SmartWater... Read more

Recently Deceased

Obituaries February 13, 2020

BARKER, Betty Broach, 80, of Chester, wife of Robert K. Barker Sr. BLANKS, Brenda Joyce Humphries, 72, of Chester. CONDREY, William Ellis, 86, of Chesterfield, husband of E. Condrey. HEATH, William A. Sr., 93, of South Chesterfield, an Army veteran. HORWITZ, Morton, 81, of Chesterfield, widower of Anita W. Horwitz. LIND, Jo Ann, 88, of... Read more
Local track and field athletes performing at a high level
L.C. Bird  L.C. Bird boys track has put together a dynasty, winning four straight track championships, spread between two indoor and outdoor seasons. Now, they’ve built one of the best programs in the state, and they are once again expected to contend.  Sophomore Jayson Ward ranked first in the... Read more
Warriors leading area’s wrestlers
Matoaca wrestling is one of the most successful programs in recent times, winning three straight state championships from 2014 to 2016. This year, with a talented roster that’s gotten better as the season has gone on, Daniel Clingenpeel and company are pushing for a state title.  A quintet of... Read more
Basketball scores and stats
L.C. Bird boys (15-6) George Wythe 47L.C. Bird 44Bird stats: Bryce Blaine 10 pts; Keyontae Lewis 10 reb; Tyler Henderson 6 pts, 7 reb. Monacan 76L.C. Bird 65No stats reported L.C. Bird girls (15-6) L.C. Bird 51Cosby 50Bird stats: S’Zahria Jones 24 pts, 11 reb, 4 stl; Kameron Brown... Read more
Student-athletes ink with their schools of choice
L.C. Bird  Four athletes committed to play college football with more possibly on the way for the Skyhawks.  Chris Barfield is an athletic linebacker who spent some time at running back for L.C. Bird over the course of his high school time. An academic with a 4.4 GPA, he... Read more

Super Dogpound

Dogpound February 12, 2020

Hello and welcome back to the Super Dogpound. The Super Bowl is over, and I have to admit it was one of the better ones. The game went deep into the fourth quarter with either team poised to win the game. Even the referees seemed to hold back a... Read more
Visions  to Reality

Visions to Reality

Community February 6, 2020

By Marly Fuller Most people look at retirement and 50 years of marriage as a wonderful goal. Jerry and Pat Harvey saw it as a great place to start.   It was more than half a century ago that the two met at University of Nebraska. Jerry was in dental... Read more
To the Editor:In this week’s Village News, (Jan. 30) you quoted Sen. Joe Morrissey as uttering, in regard to the massive recent gun rights rallies in Richmond, several statements belittling the voices of the thousands of citizens who made the trip to express themselves and as saying “I was... Read more
To the Editor:It is crucial that strong, well-funded schools are sustained in Chesterfield County. The near- and long-term economic strength of the county will depend greatly on maintaining and always improving the quality of strong financially supported schools. Helps economic development, business retention, and house resales, and it positions... Read more