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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
Husband and wife team is passionate about dentistry
For at least 50 years there has been a dental practice at 11701 Chester Road. Drs. Walter Kilbourn and Lawrence Matthews Sr. shared space for their practices at a new office built next to Chester Recreation Center. After their retirement, Walter’s son Mike followed in his footsteps and continued... Read more
Caleb’s Corner: Colorado visit provides mountain respite
      ABOVE: Caleb M. Soptelean, editor; Baby mountain goat on Mount Evans. The mountains are calling, and I must go. With those words, the naturalist John Muir described my situation recently. Since I was named after the Old Testament character Caleb – who said, “Give me this... Read more
Train incidents
This CSX rail car at the Curtis Street crossing in Chester is related to a grain spill that occurred in the area on or around Aug. 15 due a mechanical failure, according to a CSX representative and media reports. CSX is scrapping the rail car and removing grain on... Read more
Editor: Chester United Methodist Church has done it again! This past weekend they cut down “The Village Oak,” which had stood on the side of Harrowgate Road for hundreds of years and was listed on the National Register of Famous and Historic Trees. This tree was examined by an... Read more
Boohoo or yahoo? Parents meet for breakfast on first day of kindergarten
Parents of Curtis Elementary kindergarten students celebrate their children’s first day of school last week. Curtis Elementary held its first ever “Boohoo or Yahoo breakfast” for kindergarten parents last Monday. A “Boohoo or yahoo” breakfast describes parents’ reactions to their kindergartners’ first day of school. People had been discussing... Read more
Feathery friends: Ampthill resident loves painting on feathers
ABOVE: Ron Navroski is pictured in his art studio. A love for art is blooming later in life for Ron Navroski. Although the northwest Massachusetts native painted when he was in high school, Navroski didn’t begin painting in earnest until seven years ago. The 58-year-old Ampthill resident said he... Read more
Matthew Paul Brown

Matthew Paul Brown

Obituaries September 11, 2018 0

On Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018, Matthew Paul Brown, son, brother, father, uncle and cousin, passed away suddenly at the age of 49. Matt will be forever remembered by his loved ones: mother Sylvia Brown, father Robert Brown, grandmother Bonnie Goldfarb, brother Kenneth Brown, brother Timothy Brown, sister Kristin Brown... Read more