Halloween fun

Dogpound October 30, 2018

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Hope you have a very nice Halloween with lots of treaters and no tricksters. I live out in the country a bit, and a kid would have to be very desperate to hunt down my house for a... Read more
Former Skyhawks coach, players coaching success at Glen Allen
ABOVE: From left, Terrance Ervin, Salvatore Camp, Torrey Pettis and Quentin Hall. Under former L.C. Bird High assistant football coach Salvatore Camp, and with the help of three L.C. Bird graduates, Glen Allen High School is currently 7-2 on the year. The Jaguars’ highest win total since the school opened... Read more
TDHS, Bird, Matoaca win; Meadowbrook falls to P’burg
ABOVE: L.C. Bird wide receiver Jamon Battle stiff-arms a George Wythe defender. Thomas Dale 30, Granby 10 The Thomas Dale Knights improved to 7-2 with a victory over Granby last week in what was a break from the “Central District” schedule. Thomas Dale got a big performance from its... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries October 30, 2018

Dudley, Mr. William Daniel, 39, of North Chesterfield. Dumouchelle, Mr. Daniel Patrick, 79, of Chesterfield, a Vietnam War-era Air Force veteran, husband of Genevieve Plauck Dumouchelle. Miller, Mrs. Ramona Brown, 69, of North Chesterfield, wife of James W. Miller. Morgan, Mrs. Patricia, 79, of Chesterfield, widow of Reuben “Buck” Morgan Sr. Papa, Mr. William,... Read more
Wednesday night, Oct. 31, will be a night of activities throughout communities everywhere. Many churches will have Trunk or Treats. In fact, Mission Community Church will be having one from 6 to 8 p.m. and you are invited. There will also be trick-or-treaters out and about on neighborhood streets.... Read more
Police arrest man wanted in three incidents
CHESTERFIELD – Rashaun D. Bradley, 29, of the 5700 block of Fox Hunt Trail, was arrested Oct. 25. On Oct. 18 at about 7:45 p.m., Chesterfield police responded to the 21300 block of Bridle Path Drive for a report of shots fired. During the course of their investigation, police... Read more
Armed robbery suspect wanted
CHESTERFIELD – Police are seeking a man wanted in connection with an attempted robbery in 2015. At about 10:15 p.m. Aug. 22, 2015, a woman was in her vehicle in the 5900 block of Slumber Lane. Two unknown, armed men approached the vehicle, tapped on the windows and attempted... Read more
VSU welcomes new hires in 4-H, forestry and operations
     ABOVE: Chantel Wilson, Jerry Bettis Sr. and Ronald Howell Virginia State University recently added three new personnel to the Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture. Chantel Wilson joined as a 4-H STEAM specialist, Jerry Bettis Sr. was hired as forestry specialist, and Ronald Howell rejoined the College... Read more
Man gets 35 years for wife’s death
An Army veteran with no prior convictions but with a recent history of mental illness was sentenced Oct. 19 to 50 years in prison with 15 suspended for killing his wife last year. Deric Demetrius Colander, 54, was convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his estranged wife,... Read more
Allen enjoys teaching early grades
As a teacher with 22 years in the field, Alycia Allen has taught kindergarten, second, third and fourth grades and multi-age classes. Her preference is K through 2 because they are interested in learning. “You can actually observe them growing and learning,” she said. “They’re just excited to learn... Read more