Frozen Jr. coming to EDMS
Elise Kopp, on left, and Branwyn McCormick are cast in ‘Frozen Jr,’ which the Chesterfield Children’s Theatre will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Elizabeth Davis Middle Auditorium, 601 Corvus Court. Frozen Jr. is based off of the award winning... Read more
Matoaca Woman’s Club scholarship
Recent Matoaca High School graudate Ashlynn Bowers was awarded the Matoaca Woman’s Club’s Rachel McEwen Scholarship for $1,000. Bowers is pictured at the club’s June 4 picnic at New Hope Baptist Church. Read more
Ivey Memorial UMC and Gettings scholarships awarded
From left, sponsor Linwood Gettings, Matthew ‘Teddy’ Lipscomb, Rickey Booth, and Pastor Anita May Lucord are pictured above. Benjamin Holt is not pictured. Lipscomb, Booth and Holt each received $1,000 scholarships. Booth was awarded the Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church Scholarship, which is given to a church member. Booth... Read more
Brown and Lohmann tell about travel adventures
By Carelyn Sheppard Authors Bob Brown and Bill Lohmann entertained the Chester Lions Club recently with photos and stories taken from their books “Back Roads: People Places and Pie from Around Virginia,” “On the Back Roads Again: More People, Places and Pie Around Virginia,” and “Dr. Coptr: The Flying... Read more
Bohler enjoys counseling students
Although she’s only been a school a counselor at Hening Elementary for three years, Amirah Bohler has already been named Teacher of the Year. Bohler said she was surprised to receive the award because it is usually given to teachers. “I feel like it’s a testament to the efforts... Read more
Fowler-Davis gets offers from Liberty, Notre Dame
Meadowbrook High School football had a rough season in head coach Chamont Thompson’s first year, but the Monarchs still managed to see athletes such as Paul Davis and Frank Howard go to the next level. Now, they’ve got a budding recruit on their hands in Tre Fowler-Davis. The rising... Read more
Pope is VN boys lacrosse Player of the Year
Thomas Dale High School lacrosse has seen steady growth since coach Paul Amos helped start the program in 2013. Having players like Jonathan Pope, who was named the 2019 Village News boys lacrosse Player of the Year, certainly helps the cause. This year, the Knights made their third regional... Read more
The Chesterfield Education Foundation recently announced the recipients of its 2019 Bravo! Awards, recognizing outstanding professional and community achievements of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ alumni. The honorees will be feted at a Nov. 21 gala dinner at the DoubleTree Hotel in Midlothian. This year’s recipients are: •Jane Baskerville, retired... Read more
Armstrong, Noel, 84, of Chesterfield, an Army veteran, husband of Jean Kelly. Baker, Winnifrid, 55, of Chesterfield. Burch, Evelyn Delores Chaffin, 90, of Chester, widow of Grayson Burch Sr. Cozad, Lena Humphreys, 90, of North Chesterfield, widow of Ray Humphreys and William Cozad. Crooks, Timothy O., 67, of Chesterfield, husband of Cynthia Johnson Crooks.... Read more
On June 1, the hurricane season began in the Western Hemisphere. Every year, a number of named storms affect the eastern and southern coasts of the United States. My experience in public safety has taught me that there are three phases of every landfalling storm: before, during and after.... Read more