Kracke a Penn State graduate
AMARILLO – The Office of Emergency Management recognizes Briana Kracke for her graduation from Penn State University. Kracke is an emergency management planner for the federal agency and completed her masters of public administration degree and got a graduate certificate in agricultural biosecurity and emergency preparedness. “Earning my master’s... Read more
Noe makes colonel
On June 1, Christopher D. Noe was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army. Noe – pictured with his father, Cliff Noe of Chester – is a graduate of L.C. Bird High School. On June 15, Noe graduated from the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.... Read more
Raffle winner!

Raffle winner!

Community July 2, 2018

David Austin won the raffle prize at the Matoaca Woman’s Club’s annual picnic. Read more
Chinn honored for acts of kindness
Chesterfield resident Darlene Chinn recently won a Hometown Heroes Award. Sponsored by the law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, the award celebrates acts of kindness and heroism throughout Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg and surrounding areas. Chinn, a former military spouse, is passionate about helping veterans. She first became... Read more
Mark Miranda: editorial cartoon
Summer meals for kids available at county libraries
Chesterfield County’s public schools and libraries are teaming up with No Kid Hungry to feed children for free this summer. No Kid Hungry is a national campaign run by Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the... Read more
Booth wins Ivey Memorial UMC scholarship
CHESTERFIELD – Rickey H. Booth is the first winner of Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church’s scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship recognizes a deserving member of the church who is working toward educational opportunities at colleges, universities or technical/trade schools. There are four areas used as the selection criteria: involvement in... Read more
Spring Fling fundraiser raises $3,690 for charity
CHESTER – Students, families and staff from Primrose School at Ironbridge Corner demonstrated their commitment to giving back recently by raising $3,690 for local and national charities through a Spring Fling event held April 28. The funds raised will be split between Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Primrose Children’s... Read more
War bond with a story
Mary Runnels holds a 1956 Series E war bond that she recently found. Her mother, Floris Blankenship, purchased the bond for her for $18.75. It is now worth $188.59, Runnels said, noting it stopped accruing interest after 30 years. Her mother bought the bond for her as a life... Read more
Finance major returns, enjoys teaching middle-school math
Rachel Watson was a finance major in her third year of college when the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, occurred, and it made her stop and think about her life. She had always wanted to be a teacher, but changed her mind after she had been talked out... Read more