“Visual and performing arts can work together to make Chester a wonderful art village,” said Marti Fann, president of the newly formed Chester Artists Association. Fann, a Matoaca resident, is displaying a portrait of her cat as part of a multi-artist show at the Chester Library this month.
Prevention Services, a division of Chesterfield County Mental Health Support Services, will offer the following classes this spring for parents. Fee assistance is available for all classes. For more information about Prevention Services programs, call 768-7212.
When news of the massive Haiti earthquake broke on Jan. 12, 5-year-old Nicholas Meriwether was watching television. As he watched a little boy stumble out of the rubble, Nicholas turned to his mom and said, “I should send him my shoes.”
Salute the Troops, one of the many activities during last year’s ChesterFest, gave community members a chance to send a message to troops serving in Afghanistan. Whoever wanted to send a short thank you note to the troops signed a huge banner that was then sent overseas.
While most of their peers are donning coats and heading for bus stops, two Chester teens instead don blazers and prepare for a day of work at Virginia’s General Assembly.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/29 K-Mart. Property was taken from two vehicles, a Honda Civic and Chevrolet Caprice, left parked at the store. Both vehicles had been entered through windows that had prior damage and were unable to be secured.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/24 Martha Kay Motel. Suspect gave the victim a ride to her motel room and then asked to come inside. Once inside, the suspect assaulted her. One of the victim’s neighbors observed the suspect attack the victim, which caused the suspect to flee. Officers located the suspect, taking him into custody.