The Next Level: Cullen, Overby, Gammon

Cullen has been one of the lead catalysts and producers for VCU during his four years with the program. A standout on the high school fields, the senior continues to solidify his prospects of being drafted in the MLB draft in June.

Two-sport athlete gets inspiration from hall of famer Bo Jackson

When considering the differences between football and baseball, one might think that an athlete, especially a linebacker, might be the proverbial “bull in a china shop” on the baseball field. That’s not the case for L.C. Bird third baseman Darius Gillus.

What does Wall Street want?: VSU offers students glimpse into job opportunities

Virginia State University is offering its students of the Mathematics and Information Sciences Department information and hands-on practice in industry employment opportunities that could become their successful career path after their graduation.


GUBESCH, Joyce James, 91, of Chesterfield, widow of John Gubesch.
HARRIS, Richard Noel, 85, of North Chesterfield, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, widower of Elenor Lois Stine Harris.

Information about Goodwill purse snatching suspect wanted by police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to solve a larceny. On Dec. 13, 2013, a young woman was shopping at the Goodwill at 8535 Midlothian Tpke. She briefly left her cart to select items off a shelf. When she returned to her cart, she noticed her purse had been stolen.

Police blotter

SUNBEAM RD (5500 block) 04/11/2014 1:00 a.m. - Motor Vehicle Theft- Motorcycle stolen from listed location. Stolen Vehicle information: 2001 Harley-Davidson Purple Motorcycle VA

Weekly calendar

150th Anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign. 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Clover Hill Athletic Complex. 17701 Genito Rd.

PADDY WAGONS: Taking a look back at how Chesterfield transported prisoners during the 1800s

Nothing is more intriguing than a lost piece of history. Here is a mystery of a prison wagon that begs to be solved. Prison wagons were a popular tool in the 1800s and early 1900s. In our modern age, the motorized police vans had replaced the older paddy wagons as they were usually crudely adapted for accommodation of prisoners.