Dale, Matoaca baseball and softball season outlook

The Lady Knights battled to a 4th place finish in a competitive Central District last season with a young squad and in 2014 will compete in the newly formed Conference 3 with Cosby, James River, Varina, Franklin County and Patrick-Henry Roanoke.


BAKUN, Teodor, 92, of Chesterfield, widower of Olena Bakun.
BOSCHEN, Evelyn MacLelland, 96, of North Chesterfield, widow of Herman Boschen Jr.

Car stolen at Clover Hill Elementary

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to solve a larceny from auto turned credit card fraud. On March 1, 2014, a female suspect broke into several vehicles at Clover Hill Elementary School while families and neighbors were inside at a basketball game. Several different credit cards were among items stolen from the cars.

Discarded smoking materials cause morning fire

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Thursday morning, March 6, at 9:41 a.m. to 4601 Boones Trail Circle for the report of a house fire. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke and fire coming from the home.

Police blotter

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY (12800 block) 03/04/2014 12:00 p.m. - Sex Offenses-Indecent Exposure. Unknown suspect walked towards victim in parking lot while exposing himself.

Weekly calendar

Joint Bermuda District Community Meetings. 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Rd. Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda District Supervisor and Carrie Coyner, Bermuda District School Board Member, and county and school staff to discuss Chesterfield County and Schools Proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Budget.

Church Collects Bears to Comfort Children in Distress

“The bears are everywhere,” Deacon Sherry Munday explained. “We have them in the rectory, you’ll find them in the pews and on the pulpit…they are all over the church.”

Some county fees may increase

While Chesterfield County is expecting about $15 million in new growth – just like the cost of food; state mandates, transfers to county schools and revitalization, among others, have pushed Chesterfield to an estimated $12.8 million shortfall, which includes schools.