Knights welcome six to Ring of Champions

Thomas Dale Ring of Champions 2014 inducted six members on Friday, Feb. 7.

Matoaca Middle wins championship

Matoaca Middle School basketball team just completed an undefeated season. Matoaca punctuated their run through the playoffs by defeating Falling Creek Middle School in the county championship at James River, 77-59.


GILL, Robert Garland, 91, of Chesterfield, a World War II and Korean War veteran, retired master sergeant of the U.S. Air Force, husband of Erna Herz Gill.
HARRISON, Robert Lee, 78, of North Chesterfield, husband of Marlene Sayre Harrison.

Fan in attic caused fire that displaced four

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded last week, to 1615 Knollwood Dr. for a house fire. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from several areas of the roof.

Icy parking lot foils clean getaway after bank robbery

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to solve a stolen vehicle turned bank robbery. On Jan. 29, 2014, a vehicle was stolen from the area of Remuda Drive. Moments later, that stolen vehicle was used in a bank robbery at the Argent Federal Credit Union at 5403 Jefferson Davis Hwy.

Police blotter

CHESTER FOREST LN (8700 block) 02/07 6:15 p.m. - Two unknown suspects knocked on victim’s back door. Victim unlocked the door and suspects forced their way into the residence, demanded victim’s purse and continued into victim’s bedroom. Suspects then exited through the front door. No property was taken.

Weekly calendar

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia 7th Annual Winter Lecture Series. “The History and Future Plans for Chesterfield County Airport” presented by Thomas Trudeau, airport manager. 7 p.m. 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Free to members of CHSV, $5 for non-members. Details: 796-7121.

First Valentine's Day: Elizabeth Davis Middle School students collect bands for Lithuanian orphanage

Elizabeth Davis Middle school teacher Lisa Perreca and her family have a special reason to celebrate this Valentine’s Day — two new adopted children hailing from Lithuania.