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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Student Honored at National SkillsUSA Championships

Students from Chesterfield-area high school and college technical education programs won the nation’s highest awards at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

Area athletes gaining experience on American Legion diamond

This week we check in with the Post 284 Bucs, the second of both teams featuring players from the Village News coverage area that play their home games at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights.

Recently deceased

BURNS, David Christopher, 66, of Chesterfield, husband of Laura Lisa Burns.
COLEMAN, Yvonne Roane, 78, of Chesterfield, widow of Hobart Coleman Jr.

Police still seeking clues in Mackey case

This week, Crime Solvers revisits a 2013 shooting that stunned Chesterfield County. Shortly before 9 p.m. on July 4, 2013, seven-year-old Brendon Mackey was struck by a bullet just prior to the fireworks display at Sunday Park. Ballistics tests revealed the bullet that stole this young child’s life to be a .40 caliber class, full metal jacket.

Police blotter

GRAVES RD (10900 block) 06/27/2014 7:00 p.m. - Known suspect forced entry into residence by removing rear bedroom window. Electronics and miscellaneous property were stolen.

Weekly calendar

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library, 10:30 a.m.- 11 a.m.; Enon Library, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

3D Page Viewer: Read the latest Village News cover to cover!

Our newest feature allows our readers to page through the Village News just as they were reading it at the kitchen table. Also, it allows readers to search and print the newspapers. Take a look!

Chesterfield’s part in American Independence

On 1832 June 7, Congress enacted pension legislation extending benefits more universally than under any previous legislation. This act provided for full pay for life for all officers and enlisted men who served at least two years in the Continental Line – the state troops or militia, the navy or marines.