Students at Elizabeth Scott Elementary School know that the scorpions crawling on the school mailbox won’t sting; in a similar way, some trust that writing may not be one of the worst things to experience in the world – like getting stung by a poisonous creature.
Ayanna Tweedy, L.C. Bird High School senior, signed her letter of intent to accept a four-year athletic scholarship to Bowie State located in Bowie, MD. Tweedy was surround by family and friends during the official signing on Wednesday, March 2. She will be on the school’s track and field team with a focus on the shot put.
Using a combination of talent and teamwork, coach John Twilley’s Matoaca Warriors secured the 2011 Chesterfield County Middle School Basketball Tournament crown with a thrilling 69-65 victory over the Falling Creek Panthers.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Chuck Thomas, L.C. Bird
L.C. Bird coach Chuck Thomas was named the Village News’ Basketball Coach of the Year for 2010-2011. The award is given to the coach who does the most outstanding job during both the regular season and postseason.
2010 Thomas Dale graduate Billy Cullen has gotten his college baseball career at VCU off to a flying start. Primarily a pitcher for the Knights, Cullen has stepped into the role of starting left fielder for the Rams. Through the season’s first 10 games, Cullen has a .289 batting average and .391 on base percentage.
An electronics store in Chesterfield County was broken into, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify the suspects.
COGBILL RD. 3/14. Victim was walking near the above address when he encountered three subjects. When one of the three asked the victim if he had any money, the victim ran off. That suspect chased the victim down and assaulted him, once more asking for money. The victim was able to get away and contact police. Area officers located the suspect, taking him into custody.
Wednesday, March 23
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd.
Computer Class: Microsoft Word. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-1603.
Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).