A brush delicately sweeps the canvas. Colors blend, shadow and light make peace, and forms come into focus. A critical eye surveys the work. A smiling face looks back. Another touch of paint here, an adjustment there, and the portrait nears completion.
When it comes to determination in sports, you can remember Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger who made the team at Notre Dame, or Vince Papale, who seemingly came out of nowhere to play for the Philadelphia Eagles; with these victorious stories in sports, there also comes the one of despair.
In 2005, when Howard Spencer was cut from the Thomas Dale baseball team as a sophomore, a coach gave him a bit of advice that would remain with him.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve an identity theft case in which withdrawals were made fraudulently to a victims account on Friday, March 18, 2011.
Police are searching for an unidentified suspect who shot a man multiple times in the area of Falling Creek Apartments located in the 2500 block of Marina Drive at about 12:50 a.m. on April 9.
PARKER LN 11/15 Known suspect removed the victim’s property from his vehicle.
Wednesday, April 13
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; 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. at Central. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester), 748-1603 (Central).
Spring Acoustic Concert Series presents The Campbell Family Band. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Central Library. Details: 748-1603.
As Chesterfield’s school board began integrating faculty and staff within the schools system, after a Federal ruling forced the integration, the school board began the process in 1966, although the number of black faculty in white schools would be limited to six.