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The L.C. Bird boys’ basketball team fell in the semi-finals last week to Huguenot, in a closely fought game 55-52 as Huguenot’s Jareese Cooley hit a lay-up with 8.3 seconds to go, and hit one of two foul shots to seal the win. A desperation three point attempt by Bird came close, but was wide left.

Three juveniles charged in Valentine’s Day brush fire

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded on Feb. 14 to the 10600 block of Hollyberry Drive at 5:44 p.m. for a brush fire. The fire burned approximately three acres in the Arbor Landing neighborhood.

New suspect in credit fraud case

Surveillance footage has yielded yet another suspect in a credit-card fraud case, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and locate the suspect.

Larceny, forgery and gun charges

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Parker sentenced to 30 years for killing wife, wounding Chester man

Richard E. Parker, 56, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for second-degree murder for shooting and killing his wife Cindy M. Parker, 45, and aggravated malicious wounding and shooting of Michael Dudley outside a restaurant on Jefferson Davis Highway on June 23 last year.

Police blotter

BEN FRY DR 2/13 Hyde Park Apartments. A known suspect broke the front door frame to enter the locked residence. Once inside, the suspect assaulted the female victim.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 23
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Computer Class: Microsoft Word. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: 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).

Thomas Dale searches for an idol

On Friday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m., Thomas Dale High School will host the first night of “Thomas Dale’s Got Talent”, a school-wide talent show featuring students performing in a variety of artistic mediums. Held in the school’s auditorium, the show features live acts competing for monetary prizes which will be awarded Friday, March 4, after numerous rounds of elimination have ensued.