Matoaca, Elizabeth Davis and Salem Church have all advanced to quarterfinal play in the 2010 CCPS Middle School Basketball Tournament by virtue of first round victories last Thursday. They join the Falling Creek Panthers, who earned a first-round bye with their 11-1 regular season record.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/24 Martha Kay Motel. Suspect gave the victim a ride to her motel room and then asked to come inside. Once inside, the suspect assaulted her. One of the victim’s neighbors observed the suspect attack the victim, which caused the suspect to flee. Officers located the suspect, taking him into custody.
Chesterfield County Public School Superintendent Marcus Newsome’s proposed budget, which includes the elimination of 225 instructional positions, drew reactions from throughout the community last week.
“When I walked down the street it was like relatives were falling out of the trees,” said Mary Byrd Micou Martin of her childhood in Chester. Martin and her brother Chip Micou share a lineage that includes many Chester notables, including the founding members of the first Chester Library, public school, woman’s club, garden club and the Chester Baptist Church, among others.
“The only thing better than running club meeting once a week would be if we met twice a week,” exclaimed seventh grader Emily Johnson. Johnson is one of a gym-full of Chester Middle School students who meet each Wednesday during the winter months.
In a big-time game with a big-time atmosphere, Petersburg High School brought its No. 1 state ranking into the Dale gym and barely escaped with a 70-66 victory over the Knights.
Meadowbrook High School’s Wall of Fame gained seven members during a ceremony held Saturday night at Meadowbrook Country Club. The 2010 Class included Jamie Accashian, T. J. Armstrong, Shelley Gilliam Jump, Denise Snader Manuel, Paul Nicklis, Eric Richardson and William Sindlinger.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 1/14 Tobacco and More. The suspect entered the business and walked to the cooler area, where he displayed a sawed-off shotgun to the clerk. After the clerk opened the register, the suspect took the cash from the drawer and then fled to a vehicle driven by the other suspect. Responding officers located the suspects, taking them into custody.