Local elementary school establishes new national honor society chapter

Hopkins Road Elementary School has established a chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) to recognize its most outstanding students, according to information from the school. Staff members at the school were notified recently that their application to begin the national student recognition program was approved by the national office and that they may undertake the process of selecting new members in the 2009-2010 school year.

Area students on Dean’s List at VT

A host of local students have been named to the Dean’s List at Virginia Tech for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.4 grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, during the semester.

Indoor track season culminates with AAA State Championships

Some of the state’s most gifted athletes converged on Hampton’s Boo Williams Sports Complex this weekend to contest the 2010 AAA State Indoor Track Championships. A quartet of Thomas Dale stars paced area athletes in the two-day competition.

Lady Knights fall in Regional Final, boys lose to Wave

In spite of an incredible fourth quarter comeback, the Lady Knights fell to Cosby 88-83 in overtime. The Titans, ranked #1 in the Central Region used superior height and balanced scoring to maintain a double digit lead for most of the game.

Local man dies after early morning crash

A Chesterfield man recently died of injures he sustained when his car ran off the road in the early morning hours of Feb. 19, Chesterfield County Police said last week.

Police seek missing woman

This week, Crime Solvers is asking for the community’s help to find a missing person.

Police Blotter: March 3, 2010

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 2/25 Virginian Motel. The suspect, accompanied by two other individuals, entered the motel room and then left. Moments later, the suspect, armed with a handgun, returned to the room and demanded money. A struggle ensued, resulting in the victim being shot. The suspect then left.

Beauty is Reflections: PTA Reflections program celebrates 40 years

Creativity has been described as a loss of inhibition. So, who better to look to for the roots of creativity than the county’s youth? Chesterfield’s Council of PTAs/PTSAs has been highlighting the creativity of Chesterfield students for 40 years. On Saturday, against the backdrop of substantial school budget cuts, students in kindergarten through 12th grade were honored for their creativity in music, dance, literature, visual arts and film production.