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Preview: Lake Taylor vs L.C. Bird

The L.C. Bird Skyhawks have been unbeatable the past three seasons, winning 33 straight games, a streak which is currently the longest in the state of Virginia.

Chester Baptist Companion Suppers resume

This Thursday, October 2 at 6 p.m., Companion Dinners at Chester Baptist Church will continue. These dinners were started in 1998 and were designed for people who are eating at home alone and for anyone who wants to come and enjoy a good dinner in a friendly atmosphere.

Bunco friendship is honored

For over 40 years once a month, the social dice game, Bunco, brought these ladies together. Lasting friendships were formed and besides enjoying the dice game, where you only need to know how to roll dice and count, the ladies would each bring a dish for dinner

Thrilling Day at ChesterFest

Last Saturday, the Chester Community Association (CCA) hosted our thirteenth ChesterFest. I served on the original board that created the annual event and I co-chaired and chaired the event for the first three years.

Recently deceased

BROUGHMAN, Shirley Johnson Pauley, 81, of Chesterfield, widow of Con Pauley.
BURKE, Marshall Morton, 69, of Chester, husband of Martha A. Burke.

Clerk fights off armed robber

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to solve an attempted commercial robbery. In the early morning hours of Sept. 11, 2014, an unknown male entered the Exxon at 15740 Woods Edge Road. He immediately pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money.

Police blotter

KERWIN RD (9700 block) 09/18/2014 1:00 p.m. - Unknown suspect/s gained entry into one of the victim’s shed by cutting the lock and attempted to pry open the second. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Lady Chatterley’s Lover” by D. H. Lawrence will be discussed. No registration required