Track teams led by all around athletes

The indoor track season saw solid team efforts from the Thomas Dale girls and boys, as well the Matoaca boys. Individual standouts were plentiful as well. Here’s a preview of who to watch for during the upcoming outdoor season.

Skyhawks look to compete on the diamond in Conference 12, Monarchs season looks hopeful

Bird softball has a new coach, Deanna Owens, and a new outlook for the 2014 season. “Having a new coach really brought us together,” said catcher Carrie Cochran. “The chemistry is unreal.”

Skyhawks to hold annual Big Ball Tournament, Home Run Derby May 17

L. C. Bird High School, home of the Skyhawks, announced they will be holding their annual L.C. Bird Co-Ed Big Ball Tournament and Home Run Derby on Saturday, May 17. The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, May 31 with games beginning at 8 a.m.


CARDEN, Paul Lynwood, 87, of Chester, a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army, husband of Geraldine Carden.
DAVIS, Patricia Ann, 73, of North Chesterfield.

Suspected wanted in early morning armed robbery at Belmont Road 7-11

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help this week to solve an armed robbery.

Don’t leave your credit cards in your car

Police are searching for a male suspect who is believed to be involved in a recent series of larcenies from vehicles.

Police blotter

LITTLEFIELD RD (13200 block) 03/17/2014 5:00 p.m. - Unknown suspect/s forced entry into the listed location, removed vehicle keys and stole a vehicle. Stolen Vehicle information: 2001 Honda Tan 4 Door Automobile VA

Weekly calendar

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Central Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Meadowdale Library 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. 11 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. No registration required.