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This handsome young man is Elijah, grandson of Judy Fain Hughes and great-grandson of Jesse and Lorene Fain. He graduated from Magna Vista High School.

Ivalien Reynolds 694-5243 The Beach Music Festival “Hot Fun in the Summertime” had beautiful weather all through the three-day period. Attendance was around 6,000 people. Wouldn’t More...

Blue Ridge Therapy Connection

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Duane VIA Activities Coordinator Our residents enjoyed having the “Taste Test” on the patio on June 8. They had Freeze Pops and they had to guess the flavor they choose. Most More...

Mountain Top Party Line

Pictured are Lorene Howell Fain (right) and her daughter Janet Fain Painter in a happy moment. Thanks to Judy Fain for this photo.

Memorial Day seemed to be quite busy in Patrick County with a lot of traffic and yard sales, and it was music time at Dominion Valley Park. I was so sorry to hear of the death More...

Age is relative

MUSINGS By Regena Handy My husband recently did it again. He referred to something as what “old people” did or “old people” used to say. I laughed and reminded him (again) More...

Mental health: an update

Morgan Griffith Report from Washington I am pleased to report that my colleagues and I on the Energy and Commerce Committee unanimously passed on a bipartisan basis the Helping More...

eEnterprise for June 22, 2016

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DAR ashley manns DAR announces citizenship award winners

The Colonel Abram Penn Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has announced the winners...

Barbara Pendleton (left) and Codi Holt PCRTA holds June meeting

The Patrick County Retired Teachers Association met June 6 at the Landmark Center. Hostesses Ilene Pons,...

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Richard Wood has retired from Primland after 37 years of service. Wood has been an integral...

F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M. performs at farmers’ market Friday

Those attending the Farmer’s Market in downtown Stuart Friday morning were presented a special treat as members of the F.A.R.M. T.E.A.M. (Free Alliance of Recalcitrant Musicians Totally Eclectic About More...

Goosebumps..

The Patrick County Library will be showing the 2015 movie “Goosebumps,” starring Jack Black, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. The movie is free, rated PG, 103 minutes More...

New series of books by Tom Perry..

Laurel Hill Publishing has announced the release of a new series of books by Tom Perry on Patrick County history. The book shown here, “In Memory and Imagination…Patrick More...

Correction..

In a photo in last week’s edition of a woman and young girl dancing at the 1950s Sock Hop for Alzheimer’s, we incorrectly identified the woman, Michaela Dalton, as the mother More...

PHCC to launch physical therapist assistant program

The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission approved a grant of $94,350 to aid Patrick Henry Community More...

Stanley receives doctor of medicine degree

Jennifer Barrie Stanley graduated on May 20 from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, S.C., with a Doctor of..

Covered Bridge 5K held Saturday

Top three female finishers (left to right): Jenna Upchurch, third place; Amber Horton, second place; and Meghan Collins, first place.

On a perfect day to go for a run, 86 participants competed early Saturday morning in the Covered Bridge 5K Walk/Run More...

All-Team District and Conference nominees

Four Lady Cougar soccer players from Patrick County High School have been honored with nominations to All-Team status in the Piedmont..

June 22, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: for information call (276) 694-3618; 6:30 p.m., program June 24 at 6:30 p.m., Five Forks Wesleyan Church, Stuart. FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at 694-6357; meal at 6 p.m., food distribution following the […]..

Community Calendar: June 16, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15 REVIVAL: with Evangelist Shirley Quesenberry; special singing, 7 p.m., Mountain View Church of God of Prophecy, 436 Mountain View Church More...

RAE F. CARLSON

Rae Freda Carlson, age 80, of Stuart, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Pioneer Community Hospital in Stuart. She was born in New York on May 18, 1936, to the late James and Julia Preston Donaldson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Carlson;..

AILEEN A. HANDY

Aileen Adams Handy, 87, of Bassett, died Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection in Patrick County. She was born in Patrick County on October 30, 1928, and was a daughter of the late Emmett Adams and the late Posie Joyce Adams. She was also preceded in death More...

Updates on issues

Morgan Griffith Report from Washington In my column of February 29, I wrote of an amendment I successfully added to the..

Land transfers recorded in May

The following land transfers were recorded in the Patrick County Clerk’s Office during the month of May. Jennifer Frances Bailey and..

Checking equipment can prevent hay-cutting accidents

Farmers who are getting ready to cut and bale hay should make a habit of checking equipment before heading out to..