Landmark column

  BELLE PENDLETON Recreation Coordinator Landmark resident Winona Sweet proudly displays her “Spring Tree” art. (Photo courtesy of Grace Helms) Friday, March 3, More...

Mountain Top Party Line – March 22nd, 2017

By Ivalien Reynolds Pictured Judy O’Brien Stiles who lives in Rockville, Md., now, but visits relatives in Patrick County and Roanoke often. Isn’t she beautiful? March More...

What’s in your water?

  By Travis Bunn Virginia Cooperative Extension Patrick County Did you know that private water supplies like wells and springs are unregulated? It is the responsibility More...

Letter: Genealogy

The following requests were received by the Patrick County Genealogy Society: I would like to know if anyone has pictures of my mother, Anna Lee Cruise Clifton, when she was younger. More...

Letter: Thank you

  On behalf of the Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, we would like to thank each of you that contributed to our yard sale March 10 and 11. There were so many people that More...

eEnterprise for March 22nd, 2017

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International Women’s Month observed by NSDAR members

  Colonel Abram Penn Chapter met on March 13 with nine members and one prospective member...

PCMA features local talent

Jason Harris and Friends from Stuart (above) and Narrow Road from Mount Airy, N.C., performed Saturday...

Girl Scouts have fun together

Girl Scout Daisy Troop #1302 in Patrick Springs enjoyed a special night with girls from Girl...

Stanburn wins at Governor’s Cup

Stanburn Winery’s medal-winning team pictured in their Patrick County vineyard, left to right, Kaylee Stanley, Jocelyn Kuzelka (winemaker), Tabatha Stanley, David Stanley, Nelson Stanley, Elsie Stanley, More...

Pack the Shack event at Rotary B..

  Student volunteers from last year’s Pack the Shack event for Feed the Funnel helped package meals for area food banks and churches. (Photo courtesy Jane Cardwell) Time More...

Elementary school menus : Week of March 27-31

  BREAKFAST: (Free to all students) Grab and Go carts in each school; traditional breakfast in dining room: Mon.: More...

Elementary school menus – Week of March 20-23

  BREAKFAST: (Free to all students) Grab and Go carts in each school; traditional breakfast in dining room: Mon.: Dutch waffle;..

Cougars beat Blacksburg 5-4 at home

By Stephen Henderson Designated hitter Jared Brown steals second after making it to first on a single against More...

Outdoor track season begins

  The Patrick County High School Cougars kicked off their outdoor track season at the Mighty Viking Invitational, hosted by North..

Community Calendar – March 22nd, 2017

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22 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; doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal at 6 p.m., food bank ministry open Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 3 to 5 p.m.; Patrick Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church.   THURSDAY, […]..

Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15 FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at More...

Obituaries – March 22nd, 2017

DOUGLAS E. CASSELL SR. Douglas E. Cassell Sr., 68, of Patrick Springs, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at his home. He was born on April 21, 1948 in Patrick County, a son of the late Claude Otis Cassell and the late Geneva Craig Cassell. He was also preceded in death by..

Obituaries – March 15th, 2017

ANITA M. BALILES Anita Jane Martin Baliles passed away suddenly on March 1, 2017, in Charlottesville. She was predeceased by her parents, Moir Green Martin and Anna Bel Meade, and her husband of 44 years, Larry W. Baliles, who was chief deputy sheriff in Patrick County. Anita More...

December Property Transfers

The following land transfers were recorded in the Patrick County Clerk’s Office during the month of December. Lynn Harwell Andrews to..

Clark Gas & Oil donates $37,000

Clark Gas & Oil representatives said they are honored to share their success with the community they serve by contributing $37,000..

USDA expands grasslands conservation program to small-scale livestock producers

By Tammy M. Goodyear County Executive Director Farm Service Agency USDA will accept over 300,000 acres in 43 states that were..