Landmark Center

Resident Linda Hall played water polo in the Olympic games.

BELLE PENDLETON Recreation Coordinator It has been a very busy and fun week at The Landmark Center and Blue Ridge Therapy Connection as residents competed in their own Olympic More...

Mountain Top Party Line

Pictured here is my aunt Clayton Hall Boyd, all dressed up for a Sunday date with Oscar Boyd, whom she married. She was a sharp dresser in those days. I miss her so much, and my Uncle Oscar too.

Ivalien Reynolds 694-5243 It was so good to hear from Jackie Davenport. She writes the nicest words in her letters to me and never forgets the special days. She is very special. Blueberries More...

Blue Ridge Therapy Connection

Pictured (left to right): residents Patty Trexler, first place, Virginia Glenn third place, and Mabel Stowe, second place, were winners of the clothesline hanging Olympic game.

Duane VIA Activities Coordinator Pictured (left to right): residents Patty Trexler, first place, Virginia Glenn third place, and Mabel Stowe, second place, were winners of the More...

Stray beagle

There is sad news to report on the feral young beagle that frequented Hardee’s and Lowes parking lot in Stuart since last September. On August 17 around 8 a.m. a PAWS volunteer More...


Let’s vote to right some wrongs. Forget about who has good hair. Forget about party affiliation. Forget about who has the best speechwriter. Forget about who has the most experience. More...

eEnterprise for August 24, 2016

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pet of the week Pet of the week

This little girl is an Australian shepherd mix that is very sweet and just four months...

turner, clyde & friend Wilson A. Clark

Clyde Turner (right) sent this photo of his old friend, Wilson A. Clark, who recently passed...

Meadows of Dan Folk Fair

peach cobbler, m of d bapt

Members of the Meadows of Dan Baptist Church were selling peach cobbler and ice cream at the Meadows of Dan Folk Fair to raise funds to rebuild the church, which was destroyed by fire. Pictured (from left) More...

National Park Service to celebra..

When the National Park Service was created in 1916 to “conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife, and to provide for their enjoyment by means as More...

Front Porch Fest set for Labor D..

In just a few short weeks some of the best bands on the east coast will convene at Spirithaven Farm in Stuart for the eighth annual Front Porch Fest. Always on Labor Day weekend, More...

PCMA Saturday night..

Heart Strings, with Jackie Hall and Jennifer Ayers-Barnard from the Spencer area, made their first appearance at the Patrick County Music Association Saturday night.  Travis More...

PHCC to offer motorcycle classes

Learn to ride a motorcycle at Patrick Henry Community College’s Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), a three-wheel/sidecar More...

Nursing scholarships available at PHCC

Patrick Henry Community College and Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County are partnering to offer the Martinsville Memorial Fellows Nursing..

Fall soccer season begins

soccer, small kids

The first games of the fall soccer season sponsored by the Patrick County Recreation Department were played More...

Lady Cougars scrimmage Auburn

By Stephen Henderson The Patrick County High School Lady Cougar volleyball team traveled to Auburn High School last week to scrimmage..

August 25, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24 REVIVAL: with Pastor David Westmoreland; singers: Mon., Jackie Belcher; Tue., One Accord; Wed., Roger Wells; 7 p.m., Ross-Harbour United Methodist Church, 6260 Elamsville Rd., Stuart. DMV 2 GO: mobile unit visit; provides all DMV transactions, also provides certified copies of Virginia birth, marriage, divorce and death certificates and sells hunting and fishing […]..

August 18, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17 FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church at More...


Sam Warren Belcher, age 92, of Woolwine, died Friday, August 19, 2016, at his home. He was born in Patrick County on May 27, 1924, and was a son of the late Robert Belcher and India Boyd Belcher. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Wreathie Hylton and Winnie..


Wilson Roosevelt Clark, 72, of Stuart, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at the Danville Regional Medical Center. He was born in Patrick County on March 13, 1944, and was a son of the late Woodrow Clark and the late Dora Alice Foley Clark. He was also preceded in death by a brother, More...

Ninth District agriculture and a better way to do tax reform

Morgan Griffith Report from Washington Last week, among other visits to businesses and organizations in Virginia’s Ninth District, I had the..

TAC awards $26,000 in business grants

Following a recent subcommittee meeting, the Patrick County Tourism Advisory Council (TAC) awarded nearly $26,000 in local business incentives to successful..

National survey, Virginia program noting farms’ conservation efforts

The National Agricultural Statistics Service is conducting its second annual survey to measure the environmental benefits associated with conservation practices on..