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Blue Ridge Therapy Connection 2.15.17

Duane VIA Activities Coordinator Linda Britt winning captain of the Super Bowl party at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection. It’s that time of the year again. The residents of Blue More...

Mountain Top Party Line 2.15.17

Ivalien Reynolds Pictured (left to right): Ken and Dee Wood from California, Uncle Oscar Boyd, Aunt Clayton Boyd, and my mother Gracie Hylton. This was a happy day when cousin More...

Landmark Center 2.8.17

Picture: Resident Harley Walker Sr. enjoying lunch at a local restaurant. ( Photo by Daniel Quesenberry) The Landmark activity staff members were honored January 23-27 during More...

Voice of the People 2.15.17

Law enforcement Police departments and sheriff’s offices throughout Virginia must be permitted to continue to use all resources to fully and effectively implement best practices More...

Learning to compute

By Regena Handy We all know the best stories are the ones that can’t be told, for the most interesting ones always involve other people. Oh, we can claim the oft used ‘remain More...

eEnterprise for February 15th, 2017

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Red Bank Ruritan Club holds February meeting

The Red Bank Ruritan Club met on February 7 for its monthly meeting at the Community...

Martin receives Triumph Award

Katherine Martin, a senior at Patrick County High School, is the first Girl Scout in Patrick...

Pet of the Week 2.15.17

This sweet girl was turned into the Patrick County Public Animal Shelter with eight puppies. The...

Thanking them all – Pioneer employee recognizes team for family member’s care

Staff from Pioneer Community Hospital, Blue Ridge Therapy Connection, and Jeb Stuart Rescue Squad were treated to a catered lunch by a patient’s grateful daughter. (Photo by Angela H. Hill) Virginia More...

State: no burning midnight to 4 ..

More than 60 percent of Virginia’s annual average 1,000 wildfires occur in the spring, with March and April historically being the most active months. To help reduce the number More...

School Board to discuss facility rental fees

Patrick County School Board members plan to discuss changes to its policy on how much it charges rescue squads More...

Elementary school menus Week of February 20 – 24

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

Boys’ basketball splits two games; to host opening game of regionals

By Stephen Henderson Darius Hagwood pops in a quick jump shot in last week’s game against the Falcons. Matt More...

TinPen Alley Scores 2.15.17

Tuesday Night Mixed League: Men’s high game: Rodney Lyon, 247; Carlos Delgado, 212; Jeryl Stowe, 207. Men’s high series: Rodney Lyon,..

Community Calendar 2.15.17

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15 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. COMMUNITY MEAL: […]..

Community Calendar

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 1 FREE MEAL/FOOD DISTRIBUTION: church van available to pick up people on Wednesday and on Sunday mornings, to ride call the church More...

Obituaries 2.15.17

OTIS J. CAVINESS Otis James Caviness, 83, of Patrick Springs, passed away on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. He was born on June 26, 1933 to the late Savannah Shockley Caviness and Frank Caviness. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Barbour Caviness;..

Obituaries 2.8.17

CLIFFORD N. BOWMAN Clifford Noel Bowman, 74, of Bassett, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 3, 2017 at his home with his loving family be his side. He was born in Henry County on March 1, 1941, and was a son of the late Welburn Bowman and the late Maggie Spencer Bowman. 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..

Farm Bureau planning Ag Expo

The first ever Patrick County Farm Bureau Ag Expo will be held at Rotary Field on April 29 starting at 9..