Blue Ridge Therapy Connection – November 22, 2017

Pictured (front) Ruth Martin with her daughter (left) Kay Wagoner and granddaughter Laurel Wagoner decorating pumpkins for Halloween. The residents of Blue Ridge have had a wonderful More...

Mountain Top Party Line – November 22, 2017

My first cousin, Lorene Howell Fain, at Greene’s Country Store when she stopped by to see me. Sadly, Lorene went to be with the Lord but I have lots of good memories of More...

Event cancelled

The First Responders Appreciation event scheduled to be held Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Patrick Springs, has been cancelled.  More...

Letter: Thank you, Patrick County!

Twenty-six equivalent units of whole blood were collected with a goal of 41 units; 24 units of whole blood and one donor of double reds. That translates to helping as many as 84 More...

Christmas Cheer

I would like to thank everyone who made the 15th annual Ken Adams Memorial Toy Run a success. Our day started out cloudy and rainy but that’s not how it ended. We raised More...

eEnterprise for November 22, 2017

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DAR holds November meeting

The Colonel Abram Penn Chapter of the DAR met on November 13 following a luncheon at...

Engagement announced

Zachary Cox and Kaitlyn Shouse are happy to announce their engagement. Both are graduates of Patrick...

Holt birth

Paisley Lynne Holt proudly announces the birth of her sister, Rylan Leighanna Holt. Rylan arrived at...

Percussionist to give free performance

Teasley to perform at Piedmont Arts (Contributed photo) Master percussionist Tom Teasley will take guests on a journey through world music and innovative percussion techniques during a free performance More...

Flag retirement ceremony held..

Members of Cub Scout Pack 69 took retired flags to incinerators. Members of Boy Scout Troop 69 also helped during the flag retirement ceremony. (Photo by Amanda Collins) Two More...

Elementary school menus – Week of November 27-December 1

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

Elementary school menus – Week of November 20-24

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

Cougar Basketball preview

By Stephen Henderson Coach Andrew Terry (left) and his assistant Lucas Terry watch as Cougars work on a dribbling More...

Cougars fall to Bassett in final game of the season

By Stephen Henderson The Patrick County High School Cougars hosted Bassett Friday night in the final football competition of the season...

Community Calendar – November 22, 2017

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 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. MOUNTAIN TOP […]..

Community Calendar – November 15, 2017

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

Obituaries – November 22, 2017

WILLIAM J. GRIFFITH William Jackson “Bill” Griffith, died Friday, November 3, 2017. He was born in Stuart on May 25, 1932 and was a son of the late Edward Wade Griffith and Grace Griffith Staples. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Mary Ruth Martin Griffith;..

Obituaries – November 15, 2017

ANCE CLINE Ance “Dino” Cline, 48, of Patrick Springs; died Monday, November 6, 2017. He was born January 16, 1969, and was preceded in death by his mother, Laura Blankenship Cline and his father, Ance Cline; his wife, Tracy Cline; brothers, Edmond Cline and Kenneth  “Bo” More...

Land transfers for October

The following land transfers were recorded in the Patrick County Clerk’s Office during the month of October. Willie A. Aheron and..

Café open with new owner

Several attended a recent ribbon cutting at the Claudville Café, including (back row, left to right) Crystal Harris, chairman of the..

Small Ruminant Field Day will focus on optimizing nutrition

Small Ruminant Field Day will be held on Friday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Virginia State University’s..

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