Honor Graduates

The valedictorian for the PCHS class of 2018 is Nathaniel Wilson Wright; the salutatorian is Helen Dawson. Our annual salute to the graduating class...

Strawberry Fest attracted many

Attendance at the annual Strawberry Festival wavered little under the threat of rain, with many braving the predicted showers to enjoy the flavors of...

Nearing the final stop

Darrell Bowling, a retired master trooper with the Virginia State Police, led the 13th annual Marine Cpl. Jonathan Bowling Memorial Scholarship Ride Saturday, as...

Long time firefighters honored

Pictured (L to R): Mike King and Doyle Montgomery were both honored for their 50 years of dedicated service to Ararat Volunteer Fire Department...

Signs of summer

Dandelions and other early blooming plants are helping to usher in summer. A French word that means “lion's tooth,” many view dandelions as a...

Bobcat trapped in town limits

This bobcat was caught in a trap in the Town of Stuart over the weekend. The cat was suspected of feeding on a town...

Light play on a snowy day

After a recent dusting of snow, a local photographer watched the changing light for hours to capture this shot of the view at Lovers...

Hawk takes second look

When first spotted, this red-tailed hawk was perched on a utility line. He soon started hopping back and forth between the tops of two...

Spring snowfall prompted power outages

A fast moving weather system brought several inches of snow to most of the area the weekend before Easter. Snow fell Saturday through early Sunday,...

Break-in reported

Patrick authorities are seeking anyone with information about a break-in at the Family Dollar store in Patrick Springs. Anyone with information is asked to...

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