Neighborhood News

Alzheimer’s group to hold talent show on March 16

“Patrick County’s Got Talent” is the underlying theme for the talent show that Patrick County Alzheimer’s Group, LLC is planning for March 16 at 7 p.m. at Patrick County High School auditorium. Registration must be completed by March 8. The Group, which is celebrating its twentieth year of serving Alzheimer...

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Black History topic of DAR program 

Colonel Abram Penn Chapter Registrar Sheree Russo administers the Oath of Membership to Beth Wood Witt. The Colonel Abram Penn Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met February 12,2024 in the fellowship hall of Stuart Presbyterian Church. Ann McConnell, Chapter Regent, presided with four members present. In...

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Mandolin Fest set for Feb. 24

A Mandolin Festival will be held by the Patrick County Music Association (PCMA) on Saturday, February 24. The event will be held at the Rotary Building in Stuart. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the music will start at 6 p.m. PCMA President Denny Alley said Ralph McGee and the...

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SupHerb Workshop held

Master gardeners led a SupHerb workshop on 5 common herbs to a large crowd at the Patrick County Library on Saturday Feb 10. The culinary and medicinal uses of basil, oregano, dill, rosemary and thyme were addressed as well as how to easily propagate herbs in the home garden or...

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Trust plans Stuart’s birthday celebration

The JEB Stuart Preservation Trust on Saturday, February 3 will hold a birthday celebration honoring Patrick County native Major General J. E. B. Stuart, CSA. His birthday is on February 6. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ararat, Va. Ruritan Club Building, located at 4711 Ararat...

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Cotton featured during recent programs

Recently, Landmark residents and youngsters attending the Blue Ridge Library in Stuart's Storytime learned all about cotton, including how it grows and how it's made into clothing. They each found fuzzy cotton seeds from a locally grown cotton boll, and hand spun some cotton string from a cotton ball. The children at...

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Seed Library Restocked

In celebration of National Seed Swap Day and the start of garden planning time Master Gardener Hannah Vinova and her son Lucca restocked the seed library at the Patrick County Library. A variety of vegetables and flower seeds are available free of charge. Please return unused seeds to the return box...

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