Smoke detectors available

Local fire officials, the American Red Cross and Patrick County Emergency Management are partnering on a Smoke Alarm Campaign, according to Steve Allen, coordinator.Smoke...

Community response team needs members

The Patrick County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is on a mission, and you can help. The organization offers free training to help individuals survive...

Tax free weekend set

Save money on back to school, hurricane preparedness and certain energy saving appliances during the three-day sales tax holiday that starts Aug. 4 and...

Supervisors, WHEO discuss public access TV channel

A majority of the Patrick County Board of Supervisors declined to support a motion that would pave the way for a Collinsville TV station...

School officials hear concerns

  The Patrick County School Board on Thursday heard from a parent who received a denial letter in response to a request to allow his...

Out-of-district attendance policy detailed

Principals at individual schools are tasked with the responsibility of deciding whether to approve applications from families who live in one district but want...

Woman died from tick-borne disease, prevention is best protection

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed a Missouri woman died from what is known as the Bourbon Virus. The woman became ill after...

Felines easy prey for other animals

Don’t be so quick to blame a coyote if your cat goes missing. Great horned owls, weasels, and even raccoons can be just as deadly...

Drug probe, other factors prompt increased crime rate

An undercover drug probe, a focus on crimes against women and children and a decrease in population prompted the increase in local crimes reported...

Sandblasting, before & after

Aaron Money, crew leader with Ultimate Performance Service Inc. of Winston-Salem, N.C., sandblasts the caboose that will be a centerpiece of the Mayo River...

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