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Blood Drive set

The Patrick County Blood Drive is scheduled on May 11, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field. The American Red Cross encourages donors to make an appointment for your time to donate via internet at redcross.org or by calling 1-800-733-2767. Walk-ins are welcome, but...

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Blood Drive a success

Thank you, Patrick County. You donated 36 units of blood last week, which translates to helping as many as 108 patients with medical issues. Thank you, donors, for being patient with the Red Cross staff as they were under-staffed and must follow rigid COVID-19/Red Cross guidelines to ensure the safety...

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: As a veteran of the U.S. Army and a concerned citizen of Patrick County, I’m appalled at some of the things I witnessed this past week while on the road. While on my way to make a delivery, I witnessed VDOT employees picking up trash off the side...

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Food bank appreciates effort

The Board of Directors for the Patrick County Community Food Bank would like to publicly thank the Reynolds Homestead and the Patrick County Chamber of Commerce for again sponsoring the "Empty Bowl" event in memory of our previous Director, Joni Hunt. This benefit raised almost $2,200 to benefit our organization...

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March Blood Drive a success

Thank you to the Ararat Community for participating in the March 17 Blood Drive.  There were 20 units collected, which will go a long way in helping others. Our next blood drive is set for Thursday, July 15, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Ararat Ruritan Building. Appointments can be...

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March blood drives successful

Thank you, Patrick County. You donated twenty-two units of blood in March, which translates to helping as many as sixty-six patients with medical issues. And a big "shout-out" and thank you to Brian Jessup & Associates for their long-time support of the Patrick County Blood Drive. Thank you, Volunteers. They...

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Kudos to health department

My husband and I would like to congratulate the Patrick County Health Department for the excellent job they did yesterday with the vaccination program at Rotary Field. As we drove in, people on the curb welcomed us in hearty friendly voices and directed us inside where we found chairs and...

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Roadside trash an issue

As a citizen of Patrick County, I am very concerned about the accumulating trash along our roadsides. It is unhealthy for the environment, it kills wildlife and it is just plain unsightly. This problem is appalling, an embarrassment to our communities and a detriment to our tourism. I understand this...

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Blood Drive to be held in Stuart

The Patrick County Blood Drive is scheduled on February 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the John D. Hooker Building, Rotary Field. The American Red Cross encourages donors to make an appointment for your time to donate via internet at redcross.org or by calling 1-800-733-2767.    Walk-ins are welcome,...

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Letter to Editor

Dear editor, I have some questions about the front-page Enterprise story of January 13 on the violence in our nation’s Capitol and those who attended it. With all due respect to Charlie Bowman and Carrie Helms, I do not understand how they can conclude that members of “Antifa” were much...

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