Letter: Blood drive

We are off and running into the new year with an excellent start, Patrick County! Thirty-six equivalent units of whole blood were collected with...

Musings: The Y2K scare

By Regena Handy Gathered around the TV, the small group of friends watched the famous ball drop in Times Square. I recall feeling a faint...

Musings: Big city birthday

by Regena Handy Other than the year I turned 35, birthdays as an adult have never been a big deal to me. That particular year...

Morgan Griffith’s Report from Washington: Green Climate Fund is a boondoggle

Sometimes problems catch you by surprise, and sometimes they can be anticipated well in advance. Recent setbacks for the global climate agenda fall into the...

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...

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...

Letter:Blood drive

Please remember, Patrick County, that the Stuart November blood drive is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the...

Veterans Day Parade 

The Sammy Martin VFW Post 7800 will have three cars in the Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 11, one for World War II...

Pro Morse

I have recently learned that Mr. Walter Scott is running (as a write-in candidate) against the incumbent Mr. J.D. Morse for the Smith River...

Pro Hiatt

On November 7th, you have the privilege and responsibility of electing your clerk of court. All three candidates are experienced in courtroom procedure.  However,...