Gwynn overcame obstacles to goal

By Ginny Wray Savanna Gwynn always dreamed of being a teacher, but life kept getting in the way. There were bills to pay, children to raise and so...

Bassett depot renovations nearing completion

By Ginny Wray Renovations to the historic Bassett train depot are in the final stages, with completion hoped by mid to late summer. The inside of the building is...

Hometown Team

Conversation led Nelson to create LMS team Barry Nelson spent much of his youth tinkering with race cars and visiting race tracks but as an adult, he became...

Calendar of Events | March, 2019

(The following information is from visitmartinsville.com, the website of the Tourism Office of the Martinsville-Henry County Economic Development Corp. See that website for more information on these...

Photographer to stay on Trump campaign trail

By Debbie Hall Ray Reynolds, a Collinsville photographer and contractor, recently returned from the kickoff of President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign in Orlando, Fla.   Reynolds, 58, volunteers...

A pinball premonition that may prove shocking

By BEN R. WILLIAMS I don’t believe in premonitions. I’d like to believe in premonitions, along with ghosts, aliens, Bigfoot, the Loch Ness Monster, Mothman and a slew...

Danville man arrested on charge of murder

A man was arrested in Stuart on Tuesday and charged with murder in connection with an alleged incident in Danville, according to a release from Patrick County...

Building razed in Collinsville

The building that housed Sonic Drive-In was razed Tuesday. The property, located at 2439 Virginia Avenue in Collinsville, will be the site of a new Cook...

Rooster Walk expected to attract thousands

By Ginny Wray Thousands of fans are expected for Rooster Walk 11 Music & Arts Festival, which will feature first-time performers along with familiar favorites and family fun...

Trying something new

Martinsville Mustangs prepare for busy summer season By Latala Hodges In her first summer as general manager for the Martinsville Mustangs, Ruthanne Duffy is open to all types of...

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