Applications are soughtfor PT program at PHCC

Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) is set to launch its Physical Therapist Assistant cohort (PTA). The program is still in the candidacy process but applications are currently...

Elks promote eye safety in schools

The Martinsville Elks Lodge #1752 recently donated 40 pair of safety glasses to Franklin County High School and 20 pair of safety glasses to Patrick County High...

DAR Chapter marks 95th anniversary

The General Joseph Martin Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, celebrated the 95th anniversary of its founding on March 13. “Honoring Our Own — Past and Present” was...

Farm Fresh for Seniors on tap

Farm Fresh for Seniors, also known as the Senior Farmer’s Market Nutrition Program, is available through Southern Area Agency on Aging (SAAA). Eligible seniors may receive $40 worth...

TheatreWorks celebrating its 15th anniversary

By Barbara Parker In the past, the Martinsville-Henry County area has had a rich tradition of community theater. In the 1940s and 1950s and again in the 1970s and...

Group’s upcoming performances are outlined in brief

“Moon Over Buffalo”, the final show of TheatreWorks Community Players’ 2018-2019 season, will be presented May 9-11 and 16-18. Performances will begin at 7 p.m. in the Black...

Infinity Acres Ranch spring carnival set

The fifth annual Infinity Acres Ranch Spring Carnival Fundraiser will be held June 1, featuring activities, games and presentations on some of the programs at the ranch. The...

Researchers publish the first complete list of the ants in state  

  A century and a half after the first ant was recorded in Virginia, Dr. Kal Ivanov and colleagues have compiled the first comprehensive list of the ants...

Ranch expands camp

Infinity Acres Ranch in Ridgeway will add a third week to its Animal Adventure Summer Camp this year. Due to increased sponsorship this year, the ranch is adding...

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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