Marines to run 69 miles to honor Chesty Puller
Marines from Fort Lee will be completing a 69-mile run on Friday, November 14, to honor one of the most decorated Marines in the Corps’ 233-year history, General Chesty Puller.
Chesty Puller home opens to the public Friday
General Lewis “Chesty” Puller’s home on Gloucester Road in Saluda will be open to the public on Friday, November 14, to honor the famous officer. The open house will celebrate the life and service of the most decorated officer in the history of the Marines.
Pratt repeats as Virginia Oyster Shucking Champion
Deborah Pratt repeated as champion of the Virginia State Oyster Shucking Contest, which was held Saturday at the Urbanna Oyster Festival. Pratt’s time of 3:23 to shuck two dozen oysters was nearly two minutes faster than Brokenborough, her nephew.
Gilley’s Antique Vehicles entry wins Grand Marshal’s Award
Winners have been announced for the 2008 Oyster Festival Parade, and Gilley's Antique Vehicles takes the top prize -- The Grand Marshal's Award.