One veteran’s story
With America’s entry into World War II, Floyd Wheeler’s life also took a new course. On the day after Christmas 1941, Wheeler enlisted in the Navy. Like countless others, Wheeler probably didn’t know where the journey would lead. But, like many young men and women, Wheeler heeded the call to defend his country.
Halloween at Holly Point
Children race into the haunted forest where some really frightening exhibits awaited at Holly Point Nature Park last Saturday in Deltaville. Now in its third year, Halloween in the Park attracted hundreds of costumed children and adults.
HVFD awarded grant
This year, the Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department has received funding from the Virginia Department of Forestry’s Volunteer Fire Assistance Program. The purpose of this program is to increase the wildland fire protection capability in Virginia, using federal pass-through funding from the U.S. Forest Service.
‘Ride for Red’ nets $700 for regional Red Cross
The weather was threatening but the motorcyclists showed up for a charity Poker Run, titled "Ride for Red," to benefit the River Counties Red Cross last Saturday. Starting at the Kilmarnock Farmers' Market, the tour of the Northern Neck passed through Lancaster, Richmond and Northumberland counties.