Remembering Father Boddie
Father John Boddie, who served as pastor of the Catholic parishes in Middlesex and Mathews counties for almost 12 years, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009. An estimated 600 people attended his funeral on Saturday at Francis De Sales Church in Mathews, including Virginia Governor Tim Kaine.
posted 05.27.2009Bracke appeals molestation convictions
Convicted child molester Arthur R. Bracke of Middlesex has appealed his six felony convictions to the Virginia Court of Appeals. In his petition of appeal, Bracke alleges three errors were made in his case by Middlesex Circuit Court Judge William Shaw III.
posted 05.27.2009Russell wins donation in honor of Middlesex 4-H
Ronnie Russell won the Pioneer Corn Yield Contest for the state and one of his prizes was a donation to a charity in his name. He chose Middlesex 4-H to receive $150. Above, from left, are Cynthia Rowles of Middlesex 4-H, Russell and “Dixie”; back, Corbin Hall Farm employees Tony Jones and Evan Perry.
posted 05.26.2009Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
Stock up on emergency supplies during the last week of May (25-31), and pay no sales tax for items you can use. For the entire list of tax-exempt items and price caps, go to http://www.tax.virginia.gov.