May 20, 2014
Ripplemead motorist fatally shot by police
According to Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller, Pearisburg Police Chief J.C. Martin has requested the State Police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation's Police Shooting Investigative Team out of the Wytheville Field Office to look the shooting death of Thomas N. Saunders, 47. Such investigations are standard in police-involved ... (more)
Nearly $8,000 restitution ordered
Four of 56 charges against a Ripplemead man will be taken under advisement for a year to monitor his behavior and payment of nearly $8,000 in restitution to his victims.
Photo: Lions Club holds vision screening at Jefferson Christian Academy
Lions Joe Straub , Barbara Straub, Al Katz, Betty Herbert, Charlie Herbert and Lewis Haldren recently provided vision screening for children at Jefferson Christian Academy in Ripplemead.
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Ten Commandments no longer displayed at Giles school
NARROWS, Va. - The Ten Commandments will no longer be displayed in a Giles County school, but will be replaced with a page from a high school history textbook.