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  1. Church News for May 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... is required at a Moral Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 50 Moral Hill Drive, Axton, will sponsor an appreciation banquet for the Rev. Thurman O. Echols at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 3, at the Dutch Inn. a Trinity Church ...


  2. A Spiritual Groove: Musicians come together to form praise band for Rooster WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... event. Members are (from left) E-Jay Trice, Roger Harris, Kasey Lucas, Camry Harris, Carl Hagwood and Brandon Wimbish. AXTON - A select group of musicians has been hand-picked to groove in a spiritual way Sunday at Rooster Walk. It's the MHC Praise ...


  3. BYRD, James NolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Martinsville Bulletin

    James Nolen Byrd, 85, of the Dyer Store Community died Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Nolen and his wife Joann Byrd were owners of the landmark Byrd's Store in Axton, Va.


  4. Planning Ahead: Public Service projects would help Henry County residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... to renovate and re-activate the Lower Smith River Wastewater Treatment Plant, located at 3374 Beckham Church Road in Axton. "We have funding in place for that and our loans have been approved, and we have all the environmental permits as required by ...


  5. Martinsville celebrates Cinco de Mayo with uptown festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Catholic Church perform traditional dances Saturday during Martinsville's Cinco de Mayo celebration Kristi Kihlmire of Axton holds a cup with slices of mango, cantaloupe, watermelon, pineapple and cucumbers with spices on top. MARTINSVILLE - Despite ...


  6. A Family Operation: Axton couple launch county's first breweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    Peggy Donivan and Herb Atwell stand behind the bar in the tasting room at Mountain Valley Brewing, Henry County's first and only brewery, located at 4220 Mountain Valley Road in Axton.


  7. Stroller: Street festival, dog show coming on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... area veterans. Those wishing to donate can make out a check to ALA c/o Ethelena Caviness and mail it to P.O. Box 155, Axton, Va. 24054. Originating in the 1860s in the Mexican-American communities of the American West, Southwest and Northwest, the ...


  8. Court Roundup: Drug charges reduced in Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... from now. If he does not comply, Young will be brought back to court and sentenced accordingly. Akeem Laquan Clark of Axton, who pleaded guilty Feb. 6 to distributing cocaine and possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a felony more ...


  9. Achieving The Goal: NCI graduates honored in Thursday ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... studies/elementary education via Longwood University's program at NCI. She already has been hired as a teacher at Axton Elementary School and will start her new career this fall. On Thursday, NCI honored Kinkema and 15 other students who either ...


  10. More shows for Rooster Walk? County gives approval for expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... initially approved in Jan. 2014 allowing the organization to host events at Pop's Farm, located at 675 Hobson Road in Axton. Under the previous special use permit, Rooster Walk was allowed to use the property to host two events: Its annual four-day ...


  11. Court Roundup: Bassett woman accused of making threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... person. The offense allegedly happened on April 15. A May 25 court date was set for Keith Everett Peters of Axton on a charge of grand larceny. The offense allegedly happened on March 13. A May 3 court date was set for Roger Lee Bartlett of Fieldale ...


  12. Martinsville man convicted in Stoney Mountain Road shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... a total of 15 years in prison, with 13 of those suspended. The charges stemmed from an incident last November in the Axton area that ended with one person dead. On Nov. 10, deputies were called out to a home on Stoney Mountain Road, where they found ...


  13. Axton man sentenced in sexual battery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... serve 2 1/2 years years in prison for his role in the sexual assault and battery of a girl less than 13 years old. The Axton resident, who pleaded guilty to aggravated sexual battery of a girl less than 13, was sentenced Wednesday in Henry County ...


  14. TAYLOR, Stephanie Kay RobertsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    She was born March 9, 1970 in Martinsville to Raleigh J. Robertson, Sr. and Polly Davis Robertson, both of Axton.


  15. Head Start director chosen as distinguished alumnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    Shirley Dalton Wells, early childhood education director at STEP, Inc., has been named one of Patrick Henry Community College's Distinguished Alumni for 2017. Wells, of Axton, earned a certificate in child care, an associate's degree in early childhood education and an associate's degree in education from the community college before attending Averett University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in teaching.


  16. Work expected to begin in May for expanded Mount Hermon libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... floor pathway through the library to make it easy to clean. The chairs for many of the tables will be made locally in Axton. The shelves will be "roughly one shelf shorter" than the ones currently in the library, in order to make it easier for ...


  17. Court Roundup: Judges suspend multiple sentences in Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... on conditions including supervised probation and payment of a $100 fine and $325 restitution. Terry Lawarren Ross of Axton, who pleaded guilty to distributing a schedule 3 controlled substance (on Jan. 13, 2015) and distributing fentanyl (on Aug. ...


  18. Following the Pattern: Smith prepares for second film festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... as Helen; Jason Bennett of Lynchburg as Harry; Brad Barbour of Martinsville as Johnny; and Damien Colletti of Axton as Tom. Other character roles are played by Gordon Barrett, Lillian Rorrer and Kim Barto Buck of Martinsville; Mark Edwards of ...


  19. Stroller: TheatreWorks to announce shows, Sclerosis Walk setRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... on Saturday, April 8, has been moved from Jack Dalton Park to the Smith River Sports Complex at 1000 Irisburg Road in Axton. Those interested in participating in the walk can register online at . Questions about the event - or making an ...


  20. Henry County Board member Mattox diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... for the school system, assistant superintendent (for instruction) of the school system and then principal of Axton Middle School before retiring. Mattox worked to provide valuable educational experiences to students, once saying, "As a school board ...


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