Tuckahoe Little League opens registration for 2021 seasons

Registration is open for Tuckahoe Little League baseball, softball, and Challenger leagues for players ages 4 through 16.  Challenger is a division for players with special needs.  Tuckahoe Little League is western Henrico County’s official Little League International league and is entering its 63rd season. To register, visit tuckahoe.org.

Obituary – J. Ralph Trickett

J. Ralph Trickett, age 93 of Henrico, went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 2, 2021. Ralph is survived by his daughter, Denise Krevonick (Emil); son, Scott Trickett (Karen); grandchildren, E.C. Krevonick (Karen); Michael Krevonick (Erin); Mallory Manriquez (Joe); Carrie Trickett, and Justin Trickett. He is also survived by his great grandchildren Trace Krevonick, Drew Krevonick, and […]

Obituary – Douglas W. Ashworth, Sr.

Douglas W. “Pop” Ashworth, Sr., 78, of Henrico, passed away January 1, 2021 after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s. He was preceded in death by his parents, Melton and Katherine Ashworth; brothers, Melton Jr. and Tommy Ashworth. He is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Mildred Ashworth; children, Douglas, Jr. (Stacey), Don (Patti), Robin, Jeff (Kaye); sister-in-law, Harriette […]

Obituary – Grover G. Barnett, Jr.

Grover G. Barnett, Jr., went peacefully and gained his wings on January 2, 2021. Grover was a retired Lieutenant with the Henrico County Division of Fire spending 35 years doing what he loved. Grover was an avid collector, loved fishing and riding his Harley Davidson all over the country and was a member of the Richmond Hog Chapter. He was […]

Obituary – Cecile Bottoms Dowell

Cecile Bottoms Dowell, 84, of Highland Springs, went to be with the Lord peacefully in her home on January 1, 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years Winston C. Dowell Sr.; mother and father Harold Sr. and Mae Bottoms; sisters, Elsie Tate, Mildred Clark, and Brenda Neister. She is survived by her sister, Nan Brooks […]

Obituary – Ruth A. Robinson

On January 3, 2021, Ruth A. Robinson found her perfect peace and rest in the arms of her Lord at Lakewood, Richmond, VA. She was 103 years old. Her beloved husband, Norman F. Robinson, preceded her in death. Born and raised in Pender County and Wilmington, NC, Ruth was the oldest of three children. Her mother, father and brother, Claude, […]


Henrico sees slight uptick in first-time unemployment filings

A total of 368 people filed first-time unemployment claims in Henrico County during the week that ended Jan. 2, according to data released Thursday by the Virginia Employment Commission. That was an increase of 33 from the number who had filed the previous week in the county. Both of those totals, however, were lower than the number of people who […]

Henrico records fifth day this year with more than 200 new COVID cases

Henrico recorded another day with more than 200 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday, according to the Virginia Department of Health. The VDH reported a total of 226 new cases in the county, along with one new death and four new hospitalizations related to the virus. During the most recent seven days, Henrico has experienced an average of 201 new […]

Virginia Department of Health releases prioritization order for second phase of vaccinations

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UPDATE: JAN. 8, 2021, 6:10 P.M. – In a Friday statement, the Virginia Department of Health has announced that all parts of the state are expected to enter Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccinations by the end of January, and 11 health districts in Virginia – not including Henrico – will begin the phase Jan. 11. Those districts primarily are in […]

Henrico News Minute – Jan. 8, 2021

Henrico County dealing with 15 COVID-19 outbreaks; Henrico schools report 22 new cases this week; how you can make Valentine’s Day a little brighter for some seniors. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by the Lakeside Farmers’ Market.)