LETTERS: Reader opposes more gun laws

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Dear Editor, Recently in our community, a sophomore guard on the state champion Highland Springs High School boys’ basketball team died after a shooting. The political establishment says and the media response is “We need more gun laws!” The people and the victims say “Shooters don’t obey laws.” Police in Richmond are investigating after a juvenile was shot and killed […]

Kindergarten, new-student registration for Henrico Schools begins April 18

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Henrico County Public Schools will begin registering kindergartners and other new students for the 2022-23 school year Monday, April 18. After parents or guardians begin the online registration process, the school registrar will contact them to arrange an in-person appointment to bring additional documents to the school. A child must reside in Henrico County with a parent or court-appointed legal […]

Weekend Top 5

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The University of Richmond Department of Theatre and Dance will present “Standing Together, 6 Feet Apart” at 8 p.m. Apr. 15, 7:30 p.m. Apr. 16 and at 2 p.m. Apr. 17 in Alice Jepson Theatre. Created and conceptualized by Chuck Mike, “Standing Together, 6 Feet Apart” is a theatrical collage of stories gathered from individual experiences within the Richmond community […]

Henrico Crime Report – Apr. 8-14, 2022

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5200 block of Brook Road – Police arrested and charged a citizen with shoplifting at a convenience store Apr. 8 at 12:15 p.m. 100 block of Engleside Drive – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with non-aggravated assault, obstruction of justice, and non-aggravated assault on a police officer at an apartment complex Apr. 8 at 6:16 p.m. 5000 block of […]

Wetherell follows two-stage plan to lead Bassmaster Open on James River

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Alex Wetherell was not particularly thrilled with his practice, but his mood changed dramatically after catching a five-bass limit that weighed 25 pounds, 9 ounces to lead Day 1 of the St. Croix Bassmaster Northern Open at the James River presented by Mossy Oak Fishing. “This is proof that practice does not matter,” said Wetherell, who lives in Middletown, Conn. […]

Henrico News Minute – April 15, 2022

A big change planned at a West End apartment complex; a local organization plans to induct Congressman Donald McEachin into its hall of fame; the future of cannabis in Virginia; the Virginia DMV makes it easier to check in; two high schools will host yard, arts and crafts sales this weekend.

Obituary – Donald Herbert Canary

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Donald Herbert Canary, 54, of Henrico VA, passed away peacefully in his home April 10, 2022. Donald was born on June 3, 1967 to Barbara Jean Cline in Massachusetts. Donald is survived by five siblings, Dot, Stephen, Wayne, Robert and Denise. After graduating from Holyoke High School in 1985, he went on to work as a maintenance supervisor. He later […]

Obituary – Christopher Sean Tucker

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Christopher Sean Tucker, 49, of Henrico, entered eternal rest on Monday, April 11, 2022. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Bolan Tucker; maternal grandparents, Mildred & William Bolan Jr.; and paternal grandmother, Jenny Tucker. Chris worked in the construction field for over 25 years and had a great talent for working with his hands. In his free […]

Obituary – Vicki Lynn Webster

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Vicki Lynn Webster, 64, of Sandston, passed away April 8, 2022 while bravely battling diabetes and kidney failure. She was preceded in death by her father, Walter Russell; mother, Hazel Marshall; sister, Lorie Nuttall; niece, Brooklyn Craig; and her best friend, Grandma Helen Taylor. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa Slaughter; son-in-law, J.P. Slaughter, Jr.; grandson, Nicholas Slaughter; nephews, […]

Obituary – David Smith Parrish Jr.

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David Smith Parrish, Jr., 78, of Varina, went to be with the Lord on April 7, 2022. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 38 years, Katherine C. Parrish. Left to cherish his memory are his second wife, Martha S. Parrish; his daughter and son-in-law, Charlotte H. Parrish and William J. Harney; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeanne […]