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Poker run slated to raise scholarship funds

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   CHRISTIANSBURG — Motorcyclists from throughout the New River Valley are invited to take part in the fifth annual Eric Sutphin Memorial Poker Run Saturday, June…

Rain doesn’t dim grads’ time in spotlight

Rain doesn’t dim grads’ time in spotlight

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Heavy rain didn’t keep a large crowd of family and friends from coming out to New River Community College Thursday night to share in the…

Plans underway for Lord’s Acre Sale

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski County Lord’s Acre Association will hold its first planning meeting Tuesday, May 20, to organize the 49th Annual Lord’s Acre Sale to be held…

Signed autobiography helps support museum

Signed autobiography helps support museum

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Just in time for the opening of the Pulaski Mariner’s baseball season, Raymond F. Ratcliffe Memorial Transportation Museum is selling signed copies of All-Star relief…

Wounded Warrior Project fundraiser to be held at PES next weekend

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   Pulaski Elementary’s track will be open for people to walk to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, next Saturday, May 24 from 4 to 8 p.m.…

Lisa Yost awarded for housing initiatives

Lisa Yost awarded for housing initiatives

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   For her efforts to better New River Community Action’s Homeless and Housing Programs, Virginia Association of Housing Counselors (VAHC) has awarded Lisa Yost with its…

Free program to clear up Medicare confusion

A representative of Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) will hold a free education program in Pulaski June 5 to help clear up confusion over Medicare programs. Elizabeth Wray…

Youth Fishing Day to be held this weekend at Rural Retreat Lake

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   RURAL RETREAT – Wythe County’s Rural Retreat Lake Campground Park will be hosting “Kids Fish Day,” this Saturday, May 17, as the park’s first event…

Soldier gives his children a surprise homecoming

Soldier gives his children a surprise homecoming

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com   It had been seven months since Major Paul “P.J.” Tremblay hugged his family goodbye as he left for his deployment in Afghanistan. Thursday afternoon, his…

School Board recognizes teacher and employee of the year

School Board recognizes teacher and employee of the year

By CALVIN PYNN calvin@southwesttimes.com     At Tuesday night’s Pulaski County School Board meeting, Pulaski County Public Schools’ teacher and employee of the year were announced to cap off the…