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‘Chicken Bus’ rolls into Fairlawn

‘Chicken Bus’ rolls into Fairlawn

By TRAVIS HANDY travis@southwesttimes.com Tuesday afternoons are becoming more delicious in Fairlawn, thanks to a big maroon bus and some tremendously friendly, hard working people serving food from an unusual…

Faith Ryder flies flags honoring local vets

Faith Ryder flies flags honoring local vets

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   When Eddie Wright of Faith Ryders Motorcycle Ministry headed to the nation’s capitol in May as part of Rolling Thunder he had one main mission…

State Parks offer Father’s Day activities

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Claytor Lake and New River Trail state parks are offering some special programs this weekend to help families celebrate Father’s Day. At Claytor Lake, families…

Truck hauling chips crashes on interstate

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Virginia State Police are investigating an early-morning wreck on Interstate 81 Monday. According to State Trooper Robert Church, a 1996 Kenworth tractor-trailer hauling 13,000 pounds…

Bond revoked for alleged victim contact

Bond revoked for alleged victim contact

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   Bond was revoked for a Pulaski man charged with three sex offenses after he allegedly made contact with the victim. According to court records, David…

‘Lunch at the Depot’ to be held Thursday

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com The town of Pulaski will sponsor its second “Lunch at the Depot” event Thursday at Pulaski Train Station. Mark Nichols will provide musical entertainment for this…

Party with the big dogs at ‘Life’s a Beach’ social

Pulaski County Humane Society is partnering with Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce and Valley Auctions to host a “Life’s a Beach” Business After Hours Social Thursday, 5-7 p.m., at Valley…

Second meeting on Draper school set

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   It’s been over a year since residents of the Draper community gathered with county officials to discuss possible uses of the former Draper Elementary School…

Stabbing nets prison sentence

Stabbing nets prison sentence

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com   A Dublin man will have to serve a little over a year in prison for stabbing his friend during an altercation in March. Paris Edward…

Man admits sexual assault on child

Man admits sexual  assault on child

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com A 37-year-old Pulaski man pleaded guilty Monday to the aggravated sexual battery of a child under the age of 13. Steven Ray Sheppard entered his guilty…