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VSP continue to search for shooting suspect

VSP continue to search for shooting suspect

By DAVID GRAVELY editor@southwesttimes.com The Virginia State Police and U.S. Marshals Service continue to follow up on tips from the public and investigative leads concerning the whereabouts of…

Local scouts win the Klondike Derby

Local scouts win the Klondike Derby

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwesttimes.com A regional Klondike Derby scouting event took place last weekend at Camp Powhatan and Pulaski’s Boy Scout Troop 249 took home first place. A…

Is it too late to join the FFA?

By WILLIAM PAINE william.paine@southwestitimes.com Some clubs are more fun than others. It’s national Future Farmers of America (FFA) week and students and faculty at PCHS are marking the…

New River Symposium presenters sought

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com New River Conservancy is seeking persons or organizations with an interest in the New River to make presentations or display posters at the bi-annual…

PCSO seeking information on shooting

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help on an investigation into a Sunday shooting on Case Knife Ridge Road. Deputies and officers…

Midlothian man held on sex charges

By MELINDA WILLIAMS melinda@southwesttimes.com RADFORD — A Midlothian man is being held without bond on multiple sex offenses in Radford. According to Radford spokeswoman Jenni Wilder, James Andrew…



(Editors Note: In the Wednesday edition of The Southwest Times, we have a story that will state that the reward for information leading to the arrest and capture…


The Town of Pulaski began putting up their Christmas wreaths around town Monday in preparation for the upcoming holiday season. Is it too early for Christmas?

  • a. I usually wait until after Thanksgiving to start thinking about Christmas. (75%, 59 Votes)
  • b. I don’t usually put my tree up until about two weeks before Christmas. (23%, 18 Votes)
  • c. I put my Christmas tree up right after the Fourth of July and keep it up until summer vacation! (3%, 2 Votes)

Total Voters: 79


PC indoor track and field advance to states

PC indoor track and field advance to states

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com   The Pulaski County indoor track and field athletes traveled to…

Lady Cougars advance to Region semi-finals

Lady Cougars advance to Region semi-finals

By DAVID GRAVELY sports@southwesttimes.com Don’t make any plans for Tuesday evening, the Lady Cougar basketball…



Jackson Park’s light display

From one end to the other, Jackson Park is all aglow, decked out with a sizable drapery of tree lights greeting passersby on First Street. But this…

Chamber meets at historical site

Draper is a small town with a railroad and ties to the Baltimore Road that carried many travelers from north to south and south to north. The…


Raymond McDonald Fisher

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — Raymond McDonald Fisher, 83, of Christiansburg, Va., went to be with the Lord, his wife, and son Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. He was born…

Betty Lou Ratcliffe Kirkner

Betty Lou Ratcliffe Kirkner, 88, went home to be with her Lord and savior Feb. 18, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. From her birth to Ruth…