Jeep enters house through picture window

The name of the driver has not been released, but a Jeep Cherokee crashed into the home of Henry Ingram at 1306 Carver Court Friday afternoon just before 4pm after the brakes on the vehicle reportedly failed. The vehicle entered through a picture window in the living room. Four people inside the house were uninjured. No word on the driver of the jeep.  More...

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By Editor On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Martinsville Speedway’s Mike Smith Recognized for “Helping Others”

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – For Mike Smith the role of Director of Public Relations at Martinsville Speedway is one in which he always goes the extra mile to ensure everyone, from fans to media, leaves the track having More...

By Editor On Thursday, January 29th, 2015
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Wanted Persons on Drug Indictments

The Martinsville Police Department is looking for the below individuals for outstanding drug charges as a result of the November 3rd, 2014 Grand Jury. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Martinsville More...

By Editor On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Arrest made in CVS shoplifting incident

Martinsville Police say they have arrested Jocelyn Demetrica Turner of 1114 Sylvan Avenue in Martinsville in relation to the theft of 16 boxes of Crest white strips at the CVS Pharmacy on East Church Street on December More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Significant snow storm will have little effect on local area

The National Weather Service is calling for snow for the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic Sunday into Monday with a significant snowstorm forecast for the Northeast Monday into Tuesday. Our local area has a 50 percent More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 25th, 2015
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Heritage Center closes doors in uptown Martinsville

A flood of contributions could turn it around, but as for now, Director Debbie Hall has been laid off and the Martinsville-Henry County Heritage Center and Museum located in the old Henry County Courthouse uptown More...

By Editor On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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City Police announce promotions

The Martinsville Police Department is proud to announce the promotions of the following officers: Robert Fincher has been promoted to Captain of Operations Division effective January 1, 2015. He has been employed More...

By Editor On Saturday, January 24th, 2015
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Bassett man arrested for theft of catalytic converters

The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of thefts of catalytic converters during the month of January. The Sheriff’s office says catalytic converters were removed from vehicles in More...

By Editor On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Snow, sleet and rain expected

The National Weather Service is giving us a 90 percent chance of snow and sleet this morning and then rain and sleet this afternoon with little or no accumulation.  Tonight there is a near 100 percent chance of More...

By Editor On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
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Police looking for driver of fatal hit-and-run

The investigation continues by Virginia State Police into the fatal hit-and-run that occurred Dec. 22, 2014, in Henry County. State police are hoping the public can assist with information on a possible suspect More...