Saturday 13 February, 2016
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Martinsville Daily

Martinsville Daily

  • Tiffani Underwood, Executive Director for the United Way of Henry County and Martinsville, has notified the United Way Board of her resignation, effective March 9, 2016. “I am so proud of the work the United Way has accomplished...

  • The bitterly cold weather now upon us is something called the “polar vortex.” This weather event normally stays far away, but it has dipped southward all the way from the North Pole bringing with it bitter cold and predicted...

  • The Henry County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a runaway juvenile that has been missing since February 1, 2016. Jeffrey Woodrow Pruitt, 16, was reported missing on February 1, 2016 by his...

  • Martinsville Police held a press conference Friday where they announced the results of a year-long investigation of mid to upper-level drug dealers.  14 people had been arrested on 51 charges at the time of the press conference. There...

  • The National Weather Service is calling for an enhanced threat for a winter storm Sunday night through Tuesday.  The forecast is calling for a 30 percent chance of snow Sunday night, 60 percent on Monday, and 80 percent Monday night...

Board of Supervisors trying to avoid $60 million dollar jail solution

The Henry County Board of Supervisors toured the Henry County Jail Thursday.  The jail is rated for 67 inmates but typically has 180 to 190.   The Board has directed Moseley Architects...

Martinsville City Council initiates financing of sewer repairs

Martinsville officials are proceeding with plans to issue $10 million in bonds to help pay back a state loan that the city has received to finance...

Police warn of tax scams

The Martinsville Police are reminding everyone that there are criminals attempting to scam people out of their money during tax season. They...

Martinsville Police and Commonwealth’s Attorney to hold press conference

The Martinsville Police Department and the Martinsville Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney will have a joint press conference on Friday...

Stokes
Katherine Kipps Stokes

Katherine Kipps Stokes, 94, of Collinsville, VA passed away on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at...

Maureen Fitzgibbon-Hruza

Maureen Fitzgibbon-Hruza of Martinsville, Va. died Friday, February 12, 2016. Norris Funeral Services,...

Mary Lou Rose

Mary Lou Rose, 84, died Saturday, February 13, 2016.  Arrangements are incomplete.  Bassett...

Floridaman and the buried lede
BillBouldin

By Bill Bouldin Before we get started with The Further Adventures of Floridaman,  – allow me a short primer on that bane of...