Friday 27 May, 2016
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Martinsville Daily

Martinsville Daily

  • MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway Founder H. Clay Earles is the recipient of the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2017 Landmark Award. The award is given annually to a person who has made “Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR.” “It’s...

  • Cameron Jones, a senior at Martinsville High School, has been selected as the Penn-Shank Memorial Scholarship winner for the current graduating class at MHS. The scholarship is worth up to $4,000 over the next four years. Jones, who...

  • More Americans are planning to hit the road this summer compared to 2015, according to the annual summer travel study conducted by GasBuddy. Over 75 percent said they would be traveling this summer, a 2.2 percent increase from last...

  • MARTINSVILLE, VA – Patrick Henry Community College celebrates the grand opening of the Thomas P. Dalton IDEA Center onThursday, May 19 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 26 Fayette Street in Uptown Martinsville.  The entire community is invited...

  • Martinsville, VA – The Martinsville/ Henry County Crime Stoppers held their Annual Recognition Banquet on May 10th, at the Dutch Inn in Collinsville to recognize Law Enforcement and Emergency Communications Officers from Martinsville,...

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H. Clay Earles Voted Recipient of NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Landmark Award

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway Founder H. Clay Earles is the recipient of the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2017 Landmark Award. The award is given annually to a person who has made...

Peoples’ Cemetery Ceremony Set for Memorial Day

Martinsville, VA – Martinsville Mayor Danny Turner, Vice-Mayor Jennifer Bowles, and members of Martinsville City Council announce plans for...

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Jones named 2016 Penn-Shank Scholar

Cameron Jones, a senior at Martinsville High School, has been selected as the Penn-Shank Memorial Scholarship winner for the current graduating...

Heavy rain possible Friday night and Saturday

The National Weather Service is calling for occasional heavy rain possible Friday night and Saturday as a low pressure system tracking from...

Hattie Louise Boyd

Hattie Louise Boyd, 90, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time....

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Sean Scott Secrest

Sean Scott Secrest, 44, of 117 Breezewood Road, Collinsville, VA passed away on Monday, May 23,...

Joyce Ratcliffe

Joyce Ratcliffe, 68, died Thursday, May 26, 2016. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Bassett...

Looking Towards BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE
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Looking Towards BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE – Breadtrain It’s only a couple months until Zack Snyder’s Batman...

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By Bill Bouldin •       Napoleon Bonaparte stood about 5 foot 7 inches, pretty much average for his day. He got the reputation...