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Cougars travel to Roanoke for season opener - The Southwest Times
The 2015 season will officially kick off at 7 p.m. Friday night when the Pulaski County Cougars and the Northside Vikings lock up for the thirty first time. The Cougars lead the series with 18 wins over the Vikings and 12 losses. In the history of the ...
Debra Lynn Kelly - The Southwest Times
Debra Lynn Kelly, 59, of Forest, Va., went home to be with her Lord Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, after an 11-month battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). She was the loving wife of Steve Kelly of Forest. Born Jan. 3, 1956, she was the only daughter of ...
City Largen Boyer - The Southwest Times
City Largen Boyer, 77, of Pulaski, Va., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, at LewisGale Hospital-Pulaski. Born June 8, 1938, in Dugspur, Va., she was the daughter of the late Winston and Dollie Goad. Her sister, June Moore; brothers Alonzo Warden ...
Woman pleads no contest to DWI - The Southwest Times
A Pulaski woman who injured a friend in a car wreck while driving drunk last summer, pled no contest Wednesday to her driving while intoxicated charge in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Rebecca Pennington, 22, decided to enter the plea agreement, meaning ...
Man to return to prison for probation violation - The Southwest Times
A Pulaski County man who drove the getaway car in a 2011 Fairlawn bank robbery will serve another four years in jail for violating his probation. Ricky Truelove was on the streets for the past several months when he picked up new drug and driving charges.
Yankees eye attendance crown - The Southwest Times
In the first year of their affiliation with Pulaski, the Yankees hoped to cash in on the renewed excitement for minor league baseball and the newly refurbished Calfee Park. The team management hoped to draw 60,000 fans for their 34 home games during the ...
Supervisors approve funds for building upgrade - The Southwest Times
The former White Rock Motors Building will be getting some long-needed changes, as the Pulaski County Board of Supervisors moved to appropriate $22,500 for its upgrades. A year ago, the board of supervisors accepted a donation of the former White Rock ...
Gregory Montgomery ‘Mont’ Quesenberry - The Southwest Times
After a long battle with cancer, Gregory “Mont” Quesenberry of Draper, Va., passed from this world to his heavenly home on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at the age of 74. He was born May 26, 1941, in Draper. Mont was a graduate of Berea College and Radford ...
30 revisited - The Southwest Times
In my life, there are many things of which I am proud – whether it be the communities and organizations I get to serve, getting wonderful calls and emails about how our readers and advertisers enjoy the paper or being recognized by my peers, winning ...
Library starting youth book club - The Southwest Times
Book clubs have become a popular pastime for adults in recent years. Now Pulaski County Public Library is looking to start one for youth, ages 9-12. The Page Turners will meet at 4 p.m. at the Pulaski Library to discuss three books during the months of ...
Clean cars make happy critters - The Southwest Times
If you could get your car washed and help the community’s homeless cats and dogs in the process, wouldn’t you? Pulaski County Humane Society is hoping the answer to that question is a resounding yes. The nonprofit animal advocacy group will hold a ...
Baby-burner babysitter to serve 12 years - The Southwest Times
A woman who burned an infant she was babysitting last January was given a prison sentence above the recommended guidelines Tuesday. Logan Quesenberry, 22, was sentenced to 20 years in prison, with 12 years to serve and eight suspended on two counts of ...
Noise control ordinance changes tabled again - The Southwest Times
After a nearly hour-long pubic hearing regarding proposed changes to Pulaski County’s noise control ordinance, the county’s board of supervisors voted Monday night to table the issue again for discussion next month in order to further examine the new ...
Breaking News: WDBJ7 reporters attacked - The Southwest Times
A reporter and cameraman for WDBJ7 in Roanoke were attacked by a gunman today during a live broadcast at the Bridgewater Plaza near Smith Mountain Lake. At approximately 6:45 a.m. they were working on a feature story about the 50th anniversary of the lake ...
Robert Lee Spence Jr. - The Southwest Times
Robert Lee Spence Jr., 49, of Pulaski, Va., passed away peacefully Saturday, Aug. 22, at the Radford Rehab Center after an extended illness. He was born Oct. 12, 1965, in Roanoke, Va. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lee Spence Sr.,; maternal ...