Few months back Rebecca Brooks & Lynn Whitaker approached the board with a fun idea for groundhogs day in Clarksville. They worked with Kimberly Ferguson to design a groundhog with hand drawn paintings for this fun idea. Kimberley drew se… Read more

Greg Pipan presents Secretary Leslie Pipan with the President’s Award for her continual support of him and the club. Leslie served as secretary, helped with stew sales and on the scholarship committee which distributed $77,000 to Bluestone st… Read more

Vicki Garrett was chosen as Ruritan of the Year  for her unselfish leadership of volunteers and members who worked over 19,000 hours for the Ruritan Thrift Shop, which was the largest source of income to the club with all proceeds going back … Read more

President Pipan presented Katie Garrett the Junior Ruritan Member of the Year for her numerous hours of service. This was the first year for the junior award which is given for the junior member with the most volunteer hours. Read more

2021 officers and board members proudly display  5 first-place Ruritan District Awards. These awards was presented for over 21,000 hours of service to the community with $154,000 dollars contributed to various  individual, service, educationa… Read more

Carol Griffin, a steering committee member of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library of Western Mecklenburg County spoke to the Clarksville Ruritans about the importance of early childhood exposure to books. The club donated $2, 500 to the Imag… Read more

If you are like me, winter is the time to sit back and enjoy being inside where it is warm. If you are a gardener or want to try your hand at gardening, this is the best time of the year to plan for the upcoming season. I like to reminisce an… Read more

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Zone Governor Glen Johnson of the Clarksville Ruritan’s District installed new officers and board members of the club. He challenged them to continue to serve the community with a sense of pride and accomplishment. Beside Johnson is President… Read more

Could your wallet use an extra $250? Consider putting your talents to work for the 2022 Virginia Lake Festival (Lakefest) and become the winner of the reward. The Clarksville Lake Country Chamber of Commerce encourages area artists to enter t… Read more

On Monday, January 3 at 11:32 p.m., we welcomed our first baby of 2022, Brooklyn Malia McFail. Dr. Brown delivered her in the Garland Birthing Center at VCU Health CMH, coming in at 7 pounds, 12 ounces and 20.5 inches. Mother Alexis McFail an… Read more

Sugar Plum dances for attention! She is SO sweet. This 3 month old kitten is such a little lover. Please come meet her and consider adoption. She came to us 12/13/21 as a stray. Call (434) 374-8076 or email lakecountryspca@yahoo.com. Visit LC… Read more

Following heavy sleet and wind in the morning, part of Buggs Island Brewery’s roof came off. However, no damage was reported on the inside of the restaurant. BIB stated, “Thanks to Mary at the Buggs Island Inn for calling to let us know. We w… Read more

Stacey Pulliam and Israel Velez welcomed Oakley Velez, the first baby of the New Year at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital, on January 1, 2022. She was born weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces and being 20 inches long. Sentara Halifax Regional Hospi… Read more

The Southside Health District has scheduled two other COVID-19 testing events to be hosted at the Clarksville Community Center. They will be on Saturday, January 8th and Saturday, January 20th, both from 3p.m. to 5p.m. Testing is free and thi… Read more

The Clarksville Lions gave gift boxes to residents of needs at the Clarksville Health & Rehab Center. For one month, the Lions sponsored the “We Just Love Our Seniors” campaign. Donation boxes were set up at Clarksville Burnett Library an… Read more

The Knights of Columbus, Council 9309 of St Peter's Catholic Church, Ebony VA, recently donated 84 brand new winter jackets to Belmont Elementary School, Roanoke Rapids, and Belfield Elementary School, Emporia VA during their 2021 “Coats For … Read more

Lake Country Quilters will host their Quilt Show on April 9, 2022 from 10-4 pm at the Clarksville Presbyterian Church, located at 502 Virginia Avenue in Clarksville, VA. Admission to the show is $3.00 per person. Read more

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Pictured here are Richmond Conservation Studio employees carrying the portraits into the studio under the watchful eye of lead conservator Lorriane Brevig. Read more