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  • Porters celebrate 65th anniversary

     

    Porters

    celebrate

    65th

    anniversary

    Ray and Mabel Porter will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on June 29, 2019.

    They were married in York, S.C., on this date in 1954.

    Ray is retired from ABF and Mabel is retired from Sears.

    They have two sons, Roger and Randy; two grandchildren; Kaitlin Porter Caviness and Michael Porter; and one great-grandson, Jaxon Riggs Caviness who will turn 1 in July, 2019.

  • Ward turns five

     

    He’s

    five

     

     

    Luke Harvey Ward turned five years old on Jan. 28. He celebrated with a Paw Patrol party and a trip to Great Wolf Lodge. He is the son of Kris and Mary Lynne Ward of Independence. He has three brothers, Braeden, Levi and Grayson and a little sister, Jacey. His grandparents are Harry Cox, Bo and Susan Moxley and Harvey and Jill Ward. His great-grandparents are Mary Jane Hollingsworth, Odell Moxley, Danna Ward and Lacy and Dreams Bowman.

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  • Something To Do from June 7-9, 2019

    Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) (PG-13)

    • Aladdin (2019) (PG)

    • The Secret Life of Pets 2 (PG)

    Marquee Cinema, (276) 228-9875, 187 Dominion Street, Wytheville, Va. 24382

    No listings available at press time

    Music

  • Public Record from June 5-6, 2019

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete.

    The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.

    For additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded in December of 2018 in the office of Susan M. Herrington, clerk of the Grayson County Circuit Court, Independence:

  • Something To Do from May 31-June 2, 2019

    Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) (PG-13)

    • Aladdin (2019) (PG)

    • John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (R)

    Creekside Cinema, (336) 783-0001, 605 Bluemont Road, Mount Airy, N.C.

    No listings available at press time

    Marquee Cinema, (276) 228-9875, 187 Dominion Street, Wytheville, Va. 24382

    No listings available at press time

    Music

  • Public Record from May 31-June 2, 2019

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete.

    The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.

    For additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    Land Transfers

    These land transfers were recorded in November of 2018, in the office of Gerald Goad, clerk of the Carroll County Circuit Court, Hillsville:

  • Public Record from May 29-30, 2019

    Editor’s Note: This information is taken from open court records and is a matter of public record. The listings are complete.

    The newspaper, as a matter of fairness, will not honor requests to omit any listing.

    For additional information on this column or questions, call 236-5178, ext. 213.

    District Court

    These sentences were recorded in December of 2018, in the Carroll County General District Court, Hillsville. Sentences may be appealed:

  • Something To Do from May 24-26, 2019

    Movies

    Twin County Cinema III, Galax, (276) 236-7469, www.southeastcinemas.com.

    • Aladdin (2019) (PG)

    • John Wick: Chapter 3 — Parabellum (R)

    • Pokemon Detective Pikachu (PG)

    Creekside Cinema, (336) 783-0001, 605 Bluemont Road, Mount Airy, N.C.

    No listings available at press time

    Marquee Cinema, (276) 228-9875, 187 Dominion Street, Wytheville, Va. 24382

    No listings available at press time

    Music

  • Motorcycle chases result in arrests

    Two men are charged with a variety of violations following two separate motorcycle chases in Carroll County.
    In the first incident, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies apprehended a motorcycle thief after a high-speed chase that resulted in a crash and manhunt.
    Sheriff J.B. Gardner reported that on May 30, Deputy Jason Newman responded to a residence in Ward’s Gap to take a report of a stolen motorcycle.