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Local Bar leads Food Frenzy

The Halifax County Bar Association has been named one of the winners of the 2014 Legal Food Frenzy competition sponsored by the Feedmore Central Virginia Food Bank, a charitable organization…

Possession of fire bomb charged to South Boston man

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Official football practice begins tomorrow for local high schools

Park View and Bluestone will begin full football practice schedules Thursday and both schools have been conducting conditioning sessions during the off-season to better prepare their players.

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Charles Henry Russell III

SoVaNow.com / February 06, 2013
Charles Henry “Buck” Russell III, 87, husband of Lucy Lowery Russell, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 at MeadowView Terrace.

Buck was born Aug. 27, 1925 to the late Charles Henry Russell Jr. and Ella Louise Watkins Russell. He was a graduate of Clarksville High School and Virginia Polytechic Institute and he served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. Mr. Russell was the retired owner/operator of Russell Supply Company.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Russell is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Roy Creasey; son and daughter-in-law, Charles and Diane Russell; granddaughters, Mattison and Hadley Russell and step-grandchildren, Joe and Allie Creasey.

Graveside services will be Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 2 p.m. at Oakhurst Cemetery with the Rev. Jim Moss officiating.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at http://www.wclfh.com.

Please consider memorial contributions in Mr. Russell’s name to the Mecklenburg County Life Saving and Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1539, Clarksville, Va. 23927

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