The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search

Two held for assault in stabbing incident

Couple lands in jail after fight

Flooding covers roads, snarls traffic across region

Heavy rainfall in the region has touched off flash flooding and swollen rivers, which in turn has snarled traffic on waterlogged roads from Danville to South Hill.


Comet teams host region playoff games





Earl Wesley Lipscomb / December 19, 2017

Earl Wesley Lipscomb, 61, of Red Oak, died Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. Wesley was a retired heavy equipment operator for Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative, a member of Public Fork Christian Church, and a member of the Riflemen Hunt Club.

He is survived by his wife, Dianne Duffer Lipscomb, sons, Adam Lipscomb and wife, Ashley, Erick Lipscomb and wife, Tracy, parents, Earl and Jennie Lee Lipscomb, brothers, Bobby Lipscomb and wife, Peggy, Michael Lipscomb and wife, Holly, sister in law, Cindy Rickman and husband, Robert, brother in law, Mike Duffer and wife, Nancy, grandchildren, Bradley Hightower, Wesley Dale Lipscomb, Brody Lipscomb, niece, Amanda Wood,  nephews, Jonathon Duffer, Cody Rickman, Andrew Lipscomb, and Blake Rickman.

A funeral will be held Thursday, Dec. 21 at 2 p.m. at Public Fork Christian Church. The family will receive friends after the service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Barksdale Cancer Foundation, (Wendy Lankford) 623 Garden Road, Red Oak, VA 23964.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at   

Wood Funeral Service is serving the family.

Advertising Flyer

Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and online.