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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





Timothy S. Caknipe / January 02, 2018

Timothy S. “Timmy” Caknipe, 55, of Chase City, died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017.  Timmy was a self-employed equipment operator and self-appointed “jack of all trades”. 

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Sarah Caknipe, daughter, Courtney Caknipe, sister, Catherine Caknipe Bowen, and husband Wallace Jr., brother, James Caknipe Jr., and wife Peggy, several nieces and nephews, and a special niece, Brandie Dawn Ferrell. 

Services were held on Friday at Wood Funeral Chapel.  Interment  followed in Woodland Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lake Country SPCA, P.O. Box 14 Clarksville, VA 23927.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at  

Wood Funeral Service is serving the family.

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