Clover News for March 23, 2015

Worship service at Scottsburg UMC opened with the prelude “In Christ Alone” played by Lee Snead. Call to worship was “Majesty Worship His Majesty” by the choir. Rev. Kerry Halbert had welcome remarks and announcements and hymn of praise was “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.” Offertory hymn was “Ancient Words.” Special music was a solo “Sunset Over the Mountaintop” […]

Comet softball splits pair of games

Girls fall to Jefferson Forest, rout Cosby

Lady Comets shut down Park View in soccer

The Halifax County High School varsity girls soccer team is enjoyed a nice start, outscoring Park View, 7-0, on the road in the season opener Wednesday. Gabby Nelson scored three goals for Halifax. Lucy Morrison had two goals. Sabrina Amos had one goal. Teya Walton also had one goal. Amos had another fine effort as the keeper. She held the […]

Comets, Park View deadlock

Halifax County High School varsity boys soccer battled Park View to a 2-2 tie in season-opening action Wednesday in South Hill. The action went into overtime. “It was a physical game and both teams had plenty of opportunities to score with 19 shots by Park View and 15 for Halifax County. (Comet keeper) Isak Schafer had 12 saves in the […]

Morris, Peters split late model twin in SBS opener

Phillip Morris returned in style to Victory lane in the 100-lap late model feature in season-opening action at South Boston Speedway Saturday Saturday. Morris dominated the field and shook off a couple of interruptions in the racing. Timothy Peters could not reel in Morris, but he had more than enough horsepower for the rest of the field. Mark Wertz took […]

Willis completes sweep in limited doubleheader

Danny Willis Jr. had a razor-thin margin of victory on his way to the NASCAR limited sportsman track title last season. Willis had a strong start Saturday, winning the first half of a limited doubleheader Saturday at SBS. Willis had to hold off several top contenders on a green-white-checkered finish. Willis had a solid car on the bottom and the […]

Lady Lions route Dinwiddie

The Halifax County Middle School softball team routed Dinwiddie, 15-6, in the season opener Tuesday. Karina Velaquez paced the Lions with three hits and two RBI. She also scored four runs. Dee Dee Jeffress had a double, a single and three runs scored. Jeri Tyler handled the mound duties. She allowed six runs on 13 hits, with four strikeouts and […]

Geneva Snead Andrews

Geneva Snead Andrews of Halifax passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2914 at Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital. She was born in Halifax County in the Dryburg community on Nov. 1, 1941 and was 73 years old. She was the daughter of the late Pete Sydney Snead and Vivian Conner Snead. She was a member of Fork Baptist Church, was a […]

Lions shut out Dinwiddie

The Halifax County Middle School baseball team slammed Dinwiddie Middle,16-0, on Tuesday. Troy Ferrell had three hits and five RBI. Drew Lester had a triple, double and an RBI. Alex Lowery had two singles and five RBI. Dillon Davis had a double, single and an RBI. Tyler Mabe, Shaun Perkins, Colt LaRue, Will Wallace and Dylan Clark had RBI singles. […]

Beauford Coleman Shelton

Beauford Coleman Shelton, 69, of Scottsburg died Thursday, March 19, 2015 at Sentara Woodview. He was born in Pittsylvania County on Jan. 12, 1946, a son of the late Maurice S. Shelton Sr. and Edna Brumfield Shelton and was married to the late Jean Powell Shelton. Mr. Shelton is survived by two daughters, Sandra McCormick and husband Danny of Scottsburg […]