Martinsville Bulletin from Martinsville, Virginia (2024)

1 A2 MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN WEATHER Friday, April 22, 2018 FIVE-DAY FORECAST TODAY A TONIGHT A SATURDAY FOR MARTINSVILLE SUNDAY MONDAY NATIONAL TUESDAY Shown are noon 41 positions of weather systems Seattle FORECAST and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the Winnipeg Toronto Minneapolis Chicago New York Couple of Mostly cloudy Some clouds, then Mostly sunny and Sunshine and Partly sunny and thunderstorms sunshine pleasant patchy clouds warm; a p.m. San Francisco Denver Kansas City. Washington t-storm HIGH: LOW: Los Angeles El Paso Houston. ALMANAC REGIONAL FORECAST Miami Martinsville ending 4 p.m.

Thursday TEMPERATURE Normal Record high in 1985 Record low in 1956 PRECIPITATION (in inches) 24 hrs ending 4 p.m. Thu. 0.00 Month to date 1.46 Normal month to date 2.48 Year to date a 11.20 Normal year to date 13.37 REGIONAL TEMPERATURES Blacksburg Danville Greensboro, NC Gretna Hillsville. Lynchburg Roanoke Roxboro, NC Stuart: Winston-Salem, NC VIRGINIA EXTREMES High A Fentress. Low Hampton Roads NATIONAL EXTREMES for the 48 contiguous states High Needles, CA Low Saranac Lake, NY LAKE LEVELS In feet as of 7 a.m.

Thursday Lakes Full Pool Level Chng Smith Mt. Lake 795. 792.99 Philpott Dam 974 974.08 Claytor Lake 1846 1845.54 Carvins Cove 1170 1169.40 none Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. NSBE From Page A1 who has received the award in the 17 ycars we have been in existence." She added that he is the chapter's third winner of Male Student of the Year, and the chapter has had two winners for Female Student of the Year. "He was selected from students all over the nation, and that was arcally tough competition because they have to talk about all of the activities that they have participated in since, they've beentini NSBE Howell said.

Rucker started NSBE in seventh grade, which made the list long. He had to submit letters of recommendation, an essay on why he should receive the award, schools transcripts and documentation their activities, office positions in organizations and community, service activities. Also, he wrote about what he plans to do after high school graduation. "It's practically like. applying to college, with everything you have to submit," Rucker said.

When they see students like that, a lot of colleges come after Howell said. "We're very excited that Virginia Tech gave him a full ride for four years. said he was just really blown away at that fact" of winning Student of the Year. It was a week later that he learned about getting the Presidential Scholarship "I don't think I applied to it," said. "I think it's just something they give to, deserving students, I was absolutely amazed at that.

I was so happy." Salem Blacksburg Radford Christiansburg Callaway 3 A Floyd Rocky Mount Indian Valley Bassett Hillsville Stuart MARTINSVILLE Shown is today's weather. Temperatures Danbury Eden Mount Airy. King Reidsville Yadkinville. Kernersville: BEACH FORECAST VIRGINIA BEACH: Wind SSW knots today: Seas 2:4 feet. Visibility less than 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm; otherwise, clear.

OUTER BANKS: Wind SSW 7-14 knots today. Seas 4-7 feet. Visibility less than 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm; otherwise, clear. of Nicole Rucker of Martinsville and the late Rucker and the grandson of Joan Spencer and Robert Spencer of Laurel Park. lie plans to study business hospitality management in college, with the goal of owning a restaurant one day.

NSBE chapter members in third through fifth grade their own little conference," Howell said. "They all won medals." The conference for younger students is not competitive, she said. The emphasis instead is on participation, A scientist worked with the students on variety of projects, and the student rode in a hovercraft. Each student received a science kit to take home: Also at the conference, the chapter had a Math Counts team, part of a program for middleschoolers, and one science fair participant. While they were in Boston, the students spent a day touring at Haryard and MIT.

"That was ant experience," Howell said. "The kids love it Just being on that campus and seeing all that history, at both campuses, was just more than what they've ever seen before." Rucker praised Howell for all she has done for him and the other students. "She is quite possibly. the most amazing woman have ever met," he said. I honestly don't even know if she sleeps.

She devotes so much of her. time to the kits that it's just amazing. Even though she's retired, it seems like she's going more now than she did when she was teaching." Since they were there MARTINSVILLE BULLETIN Founded 1889 How to reach us 276-638-8801 or Toll free 1-800-234-6575 Display Advertising Questions, suggestions, ext. 245 Exts. 222, 224, 226, Sports, ext.

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Administration Cindy Morgan, publisher, ext. 2133 Editor, ext. 245 Advertising fax: 276-638-4153 News fax: 276-638-7409 are today's highs and tonight's lows. Lynchburg Bedford (Altavista Gretna Danville: South Boston Yanceyville Roxboro Burlington Hillsborough BEACH: Wind SSW 8-16 knots today. Seas 2-4 feet.

Visibility less than 2 miles. at times in afternoon showers, HILTON HEAD: Wind'S 6-12 knots today. Seas 3-5 feet. Visibility less than 2 miles in a shower or thunderstorm; otherwise, clear. Contributed photo Brian Rucker, holds Martinsville NSBE Chapter's Golden Torch Award.

The chapter won top in the nation, and Rucker won NSBE Male Student of the Year -and a week later. he learned that he won Virginia Tech's Presidential Scholarship, which covers all college expenses for four years. also for Easter, a church church and back: sent a chartered bus to The group flew to their hotel to bring them Boston and returned, to to a full breakfast, worship Martinsville on a train. service, and an Easter play. It was "really great, The bus driver, a retired Howell said, "because most police officer, gave a tour of our people had never of the area on the way to been on a train before." Subscriptions Home dellvery by motor route: $8.95 per per year Carriers are independent contractors and not employees of The Martinsville Bulletin, Inc.

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Today Sat. Today Sat. City Bristol Chapel Hill. Charlotte Charlottesville Chase City Culpeper Durham Emporia Farmville: Fayetteville, NC. Fredericksburg Front Royal Goldsboro Harrisonburg Hickory Hillsville Johnson City, TN Knoxville Weather s-sunny, City Lumberton 1 Morehead City Mount Airy Myrtle Beach Nags Head Newport News Norfolk Petersburg Pulaski Raleigh Richmond South Boston: Staunton Virginia Beach.

Waynesboro Williamsburg Wilmington Winchester pc partly cloudy, sh-showers, EARTH thunderstorms, rain, sf snow City Acapulco Athens Beijing Berlin Buenos Aires Cairo Hong Kong Johannesburg Lima London. Madrid Mexico City Montreal Moscow: New Delhi Paris Rome Sydney Tokyo flurries, sn snow, Department manages seven ORA- From Page A1 recycle. He urges people to use recycling services offered by Martinsville and Henry County; to look for ways to: reduce trash; and to reuse things plenty of life" when they can or donate those things to people ore agencies who can use them, rather than just buy theshiny new thing that comes along. He also urges people to walkor bicycle rather than just drive everywhere, which will improve health and reduce carbon emissions. The city of Martinsville provides a drop -off recycling collection center for citizens interested in recycling part of their houschold wastes.

The recycling center is at the intersection of Market and Ellsworth streets across from Martinsville Middle School. The center is open 24 hours a day except when the recycling containers are emptied periodically. The center accepts clear and colored (soft drink, water containers); opaque plastics (milk, detergent containers); aluminum and steel cans; newsprint and mixed paper; and corrugated cardboard. The recycling containers are labeled for. each type material.

Place the different materials in the appropriate containers, Contact the city. Public Works office at 403-5154 for more information. The Henry County Refuse convenience centers: the Axton Road, Blackfeather Trail, Blackberry Road, Country Road, Jack Dalton Road, Red Oak and Stoney Mountain Road sites. The convenience centers operate Mondays through Saturdays from 7a.m. to 7p.m., except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

The sites are gated and closed when not in operation. Anyone caught dumping trash at anyof the sites after business hours could be subject to criminal prosecution, The convenience sites are for Henry County residents only, not for businesses or non- county residents. These items may be brought to a convenience center: household trash (in plastic bags only); furniture; white goods such as stoves, washers, dryers, cardboard; newspapers and inserts; aluminum and tin: cans; No. I and No.2 plastics (rinse items and remove the tops before placing the receptacles); most basic household electrical items, such as toasters, VCRs, DVD players and TVs 20 inches and smaller. Henry County, the city of Martinsville and Gateway Streetscape work.

together to sponsor two Household, Hazardous Waste a year (in April and October). At these events, city and county. residents may dispose of such items as paint, motor Voil, gas, antifreeze, batteries, computer parts and used cell phones. Correction 1 An unused water tank on reported on Thursday. Bethel Lane in Martinsville, However, an exact date for, will be dismantled during the dismantling has not yet the second week of May, not been determined, according during the week of May to City Engineer Chris as the Martinsville: Bulletin Morris.

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