News in Brief – 9/10/09

Published 9:56 am Thursday, September 10, 2009

Purse theft investigated

PROCTORVILLE — A Proctorville woman reported her purse stolen over the Labor Day weekend.

Maxine Wallace of Township Road 1160, told the village police she had parked her car at the lot of Kroger’s at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 5, and went into the store to get milk.

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She had left the car window open a few inches and when she returned to the car, her purse was missing. Items reported missing were an olive green purse valued at $10 and two pairs of shoes valued at $50.

There are no suspects at this time. Police are waiting for the surveillance video from the store. Chief Bill Murphy investigated

Tommy Scarberry of Front Street, Proctorville, told police he was the victim of phone threats.

The alleged incident occurred at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 3. Scarberry said that his girlfriend’s brother had threatened him on phone “by saying he had a bullet with Tommy’s name on it,” the police report stated. Roy Mays of Huntington, W.Va., was listed on the report as a possible suspect.

New time for yoga

CHESAPEAKE — The yoga class at the Chesapeake Community Center will be given at a new time.

The class starts at 6 p.m., instead of its former time of 5:30 p.m. Cost is $5 a session and you don’t have to be a member to attend.

Chesy school to host chamber

CHESAPEAKE — The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce will holds its 4th Friday Luncheon for September at the Chesapeake Middle School at noon Sept. 25.

Guest speaker will be Charlene Ferrell, director of Hospice of Huntington.

River Bend to host tournament

ARGILLITE, Ky. — The Ninth Annual Ashland Alliance Fall Ball Chase will be Friday, Sept. 25 starting with registration at 9 a.m.

The event will be at River Bend Golf Course, Argillite, Ky. Shotgun start is at 9:30 a.m.

Cost is $50 per individual or $200 per team. Lunch will be provided by Outback Steakhouse. To register, fax information to 606-325-4607 or contact Debbie at or call 606-324-5111.