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Chargers Stomp Competition

Chargers Stomp Competition

Photos by Callie Kunath (student photographer) <br>Central beat Park View 37-7 at Park View. Top Photo, #44 Chris Cook blocking for #3 JaQuan Taylor during the game. Bottom Photo, Tyrek…

Local Youth Compete at Virginia Hereford Field Day Judging Contest

Local Youth Compete at Virginia Hereford Field Day Judging Contest

Local 4-H members attended the Virginia Hereford Field Day hosted by Knoll Crest Farm on Saturday, August 24, 2013.  The senior team of Dottie Long, Cassie Long, Hannah Adams, and…

Fuqua School Welcomes New Faculty

Fuqua School Welcomes New Faculty

Fuqua School welcomes four new faculty members for the 2013-2014 academic year. Stephen Nelson, a 2009 graduate, returns to Fuqua School as a middle school mathematics teacher.  Stephen graduated from…

Rockin’ the Block to Benefit Veterans

Rockin’ the Block to Benefit Veterans

Last Saturday Keysville rocked to the beat of Los Carleenos band and raised almost $700 for Wheelchairs for Veterans. One resident said, “This is how I remember Keysville when I was a…

PECHS Students Participate In Boys & Girls State

PECHS Students Participate In Boys & Girls State

Prince Edward Seniors Samantha Hurt (left), Whitaker Reed (center), and Libbie Reed (right) recently represented PECHS at Boys State (Radford)  and Girls State (Longwood).  During the week, they got a taste of what participation…

Inaugural Completion Ceremony for SVHEC’s Work Ready Foundations

Inaugural Completion Ceremony for SVHEC’s Work Ready Foundations

It was an afternoon filled with pride as the first eight students of the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center’s Work Ready Foundations program accepted their stackable industry credentials and certificates…

On the subject of Health Care Reform…

Dear Editor: One the best, if not THE best editorial commentary I have read is by Averett Jones, editor of the Southside Messenger. The commentary I am speaking of is…

Egg-Sucking Hounds

Egg-Sucking Hounds

I don’t know about you city folks but everyone here in Stump County knows about egg-sucking hounds. Don’t take my word for it. In 1941 there was a case called…

The Secret Of Which Medicine Is Prescribed For You

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor <br>A few weeks ago I wrote on the hypothyroid epidemic in America. That editorial brought more response than any I have written. Considering millions…

Let Freedom Ring!

Let Freedom Ring!

At 3:00 pm on August 28, 2013, bells rang across the country in response to the call Martin Luther King, Jr. made to “let freedom ring” in his “I Have…