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What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

I just figured out the difference between the Republicons and the Democraps. The Democraps want to take money from working folks and give it to folks who aren’t working. Republicons…

College Education Costs vs. Current Wages 

College Education Costs vs. Current Wages 

Student Loans have been in the national news since King-err- President Obama just bypassed congress and issued another executive fiat; this time reducing student loan payments. It is now obvious…

Obama Fiddles while Iraq Burns

Obama Fiddles while Iraq Burns

Dear Editor; While Obama fiddles, Iraq burns. And with it, the future peace and stability of the western democracies. The march to Baghdad by Islamic fundamentalists in the Islamic State…

Badeaux’s Plans Biker Buddies Event for Special Olympics

Bikers, get ready to fly full throttle to Badeaux’s Cajun Kitchen for the 1st Badeaux’s Biker Buddies for Special Olympics Bike Show! The event kicks off on Saturday, June 28…

Pearl Townsend Tharpe

Pearl Townsend Tharpe, age 85, of Gretna, VA passed away on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  She was preceded in death by her first husband Grayson O. Townsend; a son, David…

Hudson Lee Marston, Sr.

Hudson Lee Marston, Sr., age 68, of Charlotte Court House, Va. passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014.  He is survived by his wife, Sandra W. Marston; a son, Hudson L.…

Lester J. Devens

Les Devens, beloved father, stepfather, grandfather and loving husband of Barbara J. (Haupt) Devens, took wing on Sunday, June 8th after a long battle with the ravages of old age,…

New Auto Repair Shop Opens with 4×4 Contest & Show

New Auto Repair Shop Opens with 4×4 Contest & Show

Southside Off-Road and Auto Repair hosted a 4×4 contest and show Sunday, June 15. The new service, located in Rice on 460, next to Blue and Gray, served hot dogs…

Annual Father’s Day Weekend Blues Show Boasts Big Turnout

Annual Father’s Day Weekend Blues Show Boasts Big Turnout

On Saturday, June 14, Hooper Park in Crewe was packed tight with blues music enthusiasts from around the state of Virginia.  The event lasted from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. and…

P.E. Supervisors Adopt Five Cent (12%) Real Estate Tax Rate Increase

As previously reported in the Southside Messenger, the Finance/Budget Committee of the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors met on a number of different occasions and identified many possible expenditure…