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What a Teacher!

What a Teacher!

The following story often circulates and was drawn from former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee’s March 2, 2007 address to the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, D. C.  That…

Healing Waters, Old Feet and Choice Words

Healing Waters, Old Feet and Choice Words

Every week I write this column and an editorial.  The reason I do is because if I don’t get some of the words out of my head it might explode.…

Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now

Nanu Nanu – Good Bye for Now

Like many of you, the death of Robin Williams caused me to ask – why?  How could a man, who seemed to have it all, take his life. Depression is…

Choosing the Right Bulbs for Fall Planting

Choosing the Right Bulbs for Fall Planting

Rose Allie stands corrected! In the ten years Rose has written this column, she has never received a call questioning her statements or point of view. Well, early this week…

Farmville Town Council Welcomes Newly Elected Member-At- Large 

In a special election on Tuesday, August 19, the Farmville Town Council welcomed Daniel E. Dwyer as their newly elected member-at-large.  Dwyer received 397 votes making him the choice of…

Unethical Reporting  

Unethical Reporting  

The headlines read, “Israel Strikes Again.”  How about a little ethical unbiased reporting here?  Although the article admits Israel retaliated against rocket fire from Gaza the headline is biased.  According…

McKay a no-show at town meeting

McKay a no-show at town meeting

There was a town hall meeting held at the Hampden-Sydney Fire Department on August 11, 2014.  This meeting was organized by Mr. Richard Altice with help from several other folks. …

Jonnie B. Slick and Issatacrock in Stump County

Jonnie B. Slick and Issatacrock in Stump County

We’ve got a case going on down at the Old Courthouse. I call it the old Courthouse since a couple of judges have exceeded their moral and maybe their legal…

Mary Louise Aldridge

Mary Louise Aldridge, age 63, of Meherrin, Virginia passed away, Monday, August 18, 2014.  She is survived by her mother, Ellen Bowman-Carroll; two brothers, James H. Bolick, Jr. and Johnny…

Fifty-fifth Class Reunion Held

Fifty-fifth Class Reunion Held

The R-HHS class of ’59 had their 55th reunion at Briery Country Club on July 28th.  Class members attending were:  Joan Tucker Hines, Nancy Ramsey  Carwile, Shirley Nash Gryder, Judy…