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Longwood University Youth Organization Discussed at Farmville Town Council Meeting

The September Meeting of the Farmville Town Council convened this month at the regular time. The first speaker was Ms. Vicki Page, the Secretary Treasurer of the Farmer’s Market Association…

Local Beauty First Runner-Up in Miss America Pageant 

Local Beauty First Runner-Up in Miss America Pageant 

Twenty-one year-old Courtney Paige Garret of Pamplin represented the state of Virginia well on Sunday, September 14 at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. After an impressive…

Chain Reaction Accident Involves Parked Car

Chain Reaction Accident Involves Parked Car

Traffic was reduced to one lane on Route 15 outside of Farmville last Friday night when a 2005 Maxima driven by Robert T. Watson swerved into oncoming traffic and struck…

County Tax Base Too Low for New Courthouse         

County Tax Base Too Low for New Courthouse         

A hearing was held Monday afternoon in Charlotte Court House to begin the process of determining the upgrades that, according to Circuit Court Judge Joel Cunningham and others, need to…

This and That

This and That

I trust you are making progress with your efforts at gentle parenting that we discussed last week.  Remember, “baby steps” (pun intended).  You are making a conscious effort during September…

The Math of the Gospel

The Math of the Gospel

Much of the New Testament involves numbers: 12 apostles, the first-day-of-the-week resurrection, feeding the 5,000. It’s that last number I draw your attention to in Luke 9:10 and following. Consider…

Gripped by God’s Sovereignty

Gripped by God’s Sovereignty

Thus says the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have grasped, to subdue nations before him and to loose the belts of kings, to open doors…

 Consider the Lilies

 Consider the Lilies

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus addresses anxiety.  He tells people to simplify their lives and trust God in order to have a more contented and less troubled spirit. …

Created to Know Him

Created to Know Him

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: fear God and keep His commandments, for this is man’s all. Ecclesiastes 12:13 If you are seeking fulfillment, purpose, or meaning…

Chicken skin, Scootin’ in Vegas and Songs for Brats  

Chicken skin, Scootin’ in Vegas and Songs for Brats  

The older Grand-brat has a new favorite song.  Along came Jones just pushed Johnny B. Good and Hit the Road Jack to the back burner.  Now, I’ll admit to exposing…

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