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Canna or Can’t They?

Canna or Can’t They?

A co-worker brought me a box of wide, upright, bright green leaves yesterday, or at least that’s what it looked like. Upon further inspection, I discovered that my friend, in…

Trouble at School; is it ADHD?

Trouble at School; is it ADHD?

Little Johnny is having trouble at school; the question being asked is, does he have ADHD? So how common is it for kids to have ADHD? Studies, which report on…

High Bridge 10k & Riverside Festival

High Bridge 10k & Riverside Festival

The heat and humidity could not hold back the runners last Saturday. The second annual High Bridge half-marathon and 5k races were held Saturday morning in Farmville along portions of…

Guns and Hoses Hits One Out of the Park for Special Olympics

Guns and Hoses Hits One Out of the Park for Special Olympics

The first “Guns and Hoses” softball tournament was held last Saturday at the Firemen’s Sports Arena in Farmville. “Guns and Hoses” is the name of a nationally recognized fundraising effort.…

Well, pare me down and call me a tater. We’ve got us a big problem here in Stump County. Unless this is your first visit here you already know Stump…

Feeding and Baiting Deer

Feeding and Baiting Deer

Dear Editor, The 2014-2015 Virginia game guide booklet (has again) dedicated an entire page this year trying to sell the fairytale on the evils of feeding and baiting deer. Once…

Black friends 

Black friends 

I was talking with a nice lady who is active in social issues. Her grandson asked her why she didn’t have any black friends. She was shocked and appalled when…

Linda Joyce Anderson Thompson, 63

Linda Joyce Anderson Thompson passed away on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the age of 63.  Mrs. Thompson was born on August 7, 1950 in Seymour, CT to the late…

Dora Chaffin, 70, Darlington Heights

Dora Chaffin, 70, Darlington Heights

We lost Dora Elizabeth Crute Chaffin on September 9, 2014, after a valiant struggle against liver failure.  She was 70 years old.  She and her husband, Wilkie, had a perfect…

Soccer Organization Helps The Homeless

Soccer Organization Helps The Homeless

I met Caleb Olson this afternoon. He was sitting in Baddeaux’s with his two friends, Shane Shackelford and David Herscovici. They aren’t from around here. They are from New York…

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