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Holidays

Holidays

Three months full of celebrations can test the patience of most parents.  One of the big reasons we look forward to these special days is because our children love them…

 Lord of the Harvest

 Lord of the Harvest

Like many farmers in Rural Virginia, Boaz grew up in a good home, learning to love God and take care of his neighbor.  He came from generations of farmers before…

More Contagious Than the Common Cold

More Contagious Than the Common Cold

Doubting cripples us spiritually. Often, though, we’re blind to our own doubts. It’s not as easy to see doubt in our own lives as in the lives of others—which is…

Dear Pilgrim…

Dear Pilgrim…

Charles Kuralt, after years of crisscrossing America with television’s ON THE ROAD feature, observed, “It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn’t in flames,…

Living on the wrong side, traveling time warp, and the greater truth

Living on the wrong side, traveling time warp, and the greater truth

I just realized there is a difference between leaving the country and leaving the Country. The latter requires passports and stuff while the former just means driving for an hour…

Pamplin Area Library Supporters Host 5th Annual Art Show, Bake Sale and Chili Cook-Off

Pamplin Area Library Supporters Host 5th Annual Art Show, Bake Sale and Chili Cook-Off

On Saturday, November 15 the Pamplin Area Library Supporters held their 5th annual art show, bake sale and chili cook-off at the Pamplin Depot.  According to Betsy Lookofsky, “The chili…

Train up a Child … 

Train up a Child … 

When I was growing up Art Linkletter’s TV program Kids Say The Darndest Things was one of my Grandmom’s favorite shows.  On this show, Mr. Linkletter would interview kids and…

Christmas Craft Show Benefits Steps

Christmas Craft Show Benefits Steps

The holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving is only one week away and then in three short weeks Christmas is will be here. The short time until Christmas for many…

Bribes

Bribes

There is good news and, as always, bad news.  The good news is Virginia now has an ethics commission and changes are being made. The bad news is our public…

Thomas I. Sayer

Thomas I. Sayer, age 61 of Farmville, Virginia passed away on Thursday, November 13, 2014. Mr. Sayer was born in Washington D.C. on July 15, 1953 to the late Irving…

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