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Wheels, Testosterone and Trucks

Wheels, Testosterone and Trucks

A lady I know often says something to the effect of, “If it has wheels, testosterone or a motor, it WILL give you trouble.” Well, my argument is that the…

Aren’t You Glad You’re a Southerner?

Aren’t You Glad You’re a Southerner?

At this point, I’m glad I don’t have a big flower garden or a lot of vegetables trying to grow out there. Good luck to those of you who do.…

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day

It is almost Father’s Day and I thought it would be fun to see what great minds over the centuries have said about fathers. The father who does not teach…

Bike Fair Returns to Chase City

Bike Fair Returns to Chase City

Despite the sweltering heat, motorcyclists and fans alike rolled into Chase City for the 2015 South Central Bike Fair. Much the same as last year, but with a slightly smaller…

Chasin’ Crazy Plays at Crewe Fun Festival

Chasin’ Crazy Plays at Crewe Fun Festival

Thunderstorms did nothing to discourage fans from waiting to hear Nashville Band Chasin’ Crazy at the Crewe Fun Festival on Saturday evening. The Fun Festival, which began at 10 a.m.…

The Cost of Words

The Cost of Words

Over the course of the last six and one half years, the federal Environmental Protection Agency in Washington has added between 29 million and 30 million words to the Federal…

Obama Must Develop Plan, Seek Authorization to Defeat ISIL

Obama Must Develop Plan, Seek Authorization to Defeat ISIL

Like all Americans, my grave concerns about the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have only grown over the past 10 months.  There is no doubt that this…

There Are Aliens in This County

There Are Aliens in This County

It’s spring in Stump County and everybody is so busy planting and plowing and cutting grass that nobody has any time to get into any trouble. If you live in…

The 611 Rolls Through Central Virginia

The 611 Rolls Through Central Virginia

Despite some minor delays in its schedule, the shiny, newly reconstructed steam locomotive known affectionately throughout the Commonwealth as simply The 611 rolled through Central Virginia on its run between…

Funny? Not So Much

Funny? Not So Much

This is a serious editorial. The fact that I am in the floor laughing my posterior off has nothing to do with the seriousness of this. For the past week…