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More Than We Can Bear

More Than We Can Bear

Legendary animator Chuck Jones created or produced some of the greatest cartoons, working on projects ranging from “Bugs Bunny” to “The Grinch” to “Tom and Jerry” and “Pepe LePew.” But…

Fat, Fifty, and Receded Hairlines A Half Century of ME:

Fat, Fifty, and Receded Hairlines  A Half Century of ME:

I never expected to survive for 50 years. For that matter, reaching 21 was somewhat of a surprise. In any case I have already received six or five phone calls…

Something Different for Fall

Something Different for Fall

 My house was beginning to look like one of those old cars parked in the side yard and forgotten. You know how the grass grows up around it ‘cause nobody…

Are You A World Champion Worrier?

Are You A World Champion Worrier?

According to the World Health Organization, 31% of Americans will suffer, at some point in their life, from anxiety; this statistic makes the U.S. the planet’s undisputed worry champion. So…

Beer Fest Good Spirits Met Good Spirit at Farmville Fairgrounds

Beer Fest Good Spirits Met Good Spirit at Farmville Fairgrounds

The venue may have changed from the familiar Riverside Park, but good feelings did abound as Beer Fest 2015 set up last Saturday at the Farmville Five County Fairgrounds. The…

Stump County: Economic Decession

Stump County: Economic Decession

We keep hearing rumors that the President and Congress are planning on repealing the law of Supply and Demand. They are calling it progress. Well, we may be just dumb…

Five pennies equals 12 million dollars

Five pennies equals 12 million dollars

According to a report prepared by Davenport and Company and released to the Board of Supervisors, the proposed new school is going to cost the taxpayer’s of Charlotte County “…

Blooms by Shannon Shines Bright on King Street

Blooms by Shannon Shines Bright on King Street

Shannon Toombs held her official ribbon-cutting and open house last week, welcoming old and new customers alike. She has been in business on Keysville’s main street since May. Walking around…

New Year New Snacks Part I

New Year  New Snacks Part I

The four-year-old kiddies are in school!  Kindergartners remember the teacher’s name and even call you by it at times.  They can share with you some of what they did during…

The Surf, the Sand and the Son

The Surf, the Sand and the Son By Missey Butler I love the ocean! Just ask my friends. Whenever those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer come calling, I’m usually…