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8th Annual Barksdale Cancer Foundation Poker Run Held Saturday, July 23, 2016

8th Annual Barksdale Cancer Foundation Poker Run Held Saturday, July 23, 2016

By April Hall, Staff Writer CHARLOTTE COUNTY – The Barksdale Cancer Foundation, a local foundation that raises funds for cancer patients living in Charlotte County, held its eighth annual poker…

Terrific Two’s

Terrific Two’s

I do think toddlers are terrific.  That doesn’t mean that I don’t recognize how difficult a two-year-old can be at times.  If she were not, there would probably be something…

Rockets Set to Fly This Weekend

HOVAR Holds Monthly Launch on Saturday By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer BURKEVILLE – If you are hobby rocket enthusiast or just want to watch as rockets fly into the sky,…

Andy Ellington has been appointed Farmville’s acting police chief following the resignation of chief Curtis Davis.  Ellington Appointed Acting Farmville Police Chief

Andy Ellington has been appointed Farmville’s acting police chief following the resignation of chief Curtis Davis.   Ellington Appointed Acting Farmville Police Chief

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer The Farmville Town Council has appointed Andy Ellington as acting police chief for the Farmville Police Department. Ellington’s appointment follows the resignation of Chief Curtis…

Three Alarm Blaze Destroys Home

Three Alarm Blaze Destroys Home

By Evan Jones, Southside Messenger Assistant Editor Firefighters from Darlington Heights, Hamden-Sydney and Pamplin responded to a report of a structure fire just after a major thunderstorm blew through Prince…

The Tragic Picture of Bullying

The Tragic Picture of Bullying

Last week we witnessed a tragic outcome of bullying.  The news reported that a young man who was subject to bullying lured a group of teenagers to a specific location…

It Ain’t All in the Beans

It Ain’t All in the Beans

You know it’s hot when I’m not looking forward to my first cup of caffeine, er, coffee in the morning.  I’ve thought about getting up and trying to get my…

Truth, Consequences and Turn-About is Fair Play

Truth, Consequences and Turn-About is Fair Play

Every week I write this column. Every week I confess, admit or own up to some event in my dull world. Every week I tell the truth with selective deletions,…

What Is Foolish in God’s Sight?

What Is Foolish in God’s Sight?

Today we live in a world adrift in confusion.  We find confusion and uncertainty in the realms of government, economics, education, sexual identity and conduct, marriage, and morality. Society’s being…

No Fear

No Fear

When I was a kid, I was afraid of lots of things.  I was afraid of monsters in my closet, shadows under my bed, and noises in the wind.  I…

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