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Family Fun

Family Fun

The 5 County Fair is happening through Saturday at the fairgrounds in Farmville. For more photos, turn to Country Living, page D3 inside this week’s Southside Messenger.…

Pride And Old People

Pride And Old People

This reporter has never liked the term “Old People” but the following by an unknown author makes me feel better about it.  And, if you aren’t one, I bet you…

Shine & Wine Well Attended

Shine & Wine Well Attended

By April Hall, Staff Writer CHASE CITY – The second annual Shine & Wine Festival, held on Saturday, September 24 at Mecklenburg Electric Cooperative’s pavilion area in Chase City, saw…

Fuqua Students Take Part in See You at the Pole

Fuqua Students Take Part in See You at the Pole

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Students at Fuqua School took part in the annual See You at the Pole day of student prayer on Wednesday morning. The event…

Planned Road Closure Announced For VP Debate

Staff Report Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia will be hosting the United States Vice Presidential Debate on Tuesday, October 4.  On the day of the debate, South Main St. from Putney…

Coke Murals See New Life in Farmville

Coke Murals See New Life in Farmville

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – Two Coca-Cola murals in the Town of Farmville have recently been restored. The murals are located on the side of buildings on North…

They Have a Problem

They Have a Problem

Have you ever asked your teenager what is bothering him or her only to have him or her turn and scream at you … You always over react; it is…

How Cold is it Going to Be?

How Cold is it Going to Be?

Have you been watching for the signs that will give you a clue to the upcoming winter? Folklore is full of surefire indicators, you know, such as, it will be…

In the Dumpster, Against the Wall and On the Money

In the Dumpster, Against the Wall and On the Money

Earlier this week the daughter and the grand-brat were visiting. It is always fun to see them. We had just finished cleaning the kitchen and were cooking for a church…

Blessed Is the One Who Trusts In the Lord

Blessed Is the One  Who Trusts In the Lord

One might ask, “What does the word “trust” mean?”  Some overtones of “trust” include: having confidence in, believing in, and, most importantly, being willing to act on that belief.  You…