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Making Waves, Jet Skis and Suspenders

On the day before the day before Christmas which I was calling Christmas Eve Eve (until I realized it wasn’t) it was morning, the son was making waves. As with…

Forced to be Pretty

No, I’m not being forced to be pretty, that’s already the state of things. What I’m referring to is all of the forced bulbs that are given as Christmas gifts.…

Navigating Life’s Potholes

How is your daily drive?  Have you ever noticed how many potholes you have to navigate around on your daily drive?  Not only potholes, but also how many speed bumps,…

They Didn’t Have To

When I was a kid, money was tight.  I remember how difficult it was for my parents to provide Christmas gifts for their kids.  They knew we wished for things…

Puryear Racing Comes To Phenix Elementary

On December 15th, racecar driver Stacy Puryear visited the 2nd grade classes at Phenix Elementary.  He talked to the students about his exciting profession.  He brought with him his stepson,…

Bill Travis Obituary

Bill Travis, 71, of Charlotte Court House, Va. passed away Saturday, December 24, 2017 at his residence. He was born February 19, 1946 in West Jefferson, Ohio. He served in…

Reginald Ramsey Dixon, Sr. Obituary

Reginald Ramsey Dixon, Sr., age 83, of Abilene, affectionately known as “Blue” went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.  He was the beloved husband of the…

Meherrin Man Sentenced for Cutting Landlord

LUNENBURG – William Still Hairston III, a 30-year-old Meherrin man of 4892 Doswell Town Rd., was sentenced recently in Lunenburg Circuit Court to an active term of three years and…

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

FARMVILLE –  On Thursday, December 21, 2017 at approximately 3:14 p.m, Farmville Police responded to the BB&T Bank at 1304 S. Main St. for a reported robbery.  Upon arrival, bank…

Tractor-Trailer Wrecks Near Kenbridge

LUNENBURG – An accident last week in Lunenburg County saw a 2018 Peterbuilt Tractor Trailer  overturn just outside of Kenbridge. The accident took place on Route 637 approximately .10 miles…

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