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Study on Possible Intersection Changes to Begin

By Crystal Vandegrift, Staff Writer FARMVILLE – A study will begin soon to determine if a roundabout or other street improvements would be good for the intersection of High and…

Goff-Trkula Engagement

Goff-Trkula Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin D. Goff of Keysville, Virginia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Blair to Mark Andrew Trkula son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul…

Death By Inconvenience

Death By Inconvenience

58,198,009. That’s the number of children killed by abortion in the U.S. since abortion was first legalized in 1973.  58,198,009. To gain some perspective on that cold, clinical number, consider…

Which Model Are We Following?

Which Model Are We Following?

There are at least two models that the Christian church may follow.  One is the business model; the other is the service model. The business model focuses on its primary…

Believing is Seeing

Believing is Seeing

My first ministry position was when I was in college, finishing up my undergraduate degree in religious studies. As a first-time minister it was strange for me to leave the…

New Courthouse Construction Update

New Courthouse Construction Update

Project Administration Skanska was on site Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday to observe work in progress and attend OAC Meeting. Aaron with Glave & Holmes was on site for OAC…

Off to The Races

Off to The Races

Do you feel that your mind is in constant high gear; racing through an ever-growing list of things about which you worry?  Do you feel like you can never rest,…

Pondering 2017

Pondering 2017

Sitting in my old ladder back chair, fingers on the keyboard, listening to talk radio before the sun comes up…listening to the discussion about “these jerks in Washington D.C.” and…

High Alert, Superheroes and Singing in the Rain

High Alert, Superheroes and Singing in the Rain

We’re in the home stretch of Baby Number Four joining The Big Three Superheroes. I’m not sure what I had envisioned as I planned my vacation around the birth of…

Letters to the Editor

Help From Above Should Guide Our Leader Thanks for your informative newspaper. I am writing in regards to the extremely negative letter of Bob Franken, in the January 12-18 issue.…