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Family is ‘Thankful’ for Treasure Returned to Them 73 Years Later

Family is ‘Thankful’ for Treasure Returned to Them 73 Years Later

VICTORIA – With Thanksgiving here this week, one local family is thankful that a man they had never met took the time and effort to return something to their family.…

TEAM!

TEAM!

Stewardship is the economic evidence that we have faith in Jesus Christ. In First Corinthians 4:1 Paul wrote, “This is how one should think of us…as stewards of the mysteries of…

Go, Tell!

Go, Tell!

Recently, I read a little story by S. Briscoe, about keeping quiet instead of sharing faith: Feeling a concern for witnessing can mean that you will have to stand up…

Changing the Placemats

Changing the Placemats

It’s the month of Thanksgiving, or I should say, the month when we are most aware of the things for which we are thankful. Right on schedule then, I changed…

Enough Guns,  Enough Stuff, & the Rationale

Enough Guns,  Enough Stuff, & the Rationale

I have finally figured out the situation with Clarence and our deer.  The deer are so afraid of him that whenever he shows up they come huddle around the house…

Thanksgiving, One Healthy Aspect

Thanksgiving, One Healthy Aspect

With Thanksgiving approaching, what is in your thoughts?  Are your thoughts creating a list of who will be coming for Thanksgiving celebrations?  What family favorites are you going to include…

Money Well Spent – Annual Christmas Show Delights Shoppers, Raises Money for a Good Cause

Money Well Spent – Annual Christmas Show Delights Shoppers, Raises Money for a Good Cause

The STEPS Shopping for a Cause event was held last weekend inside the warm and spacious STEPS CENTRE in Farmville. Dozens of vendors and hundreds of shoppers flocked to this…

Saving Clarkton Bridge Again

Saving Clarkton Bridge Again

The historic Clarkton Bridge will likely be history unless a group called “We the people of Virginia” take ownership.  In the Charlotte County Board meeting Tuesday the board passed a…

Looking Our Best in November

Looking Our Best in November

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to award Benchmark Community Bank with the “Looking Our Best” award for November. The Farmville Benchmark branches have undergone a facelift to…

Third Graders Learn About Food Webs

Third Graders Learn About Food Webs

Recently, the third graders at Bacon District and Phenix Elementary Schools have been discussing ecosystems and how plants and animals are dependent on one another.  The focus has been food…