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The Man-Child

Rule #3 of ministry is to never do anything alone. Take a younger man along with you. Let him watch. Let him try his hand at things. That is how…

A Christmas Carol:  Fear of the Future

For the past two weeks, we’ve talked about Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic A Christmas Carol.  Like Scrooge, many people are haunted by ghosts of their past—but God wants to cleanse…

Letter to the Editor

Hunting Incorporated? For several months now I have been speaking out expressing my wish that Charlotte Court House would pass an ordinance against discharging a firearm within the town limits.…

Stealing my Job

There are some people who are complaining about the Heartland Industrial Park and I am pretty upset about it. Seventeen years ago (more or less) I was the original and…

Fifth Graders Celebrate A Colonial Christmas

PHENIX – The fifth graders at Phenix Elementary School have been researching how colonists in Virginia celebrated Christmas in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century.  Mrs. Watkins, the librarian,…

Sebastian Andres Mendoza

Jesus said, “Allow Little Children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven.” Sebastian Andres Mendoza, entered Heaven on Monday, December 11,…

House Fire Total Loss

Meherrin, Keysville and Farmville Fire Departments responded to a house fire at 3459 New Bethel Road between Farmville and Keysville just before noon on Monday.  The home was severely damaged…

Mottley Arrested In Child Pornography Investigation

FARMVILLE – Robert A. Mottley, age 77, of Farmville, Virginia was arrested on December 18, 2017 in relation to a child pornography investigation.  Farmville Police also served a search warrant…

Family Loses Home to Fire

A Rice family has been displaced following a single-family house fire that occurred on Saturday morning on Monroe Church Road. The Rice Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Farmville Volunteer…

Local Elementary School Talent Showcased at Christmas Concert

LUNENBURG – Last week, prior to the Winter Break for Lunenburg County Public Schools, some students from Kenbridge Elementary and Victoria Elementary were selected to participate in a joint Christmas…