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Victoria Town Officials Discuss Water Issues

VICTORIA – Towns throughout the state are facing issues with regard to their water that ranges from a lower amount of usage to infrastructure concerns. At the Victoria Town Council…

Stolen Trucks, Practicing Evil and the In Crowd

Last month someone stole my little Dodge truck Sioux.  I was upset for several reasons.  The first being, where is the self-respect of anyone who would steal Sioux? Sioux (pronounced…

Surviving Christmas

Have you seen the movie “Surviving Christmas”?  The basic plot line is about a successful businessman who avoids Christmas because of his dysfunctional childhood memories.  The movie begins with a…

December’s “Looking Our Best”

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce named Rochette’s Florist “Looking Our Best” for December. Their Christmas decorations are amazing inside and out.  They recently build a brand new deck and…

New Businessses in Farmville

Above, the Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce proudly welcomes David Miller Motors to Farmville. Pictured L-R: Howard Simpson, Joy Stump, Brian Pope Jr., Rebekah Pope, Benjamin Pope, Sally Thompson, Terri…

The Christmas Present

Last week we talked about Charles Dickens’ book, A Christmas Carol, how the ghosts of Christmases past still haunt us today, and how God wants us to break free from…

Letter to the Editor

Electric Company Wears Garb of Angels On Monday morning, December 11, 2017 about 8:00 a.m. five angels appeared in my driveway.  I am a 230 pound 76-year-old female and I…

Lost and Found

If you don’t know about Stump County we are located in Southside Virginia. Our population is 999 imaginary residents. Stump County is about 100 years behind the real world but…

Ignorance, Stupidity and Grandstanding

Way back when I was a student at SVCC one of the professors, Tucker Keiser, told a student who didn’t want to take a class because he knew nothing about…

Students Learn How to Work

Mrs. Draper’s students are receiving job coaching in the school district as part of transition planning.  Three days a week, three students travel to the Elementary School with Miss Clark,…