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Dead Beat Geese, Daffodils and “Free if…”

Dead Beat Geese, Daffodils and “Free if…”

It is now officially spring according to my DBG calculator.  That means Mr. Deadbeat Goose and his mate have arrived and are nesting on my duck island in the pond.…

Cows on the Fence…or Behind It?

Cows on the Fence…or Behind It?

County Fence Ordinance Discussed at Public Hearing By Averett Jones, Editor The public hearing regarding the proposed Charlotte County Fence ordinance was held Monday, March 13. Currently, Virginia is a…

DVDs, Captain Fantastic & a Skinny Guy

DVDs, Captain Fantastic & a Skinny Guy

The Godfather gave us a DVD for Christmas.  I seem to remember lots of folks talking about DVDs when I was single and none of them had anything positive to…

Shooting Accident Injures Keysville Man

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor LUNENBURG – Lunenburg County Police and Rescue responded to 8557 Lunenburg County Highway after receiving a report of an accidental shooting at 10:30 a.m. …

Wild Games, Togas & Eating Tasty Animals

Wild Games, Togas & Eating Tasty Animals

Recently we attended a Wild Game Dinner.  Of course, your first question, as well as mine, was, “Is this a dinner for wild game?”  “Will we be visiting wildlife patches…

Neglect-A-Matics, Baby Oil and Girl Scout Cookies

Neglect-A-Matics, Baby Oil and Girl Scout Cookies

I had the newest Grand-brat for a few hours last week.  There is nothing as important as the privilege of warping small minds. I have to admit things have changed…

Raccoons in the Attic, Menageries and “If I Was You, I’d…”

Raccoons in the Attic, Menageries and “If I Was You, I’d…”

From the time I was six years old and my brother gave me a Green Snake until my marriage to Management I had had a rotating assortment of animals, reptiles,…

Growling About Dogs

Growling About Dogs

Every year the number of dog bites, maulings and fatalities grows. Something has to be done to protect people, their livestock and their pets from being attacked. The first thing…

Genesis Fire Quickly Contained

By Averett Jones, Editor KEYSVILLE – Monday afternoon at 1:41 p.m. area fire companies were called to 8818 Church Street in Keysville for a reported industrial fire.  Upon arrival to…

Messenger Postal Issues Resolved

By Averett Jones, Editor KEYSVILLE – As reported last month the Southside Messenger was having delivery problems with the Post Office. Since that article was written, we have been working…

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