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Fox Pens, Sunday Hunting Discussed

Editor, It appears the urban representatives in the General Assembly have launched a ‘cultural war’ against Virginia’s rural population with introduction of Senate Bill 42 which is designed to criminalize…

Reader “stunned” by news article

Editor, While I am on the Prince Edward County Board of Supervisors and Prince Edward belongs to the CRC, I am speaking for myself as a taxpayer of the Town…

Cause for Concern

Editor, Recently I talked with some railroad construction workmen here in Keysville. They mentioned an upcoming March decision on the possibility of shutting down the Clover power plant. Concern was…

Justice not served

December 19, 2013 I witnessed a grave injustice. It was the type of injustice that made me not only deeply saddened, but acutely aware of a weakness in our judicial…

Private Donations Help Red Cross

During this wonderful Holiday Season of Thanksgiving and Christmas, we are all feeling pretty frazzled, but still able to snuggle under the blankets and get a good night’s sleep…for this,…

We cannot cut mental health services

Despite the impact of a bleak economy on Virginia’s budget, we cannot afford to cut mental health services in the Commonwealth. With the prevalence of violence stemming from mental health…

THANK YOU BUFFALO DISTRICT

THANK YOU BUFFALO DISTRICT

During the recent election campaign for the seat on the Board of Supervisors for the Buffalo District, I had the privilege and honor to visit the vast majority of the…

The Right to Bear Arms Shall Not Be Infringed

The Right to Bear Arms Shall Not Be Infringed

Editor: Our Constitution with the Bill of Rights remains the supreme law of this land and it cannot be changed, altered, or undone except by another amendment. Nullifying an amendment…

Things Keysville Needs

Things Keysville Needs

Dear Editor: Keysville is a very nice community. Schools, the library and the trash collection are very good. I have lived in many states and I like it here. It…

Letters to the Editor – 10/31/13

To The Editor of The Southside Messenger: I read the Messenger’s article on “Banishment” and was wondering if both NAACP President Alleen B. Moorman and ACLU Clair G. Gastanaga are…