Happenings in the neighborhood

Published 2:48 pm Thursday, March 10, 2022

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a nonprofit organization, will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Sunday, March 13, at 3 p.m. at the Cumberland Community Center located at 45 South and Davenport Road in Cumberland. The continued purpose of these meetings is to inform Cumberland County residents and surrounding counties about the serious impact this mega landfill will have on you and your neighbors giving you the most current update.

Our Sympathy is extended to the Boyles family of Cumberland. Michael Wayne Boyles, age 67, passed away on Monday, Feb. 28. He will be greatly missed by all.

Don’t miss the 32nd Annual Virginia Catfish Festival on Saturday, March 26, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at the Farmville Sports Arena, 1328 Zion Hill Road, Farmville. Sponsored by Southside Shrine Club. There will be entertainment by “D.J. Blande” of Powhatan. Lots of good food such as catfish, chicken tenders, coleslaw, baked beans, hush-puppies and beverages. Catered by “Herb Cottage” of Blackstone. Advanced admission $30 per person should be purchased on or before Monday, March 21, children under 10 free when accompanied by a parent. Advanced tickets sold only. No tickets sold at the door. There will be a 50/50 drawing also. Tickets available at various locations or call Llwellyn Metal Works Inc. in Farmville at (434) 392-6173, Barry Miles of Cumberland at (804) 492-5806 or (434) 315-4181, Arnold “Pepper” Irving Jr. of Crewe at (434) 645-9215 or E & R Honey Farms Inc. of Powhatan at (804) 721-5325. All proceeds to benefit Shriners Hospital for Children. Everyone is welcome.

The Buckingham County Christian Fellowship Association, a nonprofit organization, will be entering its 34th year as a group and will be hosting its regular monthly meeting on Saturday, March 12, at 1 p.m., at Mount Tabor Baptist Church, located 4898 Bridgeport Road, Arvonia.

All members and prospective members are cordially invited to attend and bring a covered dish for the meal. For further information or to learn more about the group, contact President Barry Miles at home (804) 492-5806 or cell (434) 315-4181.

Happy birthday wishes go out this week to the following people: Elaine Myers of Richmond on Saturday, March 12, and Annie May Miles of Dillwyn who will be 86 on Wednesday, March 17.

Don’t forget to spring forward and set your clocks one hour ahead for Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, March 13, at 2 a.m. Usually before bed Saturday night as Eastern Standard Time ends and Daylight Saving Time begins.

The Appomattox County Athletic Booster Club proudly presents Bluegrass / Bluegrass Gospel featuring “Dailey & Vincent” March 13, at 2 p.m. at the Appomattox County High School located at 198 Evergreen Ave. Tickets in advance for adults will be $25, at the door tickets for adults will be $30. Children 6-12 will be $15 and children 5 and under will be free. Previously sold tickets to Dailey & Vincent will be honored at this show. You can purchase tickets online at www.lynchburgtickets.com or make checks payable to Appomattox Bluegrass and Mail to C / O Tony Clifton, P.O. Box 373, Appomattox, VA 24522 or visit the website at www.appomattoxbluegrass.com. For more information call Tony at (434) 660-7101.

Our prayers and best wishes for a continued speedy recovery are sent out this week to all those sick and shut in everywhere.

Annie May Miles is the columnist for Trent’s Mill. She can be reached at fatcat091@verizon.net.