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Sowing Seeds: Let’s talk about bible study

Shortly after committing my life to Jesus Christ, I began studying the Bible more seriously. Unlike many future ...

Farmville train station


Looking back through time: Farmville Train Station turns 120

FARMVILLE – The public is invited to celebrate a special birthday to honor 120 years of a Farmville ...


Watch Your Language: Is this correct or is it a blooper?

It’s June, the regular school year is finished, and it’s time to relax with a new set of ...


Devotional – Sabbatical

 27 Then he said to them, “The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath; ...


Trent’s Mill News: Let’s talk about tea

As we head into summer, there’s nothing better than just sitting on the porch with a glass of ...

Herald Community Calendar


Herald Community Calendar for the Week of Friday, June 9, 2023

The Herald community calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday for that ...


Deadline extended for farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline for the Emergency Relief Program (ERP) Phase Two ...


News on Virginia agriculture markets

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 2: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club


Garden Club prepares for celebration

Members of the Buckingham Dillwyn Garden Club have been busy preparing to celebrate the club’s 90th anniversary. The ...

Knights of Columbus


Knights provide wreath for Sacred Heart

The Knights of Columbus provided a wreath for the memorial at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Meherrin. ...

Poster contest


Poster winners honored

High school, elementary school and homeschooled students were given a challenge earlier this spring. They could use pens, ...

Corpus Christi


Herald News Briefs: Farmville church will celebrate Corpus Christi

FARMVILLE – On Sunday, June 11, St. Theresa Catholic Church plans to celebrate the feast of Corpus Christi. ...


AARP warns of AI scams

Scammers are adept at manipulating the latest technological advances to commit their crimes. These days it’s happening in ...


Drought advisory lifted

After abnormally dry soil conditions were reported across the state, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has lifted ...

White Bird


Helping Hands: White Bird completes multi-year rescue project

Last December, we shared the story of White Bird Appaloosa Horse Rescue. If horses need help in Prince ...


Sowing Seeds: Memorial Day and Uncle Bobby

Memorial Day is to honor men and women of the armed forces who served our country sacrificing their ...


Trent’s Mill News: We take a minute for the Class of 2023

Well, it’s finally happened. At this point, all the high schools, colleges and universities in our area have ...


Devotional: Five aspects of spiritual development

Having been born into an African Methodist Episcopal family and later converted to Islam, I have found commonalities ...


Happy to be here: Lessons my father taught me

A few weeks ago, I drove past a home where a father, maybe a grandfather, was teaching a child ...

Meals on Wheels


Prince Edward County’s Meals on Wheels needs volunteers

FARMVILLE – Volunteering is a great way to give back and meet new people. Meals on Wheels in ...

Farmville Lions Club


100 Years of Service: Farmville Lions Club members look back

FARMVILLE – The Farmville Lions Club has been busy over the last century. During the past 100 years, ...


The Word: A slight touch of the spurs

Something I have wanted since I was a “kid” is spurs. My dad’s a HUGE fan of westerns, ...



TV Review: Platonic

The new romantic comedy PLATONIC, starring Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen, asks the age old question… can men ...


Watson reflects as she retires

BY ELENA MEADER The Farmville Herald Mrs. Watson, as she’s affectionately known by the students of Fuqua School ...


Ag innovation contest draws interest

Farmers and rural entrepreneurs can win up to $30,000 through a competition sponsored by the Virginia Foundation for ...


Students receive scholarships

Each year, students at Buckingham County High School apply for competitive scholarships to support post-secondary education and training. ...

Garden Clubs


Through the Garden Gate: Garden Clubs — Not just who raised the best rose

There is a long history of clubs just for men – social, botanical, historical, culinary, even ones for ...

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