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Movie Review — Bullet Train

BY LAUREN BRADSHAW Special to The Farmville Herald BULLET TRAIN, directed by David Leitch, is an entertaining enough ...

Church & Community

Farmville Community Calendar — The week of August 12, 2022

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

Food & Fitness

Dry weather prior to harvest locks in watermelon’s iconic summer sweetness

The drier the days at harvest time, the sweeter the watermelon. Streaked with dark and light green stripes ...

Buckingham

FFA competes at state convention

Six members of Buckingham County High School’s FFA earned their state degrees, while many of the students placed ...

Columns

Happy to be here — Keep distance from bears, despite the cute, cuddly look

Maybe you’ve seen amusing bear videos on the internet. There’s a cute one with a cub climbing onto ...

Columns

Devotional — Touch is a compassionate need for everyone

One of the amazing things about being human beings is that we have different ways of experiencing the ...

Church & Community

Community Calendar — The week of August 5, 2022

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday ...

Columns

The Word — Rockwell’s ‘Golden Rule’ shares what Jesus practiced

Norman Rockwell was one of the iconic American artists of the 20th century. Among his most incredible works ...

Columns

Sowing Seeds — Don’t hesitate: Take a ‘walk across the room’

“What if you knew that by simply crossing the room and saying “hello” to someone, you could change ...

Columns

Common grass pink: An interesting native orchid

We tend to think of orchids as fragile, delicate plants requiring pampering, but they are extremely resilient and ...

Cumberland

Adventures for the younger children set

Nature Tykes is a new activity for youth ages 4-7 years old. Younger children often get left out ...

Columns

Cumberland couple reaches important milestone

Special anniversary wishes go out this week to Bernard (Butch) and Jannett Pond of Cumberland, who are celebrating ...

Church & Community

Historical Society meeting set

The Farmville-Prince Edward Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at the Farmville Train ...

Lifestyle Main

Virginia State Fair features expanded lineup

CAROLINE COUNTY — This year’s State Fair of Virginia will host new acts and returning fan favorites, showcasing ...

Farmville

Science, art featured at Farmville summer camps

FARMVILLE — “Mad Science” and “Artful Antics” highlighted the recent summer camp weeks for youth held by Farmville ...

Lifestyles

Explore the hidden world of bats

When picturing a bat, one might think of a vampire-like creature that roams the earth looking for its ...

Lifestyles

For this Actress, ‘Community’ is the operative word in community theatre

BY CRAIG CHALLENDER In hindsight, it was probably inevitable that Penny Dorsey would become a creative artist. “In ...

Farmville

Farmville comes together for National Night Out

FARMVILLE — Everything from The Beatles to Van Morrison played on the speakers. Kids ran around Riverside Park, ...

Columns

The Word — Jesus is the cure for toxic doubt

For the last two years, I had not had so much as a sniffle! But then in happened. ...

Columns

Movie Review: The Gray Man

“The Gray Man,” written and directed by the Russo Brothers, is one of Netflix’s largest scale, original films ...

Columns

Sowing Seeds — Evangelism? Not Me!

My home church supported a mission ship sailing to poorer countries offering free books, and other supplies. They ...

Columns

Devotional — ‘Bow down’ and be willing to surrender to the Lord

In the days when the judges ruled over Israel, from 1400-1100 BC, many people just did what seemed ...

Church & Community

Community Calendar — The week of July 29, 2022

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Friday. Items must be submitted by 10 a.m. Monday ...

Lifestyle Main

May wedding held

The marriage of Dr. Amanda Lockett Garnett, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Lockett Wootton Garnett, all of Richmond, ...

Columns

Trents Mill News — September trip set for Wytheville dinner theater

Happy birthday wishes go out to Susan Absher, of Farmville, and Alice Bell, of New Canton, both having ...

Celebrations

Basketball team reunion held

BY THE REV. DR. DEBORAH HICKS-SHEALEY The Prince Edward County 1999-2000 State Championship Girls Basketball team recently held ...

Lifestyles

Summer night starlight at Sailor’s Creek

Spend a beautiful evening with the Crewe Astronomy Club gazing at the stars and learning about the night ...

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