THE WORD

The Word —The power of faith in action

At the Last Supper, after He had washed the feet of His disciples, in the midst of some ...

SOWING SEEDS

Sowing Seeds — Fishing

Before I became a pastor, Zig Ziglar, the famous motivational speaker, signed one of his books and added ...

DEVOTIONAL

Devotional — Spirit in different ways

Wind, Spirit, Breath. Throughout the Bible, these words are actually the same. Whether it is Ruah in Hebrew ...

THROUGH THE GARDEN GATE

Through the Garden Gate — The joys of a simple garden

Farmville is blessed with many talented gardeners. Explore the various neighborhoods, and you’ll find English kitchen gardens with ...

Food & Fitness

Researchers working to develop methods to measure farm-to-fork food loss

About a third of food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten. While most consumers can monitor the food ...

HAPPY TO BE HERE

Called by a scammer

A few weeks ago, I received a disturbing voice mail message. The recorded announcement claimed that permission to ...

Farmville

Meadows inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

Alexandra Meadows of Farmville, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest ...

Celebrations

PSR holds annual employee banquet

Supporters, members of the board of directors, office staff, nutrition and medical transportation drivers, home care aides and ...

Education

Lindy Hamlett Education Scholarship winners announced

The Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District announces Brooke Coleman and Tyler Harris, both residents of Prince Edward ...

TRENT'S MILL NEWS

Events happening in the neighborhood

Tar Wallet Baptist Church, located at 150 Tar Wallet Road in Cumberland, will be hosting their annual Vacation ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Church and Community Events for the week of June 10

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

Lifestyles

New app helps farmers manage row crop pests

Using modern technology ensures farmers can produce more efficient, maximum crop yields, and now there’s a new tool ...

Lifestyles

Food donated

VFW Post 7059 collected and donated over 400 pounds of food to the St. Teresa Food Distribution Center. ...

CUMBERLAND GARDEN CLUB

Garden club meeting held

At the April meeting of the Cumberland Garden Club, Tina French, pictured, Food Safety Manager from Sunnyside Farms, ...

Lifestyles

Recover this Summer event set

Crossroads Community Services Board we will be hosting a community recovery event on Saturday, June 11, from 11 ...

Lifestyles

Commodity prices announced

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on June 3: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...

Lifestyles

Meeting highlights synergies bringing economic transformation

In the organization’s latest push to foster business-led economic development in the Commonwealth, GO Virginia Region 3 showcased ...

Lifestyles

Did you know?

Men and women may have more free time after 50 than they had in previous decades. As children ...

Columns

Mother Natures Garden — Hexastylis: A plant with a steep learning curve

For years I’ve found heartleaf (Hexastylis spp.) all over Cumberland, Appomattox, Powhatan, and Prince Edward Counties. There are ...

THE WORD

The Word — Win or lose…keep playing hard

On Sunday, May 15, the Cincinnati Reds lost against the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0. While this may not appear ...

SOWING SEEDS

21 Empty Chairs

Garfield the cartoon cat is sitting in a comfortable chair and sees the dog, Odie at the window ...

Farmville

Generations of Grants serving the area

By Ireland Seagle Special to The Farmville Herald Have you ever experienced a cracked or broken windshield and ...

ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

November wedding planned

Miss Danica Jordyn is excited to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of her mother, Gabrielle Jones Wooten ...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Church and Community Events for the week of June 3

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

WATCH YOUR LANGUAGE

Typos and Errors

Today’s column presents the latest batch of typos and errors. Typos are often due to our typing quickly ...

Columns

Devotional — ‘When Dark Clouds Gather’

For several weeks this Spring, the dark, rain filled clouds have created a somber atmosphere around us. The ...

Columns

Trents Mill News — Happenings in the neighborhood

The Cumberland County Landfill Alert Committee, a non-profit organization, will be hosting their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, ...

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