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Letters to the Editor

LETTER – A different view of the ‘Prodigal Son’ parable

To the Editor: “All that is mine is yours,” Luke 15:31. This is the end to the parable of the Prodigal Son. It is here ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – How is Good supporting Trump helping us now?

Residents of the 5th Congressional District: In order for democracy to succeed, citizens must be informed and engaged. We have to vote and then educate ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – GOP is fading into insignificance

To the Editor: Unfortunately Del. C. Matthew Fariss sometimes follows the standard Republican line of conspiracy theories and accompanying lies. There is no plan by ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — There are ways to peacefully revolt

To the Editor: When we step into a voting booth, we make revolution — peaceful revolution.  We vote in a new party or elect to ... Read more

4 months ago by Peter Kapuscinski.

LETTER – Is it possible to be realistic and not political?

To the Editor: I would like to comment on state Republican Frank Ruff’s editorial on, “What will 2021 look like?” I think the theme is ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — We have traded freedom of democracy for socialism

To the Editor: I think of the Bible’s parable of the Prodigal Son, who wasted his fortune in a far country. Finally, when he had ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Virtual meetings not cutting it in Buckingham

To the Editor: On Monday next, January 11, the Buckingham Board of Supervisors (BOS) will meet to conduct county business.   There are two public hearings scheduled ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Contact supervisors about gold mining issue

To the Editor: Thanks to Alexa Massey for her Christmas Day article on the “Commercial prospecting” issue to be addressed at the Monday, Jan. 11, ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Story was inspiring

To the Editor: What an inspiring story: Peyton Turner and Claire Tucker, with the help of Cumberland County Librarian Lisa Davis, established a lasting collection ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Chuck Smith earns support for AG

To the Editor: As we prepare for the 2021 election year, many of us, including myself, are still undecided on who we will support for ... Read more

4 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Support sought for school legislation

To the Editor: Thank you for printing the article “New Virginia laws seek to close ‘school-to-prison pipeline,’” published Wednesday, Dec. 16. I am writing to ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Federal task force needed on election fraud

To the Editor: Edmund Burke, a member of the British Parliament in the 1700s, is famous for saying, “The only thing needed for evil to ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter — Good proves he was a bad choice

To The Editor: I wanted to scream or cry when I read the Saturday, Dec. 12 Washington Post and Huffington Post articles about Bob Good, ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER – Money should have helped unemployed

To the Editor: I was surprised to read in The Farmville Herald that the Town Council decided to use the CARES Act money to pay ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Gender identification is up to God

To the Editor: Yesterday (Tuesday, Dec. 15) a supposed “science writer,” Zenni Jones, stated on social media that all children should receive hormone blockers until ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Decorations bring great joy this season

To the Editor: Thank you to each and every person who took the time to decorate their houses and yards and spread joy and smiles ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Thanks to all those who helped with ‘Christmas in America’

To the Editor: On behalf of Central Virginia Christian School (CVCS), I would like to publicly thank everyone who made “Christmas in America Lights and ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Supreme Court made right decision

To The Editor: After hearing the result of the Supreme Court’s decision not to take up the lawsuit filed by the state of Texas, I ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Governor is woefully short of common sense

To the editor: The current governor of Virginia is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School, an achievement that marks him as someone of higher-than-normal ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Sing joyful songs of praise

To The Editor: It is quite evident that the truth is a very hard pill to swallow, especially if you pledge affiliation to the immoral ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Civil War should be remembered as a horrific time

To The Editor: I don’t know what a “white democracy” is and I don’t know what an “interracial democracy” is. I do know what a ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Stick to the comprehensive plan

To The Editor: My name is Debra Branch and I live on 737 Warminster Church Road in Buckingham County. If a gold mine is allowed ... Read more

5 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Are property rights greater than human rights?

To The Editor: I have been attending Buckingham governmental meetings regarding exploratory drilling and mining. The issue of property rights have come up not only ... Read more

6 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER — Thank God the South lost the Civil War

To The Editor: Nov. 19 was the anniversary of Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 1863. Let me sum up Lincoln’s short speech, ... Read more

6 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Just say no to mining companies

To The Editor: There’s gold in them thar hills… Well, maybe, but at what cost does that gold start jingling in someone else’s pocket? If ... Read more

6 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Why do they drill if not to mine?

To The Editor: Will we be one of the less-than-5%? Thank you for Alexa Massey’s report on the Buckingham Joint Work Session on November 16. ... Read more

6 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Wear a mask to protect our health care workers

To The Editor: The fate of our health care workers is in your hands. Those of you who choose not to follow the CDC guidelines, ... Read more

6 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

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