Lifestyles » Local

Piano Dedication

Posted on August 28, 2014 at 12:07 pm

After the sudden death of Ann Bowen in May, wife of Pastor Don Bowen of the Cobham Park  Baptist Church of Warsaw, a memorial fund was established.  At the time, no one knew what to expect by way of response. When gifts from church members, friends in the community, along with friends far and wide, exceeded $10,000, the family asked that the funds be used for the purchase of a

Read Full Story

Local » Older Stories

  • Young trio builds tree house

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:17 pm

    In no particular order: Connor France and Hunter and Evan Yeatman.

    The grandchildren  of longtime, well-known 76-year-old builder Woody Yeatman are taking a page from Yeatman’s construction book and are nearly finished in building a custom-made tree fort. But this is not their grandfather’s tree fort. The parents of Connor France, Nathan and Beth, drove a golf cart along a path into the woods to meet the youngsters who designed and constructed the fort. Connor France is the cousin of brothers

    Read Full Story
  • Camp S.W.A.G. 2014 at Macedonia Baptist Church in Heathsville

    Posted on August 22, 2014 at 12:56 pm

    August 11 – 15 was another busy week at Macedonia Baptist Church in Heathsville. Twenty-seven young men from around the Northern Neck were busy learning new things at Camp S.W.A.G. (Success While Achieving Godliness). The camp directors Rev. Kevin Elmore and Mr. Bill Hines involved the young men in exciting hands on learning activities, group discussions and much more. The goal of the camp is to instill essential life skills,

    Read Full Story
  • Andrew Hudnall: Bushido, the Way of the Warrior

    Posted on August 20, 2014 at 10:36 am

    Andrew Hudnall

    For Andrew Hudnall, Martial Arts is more than a form of fighting or breaking boards.  It is Bushido, the Way of the Warrior, embodying the principles of respect, discipline and honor. Every person who requests to study with either Hudnall or his one of his associates must undergo an interview to determine why they want to begin learning martial arts.  Many, he said, want to learn because of something they

    Read Full Story
  • A gleaning culture in the Northern Neck

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 3:36 pm

    The book of Ruth in the Old Testament describes a process of food gathering called gleaning that many today neither understand nor see the need. Unless, of course, you are from the Northern Neck and happen to know Lance Barton, who is the CEO of the Northern Neck Food Bank. Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover crops from farmers’ fields after they have been commercially harvested, or from fields

    Read Full Story
  • No wasted efforts: teens harvest food for those in need

    Posted on August 12, 2014 at 2:32 pm

    Harvest for Hope youth and adults standing outside of St. John’s Episcopal in Warsaw, where they were served lunch by church members after picking corn at Holyoke Farm in the pouring rain.

    Imagine rows of tall, lush green corn stalks, enveloping fresh, flavorful golden corn that could be plucked off the plant and eaten right away. There’s nothing wrong with it. It’s perfectly good. But it didn’t make it to market this season, so what happens? It gets discarded and goes uneaten, while malnutrition remains a plight faced by households throughout the region. That’s where Harvest of Hope comes in. Through the

    Read Full Story
  • Seventh Annual Girls Empowerment Camp, Macedonia Baptist Church

    Posted on August 7, 2014 at 12:54 pm

    GE Camp IMG_0412.edit

    On July 31st thirty seven very excited and bright young girls from the Northern Neck and ten equally excited chaperones boarded a charter bus and traveled to New York City. This trip was the highlight of the two week 7th Annual Girls Empowerment Camp held at Macedonia Baptist Church in Heathsville where the Rev. Kenneth Rioland, Jr. is pastor. Empowering our young girls, helping them to believe in themselves and

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day