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  1. A heroic water rescueRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Farmville Herald

    Tropical Storm Michael resulted in devastation and even death in some parts of the U.S., including Virginia, but the Prince Edward County Sheriff's Office and Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue kept the death toll from rising by one more with a heroic water rescue in the eastern part of the county Thursday evening. "I think the call came in around 5, 5:30 that evening," Prince Edward County Sheriff Wesley W. Reed recalled.


  2. Accident results in fatalityRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    A Meherrin resident died in a fatal two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on U.S. Route 15 in Prince Edward County. According to Virginia State Police Public Relations Director Corinne Geller, the accident occurred just after 3 p.m. on U.S. Route 15, less than a mile north of Bayberry Lane.


  3. Fellowship, fun at Meherrin fireworks showRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    Participants enjoyed fantastic weather, good food and live music leading up to the fireworks show at Meherrin Fire & Rescue during its annual celebration July 7. Early birds got to purchase quarts of homemade stew, where volunteers made approximately 500 quarts of stew for the sale.


  4. Cousin of slain Dinwiddie teenager is indicted on charge of first-degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... by Dinwiddie authorities on June 28," the prosecutor added. "The bracelet was removed from his person at the Meherrin jail. Commonly, the GPS tracking of such electronic ankle monitoring bracelets is accurate within about 6 feet." Meanwhile, in a ...


  5. Church and community calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... calendar. Events should be emailed to CommunityCalendar@ 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION , 4 p.m. at Meherrin Fire Station. Stew will be ready at 11 a.m. Entertainment will be provided by Step Back Band. Free admission. Boot drive at ...


  6. John Henry Bell Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | The Southside Sentinel

    John Henry Bell Jr., born on March 29, 1936, in Harlem, New York, entered eternal peace on June 25, 2018 at the tender age of 82 after a long term illness at his home in Urbanna. John was the son of the late John Henry Bell and Margaret Alease Pride of Meherrin, where he was raised.


  7. Area Fourth of July celebrationsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... 4 p.m. with Step Back Band providing the entertainment. The fireworks show will begin 9:30 p.m. To learn more, call Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue Chief Trey Pyle at (434) 547-7861 or visit


  8. Driver killed in head-on crash with Cumberland County school busRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    A Virginia woman was killed Tuesday afternoon after her SUV crashed head-on with a school bus in Prince Edward County. Virginia State Police say 68-year-old Katherine C. Hobgood, of Meherrin, was traveling south on Route 15 when her 2014 Chevrolet Captiva crossed the center line and struck head-on a northbound Cumberland County school bus.


  9. Book club meeting heldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... speakers. Their book is a collection of biographies of families that are members of Springfield Baptist Church in Meherrin. The book is about the many accomplishments that the members of this small, rural, African-American church have achieved. ...


  10. Church and community eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... United Methodist Men of the Prince Edward Charge at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 5083 Mt. Pleasant Road, Meherrin. BARBECUE SUPPER, 4-7 p.m. at Red Oak Excavating sponsored by the Relay team "Friends for a Cure." All proceeds benefit the ...


  11. Blessings of family and homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... everything now, 'hobby farm' I guess you'd call it, but I still farm some." To neighbors of the farm, which has a Meherrin address, Tubby is well-known, and by that specific, distinctive nickname. He explained how he came by it. When it came to his ...


  12. Events aplenty for St. Paddy'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... Volunteer Fire Department. To learn more, visit the Cumberland Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Facebook page. Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue is set to hold a party of its own at the 102 Moores Ordinary Road from 8 p.m. until midnight. "We have ...


  13. Church and Community EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    ... be served at 2 p.m. African attire is encouraged. BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION , 3 p.m. at New Bethel Baptist Church, Meherrin. Seven different churches to appear. Attire and tasty cuisine of yesteryear. All are welcome. BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM, 11 a.m. ...


  14. Chimney fire burns homeRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | Farmville Herald

    A chimney fire at a home on Old Peachtree Road in Green Bay resulted in an occupant at the house being relocated. Trey Pyle, chief of Meherrin Fire & Rescue, said Meherrin Fire & Rescue, Keysville Volunteer Fire Department and Burkeville Volunteer Fire & Rescue responded to a structure fire at 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning.


  15. Martha BrodrickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | Powhatan Today

    ... l be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, January 17, 2018) at Tussekiah Baptist Church Cemetery at 3514 Crymes Road in Meherrin. Monaghan Funeral Home at 7300 Creighton Parkway in Mechanicsville is in charge of arrangements.


  16. Single-vehicle crash in MeherrinRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    VSP Public Relations Director Corinne N. Geller said the response came at 9:54 a.m. to the crash which occurred on Route 360 at Free State Road.


  17. Hall family displacedRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    A family was displaced from its home after a fire resulted in the total loss of a single-family house on 688 Monroe Church Road in Rice on Saturday. According to information provided by a fire report from Rice Volunteer Fire Department, the call was received at the department at 8:14 a.m. Rice Volunteer Fire Department responded to the incident, in addition to Farmville Volunteer Fire Department, Meherrin Volunteer Fire Department and Hampden-Sydney Volunteer Fire Department, the report cited.


  18. Franklin man sentenced to six years for selling LSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    Taylor Beale was sentenced to six years in prison for possession with intent to sell LSD and possession of a firearm, after the 23-year-old sold LSD to undercover police units back in September 2016. Officials say that they had set up multiple meetings with Beale, and that on the fourth meet up, Virginia State Police Meherrin Drug Task Force Officers found him to be in possession of twenty tabs of LSD and a handgun.


  19. Churches rally to end hungerRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Farmville Herald

    ... members and leaders at College Church at Hampden-Sydney, Farmville Presbyterian, Cumberland Presbyterian and Meherrin Presbyterian among others. Mason said the church also donated checks coming to approximately $1,500 for Rise Against Hunger ...


  20. Walter PowlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... will follow in Washington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Southside SPCA, P.O. Box 66, Meherrin, VA 23954. Online condolences may be made at .


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