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Ken Woodley, III, Author at Farmville

Columns

Historic Moton strike continued founding America

When in the course of human events… We gather here in the course of our human event to celebrate and commemorate the 65th anniversary of ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Monday, April 25, 2016 1:51 pm

Hampden-Sydney College

Rep. Hurt Extols Virtues Of H-SC: ‘Engaged, Educated Citizens Can Meet The Challenge’

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY — Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt initially approached Hampden-Sydney College’s invitation to speak at commencement as if it were a large, prickly cactus. He ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Friday, May 29, 2015 6:12 pm

Editorials

My Final Editorial

How do you say farewell, as editor, to an entire community? And after 36 years, the last quarter century spent “preaching” from this pulpit, a ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Friday, May 29, 2015 5:23 pm

Columns

Caught Up In The Slipstream Of Another’s Wings

The sun wasn’t setting. Even though this moment of daylight-into-darkening was the precise minute sunset was forecast by calculations based on latitude and longitude. Nor ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Friday, May 29, 2015 4:52 pm

Top Home

Bowen Stitches 4-H Excellence

FARMVILLE — If Jennifer Bowen’s winning Virginia Tech’s 2015 Alumni Award for Excellence in Extension were the eye of a needle, then her triumph is ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Friday, May 29, 2015 4:28 pm

Town Of Farmville

Woodley Departs Herald After 36 Years

FARMVILLE — After 36 years with the newspaper, today’s edition is the last for Ken Woodley, who has worked for The Farmville Herald since 1979 ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Friday, May 29, 2015 4:24 pm

Longwood University

Easement For Dorm Approved By Town

FARMVILLE — During a special called meeting Tuesday, town council granted a perpetual site development easement, necessary for new dorm construction, to the Longwood Real ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Friday, May 29, 2015 4:14 pm

News

Community Yule Plans Unfolding: An Artificial Tree Appears Headed To N. Main Plaza

FARMVILLE — The proposed community Christmas tree appears headed toward the plaza where High Bridge Trail crosses North Main Street. The initial question of a ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:26 am

Editorials

Sen. Garrett’s Regional University Philosophy Also Argues For Increased State Pre-K—12 Funding

Why not, wonders our state senator, Tom Garrett, link every locality in Virginia to a regional university—such as Longwood—and offer that area’s very best and ... Read more

by Ken Woodley, III, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:22 am