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Letters to the Editor

Latest Letters to the Editor

Remove all the statues

Dear Editor: I have the perfect solution to the statue issue. To please everyone, remove all statues, monuments, plaques to any person, place or thing. Yes ... Read more

1 day ago by Letters to the Editor.

We are all on Team Virginia

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Virginia High School League (VHSL), I want to thank you for your leadership and cooperation during this unprecedented health ... Read more

2 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Moving the statue would be sad

Dear Editor: On walks down High Street to town, we passed it, and mother explained he was the soldier who protected Farmville during the war. ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

History cannot be changed

Dear Editor: Only if a time machine is used to go back in history to change events. Since it has taken so many years for ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Moving statue would hurt tourism

Dear Editor: Politicians start wars, generals prosecute wars, but the common soldier fights and dies in wars. The Confederate monument in Farmville is not dedicated ... Read more

3 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

More monuments are needed

Dear Editor: One thought and a suggestion – 1) Let us remember that our Confederate statue is not in memory of a rich, slave-owning plantation ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

No funds should be used to move statue

Dear Editor: There is a concern in Farmville about a statue put on High Street by the Daughters of the Confederacy many, many years ago. ... Read more

4 days ago by Letters to the Editor.

Save the statue

Dear Editor: I ask all sensible people to encourage the town leaders not to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to move a statue that ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Bail out Mom and Pop

Dear Editor: On Friday, the 20th of March, an article which I had written about another bailout for the billionaires may be misconstrued as the ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Schools are never closed

Dear Editor: On March 23, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that all K-12 schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia will be closed through the remainder of ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Love thy neighbor

Dear Editor: The letters in the Friday March 13 edition of The Herald I hope will give inspiration to all our neighbors and churchgoers to ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Longwood should be renamed

Dear Editor: “Before Appomattox, there was Farmville. Still reeling from the battle of Sailor’s Creek, General Robert E. Lee and his men in gray moved ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

We need better grocery options

Dear Editor: Once again the poor state of grocery shopping in Farmville has made itself known. As a senior citizen, I decided that until concerns ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Power of prayer is needed now

Dear Editor: Has America and the world gone crazy, deaf, dumb, or blind? I’ve heard a lot of briefings and updates lately concerning the coronavirus ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Schools are never closed

Editor: On March 23, Gov. Ralph Northam announced that all K-12 schools in the Commonwealth of Virginia will be closed through the remainder of the ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – If statue is a problem, so is Longwood name

Editor: ” Before Appomattox, there was Farmville. Still reeling from the battle of Sailor’s Creek , General Robert E. Lee and his men in gray ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Thank a Vietnam vet

Dear Editor: March 29, 2020 marks National Vietnam Veterans Day, which recognizes and honors all Vietnam Era Veterans and their families. The historic significance of ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Please protect the underprivileged

Dear Mr. President, Governors, Senators, Representatives and all Public Officials – I am writing this on behalf of the many citizens of the wonderful state ... Read more

1 week ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Confederate statue should be moved

Dear Editor: As The Herald has reported, “Mayor says Town to evaluate options on statue.” I have some thoughts: If anything offends anybody, it should ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Statue should stay

Dear Editor: Thank you for publishing the very insightful letter regarding Confederate statues from Mr. Taylor Harris of Halifax, Virginia. I wholeheartedly support his facts ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Democrats are the party of violence

Editor: (In response to James Peca’s letter in the Friday. March 6 edition of The Herald) People in MAGA hats do not attend Democrat rallies ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

We are sick and tired of hate

Editor: Mr. Peca’s latest letter deserves a response.  His open-minded view appears to be more reflective of frustration in that whatever he supports is, lately, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Changes coming to environmental reviews

Editor, Don’t let federal agencies waste taxpayer money on bad projects. My voice and your voice are under attack. For 50 years, the National Environmental ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Letters to the Editor.

Schmidt responds to letter writer

In response to, “We are adrift in a sea of misinformation”, never were truer words spoken. Some are also prone to believing what they want ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – Here’s why I am voting Democrat

Editor: Lucy Klaus, in her letter attacking Tom Noehren spreads her version of Trumpism.   She correctly points out the large effort Republicans had in Emancipation ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

Letter – When it comes to the hungry, give local

We all are familiar with guilt tripping ads that invade our private lives. The ads that show muddy hills held together by deforested stumps, house ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

LETTER: GOP supporter responds to letter writer

Tom Noehren correctly acknowledges the demons in the Democrat Party, but he will proudly vote for them anyway. Why? Because all conservatives are racists, ultranationalists ... Read more

1 month ago by Letters to the Editor.

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