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Master Gardeners to host state meeting

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:15 pm

  On April 12,  the Central Virginia Master Gardeners will host the Virginia Master Gardeners Association, our state organization, at the County Office Building, from 8 AM to 2 PM.  This is a very special occasion for the Central Virginia Master Gardeners as it will introduce all the Master Gardeners in the state to our lovely county and the many things it offers for everyone to see.  We are delighted

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  • Youth Yard Sale

    Posted on April 4, 2013 at 9:46 am

    The Youth of Gum Spring United Methodist Church are having a yard sale on Saturday April 6 from 8 AM – 1 PM to raise funds for their summer mission trip. You may donate and buy! For more information, contact 804-556-3494.

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  • Local Resident to Present Lecture at Eighth-Annual Quilt Expo

    Posted on July 11, 2012 at 10:14 am

    Louisa resident Sharon Kennedy will present a lecture titled “Three-Dimensional Appliqué” at Quilt Expo in Madison, Wis. The one-hour lecture is among 144 to be given by notable quilting authorities, and provides an opportunity for quilters to acquire new ideas and tips from leading quilting educators. The Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and Nancy Zieman Productions LLC, runs 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 through

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Virginia Afield by Chris McCotter

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:14 pm

  Big Fish Best Bets This is the month to get out on an area lake or river and put that new fishing license to work. All across the region the waters are warming to that magic 60-degree mark when fish move shallow and spawning occurs and that desk chair is definitely less comfortable than the leanin’ post on the front deck of your rig or padded seat on the

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New leadership at St. James Episcopal

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm

With great thanksgiving and joy, St. James Episcopal Church announces the appointment of the Rev. Charles Alexander Riffee as rector. Father Alex, a West Virginia native, is a graduate of the Berkeley Divinity School at Yale University. He has served as associate rector at St. James’s Episcopal Church in Richmond for three years. His wife, Dr. Yinghao Riffee, is a resident in pediatrics and internal medicine at MCV Hospital. Father

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  • Four hooves up for Oz

    Posted on January 30, 2014 at 9:00 am

    Holly Grove Volunteer Firefighters answered an unusual call on Monday, Jan. 27, when a miniature Appaloosa horse named Oz found himself lying on his back and wedged between two buildings. The rescue crew poses for a picture with a grateful new friend after the rescue.  Submitted photo

    When Debbie Smith went out to feed her horses on Monday, Jan. 27 she realized that her 10-month-old Appaloosa miniature horse, Oz, was nowhere to be found. “He always follows me,” Smith said. Earlier that day the animal’s veterinarian had come out to check Oz due to a runny nose. Smith said she thought maybe he had reacted to the injection. “[I] went to the stalls to see if he

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  • Lasagna Dinner

    Posted on October 11, 2012 at 9:30 am

    The Gum Spring United Methodist Youth Group is having a Lasagna Dinner at 5 PM on October 13 at the church. Tickets are on sale now by purchasing from a Gum Spring Youth or going on line at and clicking the donate button and filling in payment info. Tickets are also available at the door. Prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children.

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Pet Stories

Rabies Clinic

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:17 pm

  A rabies clinic will be held at Louisa County Administration Building from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.on Saturday, April 12.  Vaccinations are for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens for $10, cash only. If animals have been vaccinated within the past three years, bring certification papers. Current 2014 dog tags will be for sale. Enforcement of county ordinances pertaining to such will be exercised. Leave all animals in the vehicle at all

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Easter Sunday Schedule at Gum Spring United Methodist Church

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:07 am

Gum Spring United Methodist Church will celebrate Easter with a sunrise service led by the youth from 7 until 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 20 followed by breakfast. Sunday school will be held at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. There will only be one worship service and there will be no afternoon or evening activities. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring. Call (804)

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  • Stations of the Cross @ Gum Spring United Methodist Church

    Posted on April 7, 2014 at 11:04 am

    Gum Spring United Methodist Church will present Stations of the Cross from 6 until 7 p.m. on Friday, April 18.  Mentally relive the last days of Christ’s earthly life as you “walk the Via Dolorosa” in a self-paced, meditative experience through visual art. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.  

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  • Free Union Gospel Church holds special service

    Posted on November 29, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Free Union Gospel Church Come out and worship with the Bishop John Marshall and church members at the Free Union Gospel Church on Sunday December 30th at 3 pm. We are located at 10378 Louisa Road in Gordonsville VA, 22942. We will be blessed with the word from Apostle Ronald Hoard of Ephphatha New Ministries in Columbus Ohio, Apostle Randolph Ragland of Holy Church of the Living God in Cobham

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Schools to hold registration Thursday, April 10

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:18 pm

  Pre-kindergarten applications will be accepted at each school from 3:30 until 7:00 p.m. If your child will be four years old on or before Sept. 30, 2014, he or she is eligible to apply. Limited spaces will be assigned based on the results of a screening, to be conducted that day, and consideration of at-risk factors including family income level, sibling difficulty in school, foster care, single-parent household, a history

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  • Publicity Chair – Moss Nuckols PTA

    Posted on October 7, 2013 at 1:18 pm

    Moss-Nuckols Elementary School PTA would like to invite you to join in these activities for the month of October! October 11th: Bus Driver Appreciation – The Moss-Nuckols PTA will be showing their appreciation for our school bus drivers. Give your bus driver a ‘thank you’ for their service to our children or make a card to express your gratitude! October 15 – 21: School Book Fair – The Fall Book

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  • Local Homeschool Co-op holds science fair

    Posted on April 4, 2013 at 9:47 am

    CHANGE co-op, which meets at Louisa Baptist Church, held a science fair last Friday, March 22, 2013. 20 students participated, ages ranging from 5-18 years old. Assorted projects were presented, including using ballistic gel to determine BB gun damage range, hovercraft airflow, and slime variations using different types of glue. Judges for the competition included Mrs. Joan Hager of Orange, VA and Mrs. Chitra Swygard of Richmond, VA. CHANGE co-op

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Volunteer your time and talent

Posted on April 7, 2014 at 12:20 pm

Need a place to give your time and talent? See how to become involved with Volunteers of Louisa by clicking here.

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