FRANKLIN

Weather clears to make way for lumberjacks

Torrential rain and hail on the day before and the threat of rain the day of did not ...

RIVERGUARD REPORT

RiverGuard Report: Like a hurricane

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent May the 11th through the 12th on the Nottoway below Courtland. The ...

WITH HOPE

Playing while hurt

Last October, an amazing thing happened on national television. In the World Series, Atlanta Braves pitcher Charlie Morton ...

SOWING SEEDS

‘Yes! We’re the Church Together’

Years ago, I was responsible for 91 churches of all shapes and sizes: One was called a cowboy ...

RIVERGUARD REPORT

Winter hangin’ on

Spirit of Moonpie and I spent April the 27th through the 29th on the Blackwater below Franklin. The ...

WITH HOPE

A letter to my post-pandemic self

Dear post-pandemic self, you are as tired of mentioning what happened the last couple of years as people ...

SOWING SEEDS

Something cut me to the soul

Inspired by a mission trip; Sara Groves wrote the following song: I saw what I saw, and I ...

LOOKING BACK

Radio

By Clyde Parker Back in the year 1922, a The Tidewater News editorial by publishers Paul Scarborough and ...

WITH HOPE

While it was still dark

There’s something about the early morning that is just different from the rest of the day. I’m talking ...

SOWING SEEDS

A church fire and Easter

One Friday morning, I received an emergency phone call about a fire at Tabernacle United Methodist Church in ...

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