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Treasures on the Shelves: Remember the reason for the holiday

For most Americans, Memorial Day is the official kick off of summer time, warmer weather, longer days, and ...

Town of Victoria STEPS property


Work continues on old STEPS property in Victoria

The main building isn’t in great shape. When they gathered together for a Tuesday, May 14 meeting, that ...

Poorhouse solar


Poorhouse Solar gets extension from Victoria Town Council

Back in May 2021, the Victoria Town Council signed off on a specific solar project. This was for ...


A Box of Love: Who are we?

“Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in Thy sight, O ...


First quarter results announced

Benchmark Bankshares saw positive and negatives in their first quarter results. The Kenbridge-based holding company for Benchmark Community ...


AARP warns of home repair scams

Spring has sprung and with warmer weather comes home repairs. Unfortunately, shady contractors are out there looking for ...


Where does the Kinex project stand?

By Nate Pentecost The K-V Dispatch When will the Kinex high-speed internet project be finished? That’s a question ...

Mary Dayton


Dayton wants to serve her community

Mary Dayton just wants to give back to her hometown. Having grown up in Kenbridge, she left for ...


Treasures on the Shelves: Bird eggs and books?

Hey, folks! I have some really cool stuff going on at my house! If you like birds, that ...

Kenston Forest Golf


Kenston golfers finish a stellar season

The Kenston Forest Golf Team just wrapped up an excellent season this month, putting together a VCC Conference ...

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News Briefs: Repairs at Victoria High, Memorial Day and MORE!

REPAIR WORK CONTINUES ON VICTORIA HIGH We also have an update on the repair project for the old ...

Dispatch Church and Community Events calendar


Dispatch Church and Community Calendar: week of May 22

The Church and Community Events calendar is published each Wednesday. Items must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. Monday ...


Town budget needs more work

There hasn’t been a final vote taken yet on the Town of Victoria’s budget. And for that, you ...


Price of steers, corn fall across Virginia

Virginia Market News Service reported the following weekly ag trends on May 10: In Virginia, state graded feeder ...


Don’t feed or pet the bears, residents advised

Don’t try and pet the bears. That’s the first suggestion issued by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources. ...

Lunenburg County Republican Committee


Republicans hear from state delegation

The Lunenburg County Republican Committee had a big night on Tuesday, May 7, as the regular monthly meeting ...


FAFSA delays create headaches for parents, students

As if being a high school senior who is preparing to graduate and head to college this fall ...


The Word: A verse was shouting in my ear

“Anyone, then, who knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins.” — James 4:17  ...


New chapter leadership installed for Delta Alpha

Sarah Daniel Fenwick of LaCrosse was recently installed as president of the Delta Alpha Chapter of The Delta ...


Community Concert series returns

It started back in December of 2017. There were two local groups, a duet and a trio, that ...