Looking Back: Times Virginian News Archives

1961 ARCHIVES

New minister at Liberty Baptist

The Rev. O. Daulton Moore accepted a call to the pastorate of the local Liberty Baptist Church, succeeding the Rev. James Cravens. He comes to Appomattox from First Baptist Church in Groveland, Fla., and is a native of Caswell County, N.C. He has served pastorates in North Carolina, Indiana and Florida. 

30 YEARS AGO

Scouts help with church renovation project

Boy Scouts Troop 546 got busy scraping old paint and doing other chores at the old Wesley Chapel Church, which was moved from its original site just off Route 727 to its present location adjacent to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The old church got an overhaul in readiness for an Open House by the Appomattox Historical Society. 

Chestnut Grove Community News

T.C. Beasley, of Troutville, spent Saturday night with his mother Mrs. Ellen Beasley. 

25 YEARS AGO

Girl scouts get money back

Money that was inappropriately taken from a local girl scout troop by a former troop leader was returned. The current scout leaders planned a trip for the 14 county girls who had missed a planned summer visit to Kings Dominion because of the theft. 

Transco donates to building project

Transco made a $5,000 donation to the local Habitat for Humanity chapter and planned a work day for its employees on one of the local organization’s building projects. 

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