Madisonville News Items from Local Newspapers


Source:  The Charlotte Gazette, Drakes Branch, VA., Thursday, September 7, 1944
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

MADISONVILLE
On the last Sunday night, September 3, the young people of the three churches of Madisonville, met at Centenary Methodist Church, with a good program led by the president, Miss Thelma Morris.  On next Sunday afternoon they will meet at Salem Baptist Church at 3 o'clock.
Sunday afternoon, September 10, at 3:30 will be the regular Sunday service at Salem Baptist church.  Sunday school at 2:30; young peoples meeting at 3, and preaching at 3:30 by Rev. R.P. Welch.
We hope soon to see our young children back in their places at Sunday school.  We want them to know we miss them.  
Mrs. Violet Owen of Roanoke, was the recent house guest of Mrs. Harry Crawley.
We are glad to report that Mrs. William Ledbetter is able to be out after a recent illness.
Mr. William Brightwell has the misfortune to lose a nice cow some time ago.
Miss Margaret Morris spent a recent week end with her mother, Mrs. R.V. Morris and her sister, Mrs. William Brightwell.
Mrs. G.C. Taylor, Jr., who had been in Georgia, spending some time with her husband, Sergeant Taylor, is spending some time with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G.H. Walter.
Recent guests in the home of Mrs. Eula Pugh were her daughter, Mrs. Crawford and her brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jennings, of Martinsville, also Miss Lucille Jennings of Farmville.
Mrs. Eula Pugh spent a week in Covington, with her daughter, Mrs. Crawford.
Pfc. Harold Morris is reported back in service after having been seriously wounded.
Miss Alice Moore of New York City, spent a month's vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V.L. Moore.
Mrs. Lewis Cunningham is visiting her mother, Mrs. Clara Ellyson.
Farmers are cutting tobacco and corn in this vicinity and fall is in the air.
This week in the cannery at Madisonville had four thousand pounds of snaps to can.


Newspaper:  The Charlotte Gazette, Smithville, VA., Thursday, August 29, 1901
Submitted By:  Bea Adams King

Madisonville Messages
Misses Carrie Belle, Maddie Ford and Bessie Hamlett are visiting the Misses Jennings, of Madisonville.
Leslie Carwiles, son of Mr. Ed. Carwiles, is very ill with typhoid fever.  He has been unconscious for nearly two weeks, and is still in a very critical condition.
Rev. J.P. Williams and wife, of Brookneal, passed through our village Monday.
Mr. Aubrey Blankinship, of Lynchburg, is visiting Mr. R.W. Paulett.
Mr. Howard J. Pugh spent this week with Mr. Pugh, of Rough Creek.
Mrs. Annie Harrison, of Greensboro, N.C., is visiting her mother, Mrs. V.M. Marshall, at Monclover, VA.
Mrs. T.R. Pugh and children spent this week at home.
A large number of our people attended the picnic at Red House and reported it quite a success.
The many friends of Mr. Atwood Hamersly were very sorry to see him leave home last Wednesday.  He went to Pittsburg, Pa., where he will remain some time yet.
Miss Emma DeFord (D. Ford) is visiting relatives in Prince Edward County.  We are all very glad that Miss Emma will take her same school again.