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When is a tax increase not???

Velva Public School patrons have read, with some alarm, the notice about a public hearing concerning raising the local mill levy by 22.54 percent. Similar ads have been published all across the state as school officials deal with the complications of explaining the new tax “increases.”

Posted 10/01/13 (Tue) read more »

New president sworn in

The first order of business at Monday’s Velva city commission meeting was to swear in the new president, Cindy Shattuck.

Posted 9/24/13 (Tue) read more »

City commission still working on budget

With the preliminary budget due for public reviewal on Sept. 10 and the final budget due before Oct. 7, Velva city commissioners are still working on it as of Tuesday.

Posted 9/10/13 (Tue) read more »

Sweet smelling success

Bloom in Color, Velva’s newest floral business, brings a whole new meaning to flower deliveries.

Posted 9/03/13 (Tue) read more »

Commission to fight junk vehicle problem

“We need to get the word out to the public: if you send in a complaint about an abandoned or junk vehicle, we will act.”

Posted 8/27/13 (Tue) read more »

They came, they saw, they slept!

CANDISC riders pull into Velva

Posted 8/06/13 (Tue) read more »

Photography studio opening in Velva

After being without a local photography studio for several years, Velva will once again have a local professional photographer.

Posted 7/30/13 (Tue) read more »

City hires attorney, mayor candidates

The City of Velva has been without a city attorney for some time, and the city commission remedied that situation at its regular meeting on Monday night.

Posted 7/23/13 (Tue) read more »

Delaying haying and spraying

Local ag producers battled to get crops in this spring, and now, the continued wet conditions are slowing their attempts to spray those crops and take off their hay.

Posted 7/16/13 (Tue) read more »

Fun was had!

Velva celebrates Fourth and school centennial

Posted 7/09/13 (Tue) read more »