Date archive forJuly, 2013
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 19th, 2013

Limited bear firearms season permit applications available

Hunters are reminded that a concurrent bear season without dogs will occur from Nov. 25-Dec. 7, on private land in 19 counties, according to Colin Carpenter, black bear project leader for the West Virginia Division More...

The model homesite in Renick with a view of a solar kiln just to the right in the background.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Kelli’s Kabins starts a revolution of

  Denny Barker, a co-founder of Kelli’s Kabins, LLC (KKLLC), and Brian Canterbury, CEO, discussed this week how they intend to revolutionize the way West Virginia utilizes its natural resource of hardwood. About More...

Fort Mccoy
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Williamsburg’s McCoy Fort deconstructed for upcoming archeology work

For too long, the site of McCoy Fort was a sad one, with a falling down, monstrous barn which encased the pioneer home of William J. McCoy, who came to this area before 1770. Now the two-story log structure has More...

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Program Coordinator Katie Ickes
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Project to impact economic growth

Creating a culture of Entrepreneurism in the Greenbrier Valley is the goal of Katie C. Ickes, working with Greenbrier Valley Economic Development in conjunction with New River Community and Technical College. Ickes More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Filmmaker and graphic novelist Danny Boyd joins Lewisburg Literary Festival

The Lewisburg Literary Festival is excited to present Danny Boyd as a speaker at the Lewisburg Literary Festival on Aug. 2 at 6:30 p.m. at The Literary Town Square, aka The Greenbrier Valley Visitors Center. Following More...

Antique Gas Pumps in Alderson
By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

‘The gas was how much?’

Slowly but surely the old Gulf Gas Station, built in 1955 by Harry Meredith to replace his old one across the highway, is regaining some of its former appearance. On July 2 and 3, two period gas pumps were installed More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Iaquinta not supporting veterans

  Veterans: We know you are proud of Delegate Richard Iaquinta who is a fellow veteran and Chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee. We know the Veterans Organizations in your district support Delegate More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Wright to the Point

  A year ago today—it happened. June 29, 2012. Very few of us saw it coming until it was right on our doorstep. Its arrival was quick, decisive, and extensive.  More...

By Mountain Messenger On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Note to Self…There’s a new biscuit in town

  Unlike many good Southern women, I am not a huge biscuit fan. When I was a kid, my Granny would make canned biscuits for us to fill with syrup and that’s as close as I get to loving biscuits. It’s more More...

The Band's All Here!
By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Aerosmith to rock the classic(s)

 The concert series for the fourth annual PGA Tour FedEx Cup Event, The Greenbrier Classic will be capped Saturday night, July 6 by the legendary rock band Aerosmith. The show at the State Fair of West Virginia More...