Date archive forAugust 20th, 2013
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Proposed national monument designation could create jobs, support local economy by $5.2 million

Birthplace of Rivers National Monument celebrates WV landscape National monument designation for the Birthplace of Rivers, in east-central West Virginia, is likely to have a significant impact on the local economy, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Bits of News from the BIRDHOUSE

It’s so hard to believe that Summer will soon be over. Hope everyone’s having good luck with their canning season, the rain was hard on some gardens and a blessing to others. Personally, I am totally done with More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Voice from Greenbrier Co. Board of Education

By Stephen H. Baldwin New Greenbrier County Schools Website www.GreenbrierCountySchools.org During the summers, I used to work with my grandfather – mowing grass, working around the house, and (mostly) shaking More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

New River can appeal or comply

Dear Editor: Although it is not very likely, the settlement of the million dollar plus matter between the GREENBRIER COUNTY COMMISSION and the NEW RIVER college could be yet another reason for the State Fair fireworks More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Alex Perry McQuire

Lewisburg-Alex Perry McGuire, 76, passed away at his home Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, after a long illness. Born Apr. 30, 1937, in Renick he was the son of the late George and Isora Christian McGuire. Mr. McGuire was More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Elwood W. Lambert

Keyser-Elwood W. Lambert, 72, passed away suddenly on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Lewisburg. He was born in Wiley Ford, WV, on May 3, 1941. He was the son of the late Harold Myers More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Bryan McClung

Lansing-Bryan McClung, 57, passed away early Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at his residence in Lansing. Born Apr. 6, 1956, in Ronceverte, he was the son of the late Charles Witt and Mildred Shearl McClung. Bryan graduated More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Six West Virginia glass enthusiasts to share stories at Culture Center August 22

In celebration of 200 years of West Virginia glass, six enthusiasts will explain their divergent perspectives on West Virginia glass and how they came to connect with it on Thursday, Aug. 22, in the Archives and More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Wineries, artisans showcased at Rhythm and Wine Festival

West Virginia wineries, quality craft vendors and a full day’s lineup of music will highlight the first-ever Rhythm and Wine Festival in Beverly. The Beverly Heritage Center will host the event Saturday, Aug. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Prizes awarded at 24th Appalachian String Band Music Festival

Twenty musicians, 12 bands and 12 dancers took home $7,450 in contest prize money during the 24th annual Appalachian String Band Music Festival at Camp Washington-Carver in Clifftop, Fayette County, held July 31 More...