Date archive forAugust 23rd, 2013
marijuana bust
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

State troopers seize hundreds of thousands of dollars in marijuana

West Virginia State Troopers seized a large number of marijuana plants in a remote area of Cold Knob in Greenbrier County Tuesday afternoon as part of an ongoing investigation. Troopers from the Lewisburg and Rainelle More...

Lewisburg water treatment Manager, Randy Johnson, right, receiving AWOP award from WV Bureau of Public Health District Engineer, Chris Farrish.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Lewisburg hears proposal for solar power access

Lewisburg water treatment Manager, Randy Johnson, right, receiving AWOP award from WV Bureau of Public Health District Engineer, Chris Farrish. The Lewisburg City Council hosted a presentation by Dan Conant, founder More...

Actor James Franco directing Child Of God’s Scott Haze in what is sure to be an Oscar winning performance as Lester Ballard
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

It’s Coming…

  By David Esteppe Actor James Franco directing Child Of God’s Scott Haze in what is sure to be an Oscar winning performance as Lester Ballard It became official via the Facebook page for Child of God, the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Location change for voters in 2 precincts for October special school levy election

On Saturday, Oct. 5, Greenbrier County citizens who are registered to vote in Precincts 45 and 46 will cast their ballots at the Cafeteria of the old Lewisburg Elementary School on Lee Street – now the Lee More...

Mayor Travis Copenhaver accepts check from Alderson Main Street President Betty Thomas.  Jesse Willis, Boy Scout supervisor, looks on.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Alderson Main Street supports Boy Scout project

Mayor Travis Copenhaver accepts check from Alderson Main Street President Betty Thomas. Jesse Willis, Boy Scout supervisor, looks on. At their regular monthly meeting on Aug. 15, Alderson Main Street (AMS) voted More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright Don’t mess with Wednesday evenings. Repeat: don’t mess with Wednesday evenings. I’ve written about this problem before with absolutely no noticeable results, causing me maintain a very sobering More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Lawrence of Arabia turning out to be ‘The Last Crusade’

  Dear Editor: This nation’s announced “War Against Terror” that began our military campaigns in the Middle East included our promises to introduce economic stability, representative governments More...

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys kick off Mountain Music Trail series

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys The Pocahontas County Opera House will celebrate the Mountain Music Trail with the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 7:30 p.m. The band has become a regional audience More...

Galexy by Sandra King
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Sandra King to exhibit at Carnegie Hall

Galexy by Sandra King Sandra King’s “Windows in Time” exhibit will be on display Sept. 2 through Oct. 26, in Carnegie Hall’s Museum Gallery. The artist will hold a reception free to the general public on More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 23rd, 2013

WV State Park Foundation assists ‘Walking in the Footsteps of Soldiers’

The Battle of Droop Mountain occurred on Nov. 6, 1863. This year on Nov. 6, 150 years ago to the date and time, a group of individuals will arrive at the battlefield after an overnight hike that commemorates the More...