Date archive forNovember 8th, 2013
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

WV leads ten states in letter seeking immediate legislative action to fix ACA problems

Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says recent events show the implementation of the ACA (Affordable Care Act) is not proceeding in a manner that best protects consumers’ interests. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Local woman suffers brain aneurysm

Rebecca Zopp of Rupert, mother of two, was found unconscious by her younger daughter, Hollie Massie, head cheerleader at Greenbrier West High School, when she returned home from school Oct. 30. Rebecca had had a More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

CommUnity Night set for November 14

The public is invited to attend CommUnity Night, a gathering of 38 of the area’s nonprofit organizations that will include complimentary wine, lemonade and appetizers as well as piano music by the acclaimed pianist More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

November is National Smoking Cessation Month

This November, the West Virginia Medical Institute (WVMI) supports National Smoking Cessation Month. By quitting, even for one day, smokers can take an important step towards a healthier life – one that can More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Supreme Court made right decision to hear power plant challenge

Commentary By Patrick Morrisey Attorney General of WV In the next few months, the U.S. Supreme Court will be reentering the greenhouse gas debate when it reviews the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attempts More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Forgiveness I’ve been coming across the topic of forgiveness a lot lately. Every time it’s mentioned, there is always this one past regret that haunts me. I am going to tell you a story I’ve More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright There’s something very reassuring about going back to the town where you grew up. Regardless of how much has changed, there’s always enough that hasn’t changed to give you a sense of comfort More...

Lucky Lou, little miracle puppy
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Bits of News from the Birdhouse

Lucky Lou, little miracle puppy By Debbie Bond What beautiful weather we’ve been having! As far as this old gal is concerned it doesn’t need to snow at all. We actually got several inches on that first snow, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Memories of Alderson’s past

Dear Editor: The Saturday afternoon audience at Alderson’s Alpine Theatre burst into laughter as a small child could be seen climbing onto the stage, then attempting to grab the cowboy’s gun from the projected More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 8th, 2013

Beauty and the Season

Dear Editor: Ahhh, the weather is not hot and sticky no more but is the time when frost is on the pumpkin. Once again the chill is in the air. Beautiful leaves are on the trees and are about to fall. Just like the More...