Date archive forNovember 15th, 2013
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Helping Doctors to Help their Patients

Improving access to health care for all West Virginians requires a robust Medicare program that can support our doctors and hospitals so that they can effectively treat their patients. Having met with many of our More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Rahall Report: Rahall lauds entrepreneurship as keystone to region’s economic growth

At a conference of the 13 states making up the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) Thursday underscored the value of Federal investments in Appalachia to build infrastructure and More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Christmas memory

Dear Editor: Having someone to blame, even if it has to be yourself, seems to be a part of explaining paths chosen. With the kind permission of the Mountain Messenger, the following is all due to Wal-Mart and their More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright Admit it—they’re dated. When you see a stack of VHS tapes sitting around somewhere, perhaps in a secondhand store, passed over and gathering dust, what impression do they create in your mind? Without More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Undeserving? I don’t think so. As many of you are aware my life has been a little consumed this past week with help a fellow by the name of Joe. For those who don’t know, he was a homeless More...

Pottery: One of many class & workshop opportunities at Carnegie Hall
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Carnegie Hall now accepting teaching proposals for 2014

Pottery: One of many class & workshop opportunities at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall is now accepting teaching proposals for the 22nd annual Kids’ College. Artists in and around the Greenbrier Valley who enjoy More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Fiscal Year 2014 Farmland Protection sign-ups announced

Kevin Wickey, State Conservationist for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), announced this week a signup period for eligible entities to apply for Fiscal More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 15th, 2013

USDA announces funding to improve rural housing

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack this week announced that recipients in 45 states, the Western Pacific and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will receive grants to make housing repairs and improve housing conditions More...