Date archive forDecember 24th, 2013
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

New County Committee Election ballots to be mailed

Deborah S. Echols, county executive director, this week announced that the County Committee Election ballots that were mailed to producers on Nov. 4 were incorrectly printed with the producer’s name and address More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Duane Zobrist files for State Senate

Lewisburg small businessman to seek 10th District nomination This week Duane Zobrist sent his pre-candidacy registration form to the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office for the 10th State Senate District More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Mullican Flooring launches Facebook campaign to raise funds for Toys for Tots program

Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood floors, has launched its second consecutive Facebook campaign designed to raise money for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. The 12 Days of Christmas More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Recent case studies a component of corrections studies at New River

Students pursuing a degree in Corrections at New River Community and Technical College often review case studies as part of their coursework, sometimes with unexpected results. “We discuss current news of problems More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Troublemaker I recently attended a fun little event at the very club I’ve written about being thrown out of several times. I was of course nervous, not because of being scared of being thrown More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright It’s so predictable—so amazingly predictable. Every year around this time, the weeks approaching Christmas Day, the media virtually bends over backwards with one obvious intent: to discount, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Commentary…Oil billionaires’ ‘dark money’ pouring into WV race

By Dan Heyman, WVNS Groups founded by oil billionaires Charles and David Koch are spending tens, maybe hundreds of thousands of dollars attacking U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, a Democrat from West Virginia. Campaign finance More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Bits of News from the BIRDHOUSE

By Debbie Bond Merry Christmas everyone! Can you believe it’s time to celebrate again! To everyone who still has shopping to do, before I go any further I want to remind everyone to shop locally, keep your money More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

‘Page 2’ – the rest of the story

Dear Editor: We of a certain age do remember Paul Harvey, whose stories always had a punch line such as the telling of “Wally,” who had chaffed for years whenever he recalled being laughed at when he had rowed More...

By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Hunting or trespassing?

Dear Editor: My home is in a very secluded location. Most folks do not come here without an invitation. I appreciate knowing if someone is going to arrive. So, a dog crossed my deck, and shortly later a young man More...