Date archive forMay, 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

The Little Tree

1st Place 3rd-4th Grade: ‘The Little Tree’ by Abigail Herndon, Frankford Elementary, teacher Shawn Hill/Amber Workman By Abigail Herndon The fog was rising and the snow was falling. I was the first one awake, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson The Cost of Meat I don’t I expect food to cost the same as it did in the ‘60s when I first started buying my own food but this is getting ridiculous. To make a bad situation even worse More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

The ACA – Forever Yours

Dear Editor: If you think, even for a moment, that the Republicans will get rid of the Affordable Care Act if they take over the Senate in this year’s election, then you have a screw loose somewhere. The reason More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Animal Control officer needs to go!

Dear Editor: I am writing to you as a concerned citizen, regarding the Greenbrier Animal Control Officer, Robert McClung. I am not the owner of the Weimaraner, Giant, whose life is at stake today! His owner (a local More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   When teachers pack up their classrooms for the summer, it’s not that they’re planning to be gone really that long. After all, summer vacation is usually no more than a couple of months—and More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Rahall statement on VA Secretary Eric Shinseki

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) this week released the following statement in calling for VA Secretary Eric Shinseki to step aside. “Secretary Shinseki has served with dignity and honor and his sacrifice has been More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Rockefeller comments on VA problems

Senator Jay Rockefeller, the longest-serving member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, this week issued the following statement in response to calls for the resignation of Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Select the winner for the June 10 Entrepreneur Café – Six innovators vie for seed funding

You can help select the winner of the fifth Greenbrier Valley Entrepreneur Café from a varied field of creative projects with funding needs to launch or expand a business. BB&T has donated $500 for the base More...

Madison Erskine, a sophomore on the GEHS golf team is shown hitting a shot while Sir Nick Faldo and others look on. Madison is the son of Jeff and Karen Erskine of Ronceverte, WV.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Give Your Child the Gift of Golf This Summer

Madison Erskine, a sophomore on the GEHS golf team is shown hitting a shot while Sir Nick Faldo and others look on. Madison is the son of Jeff and Karen Erskine of Ronceverte, WV.   Madison Erskine, a member More...

Properties and Lifestyles. June 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Properties and Lifestyles. June 2014

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