Date archive forJuly, 2014
eMessenger for July 26, 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

eMessenger for July 26, 2014

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Coach Terry Koon (left), Donnie Turner and Coach Mac Parks
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Golf raffle winners announced

Coach Terry Koon (left), Donnie Turner and Coach Mac Parks Andy Pendleton of Rainelle won the recent raffle drawing for The Snead Golf package for four players plus carts. The raffle was used as a fundraiser for More...

Crystal Yates (left) and Stephanie Baldwin (right) pictured with New River Community and Technical College Cosmetology Program Director Lisa Carter
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

New River CTC Cosmetology graduates follow different paths to new career

One thought she wanted to be a school teacher. The other was a nail technician who always wanted to do hair. Last May, Crystal Yates of Ronceverte and Stephanie Baldwin of Clintonville were members of the first More...

Evan Zimmerman as Harry Witherspoon (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier Valley Theatre)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Something funny’s going on at GVT

Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) continues the run of the hilarious musical farce Lucky Stiff, July 24-26, 30 and 31 and Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. Evan Zimmerman as Harry Witherspoon (Photo courtesy of Greenbrier More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

MKTO/Emblem3 performance at 2014 State Fair cancelled

The State Fair of West Virginia has announced that a scheduling conflict has forced the cancelation of the Sunday, Aug. 10, MKTO/Emblem3 concert. To replace the cancelled show, the State Fair is pleased to present More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Appalachian String Band Music Festival turns 25!

The Appalachian String Band Music Festival at Camp Washington-Carver in Fayette County at Clifftop turns 25 this year. The popular family-friendly event, presented by the WV Division of Culture and History, includes More...

James E. Johnson autographing a book for Sara Kidd Irons of Lewisburg, a long-time 4-H member and supporter
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

‘History of 4-H in Greenbrier’ issues second printing

The “History of 4-H in Greenbrier County: the First 100 Years” has sold out of the first printing and the second printing of the book by James E. Johnson of Alderson is now available. James E. Johnson autographing More...

Spot Teen Center logo
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Community Clean together

The Spot Teen Center is inviting the community to help clean up the former Bolling High School building on Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. The building is located at 321 Oak Street, Lewisburg. We are in need of people More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

Frankford resident named Appalachian Transition Fellow

Courtney Gillilan, a native of Frankford has been chosen to join The Appalachian Transition Fellowship, a year-long opportunity for 14 leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to Central Appalachia. This fellowships More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

James Samuel Schmitz

Sinks Grove-James Samuel Schmitz, 80, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Peyton Hospice House in Lewisburg. Born Oct. 31, 1933, in Magnolia, NJ, he was a son of the late William and Sara Norton Schmitz. James More...