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eMessenger for August 30, 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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eMessenger for August 30, 2014

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ALS Ice Water Challenge Lewisburg Elementary
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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ALS Ice Water Challenge presents opportunity to teach community service to students

Lewisburg Elementary Principal, Leann Piercy-McMillion and Assistant Principal, Melandee Heaster, took the opportunity to teach students about community service by partaking in the ALS Ice Water Challenge. Before More...

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Scam Alert: Callers claiming to be from Appalachian Power use scare tactics to get cash from small businesses

Small business owners who are customers of Appalachian Power in Virginia are among the latest targets of scam artists seeking to extort cash. The scam, which instructs customers to make immediate payment or have More...

Ronceverte Yard of the Month
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Ronceverte Woman’s Club Yard of the Month

The Ronceverte Woman’s Club has held a Yard of the Month Contest for the residents of Ronceverte during the summer months.  For the month of August the honor goes to Henry and Peggy Crawford for their beautifully More...

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Upcoming exhibit includes photos related to African American religious traditions

Enslaved Africans transported to the New World beginning in the 15th century brought with them a wide range of local religious beliefs and practices.   In a world turned upside down, these slaves clung to some More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014
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Manchin, Rockefeller, Rahall announce funding for emergency food and shelter program statewide

This week, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller, along with Representative Nick Rahall, announced $526,266 in funding to help individuals and families in West Virginia with non-disaster related emergencies. More...

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Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market continues free series of entertainment and educational talks

The Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market in Lewisburg is continuing its free series of  entertainment and educational talks through the fall. This Saturday, Aug. 30: The Lewis Kids present an eclectic mix of old time, More...

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Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson Cleaning Up After Your Grown Children I have been thinking for some time now that how the world considers a child as being grown because they turn 18 is hilarious. It’s like blowing smoke More...

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True story from ‘The Great War’

Dear Editor: The family name in this telling has been changed, for obvious reasons, but the story is true. The county seat of Monroe County, to our south, Union, was described in 1830 as “a sprightly village” More...

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WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   On this Labor Day weekend it’s worthwhile to look back on our own individual work histories and renew ourselves once more to the deep value of hard, honest work. Most of us remember our More...