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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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VA implements National Hypoglycemic Safety Initiative

Empowering Veterans to Personalize their Diabetes Care As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) ongoing effort to improve Veterans’ access to healthcare, VA is announcing the launch of a national More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Enter the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s BirdSpotter Photo Contest

Your backyard bird images could win great prizes! The Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s BirdSpotter photo contest is underway! The contest is sponsored by Vanguard and offers weekly prizes for the photos that receive More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Briefly…

Alderson Arts & Crafts Show On Saturday, Dec. 13, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. there will be a Vendor Fair and Craft Show held at the Alderson Community Center. Vendors and Crafters will be set up to sell all your More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Cemetery Conservation Campaign announced

The Ronceverte Cemetery Commission has announced the start of a campaign to raise funds for the conservation of Riverview and Sunset Cemeteries in Ronceverte. The campaign has a goal of raising $20,000 toward work More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Alderson in second place in Turn This Town Around contest

Alderson has moved into second place in the under 1,500 population category of the Turn This Town Around contest. Sponsored by West Virginia Focus magazine; WV Public Broadcasting; and the WV Community Hub, the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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An afternoon in Alderson

By Margaret Hambrick Town of Alderson Hummmm? What to do on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 14? I have been hearing about the Christmas Homes Tour and other events in Alderson. I think I’ll go there! Now, I think I’ll More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Re: Midwives

Dear Editor: The recent article “Push for licensing of midwives presented in Charleston” took me back 3-4 decades because all my children’s births and literally dozens of my friends had direct entry midwives More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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‘When will lives mean more than money?’

Dear Editor: Ever wondered why air at industrial sites, so polluted it causes nose bleeds and nausea, is often labeled “safe” by government studies? It seems this is again the case, at least according to WV More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Christmas Events

Trinity Methodist Church Christmas Trinity Methodist Church in Ronceverte will hold its 4th annual Christmas Extravaganza Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. In addition to arts and crafts, baked goods, home More...

Deb Matheny (left), winner of the Quilt of Hope with Brinda Renick who presented the quilt
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Quilt of Hope winner announced

The Greenbrier Valley Breast Cancer Support Group was a participant in the 2013-2014 Quilts of Hope Project for the West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Diagnostic and Treatment Fund. Our Quilt of Hope was quilted More...