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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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WV State Fire Marshal Carrico to step down December 31

West Virginia State Fire Marshal Anthony Wayne “Tony” Carrico announced this week that he will be leaving the Fire Marshal’s Office at the end of the year, to pursue another opportunity within the state Department More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Alderson Christmas Train Show slated December 14

All aboard, train fans, for the Christmas Train Show to be held at the Alderson Presbyterian Church from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14. Featured in this year’s show will be five model train layouts: a display More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014
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Lewisburg Christmas Parade winners announced

The city of Lewisburg congratulates the winning entries in the Dec. 6 Lewisburg Christmas Parade. First place trophies were awarded to the following: Revanna Preston for best band; Jessica Workman for best equestrian; More...

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...