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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014
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Rebecca Sue Burns Tincher

Alderson-Rebecca Sue Burns Tincher, 66, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, at her home in Alderson, following a sudden illness. Born Oct. 26, 1947, near Alderson, she was the daughter of the late Edgar Lee and More...

James Floyd
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James Manuel Floyd

Lewisburg-James Manuel Floyd, 52, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at his residence. Jim was born May 11, 1962, in San Diego, CA, the son of Eleanore Ledward Floyd of Lewisburg and the late Howard Kenneth Floyd. Mr. More...

Martha “Molly” Stathers
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Memorial Funds established at GVCF for Molly Stathers

Two memorial funds for Martha “Molly” Stathers have been established at the Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation (GVCF) to aid local Episcopal churches. The Martha B. Stathers Fund for St. James Episcopal More...

Monsignor John Williams (left), Father Harry Winters, Father Tom Collins, Father James Conyers, Father Bonaventure Lussier and Father Emanuel Touvares
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Six priests concelebrate Mass at Historic Sweet Springs Catholic Church

Six priests from four Catholic dioceses concelebrated the Mass of the Feast of the Assumption at the historic St. John, the Evangelist, Catholic Church in Sweet Springs, Monroe County, Aug. 15. Coordinated by the More...

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NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc. receives Thundershirt Grant

Thanks to the Thundershirt Company, NWAL Herding Dog Rescue, Inc., Alderson, has received a grant of 5 Thundershirts, innovative jackets that use gentle pressure to calm pets and ease their anxiety. The company More...

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Three-family Defibaugh family gathering held in Caldwell

On a bright sunny, warm day on Saturday, Aug. 16, Frank and Anna Scott Defibaugh hosted the gathering at their home on Monroe Draft Road in Caldwell with 60 family members and friends in attendance for a day of More...

Toni Ogden
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Ogden receives certification

Toni Ogden Toni Ogden, museum coordinator at the Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS), recently completed certification training with Northern States Conservation Center, one of the few schools in the United States More...

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Wine, Beer, Music & Food Festival kicks off fall season

On Saturday, Sept. 20, New Language Art will host their 3rd Annual Wine, Beer, Food and Art Festival from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Old Sulphur Springs Resort, Union. Salt Sulphur Springs Historic District is a national More...

Mark Plotkin in the field (Courtesy photo)
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Amazon Conservation Team President to speak at GVT

Building on the success of last year’s speaking events, Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT) is excited to invite audiences once again to hear internationally known conservationist Mark Plotkin, Ph.D., share his experience More...

2014 Hidden History Photo Contest awarded Best in Show - Adult to Linda Treadway of Beckley for her image “Gospel Echoes Through Time.” Her entry shows the historic spirit of New Salem Baptist Church in Tams, WV.
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2014 Hidden History Photo Contest exhibit at Tamarack

Explore the history of the local area through the lens of a camera! See an exhibit of the winning entries to the 2014 Hidden History Photo Contest at Tamarack this September. With 21 heritage-based images on display More...