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By David Esteppe The fourth annual Winter Music Festival (WMF) took place in Lewisburg on Jan. 30, with over 40 musical acts performing at seven venues downtown. The organizer of the festival Jim Snyder has the numbers estimated at press time as over 600 festival goers and around $12,000 in tickets sold. Originally started as a fundraiser for a local More...

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Courtney Cole, head soccer coach at Greenbrier East High School, stands between two of her players who have signed for scholarships offered by West Virginia schools. Keirston Sutherland (left) will attend Concord. She played outside midfielder last season. “She was really important, getting the ball to the outside, so we could get nice crosses in,” said Cole. Sutherland is the daughter of Michael and Tamyra Sutherland from Alderson. Makenna Blankenship (right) will play at WVU Tech. “She was my one and only goalie,” stated her coach. “Pretty much kept all the goals out. Only 12 goals were scored on her all season. She shut down a lot of teams.” Blankenship is the daughter of Pete and Stephanie Blankenship from Lewisburg. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Two receive soccer scholarships

Courtney Cole, head soccer coach at Greenbrier East High School, stands between two of her players who have signed for scholarships offered by West Virginia schools. Keirston Sutherland (left) will attend Concord. More...

Donovan Penn shoots his third and final shot, a three-pointer, to collect fifty dollars at halftime of the game between Greenbrier East High School and Parkersburg High School on Friday, Jan. 29. Penn is from Ronceverte. Racing the clock, in quick succession he hit a layup, then a free throw, and finally a three-point shot, to win the prize. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Good shots win prize

Donovan Penn shoots his third and final shot, a three-pointer, to collect fifty dollars at halftime of the game between Greenbrier East High School and Parkersburg High School on Friday, Jan. 29. Penn is from Ronceverte. More...

CROP WAY IN Photo of the week Cattin around
By admin On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Cattin’ Around

A cat perches on a rock by the Brabble Insulation building, next to Hardee’s in Lewisburg, looking for movement that might indicate a meal. (Photo by Mark Robinson)    More...

At the Exxon station in Harts Run, Jarret McCormick from Mount Airy, NC, puts finishing touches on a welding job. The tall Exxon sign, visible from the interstate, was damaged by strong winds on Sunday, Jan. 10. Bent slightly in the middle, it was taken down using two tall cranes on Wednesday, Jan 13. With McCormick is Barry Edmonds. Both men work for Southern Signs, located in Mount Airy. The sign will be put back up in the spring. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Harts Run Exxon sign taken down

At the Exxon station in Harts Run, Jarret McCormick from Mount Airy, NC, puts finishing touches on a welding job. The tall Exxon sign, visible from the interstate, was damaged by strong winds on Sunday, Jan. 10. More...

Lewisburg was recognized as  an “Amazing City” at the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference for their progressive governing to ensure equality and fair housing. John Manchester of Lewisburg (left), James C. Hunt, Amazing Cities founder/CEO, Serafino Nolletti of Logan and Steve Williams of Huntington received the 2015 West Virginia Amazing Cities awards at the West Virginia Municipal League Mid-Winter Meeting in Charleston on Monday.
By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Lewisburg honored as ‘Amazing City’

Lewisburg was recognized as an “Amazing City” at the West Virginia Municipal League Winter Conference for their progressive governing to ensure equality and fair housing. John Manchester of Lewisburg (left), More...

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, crews placed the cupola on a clock tower at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. The clock tower is the jewel of the school’s new student center, which remains under construction. (Photo courtesy of Pat Bauserman, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine)
By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Clock tower construction continues

On Wednesday, Dec. 30, crews placed the cupola on a clock tower at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. The clock tower is the jewel of the school’s new student center, which remains More...

Short stuff takes a sip
Sage Short, 4, sips on her drink and watches a basketball game between Greenbrier East’s Lady Spartans and the Jefferson High School Cougars, Friday evening, Jan. 8. Sage attended the game with her great-grandmother, Betty White, and a friend, Roger Boggs. All three are from Frankford. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Photo of the Week

Short stuff takes a sipSage Short, 4, sips on her drink and watches a basketball game between Greenbrier East’s Lady Spartans and the Jefferson High School Cougars, Friday evening, Jan. 8. Sage attended the game More...

Ray Lee, head coach of Greenbrier East’s football team, speaks to a crowd of supporters Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10, at the Fairgrounds. About 200 people gathered with the team at the football team’s annual awards banquet. Cam Huffman, sports editor of the Beckley Register-Herald, presented running back Zayvion Lawson with the Athlete of the Year Award for 2015. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Team honored at football banquet

Ray Lee, head coach of Greenbrier East’s football team, speaks to a crowd of supporters Sunday afternoon, Jan. 10, at the Fairgrounds. About 200 people gathered with the team at the football team’s annual awards More...

Mother’s little helper
Adleigh Brothers, age 3, was sitting on the counter and playing with her stuffed animal at the Lewisburg Post Office, before the photographer interrupted her. Adleigh’s mother Jenni has the more mundane job of sending packages. Adleigh and Jenni live in Lewisburg. (Photo by Mark Robinson)
By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Photo of the Week

Mother’s little helperAdleigh Brothers, age 3, was sitting on the counter and playing with her stuffed animal at the Lewisburg Post Office, before the photographer interrupted her. Adleigh’s mother Jenni has More...