WVU’s Mountaineer comes to July 4th Parade

Michael Garcia, the “Mountaineer” and mascot for WVU and Chris Lewallen enjoy some conversation before the July 4th Parade in Alderson

Michael Garcia, the “Mountaineer” and mascot for WVU and Chris Lewallen enjoy some conversation before the July 4th Parade in Alderson Thanks to the effort of Chris Lewallen, former Alderson resident and former President of Student Government at WVU, Michael Garcia, WVU’s “Mountaineer” and mascot appeared as the Grand Marshal of the July 4th More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Photo of the Week

      In a five on five pickup basketball game in the Frankford gym, Sam Banton takes a shot over his son Anthony. Players between the age of 15 and 70 show up every Wednesday evening to play from 7 More...

Front Porch Ribbon Cutting
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Front Porch Ribbon Cutting

The Greater Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for The Front Porch, a unique and eclectic retail shop located on 219 E. Washington Street in downtown Lewisburg. The business More...

Saints field
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Ready for action

The three playing fields at the new, nearly $30 million AdvoCare Sports Performance Center, are ready for the New Orleans Saints to begin their 15 days of intense training.    More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Photo of the Week

  Using a squirt gun to dislodge a ping pong balls, Lauren Quick of Frankford takes aim under the watchful eyes of friends Chris Stronce of Renick and Peyton Vance of Ronceverte. They were enjoying a carnival More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Pioneer Days

With the sounding of the bugle, the Pioneer Days parade began with the March of the Flags (photo by Anna Workman).  More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Scenes from Pioneer Days in Marlinton

Many artists and craftsmen at the Pioneer Days event in Marlinton on Saturday, July 12 were demonstrating and selling their custom-made wares such as this custom metal art. Other unusual and traditional craftmakers More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Photo of the Week

On July 4, at 7:30 a.m., Lindsay Martin, 18, Kelsey Shiflet, 17, and Brittney Scott, 17, had already made the drive from Beckley for a day of shopping and eating in Lewisburg, before catching the 9:30 p.m. Maroon More...

Buffet concert
By Jonathan Collins On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Warm-up for Buffet concert

While on stage during warm-up sound checks, PGA Concert headliner, Jimmy Buffet noticed Foxfire Realty’s “Chopper Foxfire” taking aerial shots of the area. Buffet contacted Team Foxfire and asked if they More...

Seasons Living 7.05.14
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Flower beds donated to The Seasons

The Seasons Senior Living Community residents received donated flower beds for gardening. We would like to thank Jim Smith and Jim Creasman, members of the Vietnam Veterans of America – Chapter 1072, for More...