Detox center patient trespasses on airport property, invades home

By Sarah Mansheim A man who was a patient at the Crosswinds Center drug detox clinic in Maxwelton left the facility, crossed airport property, and broke into a home on Benedict Lane last week. Lindsey Scott Ormsbee, 31, of Alderson was arrested on Friday, Apr. 29, after breaking into a residence and refusing to leave. According to a criminal complaint, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

River City’s wastewater plant 13-percent completed

By Peggy Mackenzie At Monday’s Ronceverte City Council meeting, Dunn Engineering consultant Eric Hartman reported that, owing to the frequency of rain days this spring, there have been delays to the wastewater More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Secretary Tennant reminds voters not to take photos in voting booth

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant is reminding voters statewide that electronic devices are prohibited within the voting booth. “West Virginia voters cannot use an electronic device or cell phone More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

State’s wealthiest man met deadline to pay overdue taxes to six southern WV counties

Gubernatorial Democratic can-didate Jim Justice paid all of his overdue property taxes in six different West Virginia counties, according to wearewvproud.com. “Every single tax obligation I have in West Virginia More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Manchin, members of Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs introduce Veterans First Act

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) joined his colleagues on the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs to introduce the Veterans First Act to begin to change the culture at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

Mutual Concealed Carry secured with Indiana

A recent agreement means concealed carry handgun permits issued by West Virginia or Indiana will be mutually recognized as valid by either state. “It has been a priority since I took office to protect the Second More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 6th, 2016

New pipeline study confirms ACP and MVP are not needed

The newly released study on proposed natural gas pipelines in West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina confirms what the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance (ABRA) and its members have previously questioned regarding More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Legislature passes the ‘Brunch Bill’

By Peggy Mackenzie The so called Brunch Bill (SB 298) was completed by the West Virginia Legislature on Saturday during the last day of the 2016 session, and will allow bars, restaurants and wineries to serve alcohol More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Ron McMillion pleads guilty to federal drug charges

By Sarah Mansheim The last person known to have seen missing person Dee Ann Keene pleaded guilty to a drug charge in federal court. On Tuesday, Ronald “Ron” Ray McMillion admitted to distributing oxycodone, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Western end water project gets funding approval

By Peggy Mackenzie The Greenbrier County Commission approved sponsorship for a Small City Block grant resubmission to fund an ongoing water project for PSD #2 to benefit the western end of the county by supplying More...