Polar Bear Plunge successful again this year

Polar Bear members brave the icy waters of Anthony Creek on Saturday to raise funds for Child and Youth Advocacy Center. (Photo courtesy Jaime Weikle)

Polar Bear members brave the icy waters of Anthony Creek on Saturday to raise funds for Child and Youth Advocacy Center. (Photo courtesy Jaime Weikle) Over 75 fearless and fun-loving souls braved the cold waters of Anthony Creek on Saturday, Mar. 5, to raise awareness about child abuse as the 13th Annual Greenbrier Valley Polar Bear Plunge Club convened More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Stream Partners Program awards more than $104,000 in grants

Thanks to the Stream Partners Program (SPP), 21 organizations across West Virginia received more than $104,000 in grant funding this year to preserve and protect watersheds. The SPP was launched in 1996 and is a More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Greenbrier Co. Arts & Recreation Grant applications due

There is only one week left to apply for Greenbrier County Arts & Recreation Grant Allocations. Applications can be picked up at the Greenbrier County Courthouse, downloaded at www.greenbriercounty.netor by More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, March 7th, 2016

Boy Scout Spaghetti Supper slated

Boy Scout Troop 70 will be serving its annual Spaghetti Supper on Sunday, Mar. 13 between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church. The menu includes spaghetti with the Troop’s special beef More...

A packed house plays “Heads & Tails” while the NCAA tournament plays at March Rotary Madness in 2014
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Lewisburg Rotary raises money for scholarship fund

It’s Madness! On Saturday, Mar. 19, the Lewisburg Rotary Club will hold its annual March Rotary Madness fundraiser. This year’s hoops-themed extravaganza will take place at the Alumni Center on the campus of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Entry deadline set for Quilts and Wall Hangings Juried Exhibition

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History invites West Virginia quilters to enter the annual Quilts and Wall Hangings Juried Exhibition. This year’s exhibition will open Friday, May 27, with an awards More...

Greenbrier County 4-H’ers and Charting pin wearers Abundance Hunt (left) and Alex Gillespie were honored at Jackson’s Mill by being inducted into the West Virginia 4-H All Stars.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Greenbrier County 4-H All Stars inducted

After years of service activities, project books and camping, some may wonder what lies in the future for 4-H members once they “age out.” Some 4-H members leave the program and never come back until they are More...

Progressive CEOS: Front Row: Thelma Berkley (left), Jean Foley, Kitty Loudermilk, Dot Feamster, Mary Liz Richmond and Colleen Walton; Back Row: Betty Jo McNeel (left), Barbara Shiley, Patty Gray, Faye Honaker, Linda Schmitt and Chris Gowings.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Progressive CEOS club meets in February

Colleen Walton was hostess to 12 members of the Progressive CEOS club when they met at the Extension Office for their February meeting. Our new President, Kitty Loudermilk, opened the meeting by welcoming everyone. More...

The Williamsburg Ruritan Club finished a very productive year of community work with their December meeting and Christmas party. 2016 officers were inducted and sworn in by Lieutenant District Governor, Joe A Wiley (not pictured). New officers: Doyle Owens, secretary (left); Junior Mullins, president; Rick Hedrick, treasurer; Jack Goodman, vice president; Jonna Mullins, director; Debra  Zahorenko, director; Rick Fox, director and Ray Phillips, director. Several new community projects are planned and the schedule of events will be announced at forthcoming meetings. The Williamsburg Ruritan Club welcomes suggestions and help from community residents; call 304-645-0964.
By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 15th, 2016

New officers for Williamsburg Ruritan Club

The Williamsburg Ruritan Club finished a very productive year of community work with their December meeting and Christmas party. 2016 officers were inducted and sworn in by Lieutenant District Governor, Joe A Wiley More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, February 15th, 2016

Throttle Throbs scholarship deadline

Since 1998, the Throttle Throbs have held car shows to establish scholarships. The scholarships are in memory of Greg Carter, who was a Greenbrier County Fireman who lost his life in the line of duty. 2015 was a More...