West Virginia Land Trust permanently protects historical farm

The historic homestead at Spring Valley Farm

The historic homestead at Spring Valley Farm More than 600 acres in Monroe County have been protected by an agreement between the West Virginia Land Trust and a family who has owned the property since 1776, the year the United States declared its independence from the British Empire. Spring Valley Farm, an historic home and property located along U.S. More...

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By admin On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Annual Christmas Stocking distribution continues

Snow Queen and Court, 1982   Stocking Giveaway, 1959   Santa presenting stocking to young girl, circa 1956 Annual Christmas Stocking distribution continues The Annual Christmas Stocking has continued for More...

Greenworks Recycling representative David Esteppe (center) accepting a grant award for a new truck at the Department of Environmental Protection on Tuesday.
By admin On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Going green gets a boost

Going green gets a boost By David Esteppe Lewisburg’s Greenworks Recycling, Inc. was awarded $14,233 to purchase a mid-size pickup truck, rhino lining and a specialized rack for their recycling operation. Thirty More...

The Hedrick family is looking forward to their home’s construction in 2015
By admin On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity taking donations to help the Hedrick family

The Hedrick family is looking forward to their home’s construction in 2015 Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity is taking donations to help the Hedrick family. Robert and Ashley Hedrick work hard to provide for More...

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By admin On Friday, December 19th, 2014

Freedom Industries officials indicted in January chemical spill

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced on Dec. 17, that Freedom Industries, Inc. and six former Freedom officials have been charged with various federal crimes related to the January 2014 Elk River chemical spill More...

In a classic photo, framed and mounted in Chief Tim Stover’s office, is - yes - the bewigged Stover as the nursemaid pushing a cart with “Baby New Year,” or Chief Wayne Pennington’s alter-ego, astride the cart entertaining the spectators on Washington Street during the Lewisburg Shanghai Parade of 1986. It may look sunny out, but brrr... remember, it’s January.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Chiefs on parade

In a classic photo, framed and mounted in Chief Tim Stover’s office, is – yes – the bewigged Stover as the nursemaid pushing a cart with “Baby New Year,” or Chief Wayne Pennington’s alter-ego, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Fix the Bricks at Carnegie Hall

By David Esteppe The bricks of Lewisburg’s international treasure Carnegie Hall are crumbling and in need of repointing. Director of Development Alissa Novoselick says, “Carnegie Hall needs to repair at least More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Come inside and enjoy the market this winter

By David Esteppe An indoor farmers market opened on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the State Fairgrounds. The market is housed in the 4,000 square foot, heated Douglass Annex building, and will operate from December through More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

WSS closes out year with brisk council meeting

By Peggy Mackenzie A feature of White Sulphur Spring city council meeting Monday night was Greenbrier County CVB Executive Director Kara Dense’s annual report. Dense, who has been making the rounds of the county More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Lions Club continues their commitment to serve

By Peggy Mackenzie The Lewisburg Lion’s Club has been around since the early 1950s, says longtime member Alvin Porterfield, and Troy Holbrook and Jerry Campbell, along with their fellow Lions members, have been More...