The Irish Pub – ‘as authentically New Orleans as you can get’

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  The Irish Pub is “…nothing less than a slice of New Orleans planted in the middle of a West Virginia city.” That’s how John De Shazier, senior writer for the Saints website, described the unexpected serendipity of finding fellow Saints fans in Lewisburg. Irish Pub owners Patrick O’Flaherty and Andrea Izzo lived in New Orleans for More...

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Jim Justice receiving a Saints #1 jersey from Saints head coach Sean Payton at the AdvoCare Performance Center dedication on Saturday
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

AdvoCare Center dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony heavily attended

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Morgan Murphy visited Jim’s Drive In to try their famous big ranch burger. With him are Kathy Massie (right) and sisters Lynn and Elizabeth Massie (left)
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Morgan Murphy in Lewisburg for ‘Off the Eaten Path’

Morgan Murphy visited Jim’s Drive In to try their famous big ranch burger. With him are Kathy Massie (right) and sisters Lynn and Elizabeth Massie (left) When Morgan Murphy heard about the big ranch burger at More...

The lion quilt square was hung on the Renaissance Building in Alderson with the help of Bowyer’s Tree Trimming, Removal and Stump Grinding Service
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

A lion to watch over you

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A tanker truck carrying 7,800 gallons of diesel overturned and burned on the bridge at the intersection of Rt. 250/92/28 at Bartow in Pocahontas County Tuesday afternoon (Photo courtesy of Jonah Bauserman)
By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Quick response by cleanup crews contain diesel spill in Greenbrier River

A tanker truck carrying 7,800 gallons of diesel overturned and burned on the bridge at the intersection of Rt. 250/92/28 at Bartow in Pocahontas County Tuesday afternoon (Photo courtesy of Jonah Bauserman) WV DEP More...

Rail Trail, Greenbrier County side
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Rail Trail construction begins along Meadow River

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The Saints’ buses were seen touring through Lewisburg late Tuesday afternoon shortly after their arrival in WV (Photo by Shannon Beatty)
By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Picnic with the Saints

The Saints’ buses were seen touring through Lewisburg late Tuesday afternoon shortly after their arrival in WV (Photo by Shannon Beatty) The New Orleans Saints arrived at the Greenbrier Valley Airport late Wednesday More...

Technology for Educational Empowerment: Moderators, Dale Niederhauser (far left) and Teresa Eagle (far right), of Student Voices Panel present the students, Jarred Whitt, (left) Brennan Lawless, Sara Swann, Destiny Meador, Jane Purkey and Kristine Gessel with new Windows Surface tablets (Not pictured: Kaitlyn Goins)
By Jonathan Collins On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Technology for Educational Empowerment

By Sara Swann Technology for Educational Empowerment: Moderators, Dale Niederhauser (far left) and Teresa Eagle (far right), of Student Voices Panel present the students, Jarred Whitt, (left) Brennan Lawless, Sara More...

Lewisburg Music Festival (Artist credit: Mike Costello)
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Music Festival Lewisburg’s hottest new summer event

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neworleans-saints-by-request
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 18th, 2014

The Saints come marching in

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