Shalefield Stories continues

Jamie Frederick Coitsville, Mahoning County, Ohio Exposure: Water Contamination – Barium; Strontium; Toluene Human Health Impact: Removed gall bladder; Numerous surgeries; Grapefruit-sized infection in intestine; Elevated kidney and liver levels; Kidney infections; Body pain; Difficulty breathing; Rapid heartbeat Loss of Property: 100 percent More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

Alderson town council approves amendments

By Brenda Boykin The Alderson Town Council approved the amendments to the Alderson Business License Ordinance during Tuesday night’s meeting. The new ordinance has cleared up ambiguous wording, updated the license More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Sustainable energy is in style

A Lewisburg family has expanded their home solar system recently and was generous enough to share a tour of their home and property, as well as the system in they have put in place with me. Jeremy and Jody Styles More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Phase II of Municipal Home Rule Program on Lewisburg’s agenda

By Peggy Mackenzie At the first of three planned hearings held Thursday, May 1, the City of Lewisburg is seeking inclusion in the phase II application process of the Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program open to 16 More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Frankford students win WV State Social Studies Fair

Two students from Frankford Elementary School earned first place at the West Virginia State Social Studies Fair, held at the Charleston Civic Center on Apr. 11. Bridgette Altizer, a 4th grader, and Paige Altizer, More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, May 9th, 2014

National Foster Care Month observed in Ronceverte

May is National Foster Care Month. President Obama wrote in a proclamation, “Every child deserves to grow, learn, and dream in a supportive and loving environment. During National Foster Care Month, we recognize More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Shalefield Stories Project

Dedicated to the power of human stories, these personal and collected testimonies are from people who have been harmed by dangerous drilling in the oil and gas Shalefields across the country. In Pennsylvania alone, More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Rainelle joins the season of festivals

Rainelle Mayor Andrea Pendleton announces the annual Meadow River Sporting Festival to take place May 2, 3 and 4. The festival will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday with a golf tournament at Greenbrier Hills Golf Course. Pendleton More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Dr. L. Marshall Washington elected to Board of American Association of Community Colleges

Dr. L. Marshall Washington, president of New River Community and Technical College, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), an advocacy group for nearly More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Every child needs a hero, but abused children need superheroes!

CASA 5K kids’ run May 24 in White Sulphur Springs Calling all Superheroes! May is National Foster Child Awareness Month and you can help show your support. CASA asks that superheroes of all ages gather at White More...