A lion to watch over you – from a slightly different spot

Quilt square on Judy Lewallen’s barn in Alderson

Quilt square on Judy Lewallen’s barn in Alderson Recognizing that the Lion Quilt Square was a bit hard to see on the side of the Renaissance Building in Alderson, it was moved to the front corner of the building on Friday, Aug. 8. Bowyer’s Tree Trimming and Stump Grinding Service once again provided the bucket truck and the labor. Now the lion can More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 15th, 2014

WVU Extension Service offers fall Master Gardener classes

The West Virginia University Extension Service of Greenbrier County is offering classes this fall to those who wish to become Master Gardeners. The classes will start on Thursday, Sept. 4 and continue once a week More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 8th, 2014

Study approved for Island Park Restoration Project

What started a year ago as a grant proposal for another project, became a solution for a never-to-be-developed section of Ronceverte’s Island Park which, as described by Doug Hylton, had a mosquito problem and More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 8th, 2014

GCC looking forward to return of $1 million

The long-standing civil action between the Greenbrier County Commission and the New River College “is not about a pool anymore,” said Commissioner Mike McClung, “It’s about a million dollars.” At the More...

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By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 8th, 2014

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

  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 More...

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

By Kathy Hunter Jim Justice receiving a Saints #1 jersey from Saints head coach Sean Payton at the AdvoCare Performance Center dedication on Saturday The unveiling of the New Orleans Saints summer training facility More...

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

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 In keeping with the “lion” theme in Alderson, a quilt square More...

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...

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By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Rail Trail construction begins along Meadow River

Rail Trail, Greenbrier County side By Doug Hylton Construction has begun on the long awaited Meadow River Rail Trail which encompasses 16.7 miles along the former Nicholas, Fayette and Greenbrier Rail Line. “This More...