Fiery presentations warm hearts of cold marchers on MLK Day

MLK March Photo 2

By Sarah Mansheim Frigid temperatures did not stop marchers from gathering in downtown Lewisburg to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. The crowd was a bit thinner than usual, thanks to the cold, but around 75-100 marchers gathered in front of the courthouse at 11 a.m. Marchers carried signs celebrating the civil rights leader and supporting More...

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Matt Detch
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Matt Detch files for U.S. House of Representatives

Matt Detch filed for candidacy on Thursday, Jan. 21, at West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant’s Office in Charleston. Detch is running for the United States House of Representatives in West Virginia’s More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Lewisburg council continues litigation review regarding nondiscrimination ordinance

By Peggy Mackenzie Lewisburg’s city council meeting Tuesday evening was a continuation of the Friday, Jan. 15, 8 a.m. emergency meeting regarding litigation issues surrounding Ordinance 254 Non Discrimination. More...

Judge David M. Sanders
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Judge Sanders announces candidacy

Family Court Judge David M. Sanders announces his candidacy for re-election to the position of Family Court Judge of the 15th Circuit, which is comprised of Greenbrier and Monroe counties. Judge Sanders has served More...

Scene from last year’s Shanghai Parade with banner bearers, Clifford Curry (left), Danny Seams, Adam Seams, Larry Davis and Steve Rutledge.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration to be held Monday in Lewisburg

Scene from last year’s Shanghai Parade with banner bearers, Clifford Curry (left), Danny Seams, Adam Seams, Larry Davis and Steve Rutledge. Beginning at 11 a.m. on Jan. 18, a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day commemorative More...

Stephen Baldwin announces his candidacy for House of Delegates
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Baldwin announces candidacy for WV House

Stephen Baldwin announces his candidacy for House of Delegates Baldwin announces candidacy for WV House Surrounded by supporters on his 34th birthday, Stephen Baldwin announced his candidacy for the WV House of More...

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signs Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week proclamation. With seated Mayor (center) are: Adam Seams (left), Danny Seams, Clifford Curry, Susanna Robinson-Kenga, Steve Rutledge, Larry Davis and Jaime Wykle.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Manchester issues MLK proclamation

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signs Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week proclamation. With seated Mayor (center) are: Adam Seams (left), Danny Seams, Clifford Curry, Susanna Robinson-Kenga, Steve Rutledge, More...

Workers have already removed topsoil and part of the next layer of dirt of the 90 by 192 foot site the reactor will occupy. With the help of a crane, shown above, a bucket loaded with concrete is used to fill in the basin of the VLR’s footprint. The construction project will eventually include three big concrete tanks, defined by the heavy-duty rebar shown sticking up 20-feet in the air.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Ronceverte’s new waste water treatment plant taking shape

Workers have already removed topsoil and part of the next layer of dirt of the 90 by 192 foot site the reactor will occupy. With the help of a crane, shown above, a bucket loaded with concrete is used to fill in More...

Bicycle technician Stu Schwab, who worked with Hill and Holler and is opening Appalachian Bicycle Company in downtown Lewisburg this March.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Outdoor adventure magazine presents its stars for 2016

Outdoor adventure magazine presents its stars for 2016 By David Esteppe For almost 20 years, Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine has established itself as a definitive monthly guide to outdoor sports, health and adventure More...

Chally Erb
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Facebook video could be the next Ice Bucket Challenge

Chally Erb By Sarah Mansheim Chally Erb is going viral. A new Facebook community, named UnLock the Cure has been created, which urges people to donate money to ALS research. An accompanying video shows Erb, a longtime More...