Three-family Defibaugh family gathering held in Caldwell

On a bright sunny, warm day on Saturday, Aug. 16, Frank and Anna Scott Defibaugh hosted the gathering at their home on Monroe Draft Road in Caldwell with 60 family members and friends in attendance for a day of fun and fellowship. Tom Perry, the husband of Hilda Defibaugh Perry blesses the day in prayer before the gathering began. Those attending from More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Ogden receives certification

Toni Ogden Toni Ogden, museum coordinator at the Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS), recently completed certification training with Northern States Conservation Center, one of the few schools in the United States More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Mayor shares news of town’s award winning efforts

The City of Lewisburg has received recognition of its efforts in community redevelopment in regards to the Montwell Park project. As reported in the West Virginia Daily News, Mayor John Manchester ended his term More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Robbery at Abbie’s in Fairlea similar to previous WSS robbery

By Sara Swann A robbery that occurred at Abbie’s, a gaming establishment located in Fairlea, was reported to the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department on Sunday. July 27 at approximately 11:53 p.m. The perpetrator More...

By David Esteppe On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Rainelle Mayor describes severe storm

Andrea Pendleton, Mayor of Rainelle says the storm that ripped through Rainelle on July 23 was both a surprise with no warning from the weather service, and selectively destructive within the town. Pendleton says More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Scam artist arrested twice on same charges

A scam artist who was recently released from jail is behind bars once again on the same charges. Billie Jo Gwinn, 41, of Rainelle, is currently being held at the Southern Regional Jail on two separate bonds, totaling More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Western end water study request for funding

Region 4 executive director of Planning and Development John Tuggle and engineer Wayne Morgan with Pentree Engineering requested $50,000 funding assistance for a study of the water project and infrastructure to More...

By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Armed robbery in White Sulphur Springs

  The Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an early morning armed robbery which occurred in the White Sulphur Springs area Tuesday. A man wearing a dark colored hoodie and wearing a green bandana More...

Greenbrier County Public Library Friends member Deborah Montgomery (left) reviews the special book sale books with Assistant Library Director Christy Carver
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Specials for collectors at Book Bazaar

Greenbrier County Public Library Friends member Deborah Montgomery (left) reviews the special book sale books with Assistant Library Director Christy Carver This year’s Book Bazaar at the Greenbrier County Public More...

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By David Esteppe On Friday, July 18th, 2014

Over-crowding means euthanizations will resume

After an unprecedented five month stretch without having to euthanize animals brought in to the Greenbrier Humane Society ( GHS ) in Lewisburg, the shelter is at crisis capacity and will have to resume putting More...