August 8 last day to register for fall classes at New River CTC

Fall semester classes at New River Community and Technical College will begin on Aug. 18, and prospective students are reminded that Aug. 8 is the last day to register. All fees must be paid by that date. Anyone who has not completed the application process for fall is encouraged to do so as soon as possible. The college has been operating on summer More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Preparation courses available for 2015 DSLCC Practical Nursing Program applicants

Dabney S. Lancaster Community College invites individuals who wish to enter the Practical Nursing Program to complete required skills assessments now. Program Head Penny Fauber encourages applicants to take the More...

Crystal Yates (left) and Stephanie Baldwin (right) pictured with New River Community and Technical College Cosmetology Program Director Lisa Carter
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

New River CTC Cosmetology graduates follow different paths to new career

One thought she wanted to be a school teacher. The other was a nail technician who always wanted to do hair. Last May, Crystal Yates of Ronceverte and Stephanie Baldwin of Clintonville were members of the first More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Stained glass classes at Fine Arts Center

Stained Glass classes are back at the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley! Starting Monday, July 14, two classes will meet for beginner stained glass, your choice of 4-6 p.m. or 7-9 p.m. The classes will continue More...

Roll of Honor: Seated: Shirl Montgomery (left), Lucie T. Refsland, Betty McVey Shields and Richard E. “Dick” Ford, Sr.; Standing: Linda Kidd Rodgers (left), William F. Dixon, Janet Hoover Johnson, Martha L. Workman, Mary Lou Tuckwiller and H.R. McVey
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Fifteen added to ‘Roll of Honor’ at Greenbrier Youth Camp

Observing the 60th anniversary of overnight camping at the Greenbrier Youth Camp at Anthony, the first Board of Trustees Honor Luncheon was held June 22 in the dining room of the Camp. Fifteen supporters of the More...

Mr. Dick’s and Mrs. Hancock’s 7th grade science classes planting 
dogwood trees
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 20th, 2014

‘Know Your Watersheds’ class completed at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School

Mr. Dick’s and Mrs. Hancock’s 7th grade science classes plantingdogwood trees Friends of the Lower Greenbrier River (FOLGR) has completed the Know Your Watersheds Program. Eastern Greenbrier Middle School’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 6th, 2014

Greenbrier County Schools host three registration days for 2014-15 School Year

Greenbrier County Schools will host countywide three countywide registration days for new students (Pre-K through Grade 12) who have not yet enrolled for the 2014-15 school year, including students who have recently More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

The Little Tree

1st Place 3rd-4th Grade: ‘The Little Tree’ by Abigail Herndon, Frankford Elementary, teacher Shawn Hill/Amber Workman By Abigail Herndon The fog was rising and the snow was falling. I was the first one awake, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Haley Cahill named to Chancellor’s List

Haley Cahill has been named to the Chancellor’s List at Appalachian State University for the 2014 spring semester. Students on the Chancellor’s list have attained a 3.85 or higher grade point average. During More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

The Big Egg

Kindergarten: ‘The Big Egg,  by Samuel Jones, Lewisburg Baptist Academy, teacher Connie Comer By Samuel Jones Once there was a very big egg. It had very big dots that were blue and yellow. The egg lived in its More...