Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

On gay alliances, Christian newspapers, and that one time I met a transgender lady in the bathroom When I was six, my mom and I lived in Seebert with three male roommates, David, Jim and Jeff. David was blonde and gorgeous, tan and gregarious. Jim wore his brown hair short, and while I didn’t take to him like I did to David, he was kind and gentle. More...

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By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Providing quality treatment

Dear Editor: Bishop Michael Bransfield’s 2011 pastoral letter, “Hearts Made Whole,” urged more effective, caring responses on all levels of society for “those dealing with mental health and addiction issues.” More...

By admin On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Winter woes and good neighbors

First, a redaction. Y’all may remember that I stated in last weekend’s column that I love shoveling snow. I’d like to amend that statement to read, “I absolutely abhor shoveling snow and if I lived the rest More...

By admin On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Just maybe

Dear Editor: Last week was an interesting week in presidential politics, sort of. The long drawn out process of the American presidential election can turn into a real yawner. Many other countries allocate four More...

By admin On Monday, February 1st, 2016

Re: Detch commentary

Dear Editor: I would like to say a big “Amen” to Jack H. Smith’s comment in last week’s paper concerning Paul Detch’s commentary a few weeks ago. I read that commentary in horror, as did others I know. On More...

By admin On Monday, February 1st, 2016

ISIS threat real

Dear Editor: In his letter, posted Dec. 9, 2015, Terry Wodder assures us that all is well as far as the ISIS threat is concerned. He glosses over the fact that the 130 people who died in the Paris attack were killed More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Everyday I’m Shovelin’

By the time you read this, we will either be under a foot or two of snow or we’ll all be standing around in our kitchens wondering what in fresh Hell are we going to do with four loaves of Wonder Bread. I’m More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Pass Ordinance 254 now

Dear Editor: One of the things that makes Lewisburg special, a “cool” town, is its diversity. It would be wise and timely to pass Ordinance 254 now. Thank you, Betty Schwimmer Lewisburg    More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Re: Detch commentary

Dear Editor: I am a Baptist and I hope that for the sake of his clients that Paul Detch knows more about the law than he apparently knows about God’s Holy Word the Bible. Sincerely, Jack H. Smith Ronceverte  More...

By admin On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Re: Home Rule in Lewisburg

Dear Editor: A few things Lewisburg citizens should know about Lewisburg’s second application to the Home Rule Program: First let me say, that it is getting extremely tiresome and time consuming to try to keep More...