Friars Hill Traffic Report: Let’s do lunch

Want to get lunch sometime? Lol. Who am I kidding? A girlfriend texted me last Saturday night: “Let’s plan a face to face this week,” she wrote. “I’m free any evening this week except Wednesday,” I lied. “Let’s do...

Letter: Found glasses  

Dear Editor: To the person who lost their reading glasses at the Ronceverte Recycle Center on Tuesday, May 9, contact me, I found them safe and sound. Just give me a call at 304-438-6350 and...

Future Doctor: Game of Bones

    By Dr. Timothy Pence Greenbrier Chiropractic Center, Lewisburg At the core of Chiropractic is the musculoskeletal system. This includes the bones, muscles, and other connecting tissues that holds the bones together at joints. Of most importance are...

Eat your vegetables!

This column is my attempt at normalizing the vegan diet/lifestyle for meat-eaters. That means eating a diet of plant-based foods: vegetables and fruits, and no animal products, which mainly means no meat, dairy or...

Re: May 6 letter

Dear Editor: After reading the Opinion Page of the May 6 Mountain Messenger, I am compelled to correct several erroneous statements in the letter from Ellen Lorish and to chide the editorialist for quoting only...

Friar’s Hill Traffic Report: On the Lam

I forgot my grocery list. I’ll try to reconstruct it here for your personal enjoyment: Dry Swiffer Toilet wand refills Half and half Shampoo and conditioner (My daughter goes through about a bottle of these every two weeks....

100 days of the Justice Administration

On Inauguration Day, Governor Justice shared his vision for transforming West Virginia, and after 100 days, the Governor and his team have taken steps to bring greatness to our state. The Governor’s primary focus continues...

The Back Pew – April 29th, 2017

By Stephen Baldwin A special session on the budget won’t start from scratch. Instead, it will be based on the compromise proposal between Gov. Justice and Senator Carmichael. The proposal seeks to ensure everyone plays a...

Growing WV Nonprofit Boards

Nonprofits across the state are being invited to a series of discussions and workshops on how to engage the board of directors for nonprofit organizations. Nonprofits employ 12.7% of West Virginia’s workforce and generate...

The Back Pew – April 22nd, 2017

Since coming home from Charleston last week, I’ve had time to get some sleep, reflect on the legislative session, and talk with folks here in the Greenbrier Valley. Many of the same questions keep...