Bits of News from the BIRDHOUSE

With a saddened heart I write this week’s column. Nicholas County, as well as West Virginia, lost not only one of the great banjo players of this area, but a great man as well. Jerry Moore of Nettie passed over the weekend and he will be missed by many. Jerry Moore, along with Ike Sparks and Delmas McCutcheon joined with Larry Cunningham and formed More...

by Jonathan Collins | Published 6 days ago
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

AHH job opening – we need your help

Hello, Friends: We have not been successful in finding a new staff member for the Alderson Hospitality House. We need your help in recruiting such a person. This is a perfect position for someone considering a short More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Would Christian club be approved?

Dear Editor: In reference to the article by David Esteppe in the Mountain Messenger April 5, concerning the Gay Straight Alliance Club, being formed at Greenbrier East High School – in which Kris Arbuckle More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

‘Disturbing article’

Dear Editor: The Apr. 5 edition of Mountain Messenger contains a disturbing article about the Gay Straight Alliance Club (GSAC). I believe the real agenda of such clubs is to recruit straight children into the homosexual More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   When I’m in an auditorium to hear someone speak, perform, or otherwise inspire me—I want to be able to see the person, for goodness’ sake. Is that too much to ask? This extremely obvious More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Doctor in DC; Judge in Fort Spring

Dear Editor: The US Capitol Physician is responsible for medical issues and care of the members of the House of Representatives and the US Senate, as well as needs of their respective staffs and the general public More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Manchin fights to close wage gap

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) this week issued the following statement after the Senate failed to secure enough votes to move forward to debate and pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. “The fact that working women More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

News from DC…

Commerce Committee passes Sport Fishing bill Rockefeller – Thune bill would create jobs, support habitat restoration, and boating safety programs Chairman John D. (Jay) Rockefeller (D-WV) and Ranking Member More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

Rahall Report

Statement on 4th anniversary of Upper Big Branch Mine tragedy U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) this week issued the following statement on the 4th Anniversary of Upper Big Branch Mine Tragedy: “On the 4th Anniversary More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 11th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Frustrating. Maddening. Irritating. by Jonathan Wright I’m not sure what’s to account for it, although I can make some pretty good educated guesses. Whatever the reason, it bothers me. And it happens so incredibly More...