Reasons not to vote Democrat

Dear Editor: I’ve been waiting four weeks for the local Republican Party to respond to the Democrats’ “Vote for Democrats” ads in the Hinton News. I’ve waited in vain. I even emailed them with some suggestions. Seems the local party is following in the footsteps of the Washington Rhino Weenies – afraid to stand up for anything. In fact, More...

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By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

No tracking of medical fraud

  Dear Editor: Many of the residents of Greenbrier County have received a notification from CHS Community Systems advising that because of computer theft many individuals’ health records and attendant information, More...

By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Vote for Miller

Dear Editor: Your readers are fortunate to be able to vote to re-elect Senator Ronald F. “Ron” Miller to the West Virginia Legislature in the upcoming general election. I know I am not from your county. But More...

Bill Lenherr, president and CEO of Greenbrier Technologies presents Kasey Carter, executive director for Communities In Schools of Greenbrier County with the donated laptop
By admin On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Greenbrier Technologies donates to CIS of Greenbrier County

Greenbrier Technologies, a full service technology solutions provider for southern West Virginia and western Virginia, recently supported the work of Communities In Schools (CIS) by donating a Dell Latitude laptop More...

By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Rhetoric means nothing

Dear Editor: I have read a lot of rhetoric on what the candidates are going to do once elected – but have you ever seen them perform???? No; and the chances are you won’t!! Appears to me that candidates More...

By admin On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Study: Ending WV marriage ban means jobs and $9 million boost to State economy

Dear Editor: A new study (view study here: http://bit.ly/1pZLXEg) released this week by UCLA’s Williams Institute shows that West Virginia’s economy is missing out on millions of dollars and potential jobs due More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson Cleaning Up After Your Grown Children I have been thinking for some time now that how the world considers a child as being grown because they turn 18 is hilarious. It’s like blowing smoke More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

True story from ‘The Great War’

Dear Editor: The family name in this telling has been changed, for obvious reasons, but the story is true. The county seat of Monroe County, to our south, Union, was described in 1830 as “a sprightly village” More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   On this Labor Day weekend it’s worthwhile to look back on our own individual work histories and renew ourselves once more to the deep value of hard, honest work. Most of us remember our More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 29th, 2014

AG Morrisey sends letter to EPA outlining agency’s failure to follow its own rule-making process

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey this week sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, which outlines further legal objections to EPA’s plan to regulate carbon More...