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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bertie Bowman’s story

Dear Editor: This particular time is a good opportunity to tell a story that should be told. This is the story of the first day I met Bertie Bowman. The training program for the US Capitol...

Frustrated by late submissions

Dear Editor: Please relay my frustration to the many groups, including public and private agencies, whose notices and articles for upcoming events are not submitted to you in a timely manner. I receive my Mountain Messenger...

Surnames in history

Dear Editor: Perhaps everyone is familiar with the story of the Ambassador to Mexico who returned from his post with a native plant that was unknown other than in its local area in the countryside....

Wright to the Point

  With multiplied thousands of people driving around our area this week and this weekend for the various events of The Greenbrier Classic, it’s an appropriate time to make an important observation about a subject...

Questioning the magistrate system

Dear Editor: I recently had to file a complaint against a local contractor for faulty work. The magistrate court knew this person was hard to contact. A hearing was scheduled without my being contacted. I...

Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson Where Are the Doctors! I think I have actually seen my doctor as a patient, twice in about 3 years and that was on “well” visits. My son has not seen his doctor...

Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson Parking I hate it when I see people park where they shouldn’t. It is totally self-centered, disrespectful, and inconsiderate of others. In some situations it is even dangerous. The same applies to those...

Pipeline bad news

Dear Editor: Many in West Virginia are perplexed and outraged by the Mountain Valley Pipeline. This will take fracking gas from Clarksburg area down through WV and through Greenbrier, Summers and Monroe counties, where we...

WV still has no budget!

Dear Editor: It is the middle of May, and the State of West Virginia still does not have a budget! It is now close to becoming a crisis situation for the people of this State....

Reader says Jenkins pretends to be at groundbreaking ceremony

Dear Editor: On Sunday morning, I stood and played the National Anthem with my marching band to a crowd that held heavy hearts. I was at the Hope Village groundbreaking ceremony - a project to...

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