Child Protection Act currently being considered in Senate

Dear Editor: The WV House of Delegates passed H.B. 2568, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, in a bipartisan vote of 87 to 12; and it is now being considered in the WV Senate. We are once again hearing the entirely false claim that the bill is unconstitutional. First, the Supreme Court has never ruled on this matter so no one knows what its More...

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By admin On Friday, February 20th, 2015

Water emergency handled with calm resolve

  Dear Editor: I want to express my appreciation for all those who responded to the water emergency caused by the Jan. 23 diesel spill on Route 92 that flowed into Anthony Creek and then the Greenbrier River More...

By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Recent events underscore importance of clean water

Dear Editor: Recent events in the Greenbrier River Watershed underscore the importance of our clean water and our responsibilities towards our environment. In the last few months there have been two spills of diesel More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

In God We Trust specialty license plate

Dear Editor: West Virginians now have the opportunity to order the new state IN GOD WE TRUST specialty license plate for their vehicles. For an application call the official contact person, Jill Snyder at 304-227-4565. More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Recent spill illustrates danger of fossil fuels

Dear Editor: After the recent diesel spill in Anthony Creek, we have all come to realize the importance of having a clean water source. It’s vital to our very existence. Yet we continue to live unsustainably, More...

By admin On Friday, February 6th, 2015

Society must take the power of words away

Dear Editor: I recently read the article,” Pretty [Penny] Cafe vandalized with racial slur” which appeared in your Jan. 15, 2015 edition of the Mountain Messenger. I am an African American female. My husband More...

By admin On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Thank you, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin

Dear Editor: Reflecting back on the year 2014, West Virginians were once again witness to the obvious—some corporations continue to operate as if they are in a third world country. For example, after Freedom Industries More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Vandalism, destruction of property ignored

Dear Editor: I wish to express my views and opinions regarding the subject of local criminals of the multiple kind, i.e., the manufacture, sale and addiction of moonshine, methamphetamine, marijuana as well as addiction More...

By admin On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Thank you from the Food Locker

Dear Editor: On behalf of the Lewisburg/Fairlea Food Locker we want to express our sincere thanks to the community for their generous outpouring of food and financial donations during the holidays. We are truly More...

By admin On Friday, January 9th, 2015

Here we go again

Dear Editor: The Rainelle Fire Department has now put their fire fee charge on our water bills each month, this is the residents of Osborne Addition and Lilly Park. We do not live in the town of Rainelle. We have More...