Open letter in support of Ordinance 254

Dear Editor: I share with you for publication this letter sent to all of Lewisburg’s elected officials. Dear Mayor Manchester, City Recorder and City Council members, I extend my appreciation for your service and vision, benefiting both residents and visitors our city. For decades, while I lived in Summers County, my family and I came to Lewisburg More...

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By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Many West Virginians remain opposed to forced pooling

Dear Editor: Efforts are being made to reintroduce a forced pooling bill which died in the final hours of the 2015 legislative session. Mineral owners who oppose this bill believe it is clearly intended to allow More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

It’s only natural

  Dear Editor: The hot topic of the week is whether or not Ted Cruz is eligible to be president. Cruz claims that he is. Donald Trump implies that Cruz is not. The Constitution specifies that the president More...

By admin On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Open letter to WV Legislature

Dear Members of the Legislature: I am writing to beg you to reconsider these devastating cuts that are being placed on the Title 19 Medicaid Wavier program. I am the father of two adult, mentally handicapped sons. More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Which church best in a bar fight?

Dear Editor: Growing up in Lewisburg, I never dreamed that a proposed city ordinance preserving one’s right to remain in their home or retain one’s job because of gender orientation would evoke the fighting More...

By admin On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Re: Nondiscrimination ordinance

Dear Editor: Letter to the Editor in response to: Lewisburg is trying to pass a nondiscrimination ordinance, and all anyone can talk about is bathrooms by Sarah Mansheim. Thank you for openly discussing the true More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Thanks for helping ‘Shoes for Shelters’

Dear Editor: Thanks to the Mountain Messenger, WVVA and all the people of southern West Virginia our “Shoes for Shelters” Drive was a success. We were able to raise $1,750 to help the pups at NWAL Herding Dog More...

By admin On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Saying goodbye to Bobby Brooks

Dear Editor: Bobby Brooks died last week. He wasn’t a relative of mine or a neighbor. He was my auto mechanic. I met him almost fifteen years ago after moving here. It didn’t take long to realize that he was More...

By admin On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Justice’s Dream Tree provides gifts to children in need

Dear Editor: At Dream Weaver, Inc., our primary mission is to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as their families. Our goal is to help these folks live as normal a life as possible More...

By admin On Monday, December 28th, 2015

Open letter from the Red Cross

Dear Friend: With the holidays just around the corner, I want to take a moment to celebrate you. Because of you, we helped more than 93,000 families this year in the wake of home fires and other emergencies. Because More...