An explanation

Dear Editor: Perhaps overdue, is the explanation as to how my thoughts and experiences came to be a somewhat regular item in the “Letter to the Editor” section of the Mountain Messenger. Stemming back to when my family returned to West Virginia and Lewisburg, I immediately set about to subscribe to local papers, supplemented with the Washington More...

by Mountain Messenger | Published 4 months ago
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

Trouble began when prayer removed from schools

Dear Editor: I am writing in regard to the string of recent mass shootings in this nation, especially the school shootings. We see everyone from the President on down wringing their hands, not able to find the cause More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Proud of WVSOM

Dear Editor: It is always exciting to get the Mountain Messenger and see what is happening in Lewisburg. “WVSOM confirms three project developments” really caught my eye. The school was the best thing that ever More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Support Ronceverte’s new treatment plant

Dear Editor: It is happening all over the world, and the United States is no exception. Water resources are being stretched and challenged by the demands made by people. It is even happening here in what we have More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 13th, 2014

Taxpayers pay for it all

Dear Editor: A few readers may recall a letter from Mr. Greg Zafros making references to the Republican Party and their part in what is known as the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care). He is no doubt accurate in stating More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

The ACA – Forever Yours

Dear Editor: If you think, even for a moment, that the Republicans will get rid of the Affordable Care Act if they take over the Senate in this year’s election, then you have a screw loose somewhere. The reason More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 30th, 2014

Animal Control officer needs to go!

Dear Editor: I am writing to you as a concerned citizen, regarding the Greenbrier Animal Control Officer, Robert McClung. I am not the owner of the Weimaraner, Giant, whose life is at stake today! His owner (a local More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

GSA’s place in school

Dear Editor: I’m writing with some facts that I have assembled concerning last week’s letter dealing with the Gay Straight Alliance recently under discussion in these pages. The Gay Straight Alliance’s Mission More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   I had almost forgotten what it was like. This past Monday evening was fairly balmy, an excellent time to get out, and I had some things to get at Dollar Tree and Wal-Mart. With my younger More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

New tax on homeowners in the works

Dear Editor: The city of Lewisburg is in the process of enacting an ordinance creating a business and occupation tax on contractors that perform services in the city. In order to understand the ramifications of More...