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 son at my side, I drove to the big store, parked the car, and took a relaxed jaunt with him over to Dollar Tree before heading back over to More...

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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...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 16th, 2014

May Older Americans Month

Dear Editor: This May marks our country’s 51st Annual Older Americans Month. As a nation, we have committed to commemorate our seniors for the great contributions they have made to our communities, and to raise More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Open letter to Karen Lobban

Ms Karen Lobban, President Greenbrier County Commission 200 North Court Street Lewisburg, West Virginia Dear Ms Lobban: Pursuant to your gracious invitation to respond to the proposed public comment protocols in More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Mother’s Day stories

Dear Editor: More than living under a rock, one has to have been far into a cave not to know that this nation celebrates the holiday of Mother’s Day due to the perseverance of West Virginia native, Anna Jarvis, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Bits & Pieces

by Brenda Boykin Alderson   Howdy! I would like to introduce myself. I am originally from North Carolina where I lived in and around the east coast and the piedmont areas. I did not live in the mountains, though More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Catalogs and old books…

Dear Editor: One thing for certain, that even in this modern age of E-Mail is that we continue to receive a lot of catalogs by mail. Many years ago it was decided that the public should be afforded the opportunity More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Gay Straight Alliance Club activist organization

Dear Editor: I’m writing in response to the letters regarding the controversial Gay Straight Alliance Club. I’ve done some research on this national organization, and I discovered that this “so-called” club More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

AHH job opening – we need your help

Hello, Friends: We have not been successful in finding a new staff member for the Alderson Hospitality House. We need your help in recruiting such a person. This is a perfect position for someone considering a short More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 18th, 2014

Would Christian club be approved?

Dear Editor: In reference to the article by David Esteppe in the Mountain Messenger April 5, concerning the Gay Straight Alliance Club, being formed at Greenbrier East High School – in which Kris Arbuckle More...