A scam by any other name is still a scam

Dear Editor: Recently the o.p. published a list of scams that had been compiled by the Attorney General that were especially aimed at senior citizens in West Virginia. So while I sit by my telephone and wait for a call from a Nigerian Prince who needs some help, for which I will be richly rewarded, in shipping a large amount of gold into the U.S. Or More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

The Bottom Line: New River CTC has exciting plans for Nicholas Co.

By L. Marshall Washington, PhD, President, New River Community and Technical College New River Community and Technical College has embarked on an exciting partnership with the Nicholas County Building Commission More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright   Well, it looks as if we’re finally finished with snow days for this school year. At least we hope so. It’s April, the flower bulbs are sprouting and some even blooming, green grass More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Knocking On Heaven’s Door I recently looked death in the face, no with my life, but with my daughter’s and I have to tell you. It puts things in perspective. All the times I was so careless More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

A lion named ‘French’

Dear Editor: Many may have noticed that Alderson has enacted new procedures to control the loose dog problem. Memory recalls that they could have an even larger problem, had it not been prompt action by the local More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Secretary Tennant issues statement on signing of Senate Bill 373

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant this week issued the following statement regarding the signing of Senate Bill 373, which ensures the long term medical monitoring of citizens after the spill of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, April 4th, 2014

Alderson prison birth story

Dear Editor: I wanted to share a personal and positive story about the Alderson prison in West Virginia, and a unique story because I’m open and have gone public about my birth inside the prison. My incarcerated More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Bits of News from The Birdhouse

by Debbie Bond Is it spring yet? Do you not agree that this has been one of the longest and hardest winters to date or am I just getting older and my body just can’t handle the cold any longer? I have been spending More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Secretary Tennant applauds Senator Manchin’s plan to ban dangerous new drug Zohydro

West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant applauds legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Joe Manchin this week that would ban a dangerous and potentially deadly new prescription drug known as Zohydro. Last More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, March 21st, 2014

Open letter

Dear Senator or Delegate: I am a member of the National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health (CoE) community partnership to deliver the Women on Wellness program in Greenbrier County.  The National Center of More...