Re: Detch commentary

Dear Editor: I am a Baptist and I hope that for the sake of his clients that Paul Detch knows more about the law than he apparently knows about God’s Holy Word the Bible. Sincerely, Jack H. Smith Ronceverte  More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Re: Home Rule in Lewisburg

Dear Editor: A few things Lewisburg citizens should know about Lewisburg’s second application to the Home Rule Program: First let me say, that it is getting extremely tiresome and time consuming to try to keep More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

City Hall out of control

Dear Editor: I grew up in Lewisburg when Lewisburg was truly a cool town to live in. That was a long time ago, not quite during the age of Dinosaurs, but pretty close. The ‘50s to be exact. What a great era that More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Reply to Greg Zafros’ letter

Dear Editor: Kudos to Greg Zafros of Lewisburg for simply “telling it like it is.” GOP no longer stands for the Grand Old Party of Lincoln & Eisenhower. Instead, it stands for the Great Opposition Party More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

The Hot Mess Express

Well, winter has finally arrived. All week, my children have been downright offended that they’ve had to go to school. I’m sure many teachers felt the same way. As always, with winter comes winter driving. Of More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

Article 137 Human Rights Commission

Dear Editor: ARTICLE 137 Human Rights Commission The City of Lewisburg is proposing to rewrite art. 137 where in “the city continues to strive to be an inclusive City where people can live and work without fear More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 15th, 2016

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 More...

By Mountain Messenger 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 Mountain Messenger 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 Mountain Messenger 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...