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

Bits & Pieces

By Brenda Boykin Alderson Parent Abuse by a Young Child I am aware of how innocent parents can live in fear of being accused of child abuse or neglect. When my son was around thirteen years of age or so, it got 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 9th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

by Jonathan Wright   My bed is made. You can count on it. The world may be falling in around me, all the forces of evil may be fiercely aimed against me, and I may be poised at the edge of the proverbial precarious More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, May 9th, 2014

Former Supreme Court Justice Elliott ‘Spike’ Maynard remembered

Justice Elliott “Spike” Maynard died Thursday, May 1, at Charleston Area Medical Center. He was 71. Justice Maynard was known for his piercing gaze, quick wit, folksy anecdotes and biting writing style that 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...