Wellspring ‘thank you’

Dear Editor: Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc., Rupert, WV, sends heartfelt thanks to the communities of Greenbrier County for their support and assistance over the past 10 years, 2004-2014. You have helped us succeed in reaching out to many of those in need. Thank you!! Scarlett Kellerman Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc.    More...

by Mountain Messenger | Published 5 months ago
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 5th, 2014

‘Look out for your neighbor’

Dear Editor: This week I attended a meeting in Summers County about proposed natural gas pipelines that may pass through our area. Regardless of my or anyone else’s opinions about the need for pipelines, I would More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Sadness for Ferguson

Dear Editor: In light of this past week’s events in Ferguson, MO, I want to express my sadness in viewing the hatred and violence that occurred. The media repeatedly stated it was due to the way the people in More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Letter from the Editor

By Sarah Mansheim Ugh. Bill Cosby. Over the years, I’d heard the rumors that he was a sexual predator, but I chose to look away because I thought they couldn’t be true. Bill Cosby, to me, is Cliff Huxtable, More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Not interested in The Asylum

Dear Editor: I’m not going to go get a taste of anything at The Asylum. Despite its questionable taste in name and advertising it gives me an opportunity to talk about the National Alliance on Mental Illness and More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Bikers must yield

Dear Editor: A little common courtesy and old fashioned good manners would certainly go a long way towards harmony amongst people …. and one place, sadly, where it’s missing is the Greenbrier River Trail. More...

By admin On Monday, December 1st, 2014

Radioactive flowback?

Dear Editor: On 9/9/14, Governor Tomblin, urged by the energy industry, outlined an “Interpretive Rule” for legislation that already has many alterations favoring hydrofracturing – Sen. Bill 373. (One More...

By admin On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Letter from the Editor

By Sarah Mansheim Dear Reader: Fracking, pipelines, and coal mines – it’s all part of the West Virginia economy and the Appalachian struggle, for better and for worse. In this week’s issue, we’ve got More...

By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Letter from the Editor

Dear Readers: Every week we put out this newspaper in an old-fashioned attempt to bring you the news. Without the support of our loyal readers and advertisers, we wouldn’t be here, and we thank all of you for More...

By admin On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Response to Dominion’s full page ad

Dear Editor: I write this letter in response to Dominion’s Atlantic Coast Pipeline full page ad in The Pocahontas Times Nov. 6, 2014 issue, page 8. Headline in Dominion’s ad reads: “…we have a responsibility More...