Tag archive for ‘John Manchester’
Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signs Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week proclamation. With seated Mayor (center) are: Adam Seams (left), Danny Seams, Clifford Curry, Susanna Robinson-Kenga, Steve Rutledge, Larry Davis and Jaime Wykle.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Manchester issues MLK proclamation

Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester signs Lewisburg’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Week proclamation. With seated Mayor (center) are: Adam Seams (left), Danny Seams, Clifford Curry, Susanna Robinson-Kenga, Steve Rutledge, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 8th, 2016

Shanghai Parade winners announced

Shanghai Parade winners announced Lewisburg’s annual Shanghai Parade was held on New Year’s Day. The crowd was estimated at 2,500. It took approximately 43 minutes for the 60 entries to proceed down the parade More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 1st, 2016

Lewisburg is trying to pass a nondiscrimination ordinance, and all anyone can talk about is bathrooms

By Sarah Mansheim It’s not about bathrooms. But, some area church leaders and a statewide lobbying agency have made sure that bathrooms are the only thing people are talking about. Last month, Lewisburg City Council More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, December 28th, 2015

2015 Year in Review Headlines

2015 Year in Review Headlines By Sarah Mansheim January: Two Lewisburg city police officers, Lt. Jeromy Dove and Patrolman Nicholas Sams, are shot during a traffic stop. Further investigation reveals two dead bodies More...

A crowd of 230 people gathered outside Lewisburg City Hall Tuesday night to attend the council meeting for the first reading of the nondiscrimination ordinance which would extend protections in employment, housing and public accommodations for LGBT West Virginians.
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, December 18th, 2015

Nondiscrimination ordinance draws crowds to city hall

                     A crowd of 230 people gathered outside Lewisburg City Hall Tuesday night to attend the council meeting for the first reading of the nondiscrimination ordinance which would More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, December 13th, 2015

The L&R depot needs a new home

By Peggy Mackenzie Are you looking for an unusual gift for the holiday season? How about a train depot? There’s one available here in Lewisburg that needs a new home. The Lewisburg Historic Landmarks Commission More...

John Manchester, mayor of Lewisburg, Kasey Carter, CIS director, Cindy Solak, CIS site coordinator, and Jordan Maynor, field rep for U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins, at GEHS’s Lights On Afterschool event on Oct. 27
By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Greenbrier County students, parents, business & community leaders join 16th Annual National Rally for Afterschool

Students, parents, business and community leaders came together on Oct. 27 for a Lights On Afterschool Open House and Resource Fair at Eastern Greenbrier Middle School and Greenbrier East High School. The goal of More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

A piano painting contest gets the green light from city council

By Peggy Mackenzie The Lewisburg City Council agreed Tuesday evening to a piano painting contest proposed by the Cultural Arts Round Table, presented by Amy McEntire. Mayor John Manchester suggested the contest More...

By Mountain Messenger On Saturday, November 21st, 2015

ALSO —

Local champion athlete Kelly Weikle has been inducted into the 2015 WVU Tech Hall of Fame. Weikle attended WVU from 2000 to 2004, where she was a multi-sport athlete, excelling in basketball and softball. She attended More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Mitigating circumstances

It’s not fair. I spent last night in traffic court fighting a ticket that I had received from one of Lewisburg’s Finest last summer. The ticket in question was for no registration on my vehicle. Apparently, More...