Tag archive for ‘Reunions’
By admin On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Benjamin Franklin Gee

Trout-Benjamin Franklin Gee, 90, died Monday, June 1, 2015. Born May 6, 1925, at Trout, he was the son of the late Robert E. and Maymie Hanna Gee. He was a graduate of Williamsburg High School and attended the National More...

By admin On Friday, June 5th, 2015

Reunions 06.06.15

Greenbrier West High School The Greenbrier West Cavalier Class of 1995 is holding its 20-year class reunion on June 19-20 at Adventures on the Gorge Resort in Lansing. Since our class never received a yearbook 20 More...

Ladies for Liberty
By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Opera House celebrates Memorial Day with Ladies for Liberty

On Memorial Day weekend, the Pocahontas County Opera House presents a swinging, patriotic performance by the Ladies for Liberty on Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 p.m. In honor of all veterans who have served our country, More...

Black Mtn Bluegrass Boys
By admin On Friday, May 15th, 2015

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys

This popular regional bluegrass band was formed in 1968 in Pocahontas County by Richard Hefner, Bill Hefner, “Dude” Hefner, and the late Harley Carpenter. Now a favorite in the local area, the band currently More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 22nd, 2014


Jonathan Wright It was absolutely the greatest family gathering possible—without being connected to a funeral. I’m talking about a phenomenal event I attended last weekend in St. Simons Island, Georgia—none More...

By Mountain Messenger On Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright And now it begins—in earnest. With Thanksgiving behind us, the shortest-possible Thanksgiving-to-Christmas period has begun (Thanksgiving came on the latest-possible date this year). I’m no More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 19th, 2013


Annual Retired School Employees Picnic will be held Friday, Aug. 2 at Mackey Park in Maxwelton. Lunch begins at 12 noon. Members are asked to bring a covered dish. Come early and enjoy the fellowship. All retirees More...