Tag archive for ‘State Fair’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 8th, 2014

WRIGHT TO THE POINT

Jonathan Wright   As you walk around the West Virginia State Fairgrounds the next few days during the fair’s color-splashed nine-day run, think about some things that have changed in the past decade or so. While More...

2014 WV State Fair Guide
By Mountain Messenger On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

2014 WV State Fair Guide. Free Publication.

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By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Bits of News from the Birdhouse

Hello everyone, I am so sorry my column has been missing for so long but due to family issues I have been out of touch for some time, but happy to be back and doing much better. We put our garden out late, as well More...

BETTY JO PITZER JOHNSON
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson

Alderson-Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson, 82, of Alderson, passed on to her eternal rest on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, Fairlea, following a short illness. Born Aug. 10, 1931, in Alderson, More...

The Saints’ buses were seen touring through Lewisburg late Tuesday afternoon shortly after their arrival in WV (Photo by Shannon Beatty)
By Peggy MacKenzie On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Picnic with the Saints

The Saints’ buses were seen touring through Lewisburg late Tuesday afternoon shortly after their arrival in WV (Photo by Shannon Beatty) The New Orleans Saints arrived at the Greenbrier Valley Airport late Wednesday More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 25th, 2014

MKTO/Emblem3 performance at 2014 State Fair cancelled

The State Fair of West Virginia has announced that a scheduling conflict has forced the cancelation of the Sunday, Aug. 10, MKTO/Emblem3 concert. To replace the cancelled show, the State Fair is pleased to present More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Voice from Greenbrier Co. Board of Education

By Stephen H. Baldwin Mid-Term Report Card I recently asked an elementary school student, “What’s your favorite part of summer?” He grinned through lost teeth and said, “No report cards!” While I could More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 11th, 2014

‘Ducks on the Greenbrier’ winners announced

1st PRIZE – $5,000 cash, Alderson 4th of July Committee – Tonya Bragg 2nd PRIZE – $1,000 cash, Alderson 4th of July Committee – Heather Black 3rd PRIZE – $500 cash, Alderson 4th of More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Get ready to go ‘Inside the Huddle’ with Tony Caridi

HospiceCare in Lewisburg is pleased to announce they will once again be hosting “Inside the Huddle” with Tony Caridi at the WV Building on the State Fair of West Virginia grounds on Wednesday, July 16 at 5:30 More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, June 27th, 2014

State Fair of West Virginia announces 2014 Limited Edition Collector Basket

The 16th Edition Collector Basket commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the State Fair of West Virginia will be for sale beginning Tuesday, July 1. The Picking Basket is adorned with a commemorative brass tag, a More...