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A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans This week’s hand-colored photo of the old Catholic Church and rectory in White Sulphur Springs is from a 1924 post card. The contemporary St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church was built in 1959-1960 at a cost of $225,000. The new church was built with a seating capacity...

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A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans This week’s photo shows Lewisburg native Homer Adams (“Rocky”) Holt in his WWI uniform. Holt attended Greenbrier County public schools, graduated from Greenbrier Military School, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Washington & Lee College. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he served as a Second Lieutenant...

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A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans This week’s photo is a mystery, and we are seeking help identifying it. I believe the shot may have been taken in Ronceverte at one end of the covered bridge that spanned the Greenbrier River. The tractors appear to be International Harvester gas-powered models from about...

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Tribute to Senator Stephen Baldwin held

Make it Shine Day 2021 In tribute to Ronceverte resident, Senator Stephen Baldwin, the Greenbrier County Democratic Women’s Club partnered with Friends of Ronceverte (FOR) to raise money for their many initiatives. The Club also participated in Ronceverte’s Make it Shine day on May 1. We...

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A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans Shown in this week’s photo is the original 1941 plan for Lewisburg’s Colored Recreational Center that was later renamed the Dorie Miller Recreational Center and now called Dorie Miller Park. The genesis for the recreational center came from the Greenbrier County Council, an “organizational found and...

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A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans A 1937 promotional calendar for the Hamed Racket Store in East Rainelle is shown in this week’s photo. A racket store was an early type of discount store that was sometimes started by former pack peddlers. “Racket” referred to the noise pots and pans made as...

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Henning Church of God Ladies plan Yard Sale

The Ladies of the Henning Church of God met on Tuesday, Apr. 13, in the church fellowship for their regular monthly meeting. The group has not met for one year, except for Christmas due to Covid-19. President Carole Spencer presided and Dyan Hefner led in prayer. Dyan Hefner presented the...

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