Letter to the Editor – Re: Trump defined  

  Dear Editor: D:  Disgraceful O:  Off-the-wall N:  No-nothing A:  _ _ _ _ _ _ _ L:  Liar D:  Disturbed   T:  Terrifying R:  Reprehensible U:  Under-handed M:  Mad P:  Pathetic Trump was elected President of the United States not Animal House. Isn’t it about time he...

Letter to the Editor: Legislators’ decisions should not be about politics, but about the...

Dear Editor: New River Community and Technical College is in full swing with summer school sessions and preparation for the fall semester. There is never a time that we are not working to provide services...

The Back Pew. June 9, 2017

After two weeks of tough budget negotiations, I’ve learned to cut to the chase. Here is the scoop. DID BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS WORK? Yes, as someone who was in the room, it worked. Gov. Justice mediated...

MVP open to citizens’ needs

Dear Editor: It’s apparent to me after reading recent letters in the Mountain Messenger that the authors of those letters are making uninformed assumptions about The Majority Voice Party that just aren’t true. The party...

Birth control availability at risk

By Dan Heyman Reproductive-rights advocates say a leaked Trump administration draft regulation threatens birth control insurance coverage for millions of women. Dated May 23, the “interim final rule” was circulated to several government agencies for comment....

Was $450,000 wasted?

Dear Editor and fellow Greenbrier County residents: I received my May/June 2017 issue of Blue Ridge Country- Exploring the Mountains of the South. I expected to find an advertisement for our beautiful Greenbrier County and...

Local leaders endorse Lewisburg Citizens’ Party candidates

Business, community, faith and civic leaders throughout Lewisburg have recently given their public endorsement of the Lewisburg Citizens’ Party candidates currently running for city council. Business owner Sparrow Huffman, Reverend Chris Thompson, Council member...

What makes West Virginia #AlmostHeaven to Me

By Chelsea Ruby West Virginia Tourism Commissioner West Virginians - and everyone who loves West Virginia - I have a small but very important favor to ask: This month, take a few minutes to tell...

Tinkering with bad bill

The health bill passed by the House would effectively end the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) expansion of Medicaid and cause millions to lose coverage, according to reports released today from the Center on Budget...

Letter to the Editor: Ordinance 254

Dear Editor: My Dad taught me to follow the teachings of Jesus, and to respect all human beings. A few of Jesus’ teachings stand out: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto...