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Giving thanks to God

Dear Editor:I could really relate to Jack Ballard’s comment about Walmart "jumping forward over accustomed practice by beginning their massive Christmas season sales spectacular before we have even set the table for Thanksgiving." Shortly after...

In support of Affordable Care Act

Dear Editor:I am writing this letter to state the support of the Greenbrier Democratic Executive Committee for the Affordable Care Act (ACT) and the benefits derived from it. Our U.S. Senator Jay Rockefeller, at a...

Giving thanks to God

Dear Editor:Soon we will be celebrating our next holiday, Thanksgiving. This is a holiday to be celebrated with grateful hearts for all we have been blessed with during the past year and to express that...

Commentary by New River Board Chair regarding pool

Dear Editor:Several years ago the New River Community and Technical College Board of Governors was approached by the Greenbrier County Commission to allow them to renovate and operate the long-unused indoor swimming pool on...

Memories of technology

Dear Editor:A tip of the "thinker’ cap" to Jonathan Wright’s column in the Mountain Messenger prompting as I have said before, "that reminds me of a story." So with the kind permission of the...

Memory of JFK

Dear Editor:Memorable events make their mark on our memories by our recollections of what we were doing at that particular moment in time, It could be something as simple as "I was washing the...

Thankful to be part of exceptional community

Dear Editor:As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, I was thinking about all of the blessings in my life and realized that among the many reasons that I am grateful this year, I am especially thankful...

Christmas memory

Dear Editor:Having someone to blame, even if it has to be yourself, seems to be a part of explaining paths chosen. With the kind permission of the Mountain Messenger, the following is all due...

Memories of Alderson’s past

Dear Editor:The Saturday afternoon audience at Alderson’s Alpine Theatre burst into laughter as a small child could be seen climbing onto the stage, then attempting to grab the cowboy’s gun from the projected image....

Beauty and the Season

Dear Editor:Ahhh, the weather is not hot and sticky no more but is the time when frost is on the pumpkin. Once again the chill is in the air. Beautiful leaves are on the...