Friars Hill Traffic Report: Y’all can thank Faye in Maryland

I’m back, witches! So, how are ya? I’m sure a lot of you were hoping that I’ve been banned from publishing the Traffic Report due to my offensive, left wing missives. Sadly for you, I wasn’t....

In which the bar gets lowered all the way into the ground

Man, I miss Molly Ivins. Ivins was a Dallas, TX, based political humorist who wrote for the Texas Observer, The New York Times, the Dallas Times Herald and finally, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She died...

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...

Re: May 6 letter

Dear Editor: After reading the Opinion Page of the May 6 Mountain Messenger, I am compelled to correct several erroneous statements in the letter from Ellen Lorish and to chide the editorialist for quoting only...

Rotating the light bulbs and other chores

What a shame that Bill Cosby turned out to be a serial sexual predator (allegedly), because I really miss his parenting advice. Honestly, I used to make a fair amount of my choices based on...

Letter : Concern about water quality

Dear Editor: Concerned about your water quality and availability and with the proposed 42 inch methane Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to cross West Virginia? You should be, the EPA is. The WV Department of Environmental Protections...

Vacay Cake

I’m writing to you from Snowshoe. While my co-workers toil away this week, I’m sleeping in, lounging at the pool, kayaking and shooting skeet. We’ve hiked and jogged, picnicked and eaten in restaurants. And we’ve eaten...

Where did all West Virginia’s money go?

By Christopher J. Regan The West Virginia Capitol is a crime scene. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been stolen. So where are the cops? Have they got any leads? When will the perpetrators be brought...

Letter: Concerned about water quality  

Dear Editor: Concerned about your water quality and availability and with the proposed 42 inch methane Atlantic Coast Pipeline proposed to cross West Virginia? You should be, the EPA is. The WV Department of Environmental Protection...

The Back Pew – May 13th, 2017

By Stephen Baldwin Tonight I went to Walmart, and folks wanted to talk about the budget. Earlier in the day I met with a group of educators, and they wanted to talk about the budget....

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