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A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans Pictured in this week’s undated photo is White Sulphur Springs native and acclaimed short-story writer and novelist Margaret Prescott Montague. Montague was born in 1878 in…

A Look Back

By William “Skip” Deegans Long-time residents of the Greenbrier Valley will probably remember the brightly painted C. J. Stores that dotted our area. Carrenna Jehu Casdorph, known to everyone as…

Richlands Ruritans install new officers

The Richlands Ruritans met at 7 p.m. on Jan. 13 at the Calvary Methodist Church in Richlands. The meeting was a business meeting and was highlighted by the installation of…

Obits

Jody A. Campbell

Ronceverte-Jody A. Campbell, 61, passed away Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. He was born Mar. 17,…

Church

Ladies of the Henning Church of God hold elections for new officers

The Ladies of the Henning Church of God held their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 10, in the church…

Letters To The Editor

Carol Miller’s voting record

Dear Editor: It is time to look at the voting record of Carol Miller, our representative in the U.S. Congress for the last two years. I read through dozens of…

Business

Southern States raising funds for FFA

Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative is holding a month-long fundraiser to help raise money for FFA at the local,…

Parts failure temporarily shuts down power in Greenbrier County

By Bobby Bordelon Ice storms in West Virginia caused concern for residents after power outages occurred across the Mountain State…

The Monroe Watchman: It’s about knowing what a newspaper means to a community

By Lexi Browning, West Virginia Press Association For nearly 150 years, The Monroe Watchman has served as the authoritative news…

Legislative session kicks off, bills sponsored by local reps out of committee

By Bobby Bordelon With the recent opening of the 2021 regular session of the West Virginia Legislature, several newly-elected local…

School

New River CTC’s EMS program receives scholarships and celebrates student success

The West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services has awarded New River Community and Technical College’s Emergency Medical Services program…

In-person student attendance outcomes bleak in local schools

By Bobby Bordelon The Greenbrier County Board of Education got bleak, but expected, feedback of the first full semester of…

Beginner’s photography class planned at New River CTC

Learn how to take great photos with your digital camera in New River Community and Technical College’s Digital Photography for…

Opinions

Why do we have Black History Month?

By Nan Issenberg , Lewisburg I grew up in the Deep South. Confederate flags and White Only signs were common.…

The Back Pew

By Senator Stephen Baldwin After a look at several statewide issues in last week’s column, this week I will focus…

Dear Recycle Lady

Dear Recycle Lady, When I receive my prescriptions in the store or delivered, they are packaged in a white paper…