WVDN MAY 18, 2022


Letter to the editor: reader recommends Greenbrier Health Care Center

It took only a couple of hours for me to realize how lucky I was to be at the Greenbrier Health Care Center at 1115 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg. I was made comfortable in a regular hospital bed while nurses and aides flittered around me making sure I was clean and comfortable. On Christmas Day when [...]

Justice debuts Seneca Skyway as first route of new West Virginia Mountain Rides program

A new scenic highway project has been unveiled just in time for summer driving and motorcycle rides.On Tuesday, May 17, Gov. Jim Justice joined the WV Department of Tourism and the WV Department of Transportation at the division of highways county office in Lewisburg to announce the designation of a stretch of U.S. Rt. 219 [...]

Dear Abby 5-18-22

  DEAR ABBY: I lost your cookbooklet collection! My family and I have really enjoyed some of those recipes. I have loved all the ones I have tried, but my favorites are the desserts. Particularly noteworthy is your Peanut Butter Pie. It is yummy! Please let me know how I can order the booklets again. I [...]

PSC Increases Inspections for International Roadcheck 2022

CHARLESTON, (WV) – The Public Service Commission is taking part in International Roadcheck 2022, with increased inspections of commercial motor vehicles from 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, May 17 through 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 at locations around the state. Sponsored by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, International Roadcheck is an annual event that runs for [...]

Lady Spartans lose Game One heartbreaker

A walk-off left the Greenbrier East Lady Spartans on the wrong end of an eighth inning, 4-3 defeat to the St. Albans Red Dragons on Tuesday, May 17, in game one of a best-of-three regional championship series. The game was tied at 3-all, and the Spartans had competed their hearts out all game, but Kyndall [...]

Area students named to SNHU president's list

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WVDN) - Two area students have been named to the Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) winter 2022 president's list. Mary Tincher of Lewisburg and Mandy Irvine of Marlinton are full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate day [...]

WV attorney general warns consumers of social media grant scam

CHARLESTON (WVDN) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is warning consumers to be on guard against impostors using social media platforms to promise government grants. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division has received numerous calls related to bogus grants during the past few weeks. Consumers report being contacted via social media from scammers who [...]

TOOT vendor applications now available

On Saturday, October 8, the 36th annual Taste of Our Towns (TOOT) festival will bring more than 5,000 visitors to downtown Lewisburg. TOOT is a fundraiser for Carnegie Hall, a cultural institution of the Greenbrier Valley/New River region that brings arts education, performances, and exhibits to all. TOOT involves the closing of downtown Lewisburg on [...]

Gov. Justice presents $100,000 check to Monroe County seniors

LINDSIDE (WVDN) – Gov. Jim Justice hosted a celebration today at Lindside Senior Center, presenting a $100,000 check to Monroe County seniors as grand prize winners in the Senior Center Edition of the Do it for Babydog vaccination sweepstakes. The Governor brought along his pet English bulldog and sweepstakes mascot Babydog for the festivities. “Of [...]

Cosmetology, esthetics, massage therapy and nail care technicians graduate from New River

LEWISBURG (WVDN) - New River Community and Technical College held a pinning ceremony on May 12, for students graduating from the college’s cosmetology, esthetics, massage therapy and nail care technician programs at the Greenbrier Valley campus in Lewisburg. New River CTC’s certificate of applied science in cosmetology program graduates include: Emily Cate, Hillsboro; Addison Dixon, [...]

Alumna Rachel Dennison named Tamarack Foundation Emerging Artist Fellow

WEST LIBERTY, (W.Va.) — West Liberty University alumna Rachel Dennison was named an Emerging Artist Fellow for 2022 by the Tamarack Foundation for the Arts recently. Presented to thriving, early-career artists across West Virginia, the fellowship includes a stipend and career opportunities. Dennison is the third WLU graduate from the College of Liberal and Creative [...]

New tool developed by WVU researchers makes it easier to identify pregnant patients with eating disorders

At least 5% of pregnant women will experience an eating disorder during their pregnancies, yet no rapid screening tool exists to identify who they are. Researchers with the West Virginia University School of Public Health and School of Medicine teamed up to make one. Their Prenatal Eating Behaviors Screening tool is poised to give clinicians [...]

First Lady Cathy Justice announces West Virginia Birthday Cake Contest

CHARLESTON, (WV) – First Lady Cathy Justice announced today that her office will be hosting a West Virginia Birthday Cake Contest in honor of the state’s 159th birthday. West Virginia residents are invited to create and submit an original cake recipe. One recipe will be chosen and designated the “official” West Virginia birthday cake, served [...]

WV FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series travels to Glade Springs

The West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series played the second event of the 2022 season Monday on the Cobb Course at the Resort at Glade Springs. The Championship Division saw Todd Duncan of Daniels take top honors, followed by Davey Jude of Kermit and Cam Roam of Huntington. Josh Howell of [...]

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