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Mtn Music Trail: Allegheny Echoes

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Gibbs Kinderman, Mountain Music Trail

The premier event on the Mountain Music Trail this month is the Allegheny Echoes Summer Workshops, held in Marlinton June 18-24. For this week, the town of Marlinton takes the title of Music city USA. The Marlinton Motor Inn, on 219 a couple of miles north of town, turns into a 24 hour a day […]

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Groovy Highway: What you See is What you Get. What you Get is Up to You.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Groovy Highway, Johnny Tassa, Random Prophet

Hello, my friends. Welcome to Groovy Highway with the Random Prophet. Allow me to start off by introducing myself. I am an artist and musician, not a politician or magician. . . . which means very simply; there will be no lies or double-talk and no tricks up my sleeve. What you see is what […]

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My Dog & I: Summer.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Janine Lazarus, My Dog & I

Thank Goodness! Yes, it’s that wonderful time of year when we can finally put away the fingerless gloves and thermals and find our flipflops… It is with great relief that I know I can count on mostly warm days and some river fun! So lets talk about some ways to make your Summer enjoyable for […]

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Wisdom From the Woods: Life Lived to the Maxx.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Jim Shock, Wisdom from the Woods

Maxx was a marvel of a mongrel. He was my canine soul mate.  Lots of people followed our life together for years on Facebook. I’d like to complete our story today. I loved my domesticated partner more than anyone, I still do. We were devoted to each other from the moment we met. He was […]

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July 12-16: Celebrate 30 Years of Durbin Days!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Mountain Scene

From Wednesday, July 12 to Sunday, July 16th, you are invited to celebrate 30 years of Durbin Days! This special fair is filled with fun activities throughout the days including music, a carnival, children’s activities, a greased pig event, karaoke, a car show, parades, a 5k run/walk, pet show, tug-o-war, bingo, fireworks, and more! There […]

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On the Cover: WV Proud. WV Strong.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover, Random Prophet

Lest we forget, this month marks the one-year anniversary of the terrible flood of 2016. Mother Nature’s bad side reappeared last Summer and released torrential downpours of a biblical nature. . . and once again, West Virginians proved that they stand together in the face of adversity. No matter what Mother Nature throws at us, […]

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Pseudo News: Grandpa Larry’s Helpful Hints for the Elderly.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Larry Berger, Pseudo News

(Before we start, let us pause and bow our heads in remembrance of the late and great Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus) And now, ladies and gentlemen, the famous Grandpa Larry will sit down at his writing desk at the very last minute and perform the astounding feat of coming up with some nonsense […]

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Friday, June 30: Matt Deal at Sweet Shoppe

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Local Beat

On Friday, June 30th Matt Deal will grace the stage at the Sweet Shoppe in downtown Lewisburg. Matt grew up in Welch, WV with a steady diet of classics from every genre thanks to his parents’ glorious record/music collection, which included The Beatles, Motown, Country, Classic Rock, Funk, Folk and everything in between was in […]

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Sat. July 22: Gran Fondo in Alleghany Highlands!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

Visit Virginia’s scenic Alleghany Highlands region for the eight annual Gran Fondo on Saturday, July 22nd. Easily accessible from Interstate 64, the Alleghany Highlands’ majestic peaks and picturesque valleys might be mistaken for a region of France or Germany. With electronic chip timing, a King of the Mountains competition, and a mass start, all the elements […]

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Sat. June 10: Run w/ the Troops!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog

On Saturday, June 10th, you are invited to run with the troops in the Color Run 5k! The Friends and Family of Greenbrier County Guardsmen will be hosting this Color Run in Alderson. The registration fee is $25 for 16 an older, 15 and under will be $20, and 5 and under is free. Registration […]

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WV Proud, WV Strong w/ HashtagWV this June!

WV Proud, WV Strong w/ HashtagWV this June! - Pick us up this June! Our main article features the one-year anniversary of the terrible flood of 2016. Written by the Random Prophet, it celebrates our community in their commitment to help each other during these difficult times. This issue also features Matt Deal at the Sweet Shoppe, 30 Years of Durbin Days, and so much […]

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