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Do your Dream Job w/ National Apprentice Day, a Free Year Round Apprenticeship Program!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Out & About, youth program

When you were a child, what was your dream job? Did your dream come true? If you had the chance to experience your dream job as a child, would it have changed your life? Based in Lewisburg, West Virginia, National Apprentice Day is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization connecting kids to their dream job. This program is […]

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Saturday, Nov 18: Hawk Knob Cider Dinner Pairing w/ Lost Creek!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, Food & Drink

On Saturday, November 18, Hawk Knob Cider in Lewisburg, WV hosts a special cider pairing dinner featuring chefs and storytellers Mike Costello and Amy Dawson from Lost Creek Farm. Tickets for this unique culinary experience are $100 per guest and include six courses, each paired with one of Hawk Knob’s acclaimed traditional ciders. Dinner starts […]

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SET YOUR SIGHTS ON THE HARVEST W/ MOUNTAINEER GUNS!

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, On The Cover, Out & About, Shopping

The coming of fall heralds crisp air carries the scent of wood smoke and frost-tipped grass crunching underfoot. It’s the trigger for every hunter that the long awaited hunting seasons are at last rolling in on a whirlwind of colorful leaves. Mountaineer Guns on Main Street, downtown White Sulphur Springs, is on hand to help […]

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GOOD EATS: APRIL’S PIZZERIA, WV MEETS ITALY

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Good Eats, Random Prophet

April’s Pizzeria. A little gem that I found in White Sulphur Springs, WV. The owners are Dave and Lisa Long. The restaurant’s namesake and dedication is to their daughter, April.  April passed away several years ago at the age of 21 from a tragic car accident  . . . and as I talked to them […]

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WV ARTIST ON DISPLAY: RECYCLED SILVERWARE ART!

Get to know Marco and Suzie Floyd with Recycled Silverware Art.  This husband/wife duo  recycles old silverware into bracelets, rings, coat racks, and so much more. For 30 years, Marco was a machinist and worked hands on with metals. He tells us it’s something he has always enjoyed. His wife, Suzie, is the talker and […]

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FUTURE DOC: WINTER IS COMING… & THE NIGHT IS LONG.

By: LBSPY / Category: Blog, Future Doc, Greenbrier Chiro, Timothy Pence

Yes, the last leaves are clinging to their branches.  A few beeches and oaks will be reluctant to let go.  We’ve been blessed with a warm fall, but winter is coming. We do things to prepare for cold and darkness.  Our bodies experience a kind of stress during seasonal transitions.  As our physiological age increases, […]

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MY DOG & I: GREAT EXPECTATIONS!

I am surrounded by overachievers!! I am meeting lots of younger people these days who are moving into their own homes, establishing their own lives and reaching out into the world to add a four legged companion to their personal mix!! I hear all of the wonderful hopes and dreams of these Power Youngsters. They […]

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GROOVY HIGHWAY: THE ROOT AND FRUIT OF THE VINE… AND IS HEAVEN JUST A SIN AWAY?

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

Hi, Friends. Last month the ‘Wheel of Random’ landed on serious. This month I am getting back up to speed on Groovy Highway and do what I do best. Random. Random is often my best friend. Different or strange is very much needed in this world. I just don’t know how much it’s really appreciated, […]

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PSEUDO NEWS: SHOP LOCAL, IT’S WHAT WE GOT.

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

I wandered into beautiful downtown Ronceverte and down the hill by the Baptist Church, hung a left and stopped at Martin & Jones Hardware. People milling around. Conversations. I waited. When my neighbor saw me, he smiled brightly. Eventually, my turn came. “I’m looking for some bolts,” I told old Mr. Boneyface. Boneyface is a […]

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ADOPT ME: TWINKLE & ELAINE ARE STARS!

By: LBSPY / Category: adopt me, Blog, Humane Society, Janine Lazarus

Reason #2 to adopt a pet… Bragging rights! No one needs to see another selfie unless it’s a selfie of you with your adorable pet you just adopted. Every photo you post with your adorable pet will let those well-earned likes roll in. #adoptdontshop.  Meet our stars of the month, Twinkle and Elaine. Two years […]

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EXTRA VALUE W/ HASHTAGWV! WE REACH 123,000 PEOPLE 3X A DAY ON THE RADIO!

Christina runs an "Event Spotlight" on 95.3FM , 93.3FM WKCJ Oldies, and 103.1FM THE BEAR. This spotlight airs 3x a day (Monday-Friday) on both stations. 95.3FM reaches 45,000 listeners daily in Beckley, Greenbrier County, Monroe County, Summers County, and some of Mercer County!!! 103.1FM has been serving 78,000 listeners everyday in the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia and the Alleghany Highlands of Virginia since 1983. We distribute 7,000 full color, free papers across 5 counties. Ad rates start at just $20! Click here for MEDIA KIT  

Set your Sights on the Harvest w/ Hashtag Lewisburg this November!

SET YOUR SIGHTS ON THE HARVEST W/ HASHTAG LEWISBURG THIS NOVEMBER! - Set your sights on the harvest w/ Hashtag Lewisburg! This November, we feature Mountaineer Guns and April’s Pizzeria in White Sulphur Springs, WV. You’ll also read about Buck Fever, Opioid Addiction, Great Expectations, Thanksgiving Day wine pairings, how to have a Free-Range Thanksgiving w/ Terrapin Farms in Renick, and so much more!  Also, Enter to […]

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WONDER HOW LBSPY REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how LBSPY gets published and distributed FREE every 2 weeks in print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of LBSPY comes […]