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In the Spirit: St Patrick’s Day. The Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirits of Ireland

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, In The Spirit, Kathryn Flynn

The Feast of St. Patrick or as it is commonly known now “St. Patrick’s Day” falls on March 17th every year and has more than a small reputation for being a day filled with drinking, debauchery, and more drinking. How exactly does a day dedicated to the memory of a canonized person, the “Apostle of […]

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WV Artist on Display: Birdbaths to Dragonflies w/ Tanya Henson

Meet Tanya Henson, this month’s multidimensional WV Artist on Display. She is a seasoned artist with the ability to create almost anything through upcycling techniques. Tanya is a dog loving, fire dancing, kayaking and camping fiend, wherein she is always looking for cool sticks and pretty rocks to add to my creations. We came across […]

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My Dog & I: Walking & Working

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

Thank Goodness the weather has started to relax its Winter Grip and Spring is in sight! Let’s start to think about peeling off those long johns and getting some color back into our faces… I know there are a LOT of dogs who are really excited that their owners are stirring from hibernation and starting […]

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Curiouser & Curiouser at Greenbrier Valley Theatre

By: HashtagWV / Category: Acting Out, Blog, FEATURED EVENTS

Greenbrier Valley Theatre’s Youth Education Program is excited to present its spring musical Disney Alice in Wonderland Jr., held at the theatre in downtown Lewisburg. Follow Alice down the rabbit hole as she chases the White Rabbit to the strange and magical Wonderland. Lewis Carroll’s delightfully whimsical tale is brought to life with exciting Disney […]

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Grandpa Larry’s Random Reminiscence: Facing Up

File this one under “daring escape attempts.” A man in Chicago quite a few years ago was driving a taxi and his fare put a finger to the back of the driver’s head and demanded his money. The cabbie had no idea it was only the man’s finger and in desperation decided he was going […]

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We are One WV: Lucky in Love

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blair Campbell, Blog, We Are One WV

The best kind of luck to fall into is the luck of love. St. Valentine just visited. And now St. Patrick is headed our way. I’m going to call this time of year ‘Lucky in Love!’ It’s that time right before spring. When the snow is real wet and heavy and the mud is real […]

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No Irish Goodbye for Patrick O’Flaherty

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Diana Hunt, Elegant Elders in the Arts

It’s almost impossible if you are a certain age and watched TV to ignore the charisma, charm and characters’ comparisons between our Washington Street’s The Irish Pub and “Cheers”. “Cheers” is a sitcom featuring a neighborhood bar with a cast of great characters that ran for roughly a decade beginning in 1982 and 1993. The […]

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Guns and Cornbread: Trout & other Springtime Maladies

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, Guns and Cornbread, Larry Case

What is it with trout? Can any of you tell me? I hope that you can. How can something as simple as a fish swimming in the water, minding his own business, just being a fish, cause so much flap and controversy? Pictured above: Clark Ellis with a nice rainbow trout. I have observed this […]

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Saturday, April 6: Sporting Clay Shoot & Cookout Fundraiser

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FEATURED EVENTS, On The Cover, Things to Do

On Saturday, April 6, join the Monroe County Shrine Club at Powder Ridge Sporting Clays for their first annual Sporting Clay Shoot & Cookout Fundraiser to benefit Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. Starting at 10am, participants will enjoy healthy competition and a fun afternoon of sport shooting clays at 15 different stations. Local experienced shooters will […]

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Future Doc: My March Madness

By: HashtagWV / Category: Blog, FUTURE DOC, Greenbrier Chiro, Timothy Pence

Dr. Royal Lee (1885-1967),  was hailed as the greatest nutritionist of the twentieth century.  Yet his name and work go largely unknown today. Dr. Lee’s basic message was that the primary cause of most modern disease is malnutrition. His research and message threatened our nation’s most powerful institutions (Big Farma and Big Pharma). These special […]

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Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser w/ HashtagWV this March!

Sporting Clay Shoot Fundraiser w/ HashtagWV this March!- On Saturday, April 6, join the Monroe County Shrine Club at Powder Ridge Sporting Clays for their first annual Sporting Clay Shoot & Cookout Fundraiser to benefit Shriner’s Hospitals for Children. Starting at 10am, participants will enjoy healthy competition and a fun afternoon of sport shooting clays at 15 different stations. Local experienced shooters will […]

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Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW HASHTAG LEWISBURG CITY PAPER REMAINS FREE?- Wondering how Hashtag Lewisburg City Paper gets published and distributed FREE every month 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 HASHTAGWV comes […]