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Rethinking How We Educate

April 24, 2016 Everyone knows the big, consolidated high schools are better for students, right? Actually, wrong, in some important ways. more »»

Cameron Memorial Day Weekend Activities Slated

April 24, 2016 The Cameron area is known for being a very close knit community as most residents pitch in to help their neighbors when needed. more »»

Perfect Budget Storm Hits W.Va.

April 23, 2016 Can it get any worse? Unfortunately, yes. Just a few weeks ago, West Virginia legislators and Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin were not far from agreeing on a budget for the coming year. more »»

Get Out and Play

April 23, 2016 Reality came calling this week, leaving me with a twinge of sadness for innocence lost. The folks at the Wheeling Recreation Department sent me a fax that delivered some disparaging news. more »»

Helping W.Va. Children

April 17, 2016 Sometimes we forget — or choose not to remember —that there are several West Virginias. Our area is just part of the Mountain State. Other regions are quite different. more »»

Are Your Lights on for Those Who Are in Need of Help?

April 17, 2016 The Andrea Doria was one of the most elegant passenger liners in the world, the pride of the Italian Line. more »»

Operation Pride Dinner to Highlight Community Improvement

April 17, 2016 The 43rd annual Marshall County Operation Pride dinner will be taking place on Tuesday evening at Grand Vue Par. more »»

Better Roads, Bridges an Investment in Our Future

April 17, 2016 Ever drive on Route 2 at night? It’s dark, dangerous and narrow. All it takes is a slight distraction on a sharp turn and a serious accident can occur. more »»

Helping Those Who Need Drugs

April 10, 2016 Just a few weeks ago, the FBI went to court seeking an order that Apple Inc. help it break the encryption used on iPhones. more »»

‘Leadership’ Hurting Families Throughout America

April 10, 2016 The Environmental Protection Agency has finally admitted that their relentless war on coal is not about fighting climate change but rather to show “leadership. more »»

Sanford Center Gets New Tenants, Has Just One Vacancy

April 10, 2016 The Sanford Center in Moundsville has secured four new tenants in the past month, enabling the facility to have its highest occupancy since its inception in 2009. more »»

Cruz Is Best Option for W.Va.

April 9, 2016 Normally, one question West Virginians have in mind before presidential elections is which candidate would be best for our state. It’s different this time around. more »»

Hands Tell Test of Time

April 9, 2016 As a very early riser, I often flip on the TV to have noise in the house and listen to the overnight national news, sports and weather. more »»

Racing Toward Idiocy

April 3, 2016 Ladies and gentlemen, don’t you dare start those racing engines! When I heard about the Environmental Protection Agency’s new plan on Friday, I thought someone was pulling an April Fool’s Day joke... more »»

Stronger Natural Gas Industry Boosts Manufacturing

April 3, 2016 Manufacturing and the natural gas industry have always been mutually dependent, with manufacturing providing more than 30 percent of natural gas demand, and chemical manufacturing utilizing the... more »»

Suspension Bridge Trouble; Are You Tired of Primaries?

April 3, 2016 Hands-on Opportunity Seasons of Learning is a new non-profit group for families in Marshall County. more »»

Aerial Adventure Park Slated to Open at Grand Vue Park

April 3, 2016 Grand Vue Park’s new Aerial Adventure Park is ready for launch, to take place Saturday. more »»

‘Availability’ Is Key in November

April 2, 2016 Think of Donald Trump as a hissy-fit thrown by several million people. Lots of us engage in hissy-fits (otherwise known as tizzies) from time to time. more »»

Warwood Memories From 1940

April 2, 2016 A medium-sized box arrived at my desk earlier this week. It was larger than I had expected but I was thrilled to see what was inside. more »»

Discovering Education’s Real Purpose

April 2, 2016 If I may, I would like to give a bit of food for thought to the Ohio County Board of Education. We seem to have gotten the proverbial horse before the cart. more »»

We Should Be Threat To Them

March 27, 2016 Islamic terrorists are not an “existential threat” to the United States, President Barack Obama advised us last week. Neither is global warming, Mr. Presiden. more »»

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Anyone Remember Corey?

March 31, 2016 A distinctive name currently at the focus of attention in presidential politics might just ring a familiar bell to those in East Ohio. more »

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