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Really Helping Miners

May 22, 2016 If the federal government really wanted to help people in West Virginia’s southern coalfields, Washington would buy their home. more »»

A Divided America Is Crying Out for Leadership

May 22, 2016 This election cycle has been unlike any we’ve ever seen. Many of our fellow Americans are justifiably angry, and they’ve spoken with their votes. more »»

Story About Birds, Filling Out the FAFSA, Fun at Prison

May 22, 2016 For the Birds Judi Kirker of Bethlehem responded to Heather Ziegler’s May 21 column with a nesting story of her own. more »»

JMHS Graduate Hammond, Killed in Afghanistan, Honored

May 22, 2016 Bob Montgomery arrived at the Moundsville Lions Club meeting Tuesday carrying a shadow box, several baseball jerseys, a first baseman’s glove and a baseball. more »»

Just What Is the $30 Billion Plan?

May 21, 2016 Apparently a substantial number of West Virginians actually believe Hillary Clinton plans to help us after she completes the project Barack Obama began — wrecking the coal industry and driving... more »»

Where Does The Road Lead?

May 21, 2016 Traveling from the Pittsburgh area back to Wheeling the other day, I could not help but notice an interesting road. more »»

Bring On The A-F Grades

May 15, 2016 Many parents don’t understand the gobbledygook bureaucrats use in evaluating the quality of schools. But they understand the A-to-F grading system perfectly. A means really good. more »»

Working to Provide the Pledged ‘Justice for All’

May 15, 2016 A man, suffering from a drug addiction, abandons his wife and their three small children and leaves town. more »»

Escape Games Being Launched at Old W.Va. Penitentiary

May 15, 2016 A new attraction debuted this weekend in Moundsville which will not only offer fun for those participating, but help for the local economy and new jobs. more »»

Keep the PROMISE on Education, West Virginians

May 15, 2016 What is the definition of the word “promise,”and why now more than ever does it matter when it comes to higher education in the state of West Virginia? Per Merriam Webster, a promise is a statement... more »»

Success in Capitalism Can Be Failure in Humanity

May 15, 2016 Having set out with this article to show that capitalism does not work, I found, after delving further into the writings of Adam Smith and Milton Friedman, that indeed it does wor. more »»

Political Revolution Goes Deep

May 14, 2016 Revolutions may start at the top, but they eventually move down to the grassroots level. This year’s upheaval in politics is being felt right here in the Friendly City. more »»

A Thief at The Door

May 14, 2016 There’s been a thief at our door lately. I haven’t been able to catch her in the act, but the suspect leaves a pretty clear trail of clues as to her motive. more »»

Ignoring Kids Who Need Help?

May 8, 2016 Look at how well our kids do on the SAT and ACT tests, defenders of the status quo in public education often urge. And look at the number of graduates who go on to college. more »»

Unneeded Rule Would Kill Jobs, Drive Up Power Bills

May 8, 2016 For decades, West Virginia has proudly mined the coal that fuels American industry. more »»

Your Answers to ‘West By God Virginia’; Early Voting

May 8, 2016 They Answered, You Decide In this space last week we posed the question: “What is the origin of the expression, ‘West By God Virginia?’” Here are some readers’ thoughts: -- Jean Daniels of... more »»

Many in Marshall County Unopposed in Tuesday Election

May 8, 2016 While there are 20,660 Marshall County residents eligible to cast votes in Tuesday’s primary election, a question to be answered that day will how many will go to the polls, as the majority of thos... more »»

Trump-Kasich Could Be a Winner

May 7, 2016 Don’t hold it against Ohio Gov. John Kasich that so many in the national media pundit class have suggested he’d be a good running mate for Donald Trump. more »»

Building A Nation, Brick By Brick

May 7, 2016 It’s been years, I can’t say just how many, that I have observed the houseless chimney standing adjacent to Dean’s Hill in Ohio Count. more »»

Common Sense Not In Rule Book

May 1, 2016 Somewhere in Bureaucracy for Dummies there must be a section reading something like this: “Enforcing a rule that flies in the face of common sense normally should result in a note of commendation... more »»

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Field Day Memories

May 26, 2016 Field Day at Wheeling Country Day School is typically full of laughter, cheers, excitement, team spirit and fun, and today was no differen. more »

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