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Plan Will Use Antiquated Rules to Hamper Internet

May 26, 2015 Those of a certain age can easily remember the telephone in our parents’ or grandparents’ homes — it was black and it had a rotary dialer and a short cord so you could never have a private... more »»

U.S. Energy Policy Makes No Sense

May 24, 2015 How crazy is U.S. energy policy? Try this: More than one-fourth of the oil we use in this country comes from other nations. more »»

Wheeling Man’s Warnings About Vietnam Ignored

May 24, 2015 On this Memorial Day, let me share a true revelation about that totally unnecessary and disastrous fiasco in Vietnam and a man who called it correctl. more »»

Plans Being Made for Four Seasons Pool Improvements

May 24, 2015 The Four Seasons Pool is in need of a major renovation and the Moundsville Parks and Recreation Board and city council will be asking the citizens for ideas and suggestions to improve the conditions... more »»

Controversial Ruling Was Right

May 23, 2015 For many years, West Virginia Supreme Court justices were accused of legislating from the bench. more »»

A Time To Reflect

May 23, 2015 I never knew my grandparents. Not even one of them on either side of my parents’ families. I have seen pictures of these folks who came before me, but did not have the pleasure of meeting them. more »»

Profiting From Wild West Virginia

May 17, 2015 Imagine a bobcat suddenly springing through the air, headed straight for your face. A Wetzel County hunter had the experience a few days ago, and he can prove i. more »»

Why Can’t We Abandon Groupthink, Embrace Future?

May 17, 2015 Have you ever looked at the twisted view of history in the texts at these fundamentalist, Christian conservative schools that are evolving throughout the Valley? The texts’ authors are reluctant t... more »»

We Should Honor Women Throughout the Year

May 17, 2015 I know that Mother’s Day was last week, yet I feel it necessary to start a movement that turns Mother’s Day from a one day of the year in May to an everyday holiday. more »»

Ed Pastilong, the Late Ralph Tasker Are Being Honored

May 17, 2015 By JIM COCHRAN This afternoon at WesBanco Arena in Wheeling two Moundsville natives will be inducted into the West Virginia Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fam. more »»

Bipartisanship Not Always Good

May 16, 2015 Bless Jeff Kessler and other members of the West Virginia Senate group I’ll refer to simply as “The Liberal Eight.” For the same reason, bless Wheeling Mayor and former state Sen. more »»

Be Good With Tips

May 16, 2015 I would like to debunk the belief that women are bad tippers. However, experience has shown that men are often better tippers, especially to servers of the opposite sex. more »»

Mothers Get All The Attention

May 10, 2015 There’s a reason one of the stereotypical tattoos for tough guys doesn’t feature a heart with the word “Father” on it. It’s why today is International How Come Dads Don’t Get as Much Respect Day. more »»

Longing for a Wonderful Life We Already Have

May 10, 2015 Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio? Our nation turns its lonely eyes to you What’s that you say, Mrs. more »»

McMechen: A Galaxy Far, Far Away; and a Large Elephant

May 10, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Cameron Students Are Standouts in W.Va. History Bowl

May 10, 2015 Cameron High/Middle School’s History Bowl Team One, comprised of students Paige Butler, Tyler Hill, Jordyn Hughes and Trin Scott, placed first in the West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s... more »»

McKinley, Morrisey GOP Leaders

May 9, 2015 U.S. Rep. David McKinley, the Republican who represents our region of West Virginia, has been making the rounds. more »»

Just Tell Mother ‘Thanks’

May 9, 2015 It happens every time. I can’t help it. I cry. Each time one of my family members announces they are expecting, the waterworks start. more »»

Why Do We Put Up With Bureaucrats?

May 3, 2015 Why do we put up with government of the bureaucracy, by the bureaucracy and for the bureaucracy? Who runs this country, anyway? A letter to the editor on page C6 of today’s newspaper probably will... more »»

Clearing Up Myths About Gas ‘Pooling’ Laws

May 3, 2015 The debate in West Virginia over pooling of the Marcellus Shale has been spirited to say the leas. more »»

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