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It’ll Be Worse a Year From Now

November 16, 2013 About 8,800 West Virginians have learned during the past few weeks that President Barack Obama lied to them. But the number is peanuts compared to what’s going to happen about a year from now. more »»

Some Things Are Curable

November 16, 2013 The year my siblings and I came down with the mumps proved a challenge for my mother and old Doc Hazlett, who came to our house. He carried the standard issue doctor’s black ba. more »»

Talk About Yourselves, Veterans

November 10, 2013 Far too many Americans’ knowledge of military veterans can be summed up by knowing only this: They left home. They came back. more »»

Will Republican Party Go the Way of Whigs?

November 10, 2013 In 1831, Henry Clay formed a new political party which he dubbed the Whigs. It was founded on the principles of state sovereignty and a strong, yet small, limited, national governmen. more »»

Honor Guard Seeks New Members

November 10, 2013 Among those participating in the Veterans Day program Monday in Moundsville will be the Moundsville Veterans Honor Guard. more »»

McKinley Safe Bet Over Gainer

November 9, 2013 Rep. David McKinley, who represents West Virginia’s First Congressional District, will have a race on his hands next year. He’ll win it. more »»

When Evening Falls

November 9, 2013 Now that the sun has decided to call it a day long before I want it to, we are forced inside as winter approaches and dark evenings turn to night. And so it begins. more »»

Let’s Remember the Miners

November 7, 2013 The Washington Post reported last month on the shocking premise of a “thrill attraction” at Kings Dominion theme park in Doswell, Va. more »»

They Can Be Child’s Best Friend

November 3, 2013 As I urged a little tyke dressed as a superhero to scoop more candy out of the large bowl I held out to him on Halloween night, I assured him my dog, Maggie, meant no har. more »»

Communicating With Kids Made (Sort of) Easy

November 3, 2013 Do you have difficulty talking to your children? Well, don’t ever think you’re alone. All concerned parents have had problems communicating with their children at one time or anothe. more »»

New Book on Local Veterans Ready

November 3, 2013 Volume IV of the Marshall County Patriots & Heroes series will be available from 4-6 p.m. Thursday at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., Moundsvill. more »»

Obama: 15.8 Million Insignificant

November 2, 2013 I suppose liberal politicians have to operate by the philosophy that if you want to make an omelet, you have to break a few eggs. But 15. more »»

Finding The Correct Word

November 2, 2013 The morning in the office started with a discussion about whether “Dutch treat” or “Chinese auction” were politically correct terms and progressed into a polite war of words, I mean, discussio. more »»

‘Best Friend’ Can Become A Nightmare

October 27, 2013 One day in August, I opened my front door and was nearly bowled over by my dog, which had spotted a fawn at the edge of the yard. more »»

Bullying Needs To Be — Can Be — Stopped

October 27, 2013 Bullying used to be viewed as something of a normal part of school, from the earliest years to fraternity hazing. Research, though, reveals bullying causes damage and sometimes death. more »»

Christmas Tree Gala Planned in Glen Dale

October 27, 2013 Two weeks from today will be the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Tree Gala setup at the St. Jude Parish Hall in Glen Dale. Light-Up Night will take place on Nov. more »»

There’s a Gun to Our Heads

October 26, 2013 It’s interesting that during the standoff over the federal government “shutdown,” liberals never mentioned the people who really have a gigantic gun pointed at our heads. more »»

He Had To Say It

October 26, 2013 He had enough. He was at the end of his rope and didn’t know any other way to pull his friend from the escalating situation. more »»

Don’t Blame The National Park Rangers

October 20, 2013 Some really good people have been getting a bum rap during the past few weeks. more »»

Don’t Fall for Scams Involving Obamacare

October 20, 2013 On Oct. 1, health insurance exchanges opened in West Virginia and throughout the nation to sign people up for insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacar. more »»

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