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Volunteering to Show Those in Military That We Care

December 13, 2015 As Christmas approaches, I’ve been reflecting on all of the blessings I’ve received. more »»

Move-In Day Set for Public Safety Building, Road to Reopen

December 13, 2015 Christmas will be coming a week early for not only for 52 Marshall County Courthouse employees, but also for motorists who use W.Va. 2 and alternate W.Va. 2 (the Jefferson Avenue Extension). more »»

Destroying Affordable Electricity

December 12, 2015 Prior to the election of Barack Obama as the President, 52 percent of America?s electricity was generated from coal. The percentage is currently 37 percent. more »»

Slashing the Red Tape in W.Va.

December 12, 2015 What’s wrong with West Virginia’s economy? One word: Uber. more »»

United for Christmas

December 12, 2015 Have you ever been to the United Nations in New York City? I had an opportunity to visit there when I was about 14. My godmother, who was an ambassador to Lebanon at the time, took me there. more »»

Ban Guns? As We Did With Drugs?

December 6, 2015 I’m told it’s not at all difficult to buy drugs such as heroin, methamphetamines and others. Matter of fact, I suspect I could do so without any guidance or help. But wait a moment. more »»

Miners Were Key to Victory, But Were Allowed to Suffer

December 6, 2015 On Nov. 26, 1941, Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, commander-in-chief of Japan’s Combined Naval Fleet, directed a powerful task force to leave Hitokappu Bay in the Kurile Islands with orders to attack the U. more »»

Breakfast; Scammers; and Your Holiday Shopping

December 6, 2015 Bacon, Eggs, and Dirty Jokes The annual Project Best Holiday Breakfast took place this week, and many of the 400 present often say they come each year just to hear what off-color, politically... more »»

Florist Shop Owners Retiring, State Farm Has New Agent

December 6, 2015 One Moundsville business will be closing its doors as of Dec. 31, while another will be changing ownership. more »»

Having News Quickly Not as Important as Getting It Right

December 6, 2015 Last Wednesday, at approximately 2 p.m. (EST) two armed individuals entered the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif. more »»

Goodwin a Question in Race

December 5, 2015 Jeff Kessler and Jim Justice may be facing real competition in addition to each other for the Democrat nomination for governor. more »»

America Needs Peanuts

December 5, 2015 Two nights before the horrific mass murders in San Bernadino, Calif. more »»

Giving Yourself A Nice Gift

November 29, 2015 Don’t forget to get yourself something nice for Christmas. You may even want to give duplicates of your self-gift to others on Santa’s list. more »»

Road Work Improving, But Still a Major Challenge

November 29, 2015 Many of you are interested in what is happening with our roads in Marshall County. This will be an update on what has been happening during this yea. more »»

Recent Books For the Holidays

November 29, 2015 As the holidays approach, here are some books I recommend for any nature-lover on your gift list. more »»

Christmas Tree Auctions Scheduled in Moundsville, Cameron

November 29, 2015 There will be two Christmas Tree auctions this week in Marshall County, one the Marshall County Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree Gala in Moundsville and the other an Adopt-a-Tree Christmas Gala... more »»

Dishonesty Pays for Politicians

November 28, 2015 People have voted for political candidates who didn’t tell the truth for as long as there have been elections. more »»

Gaga Over Gadgets

November 28, 2015 I couldn’t help myself. I tried to walk away but my insatiable curiosity got the best of me. more »»

About Refugees, Tourists

November 22, 2015 Americans are supposed to open our arms wide and embrace 20,000 or so refugees from Syria, even though there’s an excellent chance some of them may be terrorist moles. President Barack Obama says so. more »»

Don’t Let W.Va. Go Down Path of Other GOP States

November 22, 2015 Republicans have been crowing about the record number of state legislatures they control lately. The right wing has full control of the statehouse in some 31 states, including West Virginia. more »»

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