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Stealey Community Fund Awards Grant Funds to 19 Middlebourne Projects

June 14, 2015 MIDDLEBOURNE — The Stealey Community Fund has awarded grants totaling $225,610 for 19 projects this year to benefit the Middlebourne area. more »»

Competition for Tax Revenue Stiff

June 13, 2015 How many board of education members and county commissioners do you suppose have called their local legislators already, with just four words: “Don’t even think it”? My guess would be dozens. more »»

Scoot Over, Honey

June 13, 2015 It wasn’t a large, fancy new pickup truck that caught my eye. In fact, it was a much older model truck, a single cab. more »»

Someone Has To Do It

June 7, 2015 Let’s hope the Fork Ridge Volunteer Fire Department gets whatever permission it needs to resume providing emergency ambulance servic. more »»

Valley Farm Was Original Cockayne Homestead

June 7, 2015 It has been 20 years since the old Cockayne Farmstead, called Valley Farm, on South Wheeling Avenue in Glen Dale, was torn down and disassembled. more »»

Some Unwelcome Office Decor and Showing Off

June 7, 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 »»

Relay for Life, Fostoria Convention on Tap in Moundsville

June 7, 2015 Two annual events will be taking place this weekend in Moundsville, one being the Relay for Life of Marshall County on Friday evening and Saturday morning at Monarch Stadium, and the other the... more »»

Cole Has Statewide Network

June 6, 2015 State Senate President Bill Cole’s biggest challenge in his bid to become governor of West Virginia is that many voters have never heard of him. more »»

You, Too, Can Be A Hero

June 6, 2015 If only there were some good news ... I’ve heard that once too many times and I beg to differ. more »»

Winning In War Still Spills Blood

May 31, 2015 Can it be that a substantial percentage of people think warfare can be conducted successfully with little shedding of American blood? Have our gadgets and some of our politicians deluded us into... more »»

Insisting on More Funding to Upgrade W.Va. 2

May 31, 2015 It is no secret that many, perhaps even most, roads in West Virginia need work. There is a dire need for roads to be completed, built, studied, funded, started and/or repaired. more »»

A Graduation Selfie; Litter Bugs; and Quirky Councils

May 31, 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 »»

Four Seasons Pool Concerns Discussed at Public Meeting

May 31, 2015 Forty-five patrons of the Four Seasons Pool in Moundsville expressed their feelings concerning the future of the facility during an informational meeting held Thursday. more »»

Telling the Difference Between Facts, Opinions

May 31, 2015 Parents, many of your children believe that what has been published or seen on the social media must be the “gospel truth. more »»

Four States Hold Key on Coal

May 30, 2015 Let’s stop referring to the war on coal by President Barack Obama. Instead, let’s be more practical and call it the Reid, Markey, Warren, Stabenow et al war on affordable electricit. more »»

Wild, Wonderful W.Va.

May 30, 2015 I’ve only heard the coyotes from a distance but have not seen them. Neighbors, on occasion, have spotted one or two while hunting in the fall month. more »»

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 »»

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