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Elizabethtown Fest Is Next Weekend

September 8, 2013 The 15th annual Elizabethtown Festival will be an 18-hour event over a two-day period. more »»

Considering All the Options

September 7, 2013 So, let me get this straight: President Barack Obama says we absolutely, positively must attack Syria in retaliation for that county’s alleged use of poison gas against its own people. more »»

Make It A Good Spot

September 7, 2013 There is a place along Interstate 70 in Belmont County that causes me anguish each time I drive past it. No matter how much I want to think of something else, the spot reminds me of Anthony Provian. more »»

Taking the EPA to Court

September 4, 2013 West Virginia is in a battle for its lif. more »»

Industrial Sector Far From Dead

September 1, 2013 Labor Day celebrates the contributions working men and women have made to America, and at least as important, to American families. more »»

Are Liberals Setting Up ‘Obamacare’ for Failure?

September 1, 2013 Well! The mask has finally come off! Many of us have long worried that the Affordable Health Act, commonly known as Obamacare, was just a stalking horse for the eventual implementation of a... more »»

Recalling Moundsville High Class of 1916

September 1, 2013 Meta Helen Ebeling (Pavlik) a 1916 graduate of Moundsville High School, kept a memory book which is now in the possession of Moundsville Middle School. Her nephew, Harry G. more »»

Gas Wells, Schools Just Don’t Seem to Mix Very Well

September 1, 2013 In school, sometimes real life trumps academics. That’s what happened one day recently in my classroom when a senior student asked: “Mrs. more »»

Turning Tide in the U.S. Senate

August 31, 2013 Here in West Virginia, we’re going to do our part next year to shut down President Barack Obama’s war on coal and, with any luck, some of his other crazy initiatives. more »»

Fruits Of Our Labor

August 31, 2013 When I was a kid, I thought Labor Day was dedicated to my mother and others who gave birth. But I was wrong, of course. Labor Day is an oxymoron. more »»

Working Toward The Dream

August 25, 2013 So, is it still just a dream, or have we Americans finally put racism behind us? That’s the question any number of people are asking, as the 50th anniversary of the famous civil rights March on... more »»

King’s Dream Only Partially a Reality in America

August 25, 2013 This week is the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington held Aug. 28, 1963. This event has special meaning to me. Maybe it’s because my father did march with D. more »»

Reporters' Notebook: Water Bills; Helicopters; 65 Years; and Aubrey McClendon

August 25, 2013 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 »»

Water Board Moves Offices

August 25, 2013 The city of Moundsville Water Office this past week moved from its Lafayette Avenue location to the Moundsville City Building. more »»

Teaching Your Children a Critical Lesson: Sportsmanship

August 25, 2013 I would not argue with anybody who says it is hard to be a parent in our highly competitive, contemporary society. I know. more »»

Divisiveness Is Part of Our Past

August 24, 2013 Politics has never been more divisive, bitter and harsh in the United States, we’re told. To that it often is added that too many politicians have forgotten the definition of “public servant. more »»

Riding In The Front

August 24, 2013 Why is it that I can remember something from 50 years ago like it happened this morning, yet I can’t remember why I walked into the kitchen 10 minutes ago? Fifty years is a long time to bring back... more »»

Ohio River Great Place To ... Fly

August 18, 2013 Flying is something most reasonably sane people believe ought to be done up in the air. Many of these same folks would agree that the proper place for a boat is in the water. more »»

Stereotyping Women in Feminist Movement

August 18, 2013 There are many things in my life I am thankful for. For one, there’s the fact that I was able to attend school in the first place. more »»

Homeland Heroes Tribute Returns

August 18, 2013 The Ohio Valley Cost of Freedom (OVCOF), a division of the Uptown Moundsville Activities Committee (UMAC), has arranged for an event honoring military personnel and first responders from 10 a.m. more »»

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