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Farm Expo Has Something for All

March 23, 2014 A second expo in four weeks will be held at the Training Center Building inside the walls of the former West Virginia Penitentiary in Moundsville. more »»

Failure of Trust Will Grow Worse

March 22, 2014 More than you may think, the process of making laws at both the state and federal levels relies on trust. That may be breaking down. more »»

‘Things’ That Really Matter

March 22, 2014 It was a really stupid thing, but I understand it happens more than you would think. While closing the electric garage door a few years back my ring finger got caught on the metal door track. more »»

Anticipating Another Opening Day

March 19, 2014 Larry Doby, the first African-American to play in the American League, liked to talk with me about opening days at old Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. more »»

Sacrifices Not Always Shared

March 16, 2014 Shared sacrifice was on display during the session of the West Virginia Legislature that ended Friday night. But greed was there, too. As you may know, times are tough in state governmen. more »»

Living Life to the Fullest, Even When It Is Cut Short

March 16, 2014 Last year around this time I wrote about a young man who had gone through a physical test that had ultimately cost his life. Some would say he lost the test physically. I am not sure I agree. more »»

Park Plans Summer Hiring

March 16, 2014 Grand Vue Park will be hosting its annual Summer Job Fair from noon until 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Banquet Hall. more »»

Ohio County Schools Calendar Process Questioned

March 16, 2014 On the evening of Feb. 24 Ohio County Schools held their second of two public forums on the school calendar for the 2014-15 academic year. more »»

Capito Far Ahead in Senate Race

March 15, 2014 U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito will have every reason to be smiling broadly when she speaks in Wheeling next week. more »»

Do Not Feed Their Addictions

March 15, 2014 Marleah Donahie is passionate when it comes to helping her fellow man. In addition to holding down a couple of jobs and raising a family, she volunteers her time at the Freeze Shelter in Wheeling. more »»

Don’t Vilify the Wealthy

March 12, 2014 There are certain politicians in our country who are trying to pit middle class Americans against those who are rich. They’re attempting to vilify the wealthy. more »»

Taking Secrecy Personally

March 9, 2014 While we were discussing one of the problems we at the newspaper sometimes have in obtaining public records, another journalist advised me, “Don’t take it personall. more »»

Education, Success Simply a Matter of Hard Work

March 9, 2014 During a recent conversation with public policy makers about the advantages of year-round education (not necessarily year-round schools), my thinking went almost immediately to traditional Asian ric... more »»

Spring Clean-Up Schedule Released

March 9, 2014 With spring just around the corner, hopefully, Marshall County residents should begin getting ready for the annual Spring Clean-Up effort which will begin April 5 and continues through June 7, with... more »»

Lawmakers Don’t Trust Selves

March 8, 2014 Some of the amendments legislators have suggested for state Senate President Jeff Kessler’s Future Fund bill have interesting undertones. more »»

Call The Police

March 8, 2014 I don’t know who the “concerned citizen” is but he or she gets a gold star for their actions on Feb. 23 in Fairmont, W.Va. more »»

Debt Owed To Wounded Warriors

March 2, 2014 Somewhere in Afghanistan a couple of years ago, a young American on patrol with a platoon of other U.S. Army troops was looking forward to the end of his tour of duty. more »»

‘Silent Cal’ Spoke Loudly With Pro-Growth Action

March 2, 2014 A couple of weeks ago, near Presidents Day, a couple of cronies and I were sharing a libation in a local tavern and, at one point in our conversation, we began to discuss who we believed to be the... more »»

Benwood Native Honored in N.Y.

March 2, 2014 Benwood native Travis Tellitocci has been named a Dutchess County New York Regional Chamber of Commerce Forty and Under honoree. more »»

Perfect (Fiscal) Storm Coming?

March 1, 2014 The proverbial perfect storm may be bearing down on West Virginia, but you wouldn’t know it to watch what’s going on in the state Capitol. more »»

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