The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register Columnsen-usMon, 29 Jun 2015 23:30:41 EDTMon, 29 Jun 2015 23:30:41 EDT MECA to Encourage Children to Write F. K. Bertolette wrote in his book: "A teacher is not measured by the number of bright students he makes brighter, but rather by the number of indifferent students he makes bright. The indifferent child needs the most encouragement.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTMain Street Bank Continues Growth in Marshall County years ago, Main Street Bank opened an office in Moundsville and this past week officials of the banking firm made yet another commitment to the cit.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTFounders Would Be Appalled would Patrick Henry say today? "Give me liberty or give me death?" Nah. More like, "Give me liberty or, heck, let me trade that for a government that promises to protect me from lemonade." Next weekend we'll be celebrating Independence Day.Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTExposing Secrecy in Government's a fairly safe bet that if you read this column regularly, you're going to be very angry in about a year. So will lots of other West Virginians.Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDTSeeds Of Hope was just one silly little pumpkin plant. Out of nowhere, the vine sprang from the earth on a sloping part of our backyard a few years back.Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 EDT