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Government of Laws — or One Man?

August 17, 2013 Many U.S. presidents have fumed and complained about laws enacted by Congress and rulings by federal courts. Not President Barack Obama. more »»

For The Love Of Our Kids

August 17, 2013 With his arms crossed, his lips set in pout mode, he said, “No thank you” when asked to share a toy with his brother. How about you eat some carrots? Again, “no thank yo. more »»

People Make W.Va. Wild, Wonderful

August 11, 2013 “It wouldn’t be right,” my co-worker years ago said, in rejecting a suggestion some other college students and I had made. more »»

What’s for Dinner? Wild Game Now Chic

August 11, 2013 When I was a kid, my family ate a lot of wild game. My father was both an avid hunter and a crack shot, so he hauled home a cornucopia of wild critters, which my mother dutifully cooked. more »»

New Elizabethtown Festival Events Set

August 11, 2013 If you will be attending the annual Elizabethtown Festival, be ready to view some new attractions. The event will take place in five weeks, Sept. more »»

Future Fund Great Idea, But...

August 10, 2013 Most West Virginians have had the importance of putting some of our earnings into savings accounts drilled into our heads. If we wanted that new bicycle, mom and dad said, we needed to save up for it. more »»

Tools Of The Trade

August 10, 2013 Over the years, there have been many questions about the flathead Stanley screwdriver stuffed into my coffee mug/pen holder on my work desk. more »»

Our Nation Still at Risk

August 8, 2013 School is out. No one wants to think about serious issues including the quality of American education. After all, it’s summer.  It’s a time of carefree optimism and jo. more »»

It’s Your Building, But ...

August 4, 2013 So, you’re getting ready to paint your house, are you? Do you have the list of approved paint colors? I don’t mean the handful of paint samples you picked up at the home improvement store. more »»

‘Obamacare’ Working, Despite Criticisms

August 4, 2013 There is a lot of uneasiness about Obamacare, primarily because many Americans listen to doom and gloom scenarios by Republicans. more »»

Baseball Trip Included Historic Site Visits

August 4, 2013 Tours of two baseball parks, along with a stop at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, a tour of the city of Boston, and a visit to Steamtown National Historic Site in Scranton, Pa. more »»

Retiring Rahall a Real Possibility

August 3, 2013 Keeping one’s campaign strategy close to the vest is common among politicians. But West Virginia Sen. Evan Jenkins’ plan is so obvious there’s no reason to be coy about it. more »»

Front Porch Friends

August 3, 2013 Grandma Ziegler would be very happy these days. Most summer evenings you could find her sitting on her front porch along McColloch Street in East Wheeling. more »»

Gentle, Nurturing Guidance Best for Kids

July 29, 2013 It is easy for us to say that children today "have more than we ever dreamed of having." However, they also inherited some negative offsprings of today's highly competitive society. more »»

Propaganda Accepted, Reform Isn’t

July 28, 2013 Apparently health care depends on whose ox is being gored. more »»

Gentle, Nurturing Guidance Best for Kids

July 28, 2013 It is easy for us to say that children today “have more than we ever dreamed of having.” However, they also inherited some negative offsprings of today’s highly competitive society. more »»

Back to School in Cameron

July 28, 2013 It is back to school Thursday for Cameron High and Cameron Elementary School students. The faculty and service personnel will report on Monday. more »»

‘Cracker’ Options Are Limited

July 27, 2013 “So, other than that, Mrs. more »»

Britons, Babies & Bullets

July 27, 2013 A royal baby was born in England this week with as much fanfare as the end of a war. In Newell, a half-naked toddler was found wandering alone in a quiet neighborhood, rescued by a concerned resident. more »»

Much at Stake for Coal

July 24, 2013 Editor’s Note: Following are excerpts from a speech given Saturday by Robert E. Murray, chief executive officer of Murray Energy Cor. more »»

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