Catching up on some special e-mails
October 12, 2014 This will be a column to get many clippings and e-mails out of my file and into print. I kept these because they are meaningful to me. See if some catch your attentio. more »»
I have a hero, and His name is ...
October 12, 2014 Well, welcome to October. When I was a little boy, I wanted to be like Matt Dillon on "Gunsmoke." He always got the bad guy and could overcome any circumstanc. more »»
My own ‘tail’ of two kitties
October 11, 2014 "What do you want for your birthday, Sass?" I asked. Our Sassy Saint is turning 15. "A kitten!" Sass always asks for a kitten — for every holiday, every year for the past 10 years. more »»
Decision could be a game-changer
October 5, 2014 By Monday afternoon, the City of Weirton will have a better idea of its potential future, when the West Virginia Home Rule Board makes its decision on which 16 municipalities will be accepted into... more »»
Volunteer recognition dinner Oct. 14
October 5, 2014 At 6 p.m. on Oct. 14, the Jefferson County 4-H committee will hold its annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at the Jefferson County Joint Vocational School. more »»
It’s better to praise!
October 5, 2014 Can you believe how fast this year is going by? We are in October already, the season of autumn, days are getting shorter, temperatures are getting cooler. more »»
A week of making some discoveries
September 28, 2014 Better Half and I spent much of this past week making discoveries of one sort or another. This included that we were having “company” of the unsolicited and unwanted variety. Mr. more »»
It’s time to help others, live united
September 28, 2014 The Weirton United Way campaign got under way this past week, with a series of activities aimed at raising money toward the cause and bringing awareness of some of the organization's local member... more »»
Why can’t we get these numbers?
September 21, 2014 The recent vote concerning the potential independence of Scotland was historic for many reasons, both for the meaning behind the possible outcome and the turnout of voters. more »»
We must honor our families
September 21, 2014 Football season is back and millions of people are glad. Maybe you are one of them. Then again, maybe you're not. more »»
A few tales about the Little Professor
September 20, 2014 The Long Suffering Husband likes to tell this story about the Little Professor's second day of school. The very first day of school, we did the typical first day of kindergarten thing. more »»
The plan is that there is no real plan
September 14, 2014 It was Attempt No. 47 (at least) for swearing off sugar when I calculated the day’s calorie count and tucked away what I call my Rambo salad in the newsroom refrigerator one morning last wee. more »»