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We're not out of the woods yet

March 2, 2014 We’ve dealt with a lot this winter, from ice to snow to sub-zero temperatures, only to have it all melt away within a few days and then learn it is coming back for another round. more »»

From the Pulpit: Finding God in the moments

March 2, 2014 I read a story the other day that told of a man in an airport. He saw a mom with her three little daughters. They were wearing pretty dresses and talking excitedly amongst each other. more »»

Lionism alive and well in the area

March 2, 2014 It was cold and windy, and snow occasionally drifted down on the streets and parking lots, but the Mingo Lions Club offered warm surroundings, good company, a delicious dinner and news about Lionism... more »»

Legislative column: Legislative session coming to a close

March 2, 2014 As the West Virginia Legislature reaches its "crossover day," when all bills must pass the legislative body in which they were introduced and transferred to the other legislative body for... more »»

Legislative column: Recognizing the contributions of nurses

March 2, 2014 This week marked another deadline day in the West Virginia Legislature for the 2014 Regular Session. more »»

Spelling bees and potholes

March 2, 2014 With the start of spring not that far away comes the annual academic competition season for area students. more »»

‘Seeing’ fit to make the right choices

March 2, 2014 I’ve never thought of myself as an indecisive person. But then I had an eye appointment in recent weeks and realized I can’t make up my mind very fas. more »»

Blaming Canada, and others, for this one

March 1, 2014 I hate Canada. Actually, I think most of their laws are reasonable, their people (for the most part) friendly and what little of their scenery I’ve seen (Niagara Falls) nice. Hate is a strong word. more »»

From the Governor's Desk: A promise that is paying off

March 1, 2014 Like so many West Virginians, Crystin Povenski and her siblings were raised by parents who instilled in them the importance of hard work and the value of learnin. more »»

Struggling with Canada’s Olympic hockey win

March 1, 2014 I hate Canada. Actually, I think most of their laws are reasonable, their people (for the most part) friendly and what little of their scenery I’ve seen (Niagara Falls) nice. Hate is a strong word. more »»

We can't afford to be exclusionary

February 23, 2014 The Ohio Valley is forever changing. Each community is looking for its future identity; to see what types of businesses and civic components will be available. more »»

From the Pulpit: Reaping the harvest

February 23, 2014 Text: John 4:34-39 — "My food," said Jesus, "is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. more »»

Legislative column: Taking pride in our military

February 23, 2014 This week in the West Virginia Senate we were honored to have visit on Monday a large group of West Virginian military veterans during Veteran Visibility Day at the Legislature. more »»

Legislative column: Protecting our Second Amendment rights

February 23, 2014 I always have and always will work to protect and strengthen our Second Amendment rights. more »»

Nothing says love quite like a potato

February 23, 2014 I lugged my potato around with pride. After all, it was not just any potato. It was a heart-shaped potato, pulled straight from the tater sack. more »»

Some thoughts about spring

February 23, 2014 Just a few thoughts … The warmer temperatures we experienced Thursday and Friday certainly offered an appreciated break from this cold and snow we’ve been experiencing and offered a little reminder... more »»

Guest column/African-Americans have a rich heritage to share

February 23, 2014 Once again, we have come to the close of the commemoration of African-American (Black) History Month 2014. We are very grateful and proud that God dealt with Carter G. more »»

Sharing Black History Month info

February 23, 2014 In my heart, I knew it was Black History Month throughout February, but I had Ambrose Bolling of Weirton bring it to focus in my mind when he visited our office to see me on Monday. more »»

Guest column/Accomplishments of Vic Ciancetta remembered

February 23, 2014 I write of “Victor” — the late Victor Ciancetta, an exceptional man whose unselfish services, remarkable accomplishments and invaluable contributions to better our community, uplift its residents an... more »»

Hockey, the only reason to get up early

February 22, 2014 I'm not a morning person. The only reason I am coherent before noon is sweet, sweet coffee. Even with the assistance of coffee, I am coherently grouchy. more »»

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