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Bike ride reflects spirit of area residents

May 31, 2015 This evening, a group of three local men will set off on an annual journey aimed at providing an opportunity for a Christian-based education to local students. more »»

Rebuilding the foundation

May 31, 2015 A tour guide was describing the Wexner Art Center at the Ohio State University. He somewhat boastfully described it: "The building is designed in the post-modernist view of reality. It has no pattern. more »»

Some things I’ve realized since last Sunday

May 31, 2015 And now for some things I’ve realized since I last wrote in this Sunday space. -- If you’re running 13. more »»

Area shows pride in honoring vets

May 31, 2015 It is heart warming to see the pride our Ohio Valley region takes in honoring those who have served in the military, from the World War II veterans, through the Korean, Vietnam and all other wars fo... more »»

I really should have known better

May 30, 2015 I took my mother shopping. That was my first mistake, and one I should have seen going in. more »»

Local summer concerts off to good start

May 24, 2015 Summer is quickly approaching, despite the colder-than-usual temperatures of recent days, and with it means the relaunch of summer concert series in some of our communities. more »»

Showing some r-e-s-p-e-c-t for veterans

May 24, 2015 I have the hat to my dad’s Army uniform on a bookshelf in the living room. more »»

Communities prepare to honor vets

May 24, 2015 Monday is Memorial Day, a day to honor the memory of all fallen soldiers. Many areas will be commemorating this day with prayer, giving thanks, songs and rifle salutes. more »»

Fashionable headwear and glittery car seats

May 23, 2015 Grampy Grumpy is the epitome of cool. That’s what the Little Professor thinks, anyway, but he has atrocious taste — he likes that abomination that was the 1980s “Mario Brothers” movie. more »»

Important for candidates to be informed

May 17, 2015 We’re in the midst of municipal election season in our area. more »»

A day to decompress after visitors leave

May 17, 2015 There’s something you need after stay-over visitors leav. more »»

Planting spiritual gardens

May 17, 2015 We have been blessed with warmer temperatures this week. If you are like me, you have been suffering from allergies with all the pollen in the ai. more »»

A busy weekend with lots to enjoy

May 17, 2015 The past weekend was a busy time for me, but it was about things I enjoy doing. more »»

A smoking, hot Mother’s Day

May 16, 2015 Grandmama and I decided to have a picnic for Mother's Day. more »»

Take inspiration from hall of fame event

May 10, 2015 Last Sunday, I had the privilege of being at the Serbian-American Cultural Center as the Weirton Hall of Fame welcomed five of the city’s residents into its ranks. more »»

A mom’s love for the local newspaper

May 10, 2015 I can be thankful for my mother Ruth Ann Hout on this Mother’s Day for many reasons. more »»

An anniversary for Amazing Pillowcases

May 10, 2015 The second anniversary of the birth of the Amazing Grace Pillowcase Ministry was celebrated April 30 at the Two Ridges Presbyterian Church with yards and yards of fabric measuring, cutting, pinning,... more »»

Getting the kids out the door

May 9, 2015 Getting the children out the door on time is a chore, but you know that. Getting the children out the door with everything they need for the day approaches impossible. more »»

Not sure what all the baby buzz is about

May 3, 2015 I woke up Saturday morning to the news of a new royal baby. It’s a girl! No name had been announced by the time I began writing this column, but everyone was still incredibly excited. more »»

High expectations

May 3, 2015 The story is told of a young woman in Illinois who was completing her first year as a teacher in a suburban Chicago school. more »»

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