Weirton Daily Times Columnsen-usWed, 29 Jun 2016 12:22:29 EDTWed, 29 Jun 2016 12:22:29 EDT ways to encourage entrepreneurship often hear about residents of our area wishing there were more businesses from which to choose, whether they be locally owned or a franchise of some national chain. Opening any kind of business takes a lot of effort.Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTInspiration from 10,000 crosses had just buried my brother-in-law, Attorney John R Yeager III, decorated Vietnam veteran and advocate hero to many.Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTKeeping the summer in June 20, 2016 is a column about how I spent Monday, June 20th, 2016, the first official day of summer. I devoted the bulk of it working to maintain a positive attitude despite doses of daily-life interference. Me being me, I like summer. Sunshine. Heat.Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTPreserving area's mining heritage residents in Harrison, Jefferson and Belmont counties have had grandfathers and dads who worked in the deep, dark confines of the coal mine. Coal was king in the area for many years before it took a sharp decline.Sun, 26 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDTShedding, evil cats and yipping dogs Cat is made of equal parts hair and evil. The hair is obvious, especially when I'm wearing anything black.Sat, 25 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT