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Benefit dinner set at Camp Popeye

April 5, 2014 It’s spring time in Barbour County! I guess one of my favorite things about spring is hearing the “peepers” in the evenings. more »»

Forgiveness can end cycle of grief

April 5, 2014 Joy was a young woman who seemingly had everything going for her. Yet, if you took a closer look, Joy lived everyday reliving the pain she had caused her parents. more »»

U.S. committing economic suicide

April 4, 2014 We Americans often are accused of not keeping up with more “progressive” folks in slashing our use of coal. more »»

Those slippery federal subsidies

April 2, 2014 Look the word “hypocrisy” up in a dictionary. With it, you’ll see a picture of Uncle Sam. That’s because when it comes to saying one thing and doing another, federal government officials are kings. more »»

Obama’s legacy is in danger

March 29, 2014 After a defeat in a special election in Florida, dire predictions of Democratic disaster at the polls accelerated among the punditry. Suddenly it was Obamacare which sank Alex Sink at the polls. more »»

Frequent parent-child conversations help

March 29, 2014 Kump Education Center volunteers and teachers at Midland Elementary School are preparing for a transition to a kindergarten workshop for parents and their children May 9. more »»

Allow God to lead you along way

March 29, 2014 The following article was written by my late daughter, Kristin Leigh Short. As most of you remember, Kristin was a passionate and beautiful soul. She fought for the freedom of those in bondage. more »»

GOP now moving toward the center

March 22, 2014 The Texas primary that rewarded Sen. John Cornyn a 59 percent mandate over Steve Stockman with 18 percent was an ominous development for the Tea Party. more »»

A critical spirit can condemn all

March 22, 2014 It sneaks up on us, taps us on the shoulder, one criticism leads to another and before we know it, we have developed a critical spirit. more »»

Give me five fruits and vegetables a day

March 22, 2014 Children learn health habits early. They eat what adults give them, and they exercise like people they see at home, in school or on TV. Most of the health choices families make are automatic. more »»

Storyteller to appear at library

March 22, 2014 Happy spring from Barbour County! Hopefully the cold weather is behind us and we can look forward to flowers, gardening and warmt. more »»

Both sacrifice and greed on display

March 21, 2014 Shared sacrifice was on display during the session of the West Virginia Legislature that ended recently. But greed was there, too. As you may know, times are tough in state government. more »»

Capito has every reason to smile

March 18, 2014 U.S. Rep. Shelley Capito will have every reason to be smiling broadly when she speaks in Wheeling today. more »»

Ukraine a mine field for Obama

March 15, 2014 During the Ukrainian “Maidan” coup the United States once more decided to lecture another foreign state. more »»

Chinese dragons on parade at school

March 15, 2014 Dragons crowded the gym floor at Elkins Middle School on the last day of February. more »»

Life comes to us in seasons

March 15, 2014 Hello dear friends. It has been a long time since we have talked. I knew I needed a sabbatical of sorts in order to fully attend to the season of life that I was facing. more »»

Information flowing just one way

March 14, 2014 While we were discussing one of the problems we at the newspaper sometimes have in obtaining public records, another journalist advised me, “Don’t take it personally. more »»

The injustice of Jim Justice

March 13, 2014 This year’s Legislative session is now complete. Depending on one’s perspective it could have been either inconsequential or mildly successfu. more »»

Working to keep our head above water

March 13, 2014 With my support, the House of Representatives recently passed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act, which provides relief from flood insurance rates that have skyrocketed to unaffordable... more »»

Stop us before we spend again!

March 11, 2014 Some of the amendments legislators have suggested for state Senate President Jeff Kessler’s Future Fund bill have interesting undertones. more »»



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