Is it time for life insurance?
May 26, 2015 Many younger Americans lack life insurance. A 2014 report from insurance industry analyst LIMRA found that only a third of Gen Y Americans have any life insurance coverage. more »»
Profiting from wild W.Va.
May 23, 2015 Imagine a bobcat suddenly springing through the air, headed straight for your face. A Wetzel County hunter had the experience a few days ago, and he can prove it. more »»
Merkel visit signals big shift
May 23, 2015 With Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow a day after ceremonies commemorating the 70th year of the end of World War II, it potentially signals the gradual loosening of sanction. more »»
Bipartisanship not always good
May 19, 2015 Bless Jeff Kessler and other members of the West Virginia Senate group I’ll refer to simply as “The Liberal Eight.” For the same reason, bless Wheeling Mayor and former state Sen. more »»
Sanders could make it interesting
May 16, 2015 For Democrats the last nomination cycles have been relatively civil. Even the closely fought struggle in 2008 ended with Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton uniting for victory. more »»
Water is our most important resource
May 16, 2015 As my mother used to say, “Water is our most important natural resource.” People do not think about it as long as clean water runs from the tap, but we need to pay more attention. more »»
God uses broken things, broken people
May 16, 2015 Sitting in church a few weeks ago, one of our associate pastors was preaching, and he said something I’ll never forget. He said, “We’ve got work to do. We’ve got people to help come to know our Lor. more »»
Let’s complete Corridor H
May 13, 2015 This is National Infrastructure Week, which makes the recent proposal by community leaders to complete Corridor H by 2020 through a Public Private Partnership extremely timely. more »»
McKinley vs. Morrisey?
May 12, 2015 U.S. Rep. David McKinley, the Republican who represents our region of West Virginia, has been making the rounds. more »»
Offering her a Mother’s Day tribute
May 9, 2015 It is a reality that parents — more than anyone else — shape and mold us. And this can be for good or, unfortunately for some of us, for bad. I was one of the fortunate ones. more »»
Pain can be a gift if it is accepted
May 9, 2015 While speaking in our facility’s therapeutic group this week, I discussed pain, and how pain can be a gift, but only if accepted as such. I used my late daughter as an example. more »»
Why do we let them get away with it?
May 8, 2015 Why do we put up with government of the bureaucracy, by the bureaucracy and for the bureaucracy? Who runs this country, anyway? A letter to the editor in the Wheeling News-Register probably... more »»
Bush is bogged down
May 2, 2015 Jeb Bush, despite his pedigree, has seen his campaign get off to a less than resounding start. Bogged down around 10 percent in New Hampshire, he seems like a candidate out of another era. more »»
Time shouldn’t be wasted on worries
May 2, 2015 So many of us are fretful. Fretful sounds so much better than worrisome, doesn’t it? Not quite as, uh — sinful. I’m smiling because you and I know we cannot change things by worrying. more »»