Rock Creek Development Park: A vision for the future

For the past 30 years, I have looked at thousands of acres of flat land at the Hobet mine site in Boone and Lincoln counties and thought about the eno...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Domestic violence victims need support

Freedom from violence and abuse is a basic human right. Yet nearly one in four women and one in seven men have suffered from domestic violence by an i...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Politics!?

Politics!?

I do not normally write articles for my papers, I leave that to the many wonderful editorial staff members that I am honored to work with. I do,...

November 1st, 2016 |  


It’s a magical time in the woods

It is getting to be the time of year that every deer hunter dreams of, and longs for, all year long.  The temperatures are starting to drop and s...

November 1st, 2016 |  


Guest column: Hatfield-McCoy series entertaining, not always accurate

Recently, there has been a rash of historical movies released, and I am a huge fan of most of them. I love anything and everything that has to do with...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Many youth start the season with a bang

Saturday October 15th kicked off the firearm season for antlerless deer in West Virginia with the first leg of the split season for youth hunters. Thi...

October 25th, 2016 |  


Wheelin’ sportsmen have a great hunt

The Logan Area Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (LAC) and Mingo Logan Coal Company (MLCC) recently teamed up to host their 3rd annual Na...

October 18th, 2016 updated: October 18th, 2016. |  


I had lots of adventures with ‘Mayor’

I have written many times about my adventures (and misadventures) with childhood friend Robert Browning. To us, he was always “Mayor.”Wel...

October 11th, 2016 |  


It’s all about the hunt

Any time the topic of hunting comes up around a non-hunter or anti hunter, their first line of argument is usually that hunters are just out to kill s...

October 11th, 2016 |  


It could be a troubled fall in the outdoors

Finally, fall is here and hunting season has kicked off. Hunters are eager to spend time in the woods even if the weather is still more like the dog d...

October 4th, 2016 |