Sending kids to college helps keep them at home

Over the past few weeks, families across the state hugged their children goodbye and sent them off to college. For many, it was a bittersweet and emot...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Spunk Acord had a good time at the golf course

The obituary heading said Stanley Acord.Had they not included the nickname, it is possible that I would have missed it.I knew “Spunk” Aco...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Early squirrel season hunting has challenges

Ahh, it finally looks like the weather might be starting to cool off just a little and get back to some more tolerable temperatures. I was beginning t...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Moths are butterflies of the night

Moths are butterflies of the night

Things that go bump in the night have always haunted people as they go along their travels in the still blackness of the dark. If those things that go...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


A trip to the Chatterbox led to an emergency

I saw an interesting article recently that had to do with outdoor toilets—-outhouses if you will.The article even made mention of such a struct...

August 9th, 2016 |  


The Internet is a sportsman’s paradise

The Internet is a sportsman’s paradise

I know this may be hard to believe, but the internet is an amazing thing! There is a lot of crazy stuff on it, both good and bad, but believe it or no...

August 9th, 2016 |  


Guest column: Why history is important

We need humanities because we are all human.It is really that simple. The Humanities seek to understand and interpret the human experience, from indiv...

August 9th, 2016 |  


The return of the elk is getting closer

The return of the elk is getting closer

The much anticipated return of the fabled, and long absent, wapiti is getting closer. In just a few short months the Mountain State should see its fir...

July 26th, 2016 |  


West Virginians work together to rebuild

In the days and weeks following the floods that devastated parts of our state one month ago, it is inspiring to see West Virginians banding together t...

July 26th, 2016 updated: July 26th, 2016. |  


A national response to the drug crisis

Nearly every day, we see another story in the news about an overdose in West Virginia. The drug crisis has hit our state hard, but it’s also a n...

July 19th, 2016 |