It’s important to stay safe in the outdoors

September 24 was the opening day of the West Virginia archery season for deer, bear and wild boar. That means the hunters are back in the woods full f...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Time to do a little fall fishing

The leaves are starting to blow around on the evening breeze and the nights are starting to cool. Fall is approaching and the temperatures are startin...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Remembering 9/11 and recommitting to preparedness

Fifteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, West Virginians joined the nation and the world in sorrow and devastation. We gathered around our television...

September 13th, 2016 |  


National hunting and fishing days celebrated

National hunting and fishing days celebrated

The state fair of West Virginia has come and gone and is an annual event that is anticipated by folks all over the state as the clearing house for all...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Turning frogs loose was fun—for some

In earlier times I would be mowing yards or hunting some other odd jobs to supplement my income. Actually , that would be my income.Spring always mean...

September 6th, 2016 |  


Bear season kicks off big game hunting

As of the first day of September hunting seasons are officially in full swing. The weather is hot and steamy and the outdoor action is heating up righ...

September 6th, 2016 |  


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 |