Spider webs can be sticky situations

“No, I wasn’t doing the whip or the nae nae! I walked into another spider web!” I hate SPIDER-webs! I …

September 29th, 2015 |  

Elk restoration takes a step forward

The long sought after Elk Restoration program in West Virginia took a big step forward recently with the creation of …

September 22nd, 2015 |  

Squirrel hunting a time honored tradition in Mountain State

Many of my earliest memories of hunting are centered on those anxious days waiting for that first hunting season of …

September 15th, 2015 |  

It’s time to get tuned up for hunting season

It’s time to get tuned up for hunting season

Hunting season is upon us. The migratory bird season has opened, the early bear season is under way, and squirrel …

September 8th, 2015 |  

It’s sengin’ time

There’s gold in them thar hills! Ok, maybe it isn’t exactly gold, but to the root hunter, it is pretty …

September 1st, 2015 |  

August is tree stand safety month

It is that time of year. With archery season barely a month away it is time for all of us …

August 25th, 2015 |  

By 1954 the Great War had been over long enough for the country to return to normal. But the war …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Make the most of the new school year

As students across our state return to school, it is important to have a fresh focus on the year that …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Anyone want to go snipe hunting?

Many, many years ago I was asked if I wanted to go snipe hunting. I was as eager then to …

August 18th, 2015 |  

Turning the pages: Moving to school’s second floor a sign of maturity

We have had a few really warm days. The hot summer days are reminiscent of those long-past times of so …

August 11th, 2015 |  

Watch out for wildlife on the move

Just take a short drive up or down Rt. 119 or your nearest major thoroughfare and you will see the …

August 11th, 2015 |  

Developmental education reform is a key to success

During my time as Senate President and now, as your Governor, I have made it a priority to improve our …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Childhood memories: Cracking walnuts, aggravating a sister

  You know where Goodsons’ Store (formerly Fas Chek) is now? Well, near that spot there was once a white, …

August 4th, 2015 |  

It’s the tastiest time of summer

It’s the tastiest time of summer

he days of summer are long, hot and humid. This summer has been a particularly wet and rainy one. Granted, …

August 4th, 2015 updated: August 4th, 2015. |  

Suspected heart attack turned out to be something less

I thought I was having a heart attack! I had terrible pain in my chest and had been having it …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Turning the pages: Some important things went unnoticed

I wrote this some time before: There seemed to be a lot going on in Pineville and Wyoming County sometimes …

July 28th, 2015 |  

One of the most powerful things we can do to build a brighter future for America’s kids is to give …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Antlers: See how they grow

Antlers, horns, bone, no matter what you call them they are the very thing that catches your attention when you …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Welch was once a busy, vibrant city

If you get the idea that we used to live in a small little world, you would not be entirely …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Only Wyoming County open for fall turkey hunting

The results are in! Actually, a more accurate statement might be the regulations are out. The 2015-2016 Hunting and Trapping …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Make summer memories at state parks

The Mountain State is known worldwide for its natural beauty and outdoor adventures, and this summer is the perfect time …

July 14th, 2015 |  

Don’t let your pets stray too far from home

Everyone knows that dog is man’s best friend, that is unless you are a cat lover, and then of course …

July 7th, 2015 |  


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