I guess you could say it was trial by fire. But in this case, snow and flooding.Since being named editor of the Williamson Daily News we have had a huge snow storm and now a flood - with a little more snow.
The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tues., March 3:———Want to live to age 115?
The question usually comes toward the end of a public meeting. Some knotty problem is being discussed, and someone in the audience will raise his or her hand and ask, “Okay, so what can I do about it?”
The following editorial appeared in The News & Observer on Wed., March 4:———
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Evan Jenkins (R-W.Va.) cosponsored legislation introduced today that would prevent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively vetoing valid permits, as happened at the Spruce No. 1 mine in...
In Response to Our View:Eliminating Concealed Permit a Bad Idea
We are quickly approaching the end of the Legislative session. Monday marked the 41st day and the last day to introduce bills in the house. As this deadline passes and others draw closer my colleagues and I are continuing to work hard for the people...
Tonight I have the privilege of teaching our littles about David and Goliath. I will start out by telling them it is a very true story from the Bible. I sure don't want them thinking it's something Walt Disney came up with!
The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, on Feb. 23:——-
The bill in the West Virginia legislature that would see the Mountain State become the fifth state not to require concealed handgun permits is as dangerous as a cocked pistol.
Cabin fever is real. I'm sure many of you have experienced it the last few days here in the Tug Valley because of the huge amounts of snow and the frigid cold temperatures.I have definitely experienced it. Just ask my wife Vicki, I'm a bit...
CHARLESTON – Delegate Marcum (D - Mingo) and a majority of members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are standing in support of a pending House Concurrent Resolution condemning ISIS, also known as ISIL, and supporting the eradication of...
This Friday I am sharing an article submitted by a dear friend of mine, Gary Harper, who has been teaching Bible classes for many years. God bless you all.
The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch (Huntington) on Wed., Feb. 11:
By Justin MarcumHouse of Delegate member
There seems to be much confusion about love now days. Perhaps this is because of Hollywood and much of the media. It is expressed as an amazing “feeling”, lustful experiences, and many other distorted views. No wonder there are more...
By Phil KablerFor The West Virginia Press Association
As a youngster growing up in the little hamlet of Nolan, W.Va., I recall how exciting it was to get our daily newspaper.
As a child of the 1980's the movie “Friday the Thirteenth” was all the rage. Cutting edge technology allowed for some of the most gruesome scenes that had ever been filmed. Most remember the monster Jason from this flick. He just...
I have often been told that time is relative. Certainly at different points in my life, I've had days that seemed to fly by in the blink of an eye and days that felt like they stretched for years.
By Congressman Evan Jenkins
By Ralph PyskowskiFor the Daily News
CHARLESTON - This week under the Capitol Dome at the West Virginia State Capitol has been exciting and filled with numerous debates. As your Delegate in the House of Delegates, I will always stand up and fight for the 20th District. It is my goal to...
By Phil KablerFor the West Virginia Press Association