Williamson Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:46:40 EST 1800 Taking Baby Steps http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50445794/Taking-Baby-Steps Tonight as I was praying over my daughter before bed time I thanked God for baby steps. Now that may not seem unusual to those reading this but I have not given you all of the information. My daughter is eighteen years old and a freshman in college. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:12:05 EST It’s time to draw the line with the EPA http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50366099/Its-time-to-draw-the-line-with-the-EPA By ROGER HORTONGuest columnist Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:17:03 EST It’s good to have solid foundations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50363629/Its-good-to-have-solid-foundations Growing up in the metropolis of Nolan, West Virginia I learned many valuable lessons. One of the most important lessons I learned was the importance of a foundation. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:29:05 EST If we’d just send Capito … http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50312372/If-wed-just-send-Capito By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comIf we'd just send Shelley Moore Capito to Washington, the coal trucks would start rolling again. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:38:05 EST Indictments to come in Logan? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50231863/Indictments-to-come-in-Logan By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comEverybody in Logan County is about to be indicted. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:55:07 EST The story of Jonah and the fish http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50219994/The-story-of-Jonah-and-the-fish There's a ginormous fish on my coffee table. It's for my Jonah and the Fish game. I made it out of a laundry basket and a big garbage bag. It has big teeth and a long tongue. I hope it's as cool for the kids as it is in my head. Fri, 8 Aug 2014 21:50:03 EST Mingo County: Political writer’s dream job http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50158858/Mingo-County:-Political-writers-dream-job By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comA political columnist's dream come true. That's Mingo County. Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:51:08 EST Mingo politics 3-ring circus without a tent http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial/50145533/Mingo-politics-3-ring-circus-without-a-tent It's frustrating to be a voter in Mingo County. Wed, 6 Aug 2014 10:32:06 EST “Salt of the Earth People” http://williamsondailynews.com/news/church-opinion_columns/50132956/Salt-of-the-Earth-People Recently my family and I visited St. Augustine, Florida. I spoke at Lighthouse Church of God/Beacon of Hope Christian School. The drive to Florida is a lovely one. We have been blessed to make it many times and I am always excited to look in the rear... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:29:03 EST Ex-judge sentenced to resort http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50083052/Ex-judge-sentenced-to-resort By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comIt could, after all, have been worse. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:01:12 EST Two senators call for rollback of funding halt http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50070450/Two-senators-call-for-rollback-of-funding-halt By Mike LuxGuest columnist Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:10:03 EST With kids, Jesus’ love is easy http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/340590/With-kids-Jesus-love-is-easy I gush every year about Vacation Bible School. Brace yourself…here it comes. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:43:04 EST Chafin’s funeral stirs memories of judge’s first trip to Mingo Co. http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial/3909421/Chafins-funeral-stirs-memories-of-judges-first-trip-to-Mingo-Co. By Tod J. KaufmanGuest Columnist Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:06:02 EST All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/3909505/All-have-sinned-and-fall-short-of-the-glory-of-God “Too often we make the mistake of remembering what we should forget—our hurts, failures and disappointments—and we forget what we should remember—our victories, accomplishments and the times we have made it through.”... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:53:04 EST Sparks’ hearing appeared to feature him reaching for moral high ground http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3895801/Sparks-hearing-appeared-to-feature-him-reaching-for-moral-high-ground By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:37:05 EST Letter to the editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3886739/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor:When I was assigned by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to serve as a Senior Status Magistrate in Mingo County last October, I had no idea that I would still be here nine months later. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:01:05 EST Letter to the editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3886425/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor:In view of the current immigration situation, I feel that we should remember something that President Theodore Roosevelt said in 1907. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:01:04 EST Tick, tock, we’re on the clock! http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/3860944/Tick-tock-were-on-the-clock We start counting down the days to summer vacation in January, sometimes before. My husband is the ring-leader. He tantalizes us with the number for months. (Finally, I found a free app for my phone that counts it down for me.) Wed, 2 Jul 2014 09:35:14 EST Opportunist Jenkins raises Mingo GOP chairman’s ire http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3872216/Opportunist-Jenkins-raises-Mingo-GOP-chairmans-ire By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Mon, 7 Jul 2014 10:56:07 EST