Williamson Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:45:48 EST 1800 Cindy Lou’s Loop http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/153168215/Cindy-Lous-Loop Kids and their imaginations. Oh wait … what imaginations? Do kids these days even really know what that is? Tue, 28 Apr 2015 12:00:35 EST EPA rules for coal-fired power plants http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/153100831/EPA-rules-for-coal-fired-power-plants The following editorial appeared in the Herald-Dispatch, Huntington, West Virginia on April 20:——-Even if the odds are against you, sometimes it is important to make your case. Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:20:32 EST Nothing wrong with courthouse renovation http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial-opinion_columns/153118084/Nothing-wrong-with-courthouse-renovation Newspapers and other media should serve as the “watchdog” for their community.If they see something wrong, especially in local government, they should expose it and let the public know what is going on. Sat, 25 Apr 2015 07:55:32 EST If The Cross Could Speak http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153131985/If-The-Cross-Could-Speak Wouldn't be amazing if the original cross had been preserved for us to see? Talk about an archeologist hitting the jackpot to find it. So much could be gathered from looking at the wood piece where Jesus was nailed. Obviously it would not look... Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:50:33 EST Will you help me up? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/153091126/Will-you-help-me-up By Chris BlevinsGuest ColumnistPart 2 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:25:31 EST Christina Ryan Claypool: Remembering a courageous prom king http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/153075460/Remembering-a-courageous-prom-king Most people attend a prom or two, but I've attended lots of proms. Like most teenage girls, as a high school junior, I was excited about the prospect of my first prom. Truthfully, it wasn't much fun, since the boy I had a crush on... Thu, 23 Apr 2015 02:00:40 EST Cindy Lou’s Loop http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-Op-Ed-opinion_columns/152983183/Cindy-Lous-Loop Ah, it's that time of year again, time for high school seniors to take that walk upon stage to be presented with a high school graduation diploma. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:50:32 EST Biblical Inspirations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152982130/Biblical-Inspirations It is interesting how much we can worry in a day. The weight on your chest from the workplace, how to pay the bills, the care of your loved ones all can be cumbersome. One thing is for sure, problems are not in short supply. We fret about things in... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:45:34 EST Delegate discusses recent flooding, mudslides http://williamsondailynews.com/news/Op-Ed-opinion_columns/152984600/Delegate-discusses-recent-flooding-mudslides During the recent weeks severe flooding has hit the southern coal fields. Logan and Mingo Counties were devastated by the torrential down pours that continue. Rain, rain, and more rain has been unleashed on the already saturated ground. The people of... Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:45:32 EST Will you help me up? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152959653/Will-you-help-me-up By Chris BlevinsGuest Columnist Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:20:31 EST Heroin epidemic; old syringes dangerous http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial-opinion/152943568/Heroin-epidemic;-old-syringes-dangerous There is obviously a drug epidemic in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.Heroin seems to be the drug of choice. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:25:32 EST The right to eat http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152886273/The-right-to-eat There's one group of people in this country who probably get less sympathy than anyone else: felons. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 01:45:42 EST March Madness named perfectly http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152841135/March-Madness-named-perfectly By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI have watched entirely too much basketball lately. My mind is fried! How do people do this? Sports are exhausting ! Whoever penned the phrase “March Madness” named it perfectly! Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:55:32 EST Biblical Inspirations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152852607/Biblical-Inspirations From the founding of our nation's history, religious freedom has been a core value of our constitution and culture. Separating from the Tyranny of England, pilgrims risked their lives searching for a land of hope. A place where they could... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 11:15:31 EST Remembering the Thomas Joyland carnival http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/152853990/Remembering-the-Thomas-Joyland-carnival Kyle's Korner …It was about this time of year back in the 1960s and early 1970s that the carnival always came to town. Sat, 11 Apr 2015 10:30:31 EST America’s billionaires owe you a thank you note http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152837084/Americas-billionaires-owe-you-a-thank-you-note This tax season, America's billionaires are toasting you, the ordinary taxpayer. Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:35:36 EST Cancer: death or financial ruin? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152815431/Cancer:-death-or-financial-ruin The following editorial appeared in The Dallas Morning News on Tuesday, April 7:——— Thu, 9 Apr 2015 01:40:40 EST Kentucky Legislative Update http://williamsondailynews.com/news/Op-Ed-opinion_columns/152784918/Kentucky-Legislative-Update By State Rep. Chris Harris Wed, 8 Apr 2015 13:45:32 EST Never seen in life http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/152739037/Never-seen-in-life When thinking about this wonderful time of the year, it is easy as a Christian to get caught in the splendor of the cross. Isaiah 53, makes it quite clear, that the cross was for us! Sun, 5 Apr 2015 00:45:34 EST An Easter Hunt For A New Life http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152704344/An-Easter-Hunt-For-A-New-Life By Ralph PyskowskiGuest Columnist Sat, 4 Apr 2015 11:45:32 EST