Williamson Daily News- RSS OPINION Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION http://williamsondailynews.com/section/OPINION Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:38:21 EST 1800 Woolly worms and signs of another cold winter ahead http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150246210/Woolly-worms-and-signs-of-another-cold-winter-ahead It's that time of year again where everyone is talking about the coming winter months.Last year was a tough winter as we experienced frigid temperatures and several measurable snowfalls. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:54:04 EST It’s never too early to plan for your future http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/150224404/Its-never-too-early-to-plan-for-your-future A college degree opens the door to opportunity for so many students and helps West Virginians land high-paying jobs. Job training programs and vocational degrees also boost up job applicants and give them the skills and competitive edge they need when... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 01:38:07 EST I knew a Man; Strength for the Moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/150190466/I-knew-a-Man;-Strength-for-the-Moment Sometimes in our lives, if we are lucky, we come across people that change our lives for the good. We meet people who prefer you over themselves. We meet people whose word is their bond and you know from just looking in their eyes that you could trust... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:57:04 EST Fond memories of fall and dad http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150160444/Fond-memories-of-fall-and-dad As I was walking my dog Petey this past weekend and noticing a few leaves that had already fallen due to our early fall weather, it reminded me of my dad and our walks in the woods. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 11:46:04 EST God doesn’t make junk http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/150110034/God-doesnt-make-junk I had absolutely no interest whatsoever in going to a yard sale, and I didn't hesitate for a second in telling my daughter Joy, “I've got enough junk of my own without going to a yard sale to BUY someone else's junk!” To... Thu, 9 Oct 2014 10:24:09 EST The race is on; Gregory’s Web http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/150060508/The-race-is-on;-Gregorys-Web By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comThe race is on. Honestly. Well … maybe it isn't ALL honest since it IS politics.. Tue, 7 Oct 2014 05:01:05 EST God is still good, Can we learn to praise Him in the storms? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/150028460/God-is-still-good-Can-we-learn-to-praise-Him-in-the-storms Poor Leah. All she wanted in the world was Jacob's love. But he only loved her sister, Rachel. (That's a tough place to be!) Her father had tricked Jacob during the wedding ceremony, substituting the older daughter for the younger... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 10:01:08 EST November’s elections won’t resolve much of anything http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion-opinion_columns/150017730/Novembers-elections-wont-resolve-much-of-anything By Lee H. HamiltonMembers of Congress are home now, campaigning for the upcoming elections. Their messages are all over the map, and for a good reason: they have very little to brag about. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:49:06 EST God, how much longer? Strength for the Moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50762991/God-how-much-longer-Strength-for-the-Moment Second Peter 3:9 9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:01:07 EST This tradition not worth keeping http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50710652/This-tradition-not-worth-keeping By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comIronically, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's newspaper column this week is titled, “Keeping with Tradition.” Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:10:05 EST Litter problem continues in Tug Valley area http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-opinion_columns/50685404/Litter-problem-continues-in-Tug-Valley-area Every morning before I head out to work and every evening after I get home, I walk our dog Petey down our street at Valley View and up Cinderella Hollow. Sun, 21 Sep 2014 00:25:04 EST What’s wrong with kids today? Ask yourself http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial/50677821/Whats-wrong-with-kids-today-Ask-yourself What's wrong with kids today?Maybe nothing, or no more than was wrong with present-day adults when they were kids themselves. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:55:06 EST An Upward Look http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50637491/An-Upward-Look By Mae Stallard“All things are lawful for me, but all things are not expedient: all things are lawful for me, but all things edify not.” (I Cor. 10:23) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:06:08 EST Former first lady had class http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50632040/Former-first-lady-had-class By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmahelley Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:42:03 EST Dreaming of Tug Valley as tourism mecca http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial/50596503/Dreaming-of-Tug-Valley-as-tourism-mecca “What do you do when you go somewhere else?” Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:52:05 EST Remembering 9-11; Strength for the Moment http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50603900/Remembering-9-11;-Strength-for-the-Moment Tonight as I type this article, I realize the clock has struck midnight and it is the 13th anniversary of September 11. I know for some just deleting September 11 from the calendar and go from the 10th to 12th would be... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:08 EST Mingo voters vs. Secretary of State http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50550054/Mingo-voters-vs.-Secretary-of-State By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comCan we talk privately? I wouldn't want this spread around. Tue, 9 Sep 2014 15:15:08 EST Evan’s first trip to the dentist http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/50496075/Evans-first-trip-to-the-dentist *Evan was very apprehensive about his first visit to the dentist. He's five and needed a paper for kindergarten, so it was inevitable. At the beginning, he didn't speak. His eyes darted around, looking for an escape. We took his picture so... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 15:44:05 EST Leap of Faith http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/50519774/Leap-of-Faith Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, what a wonderful movie. Growing up in the 1980's I, like most children, loved this Trilogy. Raiders of the Lost Ark and the Last Crusade. As an adult I was very excited when Indiana Jones was revisited with... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 09:28:16 EST Governor made Mingo ballot problem http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50472620/Governor-made-Mingo-ballot-problem By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comHow would you like to be governor or secretary of state and prove you have zero confidence in the citizens of Mingo County? Tue, 2 Sep 2014 13:38:13 EST