Senator: Miners Protection Act will be top priority

Senator: Miners Protection Act will be top priority

Since the continuing resolution passed in December with only a four-month “fix” for miners healthcare, I have been working to find solutio...

January 23rd, 2017 updated: January 23rd, 2017. |  


Grading yourself

Grading yourself

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistMy friend “J.B.” and I were having a deep conversation about school the other day. (He is in seventh grade.) I ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


The New Year is upon us

The New Year is upon us

First, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and offer each of you my hope that we all have a very happy and prosperous 2017.With that s...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Hanging on to Christmas

Hanging on to Christmas

By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistSometimes when it’s a really good movie, I watch all of the credits and listen to the music until it stops. I hate fo...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Politics

Politics

I do not normally write articles for my papers, I leave that to the many wonderful editorial staff members that I am honored to work with.I do, howeve...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Winter is around the corner

Winter is around the corner

What will the winter of 2017 be like this year? It’s that time of year when we all start thinking ahead. With cooler fall temperatures in the ai...

October 26th, 2016 |  


Front Porch Talk

Front Porch Talk

Boone County is filled with many small communities stretched across its mountainous landscape.These communities are where family, friends and neighbor...

October 4th, 2016 updated: October 4th, 2016. |  


Needles found at school bus stops

Needles found at school bus stops

Once again used syringes, probably tossed out by drug users, have been found in some locations that were dangerous to children.On Tuesday morning, one...

September 10th, 2016 |  


Weddings and vows

Weddings and vows

I went to a wedding this weekend. It was a beautiful affair. The bride was breath-taking in a lovely gown that was silky and rich. (It made me think o...

June 28th, 2016 |  


Halfway point for the legislature

Halfway point for the legislature

By Phil KablerFor the W.Va. Press AssociationLegislators marked the halfway point of the 60-day regular session with an impassioned debate in the Hous...

February 15th, 2016 |