Next month will mark the 50th anniversary of the election of President Lyndon Johnson, who campaigned on the promise to create a system to provide health care insurance for older Americans. Today, that program is known as Medicare.
Forgive us if we're not willing to write an obituary for newspapers — and will even challenge those who would espouse the idea.Pundits and skeptics use clever connotations such as dinosaurs facing extinction.
West Virginia celebrates retired school employees weekDear Editor:The retired school employees throughout West Virginia celebrated the week of September 21-27.
As Boone County continues to receive bad news about the coal mining industry, coal mining job layoffs and a cut in the county's coal severance tax money, many wonder if there is anything we can do to help?
“And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.” (1 Cor. 13:13)
While there is little still to be said about the theft of Mingo County's family court judge position by state officials, it remains a bit annoying that some continue to mislead the public about the circumstances of various decisions.