Case grows for use of police body cameras

Citizen complaints against Cleveland police officers fell by 40 percent after the city spent $2.4 million to buy 1,500 body cameras for every front-li...

November 16th, 2015 |  


Be thankful for those who have served every day

Be thankful for those who have served every day

One of my favorite things about West Virginia is how much pride we, as a state, take in our men and women who serve in our Armed Forces.As we celebrat...

November 13th, 2015 |  


Online voter registration a success in W.Va.

Online voter registration a success in W.Va.

Studies estimate that adults spend five or more hours per day online on a mobile device, tablet or computer.As more West Virginians and Americans expe...

November 13th, 2015 |  



We love our country best when we honor God most

We love our country best when we honor God most

The United States of America is absolutely the greatest nation in the world!One may take issue with decisions out of Washington, D.C., or one may take...

November 12th, 2015 updated: November 12th, 2015. |  


Thanksgiving important theme in Psalms

Thanksgiving important theme in Psalms

Modern social media is not all bad. Sometimes it produces some good ideas.One of those, common in the month of November, is for individuals to make an...

November 12th, 2015 |  


We must always be ready for when He arrives

We must always be ready for when He arrives

Everyone has and uses calendars all the time, so we know the month and date. I bet you even have some special dates marked on your family’s cale...

November 12th, 2015 |  


Justice matters greatly to God

Justice matters greatly to God

In a time of escalating crime and selfish vice, it seems that justice is a fading concept.Yet one of the virtues for which the human heart craves is j...

November 12th, 2015 |  


The lost art of front-porch sitting

The lost art of front-porch sitting

Early September, I moved from my old-fashioned house with a wrap-around porch to an upscale suburb.Jogging past the crepe myrtles gracing my neighbor&...

November 9th, 2015 |  


Making Volkswagen pay up, in state court

Making Volkswagen pay up, in state court

Dr. Ira Morris cares for about 5,000 families in Boone County, W.Va., where he is the only primary care provider in the Wharton, Van and Whitesville a...

November 9th, 2015 |  


West Virginia leads nation in drug overdose deaths

West Virginia leads nation in drug overdose deaths

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with students and community members at Oceana Middle School about West Virginia’s prescription drug abu...

November 6th, 2015 |