God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

God’s Kids Korner: Understanding The Lord’s Prayer

Most of you have heard or even know the Lord’s Prayer. It is in the Bible in two different places: Luke 11:1-4 and Matthew 6: 9-15. Jesus was a ...

July 25th, 2019 |  


Health tips from Dr. Oz

Health tips from Dr. Oz

Recently, I came across a small notebook of things I had written down to remember what Dr. Oz had said when he first came on TV, quite a few years ago...

July 25th, 2019 |  


Is your child experiencing the summer slide?

Is your child experiencing the summer slide?

July seems to be an appropriate month to write about what we in education call “the summer slide.” This term refers to the widely held per...

July 24th, 2019 |  



Sleeping at the foot of the bed

Sleeping at the foot of the bed

Little Jimmy Dickens, the late classic country music star from Bolt, West Virginia, sang old-style country music since the beginning of that genre as ...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Pass on the family stories

Pass on the family stories

“When families are invited to share their stories, folktales, and culture, there are a number of benefits for children, families, and schools: E...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Reader: Weighing in on new river museum

Dear Editor,Could partial River Museum restoration instead of total restoration allow the Historic District value to be retained? After all, disasters...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Looking for the perfect box

Looking for the perfect box

Did you know that every day we are looking for boxes? Packing boxes? Throwing away boxes? Our entire life represents moving day. Everything we own is ...

July 23rd, 2019 |  


Landscaping that can survive drought

Landscaping that can survive drought

Xeriscaping means landscaping that doesn’t need much water to look nice. For people who live out West, it’s a way of life. We’re use...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


The music sounds different

The music sounds different

Recently, I put a radio station (www.HerbDayRadio.com) on the air playing ‘50s, ’60s and ’70s rock ‘n’ roll music. Not a...

July 22nd, 2019 |  


Jobs, health and West Virginia

Jobs, health and West Virginia

According to the Minerals Information Institute, each person in the United States requires over 38,449 pounds of minerals each year to maintain their ...

July 19th, 2019 |