‘Share Your Stories’ launches

‘Share Your Stories’ launches

The past year and a half was a time of important accomplishments that will help improve the lives of West Virginians. When Congress passed tax reform ...

May 14th, 2018 |  


The green of stress and greed

The green of stress and greed

Money. Cash. Green stuff. Why is U.S. currency green? Who decided on the classic green hue?According to an online article by the History Channel, the ...

May 11th, 2018 |  


Don’t allow history to rust

Don’t allow history to rust

An observation by Fred and Mary Deel of Vinton early last week was an eye-opener to something surprising and sad, and not just limited to the area in ...

May 11th, 2018 |  



‘Behold thy mother’

Everyone is asking me what are you going to get for Mother’s Day? What are your children buying you? I respond I have six gifts for Mother’...

May 10th, 2018 |  


A discussion on ‘modeled mothers’

A discussion on ‘modeled mothers’

I have observed, that of the two parental days we accentuate during the course of the year, Mother’s Day, which is this weekend, garners the mos...

May 10th, 2018 |  


The ‘lazy man’s burden’

The ‘lazy man’s burden’

Growing up, some of us were taught about the “lazy man’s burden.”For those who have never heard the phrase, the idea is quite simple...

May 10th, 2018 |  


God’s Kids Korner: Mom’s Day!

God’s Kids Korner: Mom’s Day!

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. It’s celebrated every year at this time. We all want to show our Moms that we love and care about them, but d...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Teen testimony: Longing for real life

Teen testimony: Longing for real life

I often find myself so distracted by my responsibilities that I miss the goodness of God. As I write this, I’m sitting on my front porch. Birds ...

May 10th, 2018 |  


Sisters in Christ

Sisters in Christ

There is currently a great deal of discussion among many churches across the country revolving around the issue of abuse of women in the home. There a...

May 10th, 2018 |  


‘There can’t be no nothing’

‘There can’t be no nothing’

“There can’t be no nothing.” That’s a quote from my dad who was nine years old in response to his Sunday School teacher’...

May 7th, 2018 |