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Stonewall Should Rest In Peace

August 2, 2015 This is going to get complicated and expensive. But the PC police say we have to do it, so we’d better get started. For starters, we’ll have to change the name of Jefferson Count. more »»

Wasting Taxpayer Money on Theatrics in W.Va.

August 2, 2015 This past winter, Senator Bill Cole and Delegate Tim Armstead united construction owners and businesses with their workers. more »»

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words; And Signs

August 2, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

Local Group Has Toured Every Major League Ballpark

August 2, 2015 Thirteen years ago Bill Bryson owner of Uniglobe Ohio Valley Travel in Wheeling sent out flyers which read: ‘‘Take Me Out to the Ballgame!’’ I was one the first to sign up for an opportunity to... more »»

Sending Wrong Message to Iran

August 1, 2015 If it was not clear previously that President Barack Obama is an incredibly astute politician but a disaster of a diplomat, it certainly is now. more »»

Holding On To Summer

August 1, 2015 I tried to ignore it. I shifted my feet several times as I watered the sunflowers now towering over my head. more »»

Enjoying Country Cooking

July 26, 2015 One of the best meals I’ve eaten for some time was prepared by cooks from the world-famous resort at The Greenbrier. more »»

Obama Uses Local Police Forces for ‘Social Justice’

July 26, 2015 In a speech given by then-candidate Barack Obama on July 2, 2008 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the following was inserted: “We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the... more »»

Marshall County Fair Activities Scheduled to Begin Today

July 26, 2015 It’s Marshall County Fair week! While there will be some activities today, the 67th annual event will get into high gear at 5:15 p.m. more »»

Getting Homework Done, Even If It’s Wrong, Vital

July 26, 2015 As we near the beginning of a new school year, I feel a strong need to discuss the significance of homewor. more »»

Kasich Can Do Well in the Cities

July 25, 2015 The candidate who captures the big-city vote will be our next president. more »»

Good Morning, Good Night

July 25, 2015 I’m not a night person. I haven’t been for quite some time. Perhaps it’s work schedules or raising a child that get our sleep cycles in a tizzy, but as humans we seem to adapt. more »»

Kindness Survives Brutality

July 19, 2015 Certain kinds of hell cannot be understood by those who haven’t been there. Neither can incredible, surpassing compassion. This is a story about bot. more »»

What’s Important With Children Hasn’t Changed

July 19, 2015 We have been blessed of God to be one of the parents to three wonderful children, the last child still being in the house. more »»

Annual Baseball Trip Includes Stop at Historic NYC Hotel

July 19, 2015 The first Uniglobe Ohio Valley baseball trip of the summer included four games, a tour of Yankee Stadium, a motorcoach tour of New York City with a step-on-guide, and the opportunity to stay two... more »»

If We Want Better Roads, Someone Will Have to Pay

July 19, 2015 This article was started prior to the commentary in last Sunday’s News Register and Lori Kestner’s letter to the editor on the same page. more »»

Court’s Coal Stance Unrealistic

July 18, 2015 A majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices ruled recently that, in effect, it’s not what the law states in plain English that matters. more »»

Letting Go Of ‘Things’

July 18, 2015 Sorting through the boxes of items set aside for an upcoming garage sale, decades of memories came rushing by. more »»

We Need All The Help We Can Get

July 12, 2015 Ask a general or admiral about the key tenet of how to wage war: When you’re in one, you throw everything you have at your foe. We West Virginians and Ohioans are in a war right now. more »»

Confederate Flag a Symbol of Brutal Inhumanity

July 12, 2015 Do white people who claim the Confederate flag as part of their heritage really know what they are claiming? First and foremost, the Confederate flag is a symbol of treason. more »»

A New Order in the Court; Rainy Days; and Parades

July 12, 2015 Editor’s note: Reporters are constantly surveying their surroundings, and in doing so often turn up many tidbits of news that don’t make it into the daily newspape. more »»

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Dodging Raindrops and Rabbits

July 14, 2015 I don't know about you, but I'm really growing tired of the rain. It's made it very difficult to plan anything outdoors, from simply cooking on the grill to cutting the grass. more »

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