Many dividers stand in Christians’ path

Many dividers stand in Christians’ path

The other day, I was reading from Luke 12: 51-52: “Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. From now on there ...

September 1st, 2016 |  


What does Labor Day mean to you?

What does Labor Day mean to you?

The American Labor Day holiday was first organized and celebrated by the Central Labor Union in New York City on Sept. 5, 1882. Two year later, as the...

August 31st, 2016 |  


GDC job losses affect more than employees

Editor’s note: This letter to the editor exceeds the standard 300-word limit, but given the topic and its impact on the Ohio Valley community, w...

August 31st, 2016 |  



Commentary: Media have responsibility to democracy

Commentary: Media have responsibility to democracy

Politicians spend a good bit of their time complaining about the media. But why should they have all the fun?I’m going to join in, though I tend...

August 30th, 2016 |  


How grandpa balanced a paint can, ice cream cone

How grandpa balanced a paint can, ice cream cone

Editor’s Note: Listen to the podcast of this column.Grandpa and me and the hardware store made three.A hardware store trip with grandpa always s...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Value of journalism to the internet

For most folks, the demise of the blogging website Gawker meant only Terry Gene Bollea won his lawsuit and millions of dollars in a judgement.Hulk Hog...

August 29th, 2016 |  


Don’t lose sight of progress

Friday’s announcement of jobs cuts at Gallipolis Development Center was bad news. There’s no other way to describe it.It is sometimes easy...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Benefits of acknowledging the sin nature

Benefits of acknowledging the sin nature

Twelve years without sugar. That has been the response of a very dear friend of mine to a meeting he had with his doctor 12 years ago. As the doctor s...

August 27th, 2016 |  


Flood victim extends thanks to Gallia residents

Dear Editor:My son, Cole, is a 4-year-old preschool student at Clay Elementary School in Clay, W.Va. Although he wasn’t tragically affected by t...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Are you waiting expectantly on God?

Are you waiting expectantly on God?

My children, when they were little, often demonstrated a mastery of articulating what I have found myself thinking or feeling when words would fail me...

August 25th, 2016 |