Embrace challenges and ‘flow like water’

Embrace challenges and ‘flow like water’

Editor’s Note: Listen to the audio version of this column.Water is a master transformative creature and a sneaky one I try to emulate.I didnR...

January 11th, 2016 |  


Trump wants to keep U.S. safe from terrorism

Dear Editor,In response to the editor of the Gallipolis Daily tribune Michael Johnson’s view (Trump’s Muslin plan doomed to repeat history...

January 8th, 2016 updated: January 8th, 2016. |  


God’s Kids Korner

God’s Kids Korner

It has been more than a week since we were celebrating, opening gifts, and eating a huge Christmas dinner. What is left of the Christmas celebration? ...

January 7th, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  



What do people hear about you?

What do people hear about you?

Mr. Gary Clark passed away recently. I wept.The man had long been a signature individual in our area. When our family moved to Mason in 1998, several ...

January 7th, 2016 |  


Don’t be bruised by broken promises

Don’t be bruised by broken promises

Given the grim realities that are facing Americans today, one might be led to believe that he or she is not so much living in the “land of promi...

January 7th, 2016 |  


A little blood goes a long way

Ohio Valley Publishing periodically provides information about upcoming local blood drives.Holzer Health System and the American Red Cross are celebra...

January 6th, 2016 |  


Lollygagging to save the world

Lollygagging to save the world

Editor’s Note: Listen to the audio version of this column. “Don’t go lollygagging and keep me waiting all day, dear,” Grandma would say, pr...

January 4th, 2016 updated: January 6th, 2016. |  


Honor the past this new year

Honor the past this new year

I grew up on a three-legged stool — a solid foundation of church, family, and school. Each leg was part of a patriotic nationalism that espoused...

January 4th, 2016 |  


What do people hear about you?

What do people hear about you?

Mr. Gary Clark passed away recently. I wept.The man had long been a signature individual in our area. When our family moved to Mason in 1998, several ...

January 2nd, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  


Combating drug abuse on multiple fronts

Combating drug abuse on multiple fronts

West Virginia’s deadly addiction to opioid drugs gained national attention in 2015, and as the state looks toward a new year my office seeks to ...

January 1st, 2016 |