The high school graduation season is in full swing.
The Division of Child Protective Services in West Virginia -- a sub-agency in the Department of Health and Human Resources -- handled 1,569 child welfare cases in March of 2013, according to the latest data available from DHHR. On a more personal note, CPS workers took custody of a 2-year-old boy after he was found wandering alone in Charleston twice in two days earlier this month
We want to encourage you to reflect on the drastic need for organ and tissue donors.
An obvious tenet in selling any product is first making potential buyers aware of it and its benefits, particularly people who may have a built-in interest.
Residents, if you have pets, be observant. With the approach of warm summer months and the grass growing season, please check your property for any unauthorized spraying of any unknown herbicide, which may injure you or your pets.
The administration of justice sometimes is difficult to understand.
I just finished the article on the recent addition of Muslim works to the Marshall University library.
If I am to believe the Bible is inerrant, without any errors, mistakes, or contradictions, "God-breathed," and to be obeyed to the letter -- that is with no "picking and choosing" -- then I have a few, sincere questions about laws found in the Old Testament.
Dark clouds are forming over America's public universities as the Wall Street mind-set spreads across more of our institutions. A decade of excessive spending based largely on unlimited student loans is looming dangerously over a major national asset.
Bright street lighting helps deter crime and make our communities safer.
President Barack Obama was correct when he said it was "outrageous" that the Internal Revenue Service singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny in regard to their tax-exempt status.
The Day of Hope 2013 Remembrance Service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, in the Marshall University Medical School parking pavilion on Charleston Avenue in Huntington.
What very well might be the largest politically-motivated cover-up in our nation's history may be finally exposed.
Cabell County Commissioner Nancy Cartmill seems to believe there is profit in animal rescue.
Spring is prom time at most high schools around the country. If you’ve been downtown in Huntington the past few weeks, you’ve seen hundreds of happy young couples decked out in festive prom attire.
Regulators already have waited too long to combat black lung more aggressively, and now there is more evidence that the spectrum of lung ailments is having an even broader impact on miners’ health.
More than a quarter of children in West Virginia, Kentucky and southern Ohio grow up in poverty.
The "middle-skills" gap that makes it tough on employers and equates to missed opportunities for people in the work force continues to plague West Virginia.
Can America survive Obama for four more years as a nation?
"For kitty heaven's sake, keep at it until you get the diagnosis right!" If our poor beleaguered cat Cleo, age nine, could talk, the above is likely what she would have said to us, her "mom and dad."
People serving in the U.S. military face all kinds of threats and hazards, ranging from enemies in overseas war zones to dangerous training missions on American soil.
In the past three years I have lost a daughter and a daughter-in-law to cancer, lymphoma and pancreatic cancer, respectively. Shortly before that, I lost a dear friend to carcinoma cancer. Now, a lifelong friend is under hospice care from breast cancer. Her mother died of cancer. My mother died of cancer,.