Someone has made Huntington, Charleston and other Tri-State towns very major drug stops for the past several years. Look at all the fires Huntington experienced the past two years. Also drug dealers look at Marshall University's campus as a melting pot for fast money.
For far more years than not over the past decade-and-a-half, Huntington has fit into the mold of what observers call a "financially strapped city."
Is the end of four-plus centuries of divisiveness between Protestants and Catholics on the horizon?
Members of the city of Huntington's charter review board and Mayor Steve Williams are heading down a proper path by striving to have the city's charter better reflect reality.
In response to a recent letter saying Congressman Nick Rahall owes the state an apology, I say Rep. Rahall represents coal country. To suggest that he is in any way supportive of the president's proposals that impact coal is absurd.
Both of this state's nominees for a six-year term in the U.S. Senate -- current 2nd District Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito, a Republican, and current Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, a Democrat -- are women.
This summer's voter registration numbers deliver two strong messages for West Virginia.
My wife attended Marshall University. She visits her family and friends, and I accompany her if my schedule allows. Trips to West Virginia are enjoyable, having never lived there. This July 4th was a "fast track lesson" of West Virginia politics. Congressman Nick Rahall, Evan Jenkins and Americans for Prosperity formed an intriguing topic.
It's time to face reality: Using advanced coal combustion technologies and nuclear power to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from the production of electricity should be a no-brainer.
I want to applaud Mayor Williams, the Sanitary Board and City Council for their efforts to cure the flooding problems of Huntington.