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Feb. 24, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Voice of the People

Help build Wayne veterans memorial

I am writing on behalf of the Wayne County Veteran's Association, Inc. (WCVA) to ask for your assistance in helping our organization. We are trying to secure funding for the development of a Veterans Memorial Park to be located in Wayne County.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 06:46 AM

Voice of the People

The caliphate being established in the Middle East is not just a small group called ISIS. The intention is to create an empire with the purpose of eliminating every religion on earth except Muslim. The beheading of Christians and other unbelievers and burning churches is part of the plan.


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: School vaccinations important to public health

West Virginia is on the wrong end of many health-ranking lists, but when it comes to getting children vaccinated for measles and other childhood diseases, the Mountain State has one of the highest rates in the country.


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Editorial: Proposed riverfront project an exciting prospect

Amid the talk of a proposed budget and goals for the coming year, Mayor Steve Williams dropped in a surprise during his State of the City address last week. He announced a significant development plan for Harris Riverfront Park that, if it pans out, could go a long way toward adding more vibrance to the downtown along the Ohio River.


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Matthew Rohrbach: Drug problem has become serious health crisis

I want to take this opportunity to update the citizens of the Tri-State area on the steps being taken by the West Virginia Legislature to combat the drug problems plaguing our area.


Feb. 22, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Lee Hamilton: The president calls the shots on the budget - all 2,000 pages

It may not be obvious from the news coverage, but a good bit of Congress's 2015 agenda just landed on Capitol Hill with a thud. I mean this literally. The federal budget that President Obama recently submitted runs to 2,000 pages.


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Alex Chandler: Teach For America a valid pathway for teachers

Like most educators, I became a teacher because I believe in the limitless potential of young and eager minds. While I spend my days teaching in Belfry, Kentucky, I live in Williamson, West Virginia, attend church in Logan and frequent Mountaineer athletic events.


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs up: Efforts to assist food bank illustrate caring, sharing spirit

With winter here in full force, it's hard to escape the fact that a chill has descended on the Huntington region. Despite that, though, there have been plenty of warm hearts in the Tri-State with plenty of people looking out for others.


Feb. 21, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

Thumbs down: EPA official adds insult to injury

When the Environmental Protection Agency held hearings last year on its proposed regulations for coal-fired power plants, organizers skipped the areas that would be most affected by the new rules.


Feb. 20, 2015 @ 09:14 PM

Voice of the people

Progressive left is arrogant, elitist