School success is a matter of parental responsibility
Actress would like more film events
Since the Oscars were on TV recently, the subject of local films came to my mind. I'm a local film, TV and theater actress. I remember for several years in Huntington there was the Appalachian Film Festival, which showed independent films from several states. It was an exciting event every year. Some of the films I have been an extra in and I have acted in have been shown at the festival.
As he announced a new program in West Virginia this week, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin laid out a scenario that is all too often based on fact. He told of a child in a household where the father became angry, attacked the child's mother and the end result was one parent in jail and the other in a hospital for treatment.
The past couple of weeks should underscore that now especially is not the time to be careless with fire while outdoors.
Almost 60 percent of Americans are worried about not having enough money for retirement, according to a recent Gallup Poll.
Animal sponsors needed at shelter
I'm not one who advocates radical legislative revisionism, but an old Latin proverb says "drastic times call for drastic measures."
It took a while, but legislation passed in 2012 at Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's urging to combat the illegal distribution of powerful painkillers in West Virginia is beginning to take hold.
GOP not thinking of W.Va.'s future
Desertion on the field of battle has always been considered a loathsome deed. Besides being a blatant act of cowardice, it violates the military oath of enlistment and compromises the safety of others. And as any military person will tell you, a soldier must be able to trust his brother- or sister-in-arms with his or her very life.