Thousands of high school football players will take the field tonight in games across West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky.
Some Americans love the Second Amendment one-upping each other. Politicians promenade onstage with shotguns raised high. Candidates fire guns in ads touting their NRA A+ rating. Militants carrying assault rifles into Starbucks, and others pushing the Second Amendment to the extreme, and the NRA's irrational stance on about anything could be the undoing of the amendment that had good intentions with guns of the 1700s in mind. Radicals have pushed the Second Amendment into the stratosphere of ridiculousness.
The year was 2007. Americans were weary of the war in Iraq and pressures were mounting to bring our troops home.
Drivers are more likely to hit a deer in West Virginia than in any other state.
In a recent effort to get a pastor of a Huntington church to retrieve a sermon that had been preached years ago, it seemed as if I was shunned by the staff of a church in the Huntington area.
Just when we get comfortable with the way things are, they change. It is not a new concept; it is simply how the world functions.
Business leaders have long complained that too much government regulation hampers growth.
As an editor and publisher, this is a question I am constantly asking myself. Each reader here certainly would have his or her own answer, based on your reading history and books that linger in your mind like the aftertaste of scrumptious country cooking and cider.
They once made rail cars, manufactured furniture and loaded coal.
Huntington is losing a good veterinarian and a good person. Dr. Wayne Maass decided to close his practice at Guyan Animal Hospital after it was severely damaged by the torrential rains of two weeks ago. I will deeply miss both him and his wonderful and caring staff.