County Commission facing tough times

County Commission facing tough times

The Mingo County Commission has some tough decisions to make this week. With both coal severance funds and property tax revenue way down, they donR...

August 24th, 2016 updated: August 24th, 2016. |  


Clinton’s college plan is unrealistic

Clinton’s college plan is unrealistic

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton’s proposal for making public higher education not just cheaper but free to most Americans sounds good on pape...

July 31st, 2016 |  


Climate change rhetoric often meaningless

Climate change rhetoric often meaningless

By Tom Harrisand Tim BallGuest ColumnistsThe best answer to many of the excited claims by climate activists and their political allies is simply: of c...

July 27th, 2016 |  


Transgender decree is both illegal and immoral

Transgender decree is both illegal and immoral

The recent decree handed down by President Obama allowing transgender students to use the bathroom they “identify with” is going way too f...

May 18th, 2016 |  


OxyContin and addiction

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Monday, May 9:There’s never been a secret about the addictive properties of opioid ...

May 15th, 2016 |  


Coal could play a vital role in Presidential Election

By Gary BallMountain CitizenVisits by Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, to West Vir...

May 6th, 2016 |  


Developing countries will ignore emission targets

Developing countries will ignore emission targets

By Tom HarrisPresident Obama asserts that the United Nations Paris Agreement is “the first time so many countries had committed to ambitious, na...

April 28th, 2016 |  


State Budget Crisis

April 12: The Journal on the state budget:West Virginia’s state government budget crisis is so severe - estimated as high as $466 million at one...

April 14th, 2016 |  


Don’t shoot the messenger

Don’t shoot the messenger

Kyle’s Korner …Contrary to what some may believe, the Williamson Daily News has not endorsed any candidates and is not “helping Team...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Reinvesting in West Virginia’s coalfields

Reinvesting in West Virginia’s coalfields

By Rep. Evan JenkinsWest Virginians want to work, and West Virginia wants to attract new businesses to our great state. However, the war on coal has c...

March 12th, 2016 |