A Homestead Act for Appalachia

By James BranscomeGuest ColumnAppalachia, especially its coal mining region, is experiencing a revived bit of attention as shuttered mines, a rise in ...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Trump gets endorsement of National Rifle Association

Trump gets endorsement of National Rifle Association

JULIE PACEAP White House CorrespondentLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Donald Trump on Friday slammed Hillary Clinton as “heartless” for backi...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Transgender Tyranny

Transgender Tyranny

By Ralph & Elizabeth PyszkowskiGuest ColumnistsThe Obama Administration recently mandated that “transgender” students must be allowed ...

May 21st, 2016 |  


Solus Christus: Satisfaction

Solus Christus: Satisfaction

By Jarrod BelcherOne of the things that’s hard to understand in our present culture (maybe it’s always been hard to understand) is how God...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Manchin sets the record straight on coal

Manchin sets the record straight on coal

Press ReleaseWASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement to set the record straight against false,...

May 20th, 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 |  


Separation of Fact and Fiction

Separation of Fact and Fiction

Different local media outlets are covering the controversies surrounding the revival in public schools. Groups like the Freedom From Religion Foundati...

May 14th, 2016 |  


Revival Strikes the Capitol

Revival Strikes the Capitol

By Ralph & Elizabeth Pyszkowski Guest Columnists West Virginia has taken the spotlight and received much media attention lately. Many are ta...

May 8th, 2016 updated: May 9th, 2016. |  


Remembering and forgetting

Remembering and forgetting

Last year, when I was asked to read to some students at Betsy Layne Elementary, I was ecstatic! I love to read and I love kids. It was a perfect combi...

May 8th, 2016 |