Domino effect on coal industry

Domino effect on coal industry

Kyle’s Korner …. It has been a domino effect for the coal industry and the economy here in southern West …

February 10th, 2016 |  

Mingo Central teacher cuts

When those who supported the consolidation of Mingo Central High School (MCHS) made an argument for the merger, one of …

January 23rd, 2016 |  

Reader’s Write

Members of the Board: We undersigned individuals are graduates of Mingo Central Comprehensive High School who have completed or are …

January 20th, 2016 updated: January 20th, 2016. |  

Cops put their lives in peril

The following editorial appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer on Jan. 12: The FBI and local authorities continue to investigate whether …

January 15th, 2016 |  

Let’s keep Laurel Lake open

The state’s decision of making drastic changes to the Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area will be devastating to Mingo County. …

January 11th, 2016 |  

AP Analysis: With execution,Saudis ignite regional tensions

Jon Gambrell Associated Press An AP Analysis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — By executing a senior Shiite cleric, Saudi …

January 5th, 2016 |  

Combating Drug Abuse on Multiple Fronts

An op-ed by W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey West Virginia’s deadly addiction to opioid drugs gained national attention in 2015, …

January 2nd, 2016 |  

Donald Trump says criticism of Bill Clinton is fair

JILL COLVIN and KEN THOMAS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is reviving memories of Bill Clinton’s affair with …

December 31st, 2015 |  

Charity begins at home

Charity begins at home

The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have many of us once again discussing our own homeland security. Most of us …

November 18th, 2015 |  

Paris attacks deepen GOPopposition to Syrian refugees

Laurie Kellman Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The deadly Paris attacks have intensified Republican opposition to letting thousands of Syrian …

November 16th, 2015 |  

Fighting back against Obama’s attacks on coal

By W.Va. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey When then-Senator Barack Obama was running for president in 2008, he told The San …

November 14th, 2015 |  

Questioning coaches decision

Letter to the Editor: I did not attend the football game between Mingo Central and Westside, but I heard about …

November 10th, 2015 |  

Candidate control: The press, not politicians, should shape debates

The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, Nov. 4: Republican presidential candidates are demanding greater control over …

November 5th, 2015 |  

Welcome to daylight saving time

In the words of no one — ever: It sure is nice that it’s dark by 5 p.m. Welcome to …

November 2nd, 2015 |  

Manchin talks about drug abuse

Manchin talks about drug abuse

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with students and community members at Oceana Middle School about West Virginia’s prescription …

October 29th, 2015 |  

Social media and spreading rumors

Social media, the internet and e-mail have been great inventions. Many of us use these tools every day for work …

October 28th, 2015 |  

Does President realize negative impact of policies?

Thank you, President Obama, for coming to West Virginia to discuss the rampant drug problem faced by our state, our …

October 25th, 2015 |  

W. Va. leads country in ODs

The statistics are staggering. More than 2,900 West Virginians have overdosed on prescription painkillers or heroin over the past five …

October 22nd, 2015 |  

GOP is party desperately in search of a leader

JULIE PACE AP White House Correspondent An AP News Analysis WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP is a party in chaos, …

October 10th, 2015 |  

Do woolly caterpillars forecast winter weather?

Do woolly caterpillars forecast winter weather?

According to Appalachian folklore, the black-and-brown woolly caterpillars that we’ll soon see crawling around can predict just how cold and …

October 1st, 2015 |  

How to pick a mayor

When there is a position open with a company or business they usually take resumes and find someone that is …

September 16th, 2015 |  

You can fight City Hall

There is an old adage – “You can’t fight City Hall.” But that is not necessarily the case for a …

September 16th, 2015 |  


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