Seeing the world from a positive perspective

Seeing the world from a positive perspective

By Billy HollandGuest ColumnistFor those of us that are a little older, we can look back and see how the world has changed. Some say the human race is...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Exercise your right to vote

Tuesday is an important day in our country’s history.It’s election day and we are voting for a president. In West Virginia you are voting ...

November 5th, 2016 |  


Firebombing wasn’t an attack on Republicans only

The following editorial appeared in The Charlotte Observer on Tuesday, Oct. 18:Democracy was firebombed this past weekend in North Carolina. The compe...

October 20th, 2016 |  


WV Republican leaders stick with Trump

WV Republican leaders stick with Trump

Hoppy’s CommentaryHoppy KerchevalWV Mertro NewsThe Republican members of West Virginia’s Congressional delegation are sticking with Donald...

October 17th, 2016 |  


Looters just looking for excuse to commit crimes

We live in a free country that allows for peaceful protests. The key word here is peaceful.With the recent shooting of a black man in Charlotte there ...

September 28th, 2016 |  


West Virginia’s New Opportunity

West Virginia’s New Opportunity

By Richard NeelyRight after the 4th of July, I spent a week in Denver where marijuana is legal. The case that brought me to Denver involved real estat...

September 13th, 2016 |  


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 |