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 |  


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 |