Williamson Daily News- RSS opinion Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/opinion http://williamsondailynews.com/section/opinion Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:15:03 EST 1800 “Salt of the Earth People” http://williamsondailynews.com/news/church-opinion_columns/50132956/Salt-of-the-Earth-People Recently my family and I visited St. Augustine, Florida. I spoke at Lighthouse Church of God/Beacon of Hope Christian School. The drive to Florida is a lovely one. We have been blessed to make it many times and I am always excited to look in the rear... Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Ex-judge sentenced to resort http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50083052/Ex-judge-sentenced-to-resort By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.comIt could, after all, have been worse. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Two senators call for rollback of funding halt http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/50070450/Two-senators-call-for-rollback-of-funding-halt By Mike LuxGuest columnist Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST With kids, Jesus’ love is easy http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/340590/With-kids-Jesus-love-is-easy I gush every year about Vacation Bible School. Brace yourself…here it comes. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Chafin’s funeral stirs memories of judge’s first trip to Mingo Co. http://williamsondailynews.com/news/editorial/3909421/Chafins-funeral-stirs-memories-of-judges-first-trip-to-Mingo-Co. By Tod J. KaufmanGuest Columnist Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion_columns/3909505/All-have-sinned-and-fall-short-of-the-glory-of-God “Too often we make the mistake of remembering what we should forget—our hurts, failures and disappointments—and we forget what we should remember—our victories, accomplishments and the times we have made it through.”... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Sparks’ hearing appeared to feature him reaching for moral high ground http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3895801/Sparks-hearing-appeared-to-feature-him-reaching-for-moral-high-ground By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to the editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3886739/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor:When I was assigned by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals to serve as a Senior Status Magistrate in Mingo County last October, I had no idea that I would still be here nine months later. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to the editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3886425/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor:In view of the current immigration situation, I feel that we should remember something that President Theodore Roosevelt said in 1907. Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Tick, tock, we’re on the clock! http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/3860944/Tick-tock-were-on-the-clock We start counting down the days to summer vacation in January, sometimes before. My husband is the ring-leader. He tantalizes us with the number for months. (Finally, I found a free app for my phone that counts it down for me.) Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Opportunist Jenkins raises Mingo GOP chairman’s ire http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3872216/Opportunist-Jenkins-raises-Mingo-GOP-chairmans-ire By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Tue, 8 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Spouses riding in county vehicles is a practice that must be halted http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3851334/Spouses-riding-in-county-vehicles-is-a-practice-that-must-be-halted By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Tue, 1 Jul 2014 00:01:00 EST Our View http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3818925/Our-View Once again, the people of Mingo County find themselves in the unenviable position of being looked down upon by the people of the rest of West Virginia. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Cool cucumber salad, a summer treat http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/3820400/Cool-cucumber-salad-a-summer-treat It's the time of year that we are attending a lot of outdoor functions such as family reunions, church picnics and just cooking out in general. Most of the time we all bring a dish or two containing some of our favorite recipes. Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to the editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3821050/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor:Going back to Iraq? Looks that way does it not? Here are my comments: Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Thank God I live in the mountains http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-opinion_columns/3817692/Thank-God-I-live-in-the-mountains I love living in the mountains! I thank God on a regular basis for planting me-and my family-in the hills of eastern KY! Sun, 22 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to the Editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3805628/Letter-to-the-Editor To the editor:My wife and I just completed the Hatfield-McCoy race and we want to deeply express our gratitude to the people of the Williamson-Matewan area and the organizers of this fantastic event. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Are there more charges to come in Mountain Laurel kickback scheme? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/opinion/3778362/Are-there-more-charges-to-come-in-Mountain-Laurel-kickback-scheme By Ron Gregoryronjgregory@gmail.com Mon, 9 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST Letter to the editor http://williamsondailynews.com/news/letters/3764211/Letter-to-the-editor To the editor: Fri, 6 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST It matters to you http://williamsondailynews.com/news/community_news-local_features-opinion-opinion_columns/3768671/It-matters-to-you 'It Matters to You'By Rachel Doverbaldwin@civitasmedia.com Thu, 5 Jun 2014 00:01:00 EST