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Enjoy your community this July 4th

June 28, 2014 We all know — or at least should know — what July 4, Independence Day, means to our nation. more »»

The foundation of patriotism

June 28, 2014 I heard it recently said, "The United States of America did not create religious liberty; religious liberty created the United States of America. more »»

Find your summer fun in West Virginia

June 28, 2014 As temperatures climb, summer fun really heats up in West Virginia. Nearly the entire state is an outdoor playground and the perfect place to spend a week or all season. more »»

Trails could be a boost for our area

June 22, 2014 I recently heard a local business official talking about the need to go out and create our own opportunities. So often, he said, we sit back and wait for things to happen. more »»

God is the only constant in our lives

June 22, 2014 Isn't it amazing how quickly time passes? Am I the only one who can believe that I became this old over night? Are you concerned when you look in the mirror and an older you looks back at you? On th... more »»

Some things are just worth the wait

June 21, 2014 Grampy Grumpy has accused me of forgetting his birthday, which is absurd and absolutely untrue. more »»

Still married after grilling experience

June 15, 2014 A porch without a grill is not an equation for summer happiness so off Better Half and I went in recent days to buy on. more »»

Go check out some of the local events

June 15, 2014 While our communities definitely have their drawbacks, one of the great things about each of our local towns and cities is they find time to come together periodically. more »»

A father’s accomplishments, Genesis 6:1-12

June 15, 2014 Today is Father's Day, a day when we traditionally honor our fathers. more »»

Harrison County events attended

June 15, 2014 There were three big things taking place in Harrison County over last weekend. more »»

My car and the mailbox, an ongoing battle

June 14, 2014 We get our mail delivered to the house. We don't get too many bills — we've gone paperless for most of that. We do get circulars, come-ons for credit cards we can't afford and appeals for donations. more »»

Being reminded of some simple truths

June 8, 2014 If you missed me in this space last Sunday, thank you. more »»

The road projects won’t last forever

June 8, 2014 It’s pretty much summertime in the Ohio Valley, and that always means road projects. more »»

Not all showers involve rain

June 8, 2014 Spring is for showers, not just the ones that bring rain and flowers, but for bridal and baby events as well. more »»

The complete armor of God

June 8, 2014 Look around you and ask these questions? What happened to the character of our community? What are you depending on for your future in this world and in eternity? Is it a good job and high rate of... more »»

Bus decision made to benefit students, taxpayers

June 8, 2014 I am writing on behalf of the members of the Hancock County Board of Education. more »»

A linguistic journey to the frozen north

June 7, 2014 I don't really remember when they started popping up like mushrooms, but, like mushrooms, every time I turn around, there's another one: note cards taped everywhere. No, they're not mine. more »»

A weekend of honoring veterans

June 1, 2014 A weekend to recall the fallen warriors of many battles turned out to be very memorable as I traveled to four services last weekend. more »»

Inspiration comes from many places

June 1, 2014 Last weekend, I experienced my first half-marathon. No, I didn’t run it. I’ve never been a runner, and I certainly am not going to start by attempting such a long distance. more »»

Take time to smell the roses

June 1, 2014 "Slow Down!" "Haste Makes Waste!" "Speed Kills!" "Take Time to Smell the Roses!" We've all heard those sayings. And most often we don't heed them. more »»

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