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The election is over, it’s time to get to work

June 14, 2015 The elections are over, and I’m sure not everyone saw the results they were hoping to have. There are going to be some changes in Weirton, with a new mayor and a couple of new faces on council. more »»

God, I can’t see you!

June 14, 2015 Mark 6:48 "And he saw them toiling in rowing…and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them…" Everyone who drives an automobile, sooner or later, experiences one of those "blind spot"... more »»

If you’re a ‘Richmond person’ like me

June 14, 2015 If you’re “a Richmond person” — someone who grew up in Richmond, lives there now, used to live there or has some sort of personal connection to it — you’re probably interested in what’s going on in... more »»

Fun fashions and other fun events

June 14, 2015 There’s nothing like a style show to get the attention of the ladies and get them dashing off to their favorite den of fashion in the spring and summer. more »»

A week in the Minger household

June 13, 2015 I am losing my voice. I doubt anyone in the newsroom minds, except perhaps when I resort to sticky notes and hand gestures — no, not that one — to get my point across in an effort to save it. more »»

Decision to go was the right decision

June 7, 2015 I wrestled with whether I wanted to go or not, and in the end did, my decision fueled by curiosity, a need for closure and a desire to be supportiv. more »»

Are you ready to choose your city’s future?

June 7, 2015 The voters of four of our local communities have an opportunity to decide their future on Tuesday. more »»

Lions, special visit, a special lady

June 7, 2015 Although smaller in number, the Mingo Lions Club is mighty in its work and friendship with each other. more »»

What the world needs now

June 7, 2015 Are you gambling with your soul? Over the last several years gambling has become a way of life in West Virginia. We have put families in harm's way for the sake of tax dollars and revenue. more »»

Even when I’m early, I end up late

June 6, 2015 I walked into work, and it hit me like a sledgehammer between the eyes — the Little Professor had a doctor’s appointment, and I had completely forgotte. more »»

Bike ride reflects spirit of area residents

May 31, 2015 This evening, a group of three local men will set off on an annual journey aimed at providing an opportunity for a Christian-based education to local students. more »»

Rebuilding the foundation

May 31, 2015 A tour guide was describing the Wexner Art Center at the Ohio State University. He somewhat boastfully described it: "The building is designed in the post-modernist view of reality. It has no pattern. more »»

Some things I’ve realized since last Sunday

May 31, 2015 And now for some things I’ve realized since I last wrote in this Sunday space. -- If you’re running 13. more »»

Area shows pride in honoring vets

May 31, 2015 It is heart warming to see the pride our Ohio Valley region takes in honoring those who have served in the military, from the World War II veterans, through the Korean, Vietnam and all other wars fo... more »»

I really should have known better

May 30, 2015 I took my mother shopping. That was my first mistake, and one I should have seen going in. more »»

Local summer concerts off to good start

May 24, 2015 Summer is quickly approaching, despite the colder-than-usual temperatures of recent days, and with it means the relaunch of summer concert series in some of our communities. more »»

Showing some r-e-s-p-e-c-t for veterans

May 24, 2015 I have the hat to my dad’s Army uniform on a bookshelf in the living room. more »»

Communities prepare to honor vets

May 24, 2015 Monday is Memorial Day, a day to honor the memory of all fallen soldiers. Many areas will be commemorating this day with prayer, giving thanks, songs and rifle salutes. more »»

Fashionable headwear and glittery car seats

May 23, 2015 Grampy Grumpy is the epitome of cool. That’s what the Little Professor thinks, anyway, but he has atrocious taste — he likes that abomination that was the 1980s “Mario Brothers” movie. more »»

Important for candidates to be informed

May 17, 2015 We’re in the midst of municipal election season in our area. more »»

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