Guest column/You can do good, feel healthy
October 5, 2013 How far would you go to be a good neighbor? A regular Joe was driving home to be with his family after a hard day. He came upon a beat-up, broken-down car along the side of the road. more »»
Caring about our community
September 29, 2013 If you are looking for proof that a relatively small group of people can have a great impact on an area in a relatively brief amount of time, you need only consider what happened Thursday. more »»
Rain didn’t dampen festivities
September 29, 2013 Rain did not stop the festivities that went on as planned for the Smithfield Fire Department, with the autumn fest that was held Sept. 21. more »»
The world has gone really batty
September 28, 2013 As the sun has begun to go down earlier and the Little Professor’s Boy Scout Troop has started meeting later, I’ve noticed small, vaguely bat-like shapes lurking. more »»
Guest column/Our government is too large
September 25, 2013 As this fiscal year comes to a close on Monday, there is passionate debate in Congress, and throughout America, about how best to continue funding our government while dealing with Washington’s... more »»
So, how do you like them Apples?
September 22, 2013 Well, the new iPhones are out, and along with it a new operating system and new widgets and bells and whistles to make us all feel as if we’ve got the next great thing tucked into our pockets. more »»
From the Pulpit: Have you sold out?
September 22, 2013 (First appeared in “The Senior News” – used with permission.) Bought anything really nice lately? Maybe a new car, or something for a loved one? I bought my wife a new watch for our anniversary. more »»
Manager search continues
September 22, 2013 While many residents of Steubenville were disappointed to learn Wednesday that council’s choice for the next city manager, Gerald C. more »»
Smithfield pastoral anniversary
September 22, 2013 There is no song to sing for 20 years of faithful service at the same church, but Carol Ann Garcia and Judie Phillippi, deaconesses, did the next best thing. more »»
The battle within the band
September 21, 2013 Apparently, woodwinds and brass don't get along? Not 100 percent sure on this — it's news the Sassy Saint brought me from band camp. more »»
From the Pulpit: Are we there yet?
September 15, 2013 Not long ago I went to Sevierville, Tenn., to attend a lectureship. After about six hours alone in the car, I remembered the days when my wife and I made this trip with our children. more »»
Our Community Stars shine
September 15, 2013 Every year for the past 15 years, the staff at the Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times has put out a call to residents of the Tri-State Area, asking them to help us find 10 unsung heroes, those... more »»