Continuity and change in 1936

Continuity and change in 1936

It was 1936 in Logan County and there was much going on at the local level just as the entire nation was rebounding from what would later be termed &#...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Peace in the Middle of Fear

Peace in the Middle of Fear

As I am reading my scriptures and preparing for the Christmas Eve service I think back to the times in my life when fear overcame my spirit until the ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


History before our eyes

History before our eyes

In one way or another, we all are making history just by existing. However, for people who really study history, the quote, “Nothing has really ...

January 10th, 2017 |  


The New Year is upon us

The New Year is upon us

First, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year and offer each of you my hope that we all have a very happy and prosperous 2017.With that s...

January 8th, 2017 |  


First Sunday after Christmas

First Sunday after Christmas

I hope you have had a Blessed Christmas and will have a happy New Year with families and loved ones.I also hope that your Christmas wish list was fulf...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Good bye 2016, hello 2017

Good bye 2016, hello 2017

By the time you read this article, Martha Sparks will no longer be an employee of this newspaper. It is by her choice that she desires to spend more t...

January 1st, 2017 |  


Merry Christmas, my friends

Merry Christmas, my friends

Christmas in the coal fields this year is probably more stressful than in times past, simply because of the economic situation that affects nearly eve...

December 26th, 2016 |  


A merry, meaningful Christmas to all — including atheists

A merry, meaningful Christmas to all — including atheists

They’re called the New Atheists and are people like Sam Harris, a neuroscientist who should have stuck with studying the brain instead of taxing...

December 23rd, 2016 |  


Driving is driving me nuts

Driving is driving me nuts

Driving a car is one of the basic activities of everyday life that is unquestionably getting more and more unpleasant. There is no argument about it. ...

December 22nd, 2016 |  


Genocide in Aleppo: Never again, yet again

Genocide in Aleppo: Never again, yet again

The latest monument to the legacy of President Barack Obama’s Nobel Prize-winning global leadership fills our news screens.It looks like a city ...

December 20th, 2016 |