Battle of the “hamburgerers”

Battle of the “hamburgerers”

Although there were no McDonald’s, Burger King’s or Hardee’s around back in 1953—the year of my birth—there was such a t...

February 11th, 2017 |  


Governor’s proposal to eliminate publicbroadcasting funding irresponsible

Dear Editor,In his proposed budget, Governor Justice proposes the elimination of all state funding for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.We believe th...

February 9th, 2017 |  


Legalize marijuana in W.Va.?

By Lexi BrowningFor wvpress.orgCHARLESTON, W.Va. — The probability and potential consequences of West Virginia’s Legislature legalizing ma...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Overcoming bitterness

Overcoming bitterness

When you face trials, loss, or hopelessness you can become bitter or you can change your circumstances and become better. The choice belongs to you. T...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Murder in the headlines of 1936

Murder in the headlines of 1936

You may have heard the phrase, “The more things change, the more they remain the same.”Well, Donald Trump is living proof that this statem...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Fires change course of Logan’s history

Fires change course of Logan’s history

Fires have always taken their tolls on historical sites in Logan County, including two Logan County courthouses. However, two significant fires of int...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Leader of the Disciples

Leader of the Disciples

“The leader’s true worth may sometimes be measured by the amount of time he could remain dead in his office without anyone noticing it,...

January 28th, 2017 |  


Finding Princess Aracoma

Finding Princess Aracoma

At one time or another, most Logan Countians have walked right by a piece of history that was placed in downtown Logan to forever honor perhaps the co...

January 21st, 2017 |  


Weeping Forward

Weeping Forward

I don’t know about you as the reader, but many people do not like to cry. We often see crying or weeping as a sign of weakness. We tend to turn ...

January 21st, 2017 |  


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 |