Following where the Spirit leads

Following where the Spirit leads

Have you ever had something just stuck in your head and no matter what you just can’t get it out? This has been my problem for the past few week...

April 29th, 2017 |  


The James Gang

The James Gang

Although we are a dwindling bunch, the “Baby Boomers” consist of about 75 million people in the United States. On the local level, I could...

April 29th, 2017 updated: April 29th, 2017. |  


Trump’s tax reform challenge: Cut taxes, grow the economy, tame the debt

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, April 25:President Donald Trump, who likes to talk big, promises to unveil a tax r...

April 25th, 2017 updated: April 25th, 2017. |  


The real information war

The real information war

In the 1984 film “Ghostbusters” the three protagonists produce a commercial for their ghost busting business with the tagline, “We&#...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Logan’s oldest profession

Logan’s oldest profession

As a customer who frequents the local Kroger store at Mt. Gay and as a person who travels through Deskins Addition to work nearly every day, I can tel...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Postcards of a bygone era of humanity

Postcards of a bygone era of humanity

Before diving into this column, I must add a simple caveat: I am guilty of every proceeding charge.To say it simply, social media is destroying our in...

April 18th, 2017 |  


More from the Chambers court

More from the Chambers court

It’s amazing how many people have left the hills and hollows of Logan County and made a name for themselves in one vocation or another. Soon, I ...

April 15th, 2017 |  


By J.D. CharlesFreelace Writer

MAN, W.Va. — For many years the Town of Man has had a traditional Fourth of July fireworks show to celebrate Independance Day, and several times...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Legislating morality

Legislating morality

The original mountaineers of this part of what became West Virginia brought with them many skills; one of which was the art of making their own corn l...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 8th, 2017. |  


Amid graves of WWI, stark reminders of nationalism’s peril

YPRES, Belgium — Children now scamper through the remaining trenches on Hill 62 in Flanders fields, where Brits endured a World War I hell of mu...

April 4th, 2017 |