The case of the “mystery murder”

The case of the “mystery murder”

There are many interesting stories surrounding Logan County’s checkered past, especially when it comes to the category of “law and order&#...

March 20th, 2017 |  


These forty days – The inventory

These forty days of the Lenten season provide a time for us to take a spiritual inventory. Businesses that deal in sales regularly track their invento...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Remembers the community of Holden 22

Remembers the community of Holden 22

Like many Logan Countians who grew up in coal camp communities, we often referred to our little coal camp areas as numbers. For instance, when I was g...

March 13th, 2017 |  


No budget solution yet

No budget solution yet

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With the 60-day regular session of the Legislature moving toward its midpoint, Gov. Jim Justice and legislative leaders rema...

March 7th, 2017 |  


The end of prohibition in Logan

The end of prohibition in Logan

What do you get when you put a beer and a joint together? Well, a “beer joint” of course.Now, before you get all bent out of shape, let me...

March 5th, 2017 |  


Mountain Memories Make Many MinionsSeveral years ago I was fortunate enough to go to Hawaii and went to the island of Maui. One of the things you just...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Never say die

Never say die

The closing of so many Sears’s stores across the nation, including the one at Aracoma near Logan and the Charleston Town Center Mall location, i...

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


Gun-rights debate going further in the wrong direction

The following editorial appeared in Newsday on Friday, Feb. 17:Just as with operating cars, people who want guns should have to become educated on the...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


For nation’s sake, Trump and intelligence community must get along

For nation’s sake, Trump and intelligence community must get along

WASHINGTON — The White House disarray we’ve witnessed of late can’t be good for national security. Having a president kept out of th...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


Trump has homework to do on one state vs. two states

Trump has homework to do on one state vs. two states

Courtesy of President Trump, the “one-state solution” to the Israel-Palestine conflict is now officially on the table, even though it pres...

February 21st, 2017 |