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Thanks For All The Fish

December 1, 2017 Douglas Adams, the quirky English author and satirist, would have loved Shepherdstown. Who knows, perhaps somewhere in his short 49 years of life he visited our equally quirky small town. more »»

It’s The Holiday Season

November 24, 2017 As the year quickly begins to wind down, it often gives us time to pause and reflect on all we have accomplished. more »»

Back To The Drawing Board

November 17, 2017 If a bipartisan assessment of the U.S. Senate’s tax reform bill is accurate, lawmakers need to go back to the drawing board. more »»

GOP, Dems Deserve Each Other

November 10, 2017 Turmoil has been the order of the day among leaders of both the Republican and Democratic parties. more »»

Testing May Help Curb System Abuse

November 3, 2017 Political correctness simply cannot be permitted to stand in the way of attacking West Virginia’s drug abuse epidemic on all fronts. Fortunately, state legislators seem to agree. more »»

This Is Halloween

October 27, 2017 ’Tis the season. No, not that season — yet. It’s Halloween in Shepherdstown. more »»

Bureaucrats’ Red Tape Cause More Harm

October 20, 2017 How many West Virginians have died of drug overdoses during the past 11 months? How many more will die during the next nine months? Dozens? Scores? How many of those lives might have been saved had... more »»

There Is Explaining To Do

October 13, 2017 As the floodgates opened for a tidal wave of sexual assault allegations against former movie magnate Harvey Weinstein this week, quite a few in the entertainment industry have some explaining to do. more »»

What Happens in Vegas

October 6, 2017 This past Sunday evening saw — once again — a deadly shooting on United States soil in Las Vega. more »»

‘Roads to Prosperity’ is Devil We Know

September 29, 2017 During a special voting session on Saturday, Oct. 7, state residents will have the opportunity to vote on Gov. more »»

State Ahead of the Curve in Elections

September 22, 2017 Name a policy issue, and chances are it has been politicized by Democrats, Republicans and even Independents eager to gain advantages over political rivals. more »»

Teachers Aren’t Made in Classrooms

September 15, 2017 West Virginia has a shortage of public school teachers qualified on paper to do their jobs. Eliminating some of the red tape at least partially responsible for that problem makes sense. more »»

Haley: Kim is ‘Begging for War’

September 8, 2017 Diplomats sometimes engage in hyperbole to make their points. But what Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said Monday may be the literal truth. more »»

#HoustonStrong

September 1, 2017 It seems 2017 has proven to be a year of turmoil, strife and disunity. No matter who is to blame, something had to give. And it seems that thing turned out to be yet another disaste. more »»

Back-to-School

August 25, 2017 Jefferson County’s 2017-18 school year kicked off Monday for most students, while Kindergarten graced the school halls for their very first, first day on Tuesday. more »»

No Place for Hate

August 18, 2017 On Aug. 12 we saw a display of racism, hatred and vile bigotry in Charlottesville, Virgini. more »»

Defeating Defeat

August 11, 2017 The odds are constantly stacked against us. This is true whether you are black, white, straight, gay, deaf, blind...and on down the list. more »»

Capito’s Stance Unchanged

August 4, 2017 One of the things many West Virginians have learned is to keep our options open. It is simple common sense. U.S. Se. more »»

Morrisey’s Money-Saving Offer

July 28, 2017 During just three months, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office helped save taxpayers $1.3 million in improper Social Security claims. more »»

More Than a Numbers Game

July 21, 2017 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s decision to table a health care reform bill was a matter of simple mathematics. more »»

 
 
 

 

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