April 27, 2016 RSS feed / Opinions

Wish I’d said that

Knowledge – this is, education in its true sense – is our best protection against unreasoning prejudice and panic-making fear, whether engendered by special interest, illiberal minorities, or panic-stricken leaders. More...

Voting still vital

Despite West Virginia’s late spot in the national primary schedule, tomorrow’s start to early voting in the primary is still a cause for excitement for many. There will be first-time voters casting ballots in races from U.S. More...

This Week in West Virginia History

from The West Virginia Encyclopedia West Virginia Humanities Council 1310 Kanawha Blvd., E. Charleston, WV 25301

April 27, 1978 - An accident at the Willow Island Power Station on the Ohio River killed 51 men. The scaffolding that had been erected for use in the construction of a new cooling tower collapsed, sending them plunging to the ground. More...

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