September 27, 2017 RSS feed / Opinions

A chance to invest in ourselves

We support the road bond amendment before West Virginia voters in the October 7 special election.  More...

Mining plans have risks

The public has another day to comment in writing (by September 28) to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection about plans by the sand mine to move their blasting and mining towards town. More...

Wish I’d said that

America was established not to create wealth but to realize an ideal – to discover and maintain liberty among men.  --Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924)  28th U.S President  If you find a “Wish I’d Said That,” send it More...

They chased the bear but he got away

A newspaper dispatch from The Messenger’s Great Cacapon correspondent in winter 1904 caught our eye as we scanned through some old papers recently. More...

This Week in West Virginia History

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