One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Home is where the addiction is... I have just reached the 120 days sober mark and my sensitivity to my surroundings is getting stronger. Our community is plagued with addictions. It’s no secret...

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright It’s the same story every few years. Everybody gets excited when the Division of Highways throws out hints that it may finally be doing something about the horrendous daily U.S. 219 north-south traffic...

Seeds of a much smarter

Commentary By Dan Heyman, WVNS Advocates for tiny federal programs for farmers’ markets say they could grow big results for West Virginia farmers, communities, seniors and low-income families - if Congress would pass a farm bill. Jeffrey...

AG Morrisey issues statement about EPA’s regulations on new coal-fired power plants

Commentary West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey issued the following statement this week about regulations the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to impose on new coal-fired power plants: "Our Office is very concerned about the Environmental...

Manchin denounces EPA’s new source performance standards

Commentary U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) issued the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency’s new source performance standards (NSPS) that hold coal and gas emissions to nearly the same standards. "Today’s announcement of the EPA’s...

A memory of Capitol Hill

Dear Editor: All will agree that expressions like "...and you shall be taken to a place of execution where you shall be hanged by the neck until dead" or in a conversation, "if you think...

Letter to the Editor The late Jim Comstock, Editor & Publisher of “THE WEST VIRGINIA HILLBILLY used to say that he sent more copies of his weekly publication to New York City than THE NEW...

One Day At A Time: One Woman’s Journey

By Tanya Hazelwood Excuse me? Excuses - The alcoholic’s first line of defense. Sure, everyone makes up excuses for things but we alcoholics are full of them. Mine were abundant. I drank because I was happy,...

Wright to the Point

By Jonathan Wright What on earth is going on over at The Greenbrier? You probably wouldn’t know it unless you’ve been over there recently, but the place is virtually running over with guests these days. It’s not...

Mon Power bill problems?

Dear Editor: Have you been experiencing problems with your Mon Power bill? Have you received outrageously high electric bills, bills that have clearly been estimated for multiple months in a row, or been required to...