Friar’s Hill Traffic Report: On the Lam

I forgot my grocery list. I’ll try to reconstruct it here for your personal enjoyment: Dry Swiffer Toilet wand refills Half and half Shampoo and conditioner (My daughter goes through about a bottle of these every two weeks....

Armchair diagnosis

Dear Editor: It’s official. Donald Trump is not only “Liar-in-chief” ...he’s NUTS!!! Terry Wodder, Lewisburg

Ban water-based fracking

Dear Editor: While West Virginians need employment, frackers appear to be bringing their workers in from elsewhere.  But, even so, this new technology could help significantly if the damage it inflicts on environment, health and...

Between The Lines for August 17, 2013

Our football team will hold a Green & White Scrimmage Saturday instead of traveling to Mitchell Stadium for the Graham Grid-O-Rama. The team will travel to Westside High School next Friday the 23rd at...

Re: Town Hall meetings  

Dear Editor: Ms. Ellen Lorish writes that she cannot get her U.S. Senators and Representatives to conduct a town hall meeting in Lewisburg. She excuses Senator Manchin as he spoke to citizens in Hinton. But...

Letter : ‘Fund diplomacy, not war’

Dear Editor: I hope my members of Congress, Senator Joe Manchin and Representatives Capito and Jenkins will work to fund diplomacy, not war. In his address to Congress, President Trump said, “We want harmony and stability,...

Bon Mots from the Twittersphere I don’t Tweet. This is one of the many things that differentiates me from our president elect, Donald Trump. What I do instead, is quake in fear every morning when I...

Hi, Mom (don’t kill me)

Friars Hill Traffic Report - April 22nd, 2017 I received the following note this week: “I am so happy you have decided to return writing your commentary. I have missed your 'take’ on events. Your column...

Soccer mom

So, what’s new with you? (dramatic pause) You may be unaware of this, but I am expressly forbidden to discuss politics in the Friars Hill Traffic Report anymore. Which is Such. A. Shame. Because, I would...

Howling at the Moon

Y’all want some dogs? How about some cats? This morning, I was driving my teenager to school and I turned to her and said, “Do you realize that there are nine living things in our...

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