‘Dear Student’ … words of advice

‘Dear Student’ … words of advice

Hunter Roush is a teacher at Huntington (W.Va.) High School in Huntington, W.Va. He wrote this letter for his students.Dear Student,This school year s...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Step up to your civic duties

Step up to your civic duties

After our recent election and viewing the small voter turnout, I wondered if some citizens have forgotten their civic duties — the duties each c...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Spring is in the air (with histamines)

Spring is in the air (with histamines)

It’s spring. The birds are singing, the grass is growing and the flowers are blooming.And … the pollen is flying.If you suffer from season...

May 22nd, 2019 |  



Yoders savoring strawberry soup

Yoders savoring strawberry soup

After an extraordinary amount of rain this spring, I just relish these sunny days. Not only do I enjoy them; the children simply thrive on being outdo...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


View from a Port William porch

View from a Port William porch

Memories are embedded in our minds, but people and places change.Someone once said, “Attempting to relive childhood memories is an exercise doom...

May 21st, 2019 |  


College statement: Paying the bill

College statement: Paying the bill

Congratulations to the all high school and transfer graduates heading to a four-year university or college this fall.Most of you have already received...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Like robins, stretch your wings

Like robins, stretch your wings

A Wing and a PrayerStep inside our front door and turn to the left. There you’ll find two steps that lead up to a small landing. Turn right and ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Sports more important than many realize

We communicate on smart phones, drive smart cars, make purchases using smart cards and even drink smart water. But, really, how smart are we?Between c...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Hoping for an ‘endless’ summer

Hoping for an ‘endless’ summer

I don’t remember much about my last official day of high school — and probably not just because it was, quite literally, more than half a ...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Roadway safety and prevented planting

Roadway safety and prevented planting

We got a couple of breaks in the weather recently for some farmers to get into the fields and actually plant some crops. Any rain now will continue t...

May 17th, 2019 |