Johnson: ARC report ‘disgusting’

Most recently the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) again designated Scioto County as having a “distressed” economy; which means we co...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Landscaping 4 you two

Landscaping 4 you two

In this “Landscaping 4 U” series, my mission statement is to illustrate the many ways to enhance your great outdoors. You may be looking f...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Maintaining your Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Core

Maintaining your Mental, Spiritual, and Physical Core

The month of September holds memories of unbelievable acts (9/11) as well as current challenges from nature (hurricanes). Let’s keep families ev...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Memories of the Jenny Wiley Trail

Memories of the Jenny Wiley Trail

I read in the paper this past week of the death of 93-year-old Leroy Danner, who I remembered as one of the men who helped to blaze the Jenny Wiley Tr...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Tax bill movement detected, but can these Republicans get something done?

Tuesday was a busy day for the upcoming tax bill, but Republicans are moving in different directions, so it’s hard to say whether it moved forwa...

September 21st, 2017 |  


Motormouth Trump warns ‘rocket man’ Kim

Many a world leader has come to the United Nations to give a mealy-mouthed speech or issue a vague declaration. Delegates understood they could remain...

September 20th, 2017 |  


How many women run major companies? Not enough

Ilene Gordon announced her retirement Monday as one of the most important CEOs you’ve never heard of: Her company, Ingredion, makes ingredients ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Thrill of letting go

Thrill of letting go

My harness strapped around my torso, I leaned back onto my heels, gripped the handle above my head and looked across the horizon of New River Gorge to...

September 19th, 2017 |  


The making of an Eskimo

The making of an Eskimo

Why are Eskimos shaped like that? A recent study of Eskimo genetics shows that they got some adaptations of fat tissue differentiation and body fat di...

September 19th, 2017 |  


When you’re too old to find work

Terri had been laid off recently when her company decided to downsize, and she was having trouble finding a new job.“It’s all about adapta...

September 19th, 2017 |