Out In This Heat…

By Slim Randles “Now Mamie,” said Windy Wilson, “the reason I expurgated myself over here to your place was to see how you was a-doin’ in this year heat.” Mamie Dilworth refilled his iced tea glass, smiled at the old cowboy and camp cook. “Well, that’s awfully nice of you, Windy. I’m fine. Tired ofContinue reading “Out In This Heat…”

More mass killings, what is the answer?

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Do parents in America want to spend every school day hoping and praying their children will not be heinously murdered? Do children want to spend their days constantly looking up to see who might be entering their room with an assault weapon? Do you want to walk the grocery store aislesContinue reading “More mass killings, what is the answer?”

Why did Memorial Day Change?

Dr. Glenn Mollette  Decoration Day was observed on May 30th from 1868 to 1970 to decorate the graves and honor those dying in military service for our country. In 1971 Congress officially made the last Monday in May Memorial Day.   On this day, Americans take time to pay respect and decorate the graves of ourContinue reading “Why did Memorial Day Change?”

US Officials Addressing Safety Concerns at the Mexican Border

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas authorized U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to move forward with projects in the San Diego, El Centro, Yuma, El Paso, and Rio Grande Valley Sectors to address life, safety, environmental, or other remediation requirements in accordance with the Department’s plan for the use of border barrier funds. Continue reading “US Officials Addressing Safety Concerns at the Mexican Border”

Country Roads Angel Network invests $100,000 in Cox Telecom, LLC of Oak Hill

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY W.Va. – Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN) announced its investment of $100,000 in Cox Telecom, LLC of Oak Hill today. Owner Dan Cox, a new resident to West Virginia, with lifelong family roots in the region, is committed to making a significant difference in the development of broadband upgrades andContinue reading “Country Roads Angel Network invests $100,000 in Cox Telecom, LLC of Oak Hill”

Attorney General Morrisey Announces Record-Breaking $161.5-Plus Million Settlement with Teva and Allergan

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey on Wednesday announced his Office has reached a $161,531,000 settlement with drug manufacturers Teva and Allergan. Throughout the trial, which began on April 4, the Attorney General and his Office’s lawyers have alleged the manufacturers helped fuel the opioid epidemic in West Virginia by engaging in strategic campaignsContinue reading “Attorney General Morrisey Announces Record-Breaking $161.5-Plus Million Settlement with Teva and Allergan”

SEVA announces bitcoin mining partnership to help advance the development of SunPark

WV Press Release Sharing  FAIRMONT, W.Va. —  Blockware Solutions (BWS), an industry leader in blockchain infrastructure and Bitcoin mining, is pleased to announce a new partnership with SEVA. Blockware Solutions has initiated a large-scale 150-megawatt development to expand its Bitcoin mining operations in SunPark, an extension of Rock Creek Development as referenced by previous and current administrationsContinue reading “SEVA announces bitcoin mining partnership to help advance the development of SunPark”

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Commencement Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday

WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. — The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) Class of 2022 Commencement Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, May 28, on the school’s campus in Lewisburg, W.Va., with Barbara Ross-Lee, D.O., serving as keynote speaker. The ceremony will be livestreamed at www.wvsom.edu. oss-Lee was the first African American woman toContinue reading “West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s Commencement Ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. Saturday”

Gov. Justice orders all U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff IMMEDIATELY and through Saturday, May 28

Press Release CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice has issued a proclamation – in accordance with a presidential proclamation – ordering that all United States and West Virginia flags on all State-owned facilities be displayed at half-staff, beginning IMMEDIATELY and continuing through sunset on Saturday, May 28, 2022, in honor and remembrance of the victims of the tragedy at RobbContinue reading “Gov. Justice orders all U.S. and State flags to be flown at half-staff IMMEDIATELY and through Saturday, May 28”

When the heat falls hard

By Slim Randles When the world is hot and my skin is fried, scratching from the constant dry, let the clouds boil up, boil up high. And then shade the earth with the darkening sky and bring the secrets and the smell of rain. The coolness and the blessed rain, again. Our land is brownContinue reading “When the heat falls hard”