“From the Cow to the Plow, Dewey,” Windy said… It’s a Business Slogan

By Slim Randles “From the cow to the plow, Dewey,” Windy said, leaning on a shovel. Windy Wilson was on another of his “helper days” and today it was Dewey Decker’s turn to be helped. “What do you mean, Windy?” “You know … a slogan for the business. From the cow to the plow. Fertilizer.Continue reading ““From the Cow to the Plow, Dewey,” Windy said… It’s a Business Slogan”

Make Today a Good One!

By Dr. Glenn Mollette  Let’s all try to spend today and the rest of our lives more wisely. With rising inflation, we are all having to spend our hard-earned paychecks with care. Life is the same. We have less life today than yesterday. We don’t have as much life to spend today. We are allContinue reading “Make Today a Good One!”

Dud and His Old Truck

Slim Randles Dud was heading home in his pickup truck when he saw the strange goings-on at the Bahdziewicz place. Abraham Lincoln Bahdziewicz was out in the family’s large garden with a full complement of kids who were happily hopping around. Some of the kids came from the neighborhood, but most of them were homegrownContinue reading “Dud and His Old Truck”

The Unlikely Friendship of Delbert McLain and Marvin Pincus

Slim Randles Delbert McLain was seen going into Marvin Pincus’s house the other evening. We wondered on it a bit, because those two were less likely to become friends than any other two people in the valley. But Marvin, an old curmudgeon, is an amazing tier of fishing flies, and Delbert, who thinks blizzards areContinue reading “The Unlikely Friendship of Delbert McLain and Marvin Pincus”

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…”

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”