FAITH COLUMN

Ezekiel 37:3 & 11: Then he said to me, “Prophesy to these bones, for they had said, ‘Our bones are dried up, and our hope is lost; we are cut off completely.” Read more

BARRACKVILLE COLUMN

With the recommendations of self-isolation during the COVID-19 outbreak, our family structures and routines will be changing dramatically during the next few weeks. And that may not be a bad thing. Read more

FAITH COLUMN

I was shocked when I received a call that our church, Trinity UMC, had been broken into and vandalized. Read more

BARRACKVILLE COLUMN

Ten days to Spring, but who’s counting? I am! Counting down the days to green grass, warm evenings, starting seeds, bike rides! I can go on and on! In Arizona cactus blooms are a sign, Mississippi budding pecan trees, and in Oregon the blooming of the ornamental trees herald the spring seaso… Read more

FAITH COLUMN

“And now do not be distressed or angry with yourselves because you sold me here, for God sent me before you to preserve life.” Read more

BARRACKVILLE COLUMN

When asking someone “What’s new?” or “What’s happening?”, how often do you hear “Nothing really, same old stuff”. According to ‘Holiday Insights’, today March 2, is Old Stuff Day, in recognition of this all too common response. It is suggestive of a boring time period, or a boring lifestyle.… Read more

FAITH COLUMN

“The gifts he gave were that some would be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until all of us come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to maturit… Read more

It may be rainy this week, but the temperatures are spring! If you notice the Easter lilies have buds, along with the lilacs and the pretty tiny purple flowers blooming in my yard! (I’m not sure what they are but they remind me of violets!) Read more

FAITH COLUMN

Many waited with anticipation on Feb. 2 to see what the groundhog would predict. Read more

SLUSSER COLUMN

I received an e-mail from a dear friend that I felt some observations it contained would be a good stimulating read. The simple wisdom yet complex meanings and unchangeable truths of these lines can assist in the twisting path that we daily navigate called life. Read more

FAITH COLUMN

A friend once told me to consider everything that I put into my life as filling a bucket in my life. Read more

BARRACKVILLE COLUMN

Hello, Barrackville! Lewis Carroll, in “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass” captures the winter weekend perfectly saying, “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white qui… Read more

WVU Extension Service Column

This winter started on Dec. 21, 2019 and will end March 19, 2020. While we do not always connect the winter season to heart health, there are some important recommendations to consider. Read more

Obituaries

Viola Horton, 88, of Fairmont, passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020. The arrangements, which are incomplete at this time, are under the care of Domico Funeral Home in Fairmont.

Zaela Gwendolyn Snedegar, infant, of Fairmont, passed away on Thursday, March 26, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital. She is survived by her parents, Kerensa Lea Larew and Jeffrey A. Snedegar; maternal grandparents, Melinda Davis and Gene Rexrode, of Fairmont; paternal grandparents, Lisa P…

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