Faith Column

An older lady traveling alone had to pull off the highway due to a flat tire. She was alone and scared on the dark, deserted road when a young man pulled up in an old beat up truck and came to her car window. Read more

Slusser Column

In our American society, certain dates and celebrations are annually set aside for special remembrances of persons and events that especially affect our lives. One such tradition was introduced and celebrated locally by a Methodist congregation being the first to do so in America. Father’s D… Read more


Good Morning Mannington! Hope everyone has had a good week. Summer activities have begun and it seems that there will be things to do in Mannington all summer. You might want to just take a picnic to the park sometime to just have some fun. Have a good week, stay safe. Read more

Faith Column

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ [Mat 5:43 NIV] Read more

Slusser Column

It seems that we live in a time when we tend to make the simple complex and, in so doing, become totally confused as to the purpose of our consideration in the first place. Common sense is usually and mostly absorbed by observation and listening to those who have traveled the road of life be… Read more

Faith Column

[Jesus] got into one of the boats, the one belonging to Simon, and asked him to put out a little from shore. Then he sat down and taught the people from the boat. (Luke 5:3) Read more


A total of 155 North Marion students will walk across the field and receive their diplomas Friday at Woodcutter’s Stadium (Formerly Husky Field). Read more

Faith Column

Acts 11:1-3: “The apostles and the believers in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God. So when Peter went up to Jerusalem, the circumcised believers criticized him, saying, ‘Why did you go to uncircumcised men and eat with them?’ Then Peter began to explain it to th… Read more


Good morning Mannington!! The last few days have been so nice, hope you were able to get out to enjoy the sunshine, if only just to be outside. They are saying Mother’s Day may be wet, but we hope that everyone will still be able to enjoy. Happy Mother’s Day to all. Read more


Mannington will be very busy this morning with yard sales and canoe racing. Hope everyone has a great time. Read more


It seems like in a blink it’s May! Jared and I traveled to the panhandle last Saturday and visited Harper’s Ferry. Read more


John 21:17: Jesus said to him the third time, ‘Simon son of John, do you love me?’ Peter felt hurt because he said to him the third time, ‘Do you love me?’ And he said to him, ‘Lord, you know everything; you know that I love you.’ Jesus said to him, ‘Feed my sheep....” Read more

This Week's Circulars


William Stewart Prichard passed June 25, 2019. The family will receive friends at Domico Funeral Home on Sunday,June 30,2019 from 2-8p.m. The service is Monday,July 1, 2019 at 11a.m.

Franklin Zane Gray, age 84 of Mannington, WV passed away on Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born on May 15, 1935 in Marion County, WV a son of the late William Gray and Mary Susan Barker Gray. He is survived by four children, Sharon and Jay Wilcox, Franklin Gray Jr., George …