“When the day of Pentecost came, they were all together in one place” — Acts 2:1 Read more


Is there anything any more beautiful than the rhododendron blooms? Everywhere you go you can see them in our area. The flowers at the stoplight at the Commons are pretty too, and if you go down Route 73 past Boothsville, you can see hundreds and hundreds of them in white and lavender along t… Read more


For a spell last week, it seemed that all that was needed to get the greenlight to reopen a certain type of business was to call Gov. Jim Justice. Read more

MORGANTOWN — Coach Neal Brown is not only building football teams in his program as it enters its second year at West Virginia, but he plans to build men, too, out of his players as he introduced the “The 5th Quarter Program.” Read more


FAIRMONT — The coronavirus pandemic has caused the need for people to social distance, but in some cases, this applies to animals as well. Read more


SMITHTOWN — No one would have ever mistaken White Day golf course for Pebble Beach or Augusta National, but for generations of Marion and Monongalia countians who learned the game on the public course straddling county lines, White Day was a fine little nine-hole course. Read more


Philippians 1:3-4 “I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you I always pray with joy.” Read more


CHEAT LAKE — If ever there were concerns coronavirus shutdown and high beef prices would slow the burgeoning farm-to-table movement, the lines of shoppers around the building at the new Fort Pierpont complex in Cheat Lake this week might indicate the fresh, locally-grown movement is alive and well. Read more


Ephesians 6:18a. “With every prayer and request, pray at all times in the Spirit.” Read more

Have you noticed that D. D. Meighn’s excellent reflections in this column the last three weeks have focused on various Easter stories? There’s a good reason for that: The Festival of Easter is the oldest celebration in the Church, and since the middle of the Third Century, its observance has… Read more


Luke 24:32 They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?” Read more


Matthew 28:12 — And when the Chief Priests had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sum of money to the soldiers and said, “Tell the people, ‘His disciples came by night and stole him (his body) away while we were asleep.’ And if this comes to the governor’s ears, we will… Read more

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