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By Pastor John Pruitt In B.C. 63 the great iron Roman Empire took control of the entire Palestinian territory, including Judea, Samaria, and Galilee. Jericho was a very rich trade city within this territory. Two...

By Pastor/Teacher, James R. Paxton Recently I was asked by a reader what the title of “Salt & Sonshine” meant. That is a good a good question and it has been a long time since I...

- by Alyce Faye Bragg Fog shrouds Pilot Knob, and dims the skyline along the crest of the hills.  This month has been dismal and foggy, and reminds me of the old country saying, “For...
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By Joseph J. Mazzella I have had a lot of jobs over the last 30 years. I have bussed tables and washed dishes. I have mopped floors and carried out garbage. I have chopped wood...

– by Delegate Roger Hanshaw The end of the 2016 legislative session is now in sight.  With three weeks remaining in the session, now is the time of greatest activity for both the House of...
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U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued a statement after the Supreme Court ruled it would block the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) carbon rules for power plants while the courts consider a legal challenge...
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I am a West Virginia Democrat and cannot bring myself to vote for Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders.  There are no good choices for President of the United States. So, a West Virginian will now...

Ingredients: 1 box brownie mix 2 16-oz packages of large strawberries 1 bag marshmallows 2 squares of Baker’s melting chocolate Wooden skewers, cut in half Directions Preheat oven to 350...

— by Alyce Faye Bragg Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, and flowers and boxes of candy are flying through the air.  Valentine’s Day is a special day dedicated to lovers, although the custom has been enlarged...
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By Joseph J. Mazzella YEEEEE! The sound jarred me out of my dreams on a cold, Winter’s night. I sat up, threw aside my blankets, and fumbled for my glasses in the dark. I opened...

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