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Lorinda Kirk

Lorinda Kirk Lorinda “Rennie” Kirk, 81, of Ironton, died on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, West Virginia. Memorial services ... Read more

by Other Views, Wednesday, August 25, 2021 12:07 pm


Donald Frum Jr.

Donald Frum Jr. Donald Wayne Frum Jr., 73, of Ironton, died on Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia. Per his ... Read more

by Other Views, Thursday, August 12, 2021 2:18 pm


Gerald Butler

Gerald Butler Gerald Michael Butler, 72, of Ironton, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 4, 2021. He graduated from Green High School ... Read more

by Other Views, Monday, June 7, 2021 9:44 am


Amid COVID, pen in hand

I can’t recall the last time I wrote or received a handwritten letter – but it’s time to send such letters again. The reasons why ... Read more

by Other Views, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:05 pm


The Founding Father knew that God had blessed America

General George Washington, Jan. 14, 1776 wrote, “The reflection upon my situation and that of this army produces many an uneasy hour when all around ... Read more

by Other Views, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:39 pm


Easy Crock Pot meals for summer cooking

When the weather is sizzling out and you come home worn to a frazzle, the last thing you want to do is stand over a ... Read more

by Other Views, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:36 pm


Legally, you can’t pilot a boat while intoxicated

Dear Lawyer Mark: A group of us met and went boating on the river last weekend. Most people were drinking beer all day, and we ... Read more

by Other Views, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:20 pm


COVID-19 has changed how animal clinic does business

I think we are entering our 14th or 15th week of curbside service in this COVID-19 period. I thought it would be interesting to see ... Read more

by Other Views, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:18 pm


Wake turbulence and losing a plane engine over Atlantic Ocean

Many years ago, I was in Charleston, coming back from a trip, and I noticed a Cessna packed with a lot of electronic gear. I ... Read more

by Other Views, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:15 pm


Postponing games was right move

Historically, it takes a war to postpone or cancel the modern Olympic Games. Since 1896, there have been three cancellations — the 1916 Berlin games ... Read more

by Other Views, Wednesday, April 8, 2020 8:37 am


Paul put others at risk

Shame on you, Rand Paul. What you did — no, what you didn’t do — was irresponsible. Even reprehensible. You were concerned enough about your ... Read more

by Other Views, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 1:32 am


Be wary of would-be scammers

In these difficult times when there are so many people helping others, unfortunately, there are crooks at work scamming unsuspecting victims in the name of ... Read more

by Other Views, Saturday, April 4, 2020 8:09 am


Recovery is hand-in-hand

This has been a month like one most everybody cannot recall. Bad news followed by worse news followed by “never-conceived-anything-like-this-could-happen” news. Restaurants and retailers closed. ... Read more

by Other Views, Thursday, April 2, 2020 9:02 am


Crisis shows need in rural areas

As the new coronavirus spreads, it has exposed a variety of societal vulnerabilities. For example, giant cities have seen how their long-touted lifestyle — packing ... Read more

by Other Views, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 8:15 am


No, it is not at all overblown

To understand how the United States is dealing with the threat of coronavirus, you have to hold two truths in your mind simultaneously. First, the ... Read more

by Other Views, Friday, March 20, 2020 7:17 am

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