Momma Said

I have long held the belief that a dog’s health begins in its mouth. If a dog has bad breath, have your vet check its...

Turner’s Tidbits

This photo is of George Edward and Bertha Florence Moats Watring and she is holding John, their son. They lived in Leadmine. Their children were:...

An overreaching government

To the editor: As a resident of West Virginia, I've often wondered how the citizens of our state could rein in the overreaching powers of...

Momma Said

In West Virginia, February is a fickle month, one day it is 45 degrees and the next it is only 8.  Raining one day and...

Turner’s Tidbits

This is a picture of the Town of Davis in its infancy. The town was named after Senator Henry Gassaway Davis; the plans may...

Snow Day

The first half of January brought typical winter weather with bitter cold temperatures and enough snow to keep the ground coated.  Our daughter Kelsey...

Momma Said

As I sit here at my desk on Thursday, Jan. 25, a whole flock of robins just landed in the front yard.  I hope it...

Turner’s Tidbits

Last week's photo was not identified. A daughter, Bertha, was accidentally left off the list of children of WIlliam and Elizabeth Knotts. This week's photo...

Momma Said

Only 55 days until SPRING! And I can’t wait.  I miss the birds and the flowers. This winter has been so weird that I am about...

Bitter Cold

Frigid weather and bitter cold temperatures have lingered in not only the northeast but all the way down to the south where folks aren’t...

Turner’s Tidbits

Last week's photo was of William A. Knotts (1856-1933) and his wife, Elizabeth Ann Canan Knotts (1872-1937), daughter of Martin Van Buren Canan. William and...

Momma Said

The weather is in the news from coast to coast and it is not good.  The East Coast gets slammed with record breaking cold and...

Late Season Hunting Opportunities

Just because deer season is over and winter is here, doesn’t mean you have to put the guns away quite yet.  Rabbit, Grouse, Raccoon,...

Turner’s Tidbits

Last week's photo was of Harry and Iva Cosner Hinkle. Harry was the son of Charlie and Mary Bennett  Hinkle. At one time, Charlie had...

Momma Said

Momma Said, “Baby, it is cold outside, I think the Ice Age has returned.”  I expect to see a Wooly Mammoth walk by any time...

Turner’s Tidbits

Last week's photo was of The Mountain View Hotel in Thomas. The hotel opened in 1903 on Spruce Street. In 1906 the proprietor, J. B....

Momma Said

The first issue of 2018, it is hard to believe that time has progressed so fast.  Why does it seem like I was a teenager...

Antlerless Deer Season

With the 2017 deer seasons winding down and a New Year on the horizon, hunters have a couple of opportunities left to fill the...

A Christmas Story from long ago

Submitted by Gene Worden As we began to celebrate the birth of our Savior on Christmas Day, I was reminded of many years ago late...

Turner’s Tidbits

Last week's photo is of Raymon and Dolly Godwin Summerfield. Raymon's parents were Ben and Jemmimah Summerfield. Dolly's parents were Joseph and Ina Pearl...