Today's Opinions

  • Sixty miles never meant so much

     Sometimes there are simply no words.

    In my line of work that can present a problem, but this is precisely where I have found myself for more than a week (although my husband is certain to disagree).

    Since I returned home from walking 60 plus miles in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure almost two weeks ago I must have started this column over 100 times in my mind, but I kept coming up short.

  • Letters to the Editor Oct. 28


    LaFollette Press:

    The LA Cruizers ninth annual car show at Campbell County High School was a huge success with many out of town visitors. 

    We had 166 entries this year, plus around 40 cars from the LA Cruizers. This year’s show was in memory of Barney Ray Jr., one of the founding members of the LA Cruizers, who passed away three weeks prior to our show. He was a valued and active member who brought joy and laughter to every event. 

  • Rallying for Benchmarks

         Elk Valley students cranked it up with an academic pep rally before taking their first Benchmark test of the year. Cheers were heard throughout the gymnasium on being prepared, being responsible and being respectful as the Elk Valley cheerleaders led the student body in the academic rally. Students shared skits and posters for great test taking strategies.

         Staff members joined together as a train from "The Little Engine

  • To Tell the Truth

  • County Talk

     It has been a very busy time for the County Mayor’s Office. In addition to the additional county commission meetings that were held to review and approve the county budget, several new employees were sworn in for the Campbell County Sheriff’s Department. 

    Wheel tax effective Nov. 1:

  • Faithful Words


    God give us Christian homes


    “Wives, submit yourselves to your own husbands . . . . Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church . . .” (See Ephesians 5:21-33, RSV).


  • On Higher Ground

    The secret things really do belong to the Lord


    “The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever” (Deuteronomy 29:29).

    Halloween is nearly here. I never have liked the emphasis of this holiday on the evil and the demonic, and I hope that parents will encourage their children not to dwell on those elements.

  • Spiritually Speaking

    Continue on lethargy or pray for zeal


    Are we seeing lethargy moving over our land; a lack of interest or concern about some very important things? Are we lazy or indifferent, almost like being in a coma, slumbering and sleeping concerning some very critical events?