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Steps to Save Energy in Your Home

(StatePoint) Reducing your energy use at home is a win-win for your wallet and the planet. Not only can it save you money on your bills now, but it could also improve your home's resale value, if you know which steps to take. These simple tips can help. Form Smart Habits Energy smart habits can help

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

How to Incorporate Learning into Your Child's Daily Routine

(StatePoint) Young children don't need to be in a classroom to learn important skills. And the earlier you get started, the better. Here are some great ways to incorporate fun learning experiences into your child's day. Bath Time Don't miss the opportunity to make bath time a fun and engaging experi

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-25 05:00:00

Paul: Group insurance across state lines could become reality soon

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul made a stop in Prestonsburg on Thursday on a tour of Eastern Kentucky, holding roundtable discussions throughout the region on issues of business and healthcare. Paul made his visit to Floyd County at Highlands Regional Medical Center, a hospital that will soon be merged into the

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Former Girl Scouts leader sentenced in theft case

A former Girl Scouts leader who pleaded guilty to stealing more than $15,000 worth of Girl Scouts cookies was sentenced Friday to serve two years in prison for the crime. Pike Circuit Judge Steve Combs sentenced Leah Vick, 26, of Owensville, formerly of Auxier, to two years on a charge of theft.

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Ray Jones to run for Judge Executive

HD Media PIKEVILLE, Ky. - Kentucky State Senator Ray S. Jones, the top Democrat in the Republican-led Kentucky Senate is looking to switch jobs by running for judge-executive in Pike County. The Senate Minority Leader Jones said this past Monday he plans to run for the top position in Pike County in

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Are You Carrying the Right Credit Card for Your Financial Goals?

(StatePoint) If you've ever been confused by how to find the right credit card, you're not alone. A recent national survey found that consumers are overwhelmed by the many credit card offers they receive, and find the process of selecting the right card difficult to navigate. The survey, conducted b

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

Ready, set, guests: 3 paint projects for fall entertaining

(BPT) - "Despite the hectic chaos that comes with the back-to-school season and adapting our family schedules, I find fall to be the perfect time to tackle my home to-do list," explains Cyndy Aldred, the do-it-yourself paint blogger behind The Creativity Exchange. "It's perfect because fall is our f

BRENHAM BANNER-PRESS - 2017-09-22 20:01:01

Teens plead not guilty in cattle killing case

Two Pike County teenagers pleaded not guilty Friday to charges linked to the killing of several cattle in August. Both Elijah Williamson, 18, of Benton Fork, Canada, and Michael J. Dillon, 16, of Forest Hills Road, Forest Hills, entered the pleas Friday before Pike Circuit Judge Steve Combs in conne

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Trinity hosts Impact Week, prepares for Sunday services

Members of the Trinity Harvest Church community participated in a number of events and activities this week to reach out to the community while preparing for its Impact Sunday services. Impact Week is an annual initiative at Trinity. Throughout the week, teams participated in different exercises as

APPALACHIAN NEWS-EXPRESS - 2017-09-23 06:00:00

Johnse Hatfield: Ensnared and taken to Pike County

For HD Media GILBERT, W.Va. - From atop the mountain, Johnson "Johnse" Hatfield stepped toward the edge of a lush, wooded ridge. Lighting his worn corncob pipe, he took several long puffs of homegrown tobacco and looked over the point, surveying his surroundings. He could see several miles in every

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Congressman's staff to visit

Members of Ninth District U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith's staff will be available at the following locations to meet with citizens during October: Oct. 5: Norton city council chambers, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 10: Dickenson Center for Education & Research, 818 Happy Valley Dr., Clintwood, 10 a.m.-noon; Big Stone

COALFIELD.COM - 2017-09-23 00:00:00

Exchange Place Festival & Sassafras Supper

KINGSPORT - Exchange Place Living History Farm, 4812 Orebank Road, will hold its 46th annual Fall Folk Arts Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. This celebration of pioneer arts and crafts and the harvest season will feature artisans demonstrating and selling a

JOHNSON CITY PRESS - 2017-09-22 21:07:00

Roger Wolfe: Do you know what bugs me? Bugs!

If you have been outside recently, you have no doubt been accosted by any number of flying creatures to aggravate and annoy you. Possibly even felt the stinging itching as a result of them trying to make you their next meal. It seems this time of year those flying menaces are everywhere. Walk outsid

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Janet Crow: Scalloped Corn with Broccoli great for whole family

If you are looking for a new side dish for your family, I do hope that you try this one. It's my version of a scalloped corn dish that my Mama made when I was a child. She had a really hard time getting my brother and I to eat broccoli, so she would hide it in this casserole. We ate it every single

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Editorial: Roads initiative merits a 'yes' vote to help state

Economic growth in West Virginia has been a long, difficult struggle for many decades. The state has long relied on the coal industry as the backbone of its economy, but even that pillar has been weakened as a job creator because of mechanization, competition from other fuel sources, and added regul

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Josh Vanhook: Did God really mean, "all things?"

In the gospel of Mark, chapter 9, a gentleman came to Jesus asking for help on behalf of his son who was suffering with seizures. He said, "Please have compassion of us if you can do anything." Jesus replied, "If you can believe all things are possible to those who can believe." All things are possi

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Chelsea Ruby: Fall in love with fall in #AlmostHeaven West Virginia

In #AlmostHeaven West Virginia, choosing a favorite season can be next to impossible. Each one seems wilder and more wonderful than the last. Snow-capped winter mountains give way to springtime blooms which transform into the deep and rolling green hills of summertime. But for many of our state's mo

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Ralph & Elizabeth Pyszkowski: Birth pains of Bible prophecy

It seems that overnight, many people awoke to major devastation unlike anything they have ever seen. Thousands of homes and personal property have been damaged or completely destroyed through a series of historic natural disasters. The media has been devoting hours of coverage to these enormous stor

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:00

Parties wronged by charter bus company reimbursed

From staff and wire reports CHARLESTON - Checks totaling $22,682 recently were mailed to groups and individuals, refunding their payments for canceled services from a charter bus company, according to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. The refunds come after Morrisey secured an agreed-

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:01

Secretary of state announces start of early voting for special election

HD Media and Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Secretary of State Mac Warner announces that the early voting period for the October 7 special election has started. Early voting will be available to currently registered voters from Friday, September 22, to Wednesday, October 4 (except for Sundays). Mo

WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 04:01:01