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Mountains Of Evidence: Questions About Coal’s Most Controversial Practice May Finally Be Answered

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The prestigious National Academy of Sciences recently announced a comprehensive study on the health effects of the controversial coal mining practice known as mountaintop removal. For coalfield residents who have long questioned what impact the dust, blasting, chemicals and water contamination was having, the announcement comes as welcome news, if somewhat overdue.   A decade… Read More

Second Quarter Pushes Piketon Past Vinton County

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What began as a defensive battle quickly switched scripts when the second half came. A first half defensive stalemate quickly became more open when the second half came around. The game ended with Piketon beating Vinton County 36-26. In the first half, turnovers dominated the early parts of the game. On the first drive of… Read More