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My First Love

February 10, 2016 With Valentine’s Day this Sunday, I thought I would tell you about my first love. If you see Mary don’t say anything about our little secret. You see, my first love was an older woman. more »»

Forecast of the Whistle Pig

February 3, 2016 Early yesterday morning, as the winter sun touched the horizon, an important event took place. more »»

$2 Dream

January 20, 2016 If you are like millions of others in our country, you reached into your pocket and found two dollars and bought a lottery ticket when the prize reached $1.6 billion. A billion with a CAPITAL “B. more »»

Mayberry Lost

January 13, 2016 On any given day of the week, if I search long enough, I can find the Andy Griffith show playing on television. It has been nearly 55 years since the first episode aired in 1961. more »»

A Zebra of Green

December 30, 2015 We are in the time between Christmas and New Year’s. A time, when the glow of outside Christmas lights have grown dark with the passing of the holiday. more »»

Miracle of the Snow Mouse, Part 3

December 23, 2015 It was Christmas Eve and in just a few hours Santa would return to New Martinsville. more »»

Miracle of the Snow Mouse, Part 2

December 16, 2015 The auditorium was dark and quiet with only the small bare bulb hanging over the stage to break the darkness. more »»

Through The Lens By Chuck Clegg Miracle of the Snow Mouse, Part I

December 8, 2015 This is the story of the Christmas, that almost never came to the town of New Martinsville. more »»

Thanksgiving Recipe

November 25, 2015 This story takes place a long time ago in the back of the county, the year was 1911. It was along a gravel road that traveled up a hollow that led to a small cove nearly hidden from the world. more »»

Veterans Day, A Gathering Of Leaves

November 10, 2015 My wife, Mary and I decided to travel to Blackwater Falls to see the seasonal change of colors. Route 50 east is a nice drive at this time of yea. more »»

Family Gathering

November 3, 2015 Nearly a half century ago — that sure sounds like a long time, I’ll just say it was 49 years ago that I was part of unique family gathering. more »»

Come Back Rickey

October 21, 2015 Driving Mary’s Equinox comes with an added pleasure for me. It has a feature I very much enjoy, satellite radio. more »»

Sins of the Rock

October 7, 2015 A few weeks ago, I took a walk along the creek near where I grew up. I wanted to visit the place I spent many hours as a kid in the late fifties and sixties. more »»

First Christian Church

September 23, 2015 This week’s story is about a milestone of importance in our community. It’s a story written over the last 125 years by the First Christian Church. The church resides at 521 Maple Ave. more »»

Sun-Warmed Tomatoes

September 16, 2015 Summer is soon to end and if you are like me a bit sad. It has been a good summer. My garden was over grown with weeds the first half from all the rain. more »»

Along the Way

September 2, 2015 Throughout our lives, we each meet someone who has made a difference. That difference may not be world changing or even a major headline. more »»

Football World

August 19, 2015 A short time ago, I had the pleasure of attending the annual dinner given by the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference in Wheelin. more »»

Tin Box

August 5, 2015 Recently a story in the news told of treasure hunters in Florida finding gold from a sunken ship that was lost for over two-hundred years ago. more »»

Conversation With A Green Bullfrog

July 22, 2015 One of the best investments I have ever made was my tractor. It makes doing jobs around the farm a lot easier, especially preparing the soil for my garden each year. more »»

Poor Chrissie

July 8, 2015 It has been forty years since Mary and I viewed a movie that would change film history. As the movie began, college kids were having a party on the beach, complete with a bon-fire and music. more »»

 
 
 

 

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