Columns - Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20121027/NEWS/121029940/1008/OPINION jacksonnewspapers.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:36:47 +0000 Evan F. Moore: NRA ad nothing but anti-liberal rhetoric http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric?rssfeed=true Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:57:55 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170720/evan-f-moore-nra-ad-nothing-but-anti-liberal-rhetoric On the Road with Rick Holmes: The Rust Belt’s shiny buckle: How Pittsburgh bounced back http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170713/on-road-with-rick-holmes-rust-belts-shiny-buckle-how-pittsburgh-bounced-back?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:51:09 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170713/on-road-with-rick-holmes-rust-belts-shiny-buckle-how-pittsburgh-bounced-back Evan F. Moore: Documentary an eye-opening look at how poverty, neglect hurt black communities http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170713/evan-f-moore-documentary-eye-opening-look-at-how-poverty-neglect-hurt-black-communities?rssfeed=true Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:44:40 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170713/evan-f-moore-documentary-eye-opening-look-at-how-poverty-neglect-hurt-black-communities On the Road with Rick Holmes: How nostalgia infects politics, obscures choices http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170706/on-road-with-rick-holmes-how-nostalgia-infects-politics-obscures-choices?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Jul 2017 18:28:48 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170706/on-road-with-rick-holmes-how-nostalgia-infects-politics-obscures-choices Evan F. Moore: Philando Castile was just trying to comply with police orders http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170706/evan-f-moore-philando-castile-was-just-trying-to-comply-with-police-orders?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:39:15 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170706/evan-f-moore-philando-castile-was-just-trying-to-comply-with-police-orders Evan F. Moore: Baseball shooting victim Scalise owes life to those he wants to strip of liberties http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170629/evan-f-moore-baseball-shooting-victim-scalise-owes-life-to-those-he-wants-to-strip-of-liberties?rssfeed=true Fri, 30 Jun 2017 09:45:55 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170629/evan-f-moore-baseball-shooting-victim-scalise-owes-life-to-those-he-wants-to-strip-of-liberties On the Road with Rick Holmes: Revisiting the battle that secured independence http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170629/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-battle-that-secured-independence?rssfeed=true Thu, 29 Jun 2017 17:06:22 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170629/on-road-with-rick-holmes-revisiting-battle-that-secured-independence On the Road with Rick Holmes: The healing powers of vacation http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170622/on-road-with-rick-holmes-healing-powers-of-vacation?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:36:01 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170622/on-road-with-rick-holmes-healing-powers-of-vacation On the Road with Rick Holmes: Vermont, where the hippies won http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170615/on-road-with-rick-holmes-vermont-where-hippies-won?rssfeed=true Thu, 15 Jun 2017 18:42:22 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170615/on-road-with-rick-holmes-vermont-where-hippies-won Evan F. Moore: Tiger Woods can’t always play race card to his advantage http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170614/evan-f-moore-tiger-woods-cant-always-play-race-card-to-his-advantage?rssfeed=true Wed, 14 Jun 2017 17:40:25 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170614/evan-f-moore-tiger-woods-cant-always-play-race-card-to-his-advantage ON THE MARK: MOV Hall of Fame Notebook http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/sports/20170614/on-mark-mov-hall-of-fame-notebook?rssfeed=true Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:00:00 +0000 MARK MARTIN http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/sports/20170614/on-mark-mov-hall-of-fame-notebook On the Road with Rick Holmes: In New Orleans, another defeat for Robert E. Lee and the Lost Cause myth http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170608/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-new-orleans-another-defeat-for-robert-e-lee-and-lost-cause-myth?rssfeed=true Thu, 08 Jun 2017 18:38:36 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170608/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-new-orleans-another-defeat-for-robert-e-lee-and-lost-cause-myth On the Road with Rick Holmes: The divided states of America http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170601/on-road-with-rick-holmes-divided-states-of-america?rssfeed=true Thu, 01 Jun 2017 15:00:21 +0000 By Rick Holmes, GateHouse Media http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170601/on-road-with-rick-holmes-divided-states-of-america Charita M. Goshay: His name was 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170529/charita-m-goshay-his-name-was-2nd-lt-richard-w-collins-iii?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 May 2017 17:40:08 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170529/charita-m-goshay-his-name-was-2nd-lt-richard-w-collins-iii Evan Moore: Adam Jones and the downplaying of racially charged incidents in sports http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/lifestyle/20170529/evan-moore-adam-jones-and-downplaying-of-racially-charged-incidents-in-sports?rssfeed=true Mon, 29 May 2017 16:28:35 +0000 Evan Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/lifestyle/20170529/evan-moore-adam-jones-and-downplaying-of-racially-charged-incidents-in-sports ON THE MARK: State Meet Notebook http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/sports/20170524/on-mark-state-meet-notebook?rssfeed=true Thu, 25 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000 MARK MARTIN http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/sports/20170524/on-mark-state-meet-notebook Keith Magill: Happiness through hard work and failure http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 18:08:11 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure On the Road with Rick Holmes: Off the beaten track in Mobile, Alabama, the Duffie Oak endures http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures?rssfeed=true Thu, 18 May 2017 18:55:24 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170518/on-road-with-rick-holmes-off-beaten-track-in-mobile-alabama-duffie-oak-endures Matthew T. Mangino: A reprise of ‘our long national nightmare’ http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare?rssfeed=true Mon, 15 May 2017 02:36:09 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170514/matthew-t-mangino-reprise-of-our-long-national-nightmare On the Road with Rick Holmes: In Kennedy country, Obama chooses to 'go high’ http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high?rssfeed=true Thu, 11 May 2017 17:40:59 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170511/on-road-with-rick-holmes-in-kennedy-country-obama-chooses-to-go-high