Opinion - Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20121029/NEWS/121029872/1007/OPINION jacksonnewspapers.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Fri, 28 Jul 2017 20:35:53 +0000 On the Road with Rick Holmes: The opioid emergency http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170727/on-road-with-rick-holmes-opioid-emergency?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:07:16 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media Columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170727/on-road-with-rick-holmes-opioid-emergency Evan F. Moore: The hypocrisy in Minnesota’s latest police shooting http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170724/evan-f-moore-hypocrisy-in-minnesotas-latest-police-shooting?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:11:36 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170724/evan-f-moore-hypocrisy-in-minnesotas-latest-police-shooting Celia Rivenbark: A story that could be made only in America http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170724/celia-rivenbark-story-that-could-be-made-only-in-america?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:04:39 +0000 Celia Rivenbark More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170724/celia-rivenbark-story-that-could-be-made-only-in-america Charita M. Goshay: So ridiculous, it can’t possibly be true. So what? http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170724/charita-m-goshay-so-ridiculous-it-cant-possibly-be-true-so-what?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:04:29 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170724/charita-m-goshay-so-ridiculous-it-cant-possibly-be-true-so-what On the Road with Rick Holmes: The ghosts of Gettysburg http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:09:34 +0000 Rick Holmes GateHouse Media columnist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170720/on-road-with-rick-holmes-ghosts-of-gettysburg 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 Evan F. Moore: The journalist’s struggle for work-life balance http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170628/evan-f-moore-journalists-struggle-for-work-life-balance?rssfeed=true Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:47:51 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170628/evan-f-moore-journalists-struggle-for-work-life-balance 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 Evan F. Moore: #EbonyOwes shows publication took advantage of its prestige, freelancers http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170621/evan-f-moore-ebonyowes-shows-publication-took-advantage-of-its-prestige-freelancers?rssfeed=true Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:03:06 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170621/evan-f-moore-ebonyowes-shows-publication-took-advantage-of-its-prestige-freelancers 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 Evan F. Moore: Huckabee’s tweets on Chicago gun violence are not only cruel but misrepresentative http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170606/evan-f-moore-huckabees-tweets-on-chicago-gun-violence-are-not-only-cruel-but-misrepresentative?rssfeed=true Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:18:10 +0000 Evan F. Moore More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170606/evan-f-moore-huckabees-tweets-on-chicago-gun-violence-are-not-only-cruel-but-misrepresentative