Columns - Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/article/20121029/NEWS/121029885/1008/OPINION jacksonnewspapers.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 04:56:22 +0000 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 On the Road with Rick Holmes: As laws change, scientists rush to unlock the promise and peril of marijuana http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana?rssfeed=true Thu, 04 May 2017 18:55:32 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170504/on-road-with-rick-holmes-as-laws-change-scientists-rush-to-unlock-promise-and-peril-of-marijuana The Secret Lives of Words: Amazons, Wonder Woman and the sleeping giantess http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170502/secret-lives-of-words-amazons-wonder-woman-and-sleeping-giantess?rssfeed=true Tue, 02 May 2017 16:54:45 +0000 By Rick LaFleur, More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170502/secret-lives-of-words-amazons-wonder-woman-and-sleeping-giantess Charita M. Goshay: As the world turns, it also moves on http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170501/charita-m-goshay-as-world-turns-it-also-moves-on?rssfeed=true Mon, 01 May 2017 17:59:46 +0000 Charita M. Goshay More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170501/charita-m-goshay-as-world-turns-it-also-moves-on At 100 days, Trump's no Russian stooge or fascist http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170428/at-100-days-trumps-no-russian-stooge-or-fascist?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:28:43 +0000 Bloomberg View · Eli Lake http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170428/at-100-days-trumps-no-russian-stooge-or-fascist Conway and the White House's 100-day alternative facts http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170428/conway-and-white-houses-100-day-alternative-facts?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:34:05 +0000 The Washington Post · Aaron Blake http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170428/conway-and-white-houses-100-day-alternative-facts COMMENTARY: One big thing Donald Trump hasn't done in his first 100 days http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170428/commentary-one-big-thing-donald-trump-hasnt-done-in-his-first-100-days?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:33:32 +0000 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS) - Kyle Wingfield http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/news/20170428/commentary-one-big-thing-donald-trump-hasnt-done-in-his-first-100-days On the Road with Rick Holmes: What's up Down East — The state of politics in Maine http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170427/on-road-with-rick-holmes-whats-up-down-east--state-of-politics-in-maine?rssfeed=true Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:11:58 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.jacksonnewspapers.com/opinion/20170427/on-road-with-rick-holmes-whats-up-down-east--state-of-politics-in-maine