A look back at Independence Day


July 6, 2022

This week, we are celebrating our Independence as a nation. It is easy to say that we are living in “interesting times” where so many things seem to be in flux and conflict between our fellow Americans simmers hotter and hotter. Divisions along the political spectrum are high and so are the prices of almost everything we need on a daily basis to survive. While reflecting on the crazy challenges we face as a nation, I decided to look back at The Mountaineer from other periods of turmoil to see what

The July 3rd issue of the paper from 1947 leapt off the page at me as particularly poignan...

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