Quality of Human Life

Quality of Human Life

In John Lennon’s song, Beautiful Boy, there is a line that says, “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Morgantown native Jon Speer was making plans when he went to Rose Hulman Institute of Technology. He graduated in 1998 with a degree in...
Ready to Serve

Ready to Serve

For the last 25 years Kenny Costin says deep down, he has wanted to be Mayor of Martinsville. However, he says, timing is everything and now was the perfect time. “In retrospect,” Costin said, “I was not ready to be mayor when I was 25-years-old. I needed more life...
Put a Focus on Martinsville

Put a Focus on Martinsville

Many times, the choices we make in life as adults reflect our experiences as children. For one person, Dr. Jay Arthur, in his first year as Superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Martinsville, it was his experiences with a cousin that fed his passion...
One Wipe at a Time

One Wipe at a Time

Nestled amongst the trees on top of a hill off Samuel Moore Parkway in Mooresville is a family-owned company that quietly goes about its business. Matt Litchfield is the site director overseeing the 24-hour operation manned by 375 employees that turns out more than...
Change is Constant…and Good

Change is Constant…and Good

It is Ben Franklin who is credited with saying, “… in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” While some support that position, others, including Ryan Goodwin, the president of the Morgan County Commissioners, also agree with...

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