West Virginia legislators and members of the West Virginia Press Association get together every year to talk about public issues. Perhaps unsurprisingly the big topic this year was the local water supply, which thousands of people don’t trust after a chemical leak tainted it more than a month ago.
Brad McElhinny is the editor and publisher of The Charleston Daily Mail. Brad McElhinny is editor and publisher of The Charleston Daily Mail. I’m a Parkersburg native and a Marshall graduate. I live in Charleston with my wife — we’ll call her “Karen” — my two little girls, an easily excitable terrier, an aging obese cat and, now, a kitten named “Sweetie.” Read more from this author