"Residents of communities where coal is stripped from the tops of mountains in eastern Kentucky report more health problems than in other communities, according to new research out of West Virginia University," the Courier-Journal in Louisville reported this weekend.
So let me get this straight, the obesity, diabetes and heart disease in this state come not from our diet, sedentary lifestyle or genetic disposition, but rather to an activity in some location five to 10 miles away.
The study means my waistline is the product of mountaintop mining, and not my mouth, so I am heading for Krispy Kreme.
They named the football field at Steubenville High School after Reno Saccoccia.
Now, the London Daily Mail reports that a grand jury may indict Saccoccia for his role in the attempt to cover up the fact that his quarterback and his star wide receiver raped a 16-year-old girl.
Shades of Joe Paterno.
Let's go back to waiting until they are dead before naming fields or building statues to men - and women.
Surber's email address is donsur...@dailymail.com.