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Dennis opposes Common Core

October 31, 2014 Recently after reading a quirky letter in the Athens News (10/23/14), I was reminded that we are all unique in our interpretation of available information. more »»

Strategy based on untruths

October 31, 2014 Charlie Daniels is running a completely negative campaign against Andy Thompson in the 95th Ohio State Representative district. more »»

Support Children Services Levy

October 31, 2014 Washington County Children Services does an incredible job in helping abused and neglected children. You can help them do even more by voting yes for the Children Services Prevention Services Levy. more »»

Thompson a caring person

October 31, 2014 I am aware of the tactics that are used by politicians while campaigning, the usual mudslinging that is involved. more »»

Jennifer Garrison will help students

October 28, 2014 As an educator and a recent graduate with student loans, I know the importance of education and the high cost of obtaining it. I have looked closely at various candidates and races. more »»

Debbie Phillips for Ohio House

October 28, 2014 I have been working with Debbie Phillips in this election campaign and I know she works hard to get to know her constituents. more »»

Johnson talks on our dime

October 28, 2014 I received a mailer from Congressman Johnson this past week and it was paid for by our tax dollars. This is very disturbin. more »»

Yolan Dennis for Ohio House

October 27, 2014 Yolan Dennis would be a very good person to represent the 94th District of the Ohio House of Representatives. more »»

Capitalism a ruthless system

October 27, 2014 Ebola is a great example of why capitalism and free trade are bad ideas for world economies. more »»

Kennedy, French for high court

October 27, 2014 Today, given the dysfunction of government, we look for elected officials who will live within their constitutionally defined role in government. more »»

Bill Johnson supports veterans

October 27, 2014 Recently I attended the debate for the Sixth Congressional District of Ohio. more »»

Return Justice Kennedy

October 23, 2014 After serving two years in an unexpired term on the Ohio Supreme Court, Justice Sharon Kennedy is seeking a full term beginning Jan. 1, 2015. more »»

Follow Johnson to more gridlock

October 23, 2014 I just shook my head when I saw Bill Johnson’s campaign signs. The first one said “Join The Fight. more »»

Yes on Children Services levy

October 23, 2014 Please support the Washington County Children Services Prevention Services Levy. This levy will only cost each property owner $19.25 for every $100,000 of property tax value each year. more »»

What Democrats have given us

October 23, 2014 Two recent letter writers salivated over the Godlike qualities of Democrats, while condemning Republicans as the vilest creatures in America. more »»

Yolan Dennis for Ohio House

October 23, 2014 I first meet Yolan Dennis 40 years ago at Marietta Memorial Hospital. I was then the director of the hospital pharmacy and she was starting out on her nursing career. more »»

Dennis fights for families

October 22, 2014 I ask you to vote for Yolan Dennis for 94th District State Representative. I have known her for several years and she is a very religious and dedicated perso. more »»

Vote GOP for common sense

October 22, 2014 A letter writer the other day was urging the electorate to vote for Democrats and gave several reasons why to elect them. I would like to expound on those ideas. more »»

Bill Johnson supports vets

October 22, 2014 Bill Johnson, our congressman for the 6th District of Ohio is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. more »»

Loving your neighbor

October 22, 2014 I’ve had it! I refuse to watch yet another video of police apparently exercising undue force and even kill people of color and not speak out. more »»

 
 

Craft show November 1, 2014

BELPRE — A crafts show will be 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1 at American Legion Post 495 at the corner of Florence Street and Washington Boulevard, under the Parkersburg-Belpre Bridge.Concessions will be provided by Post 495. Table space is $15, to reserve call 740-423-5373 or 740-989-2813. more »

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