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Concerns about Forced Pooling

August 30, 2015 Aug. 9, 2015, Del. John Kelly published an op-ed in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel urging passage of Forced Pooling. He and others call it “lease integration. more »»

Landscaping at Veterans Walk

August 30, 2015 Thank you, Marietta College First Year Class of 2019 Day of Service this past Saturday for sending such excellent landscaping assistance for the Veterans Walk of Honor. more »»

Legalize marijuana now

August 30, 2015 Last week, my fiancee and I met in Charleston with the core membership of WV NORML (West Virginia chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws). more »»

Put thought into attire decision

August 30, 2015 Regarding Reverend George Nedeff’s desire to wear his priestly habit in the classroom as a substitute teacher for Wood County, I believe that the answer lies in whether or not he wears it daily as... more »»

Grateful for help with social

August 30, 2015 We want to thank all the businesses and residents for their tremendous support of our annual social — food, financial, auction and raffle items. more »»

Would ramp solve traffic issue?

August 30, 2015 With the construction going on at the intersection of Pike Street and Gihon/Rayon Drive, maybe in the future it might be possible to build a ramp overpass? I don’t think a turning lane or even two... more »»

Legal drugs still very dangerous

August 24, 2015 I don’t know what, other than kids dying at least everyday, the big deal is now about drugs. more »»

W.Va. and Common Core

August 23, 2015 Most people whose children experience Common Core (WV Next Generation Standards) understand why there is a statewide effort to remove Common Core from WV schools. more »»

Combat texting while driving

August 23, 2015 Kudos to the Wood County Sheriff’s Department for writing seven “using cell phone while driving” tickets on Aug. 12, 2015. Please keep this up. more »»

Artsbridge thanks community

August 23, 2015 Artsbridge would like to thank the Mid Ohio Valley Community for the recent support of the Homecoming Yard Sale. more »»

Response to challenge

August 23, 2015 A response to Mr. Kendall’s challenge in a recent letter. more »»

Kindness on a rainy day

August 23, 2015 Today my friend and I left the parking lot of the Williamstown Library and headed toward Marietta on our “three bridges walk. more »»

Defund Planned Parenthood

August 23, 2015 The letter from Sunny Murray concerning Planned Parenthood is laudable. Planned Parenthood should more realistically be called “Impede Parenthood. more »»

Ending programs not the answer

August 16, 2015 Mr. Jim Mullen had a letter to the editor printed on Aug. 9 titled, “Nothing free from the feds. more »»

AIB judge praises Belpre efforts

August 16, 2015 Fellow America in Bloom (AIB) judge Katy Moss Warner and I want to extend our thanks and appreciation to all the Belpre in Bloom participants who made our visit to your riverfront community so... more »»

A positive view of DuPont

August 16, 2015 I recently saw the billboard in South Parkersburg wanting more information on DuPont. I have some that I could share. My first visit to the plant was in 1949. more »»

Cheap energy obstacles hurt

August 16, 2015 Many people in the world, because of the lack of cheap energy, do not have electricity, potable water and adequate sewer systems. more »»

Planned Parenthood exposed

August 16, 2015 Thanks to innovative undercover reporting, the most damning evidence to date of the evils of Planned Parenthood have come to light in recent weeks, exposing them for their lawbreaking practices of... more »»

Esther Lauderman will be missed

August 16, 2015 I want to thank Esther Lauderman for her service as an educator. Mrs. Lauderman was an educator to her students and a mentor for her teachers. more »»

Challenge for both parties

August 16, 2015 I’ll keep this short and sweet. We still have over a year of listening to conservatives accusing liberals of destroying the nation and liberals calling conservatives dum. more »»

 
 

Cruise-In September 4, 2015

VIENNA — The Young At Heart 1950-1960 Cruise-In will begin at 5 p.m. Sept. 4 at Fellowship Baptist Church, 3300 Rosemar Road, Vienna.The entry fee is $10 with the first 50 entries receiving a t-shirt. There will also be free food. For more information, contact 304-488-0384. more »

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A billion people wasted time Monday logging into Facebook

August 28, 2015 Facebook reached a new benchmark Monday when a billion users around the world logged onto the social network. That’s a lot of cat videos. more »

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