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Dems usurped by vicious left

January 4, 2015 It’s most interesting that the state Democratic Party, feeling the sting of the latest election, is pointing fingers and assigning blame for their unexpected uprooting in West Virginia. more »»

Restore commission schedule

January 4, 2015 As we approach the new year, politically we are seeing major changes across the state of West Virginia. more »»

Panhandler signs are offensive

January 4, 2015 Recently, the city has placed signs throughout town claiming that giving to “panhandlers” supports their “drug and alcohol problems. more »»

An expensive business trip

January 4, 2015 Last spring, Marietta College upended the lives of 20 of its employees by terminating their employment without notice. This action was supposedly taken because of a financial emergency. more »»

Stand up and be counted

January 4, 2015 Attended City Council meeting on the 11th. more »»

Christmas Eve Samaritans

January 4, 2015 On Christmas Eve, I was taking my granddaughters to the candlelight service at my church. My tire went flat right off Staunton. We had left our cell phones at home to charge. more »»

Be an angel for the unborn

January 4, 2015 For hundreds of years the Mass of the Holy Innocents three days after Christmas has commemorated the slaughter of male babies in Bethlehem by King Herod who was afraid of the prophecy that baby... more »»

Our youth at its best

January 4, 2015 About a week ago, I was working in my yard on some yardwork while the weather stayed war. more »»

Christmas Spirit alive in area

January 4, 2015 My wife, mother-in-law and I were at a local eatery on Christmas Eve. We were there with our iPad to do Facetime with our daughter’s family. Mom wanted to see her two great-grandkids in Germany. more »»

Hit, run and hide

December 28, 2014 Two weeks ago, someone veered off of Dupont Road and crashed into the side of a historical log cabi. more »»

A return of the beat cop

December 28, 2014 My first exposure to New York City was in 1947. The city was blanketed by “beat cops. more »»

The high toll of alcohol

December 28, 2014 On page 11A in Wednesday’s newspaper there is an article, “Committee reviews craft beer bill. more »»

Get rid of Common Core

December 28, 2014 The federal Common Core standards adopted by the appointed State Board of Education are now in effect in our local schools. more »»

No environmental impact?

December 28, 2014 In the Dec. 18 story in the newspaper regarding the natural gas leak at a well in Monroe County, you quote the president of Triad Hunter as stating that “there is no environmental impact. more »»

Readers due the whole story

December 28, 2014 While reading your sports page the other day, I noticed an article in the Teen Beat entitled “Protesting the Police. more »»

Hollywood and disrespect

December 28, 2014 I don’t like Hollywood! Rappers calling their own women horrible names — total disregard of respect of women — Hollywood makes movies promoting violence! And, what if North Korea had made a movie... more »»

Playground grant appreciated

December 28, 2014 On behalf of the East Muskingum Civic Association (EMCA), I would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the Marietta Community Foundation for the generous award of a $5,000 grant for our... more »»

Caring Williamstown residents

December 28, 2014 Williamstown — what a place to live, give and receive! The living was evidenced by the hundreds of people who stood shoulder to shoulder along the route of our “Light Up The Night” Christmas parade... more »»

Compare an apple to an apple

December 28, 2014 Please do us all a favor and label it for what it is a sightseeing trip. more »»

More is not always better

December 21, 2014 A Dec. 14 letter from a frequent writer points to 1828 America as having “farmers, businessmen, plantation owners, slaves, and workers supporting communitie. more »»



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