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W.Va. taking a step backward

March 15, 2015 The WV Senate passed the concealed carry bill and even this newspaper, to my surprise, gave it a thumbs down stating the bill passage sets up a dangerous possibility that an argument could escalate... more »»

Partnership will not stand

March 15, 2015 I hope you are as concerned as I am about this Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) that is being discussed in secret by selected people. more »»

A few workable ideas

March 15, 2015 Three suggestions for “What’s Next WV.” First and most important is good governance at all levels: state, county and city. All three are crying poor mouth for more money to fund whatever. more »»

Concerns for Parkersburg

March 15, 2015 Taxpayers and user-fee citizens, are you tired of this — as (another news organization) referred to Parkersburg, the new Peyton Place? We just paid to send our city leaders to North Dakota to seek... more »»

Benghazi arguments, lies

March 7, 2015 After reading a letter in the March 1, 2015, edition written by Mr. Don Lowe, a quite frequent contributor to the letters section, I felt the need to respond to two of his assertions. more »»

Pipeline, partnership a threat

March 7, 2015 We are witnesses to the results of deregulation. We continue to work our way through the worst financial crash since the Great Depression. more »»

Obama stonewalls on queries

March 7, 2015 From his letter in the Sunday, March 1, News and Sentinel, it seems as though Mr. Lowe takes exception to my opinion of Fox News. First off, I do watch other network news, fairly regularly. more »»

Potholes and panhandlers

March 7, 2015 I read The News and Sentinel lead story a short time ago, and the article named three top priorities of this city’s government. Granted, the #1 item listed was roads. more »»

Netanyahu visit simply a ploy

March 7, 2015 Today our nation and the nation of Israel suffered a major embarrassment as Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the U.S. Congress. First of all, Article II, Section 3, Clause 3 of the U.S. more »»

Article brings back memories

March 7, 2015 I enjoyed the article in the weekend paper about Coca-Cola bottles. I worked in the Research and Development lab in the Owens-Illinois Glass Company, glass containers division, in Fairmont, W.V. more »»

‘Freedom’ to smoke is deadly

March 7, 2015 Good progress was being made in the area to reduce the danger of second-hand smoke in public places. Now it seems a backward step has been taken due to a recent bill. more »»

Time to clean out city hall

March 1, 2015 It’s true the city of Parkersburg has its problems and, Lord knows, they make mistakes. The community is free to speak its mind and not get locked away. So, welcome to the city of Parkersburg today. more »»

Drug tests not too much to ask

March 1, 2015 In the Feb. 20 issue of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, a House bill regarding whether those receiving public assistance should be required to be drug tested was discussed. more »»

Still much kindness in our area

March 1, 2015 I just wanted to publicly thank the young lady and her three young gentlemen from Williamstown that stopped to clean my sidewalk last Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 18. more »»

Obama's crimes against liberty

March 1, 2015 Our Republic has suffered from nearly every form of scallywag, thief, liar, and wannabe dictator serving or disserving in the Oval Office. more »»

Watching Fox beats thinking

March 1, 2015 Mr. Wolverton’s letter last Sunday praising Fox News struck a chord. He complains of bias in all TV networks except Fox. I watched Fox several years ago for maybe 10 minutes. more »»

The Freeport snowplow angel

March 1, 2015 My husband and I would like to say how very much we appreciated the “Snowplow Angel” that plowed our driveway on Feb. 22 in the Freeport are. more »»

Transparency needed at board

March 1, 2015 Last Sunday, Parkersburg News and Sentinel reported a large waste of taxpayers’ money at the Wood County School Board Office. Is it true over $1.1 million is wasted on academic coaches, etc. more »»

Wisdom comes from God

March 1, 2015 There has been much said lately about school zones and people not obeying the law. more »»

Let's see some Oscar contenders

March 1, 2015 Once again the Oscar program has come and gone — or as it is known locally, “The festival of films too intelligent to be shown to the yokels in Washington and Wood countie. more »»

 
 
 

 

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