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Tennant cares about state

October 19, 2014 I wonder how many Americans have actually read the Constitution of the United States? The last time I read it, the powers of the President were as follows: The President shall be Commander in Chief... more »»

Support John Kelly for House

October 19, 2014 I read with great interest Jim Mullen’s letter on Oct. 12. It is disturbing to me, also, that the state of West Virginia lags far behind other states in the great majority of categories. more »»

Art Center a local crown jewel

October 19, 2014 When my friend Sally Rowe and I began our trip, we knew we would enjoy the historical values of the area. more »»

Halt Parkersburg's nonsense spending

October 17, 2014 It seems every street you drive up or come down there are numerous potholes in the streets of Parkersbur. more »»

Westfall ad is misleading the voters

October 17, 2014 Steve Westfall, Republican Delegate for Jackson County, suggested in a campaign ad that he “saved” Cedar Lakes from closing while referencing H.B. more »»

Fighting against domestic violence

October 17, 2014 October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. more »»

Panhandling signs needed

October 17, 2014 I am in favor of the signs prohibiting panhandling. Parkersburg has several organizations willing to help those that have fallen on hard times. more »»

Vote Democrat for good reasons

October 13, 2014 If you are getting a Social Security check, thank the Democrats. Vote for Democrats to save this retirement plan from being privatized. more »»

A record that speaks for itself

October 13, 2014 This letter is in response to the letter to the editor by Tom Fenton critical of Jennifer Garrison for saying Bill Johnson is not supporting veterans. So here are the fact. more »»

Justice Kennedy for law and order

October 13, 2014 Law and order. That is the type of society we all want. Many things go into the creation of an orderly society. more »»

Cast vote for conservatives

October 12, 2014 One would think that the 80-plus years of one-party rule in West Virginia would be enough. more »»

Another Bill Johnson untruth

October 12, 2014 EVE, Incorporated is the service agency and shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for Marietta and the surrounding area. more »»

Rick Walters for commissioner

October 12, 2014 Recently, I have been asked several times about the upcoming election of a new county commissioner. Since my term is ending and I am not a candidate for commissioner, I will share my thoughts. more »»

The city’s unused bike lane

October 12, 2014 The city has decided to take away parking meters and put a bike trail in its place on Second Street. We have seen very few bikers using this street. more »»

Vandalism of property is sad

October 12, 2014 My sister, my mother and I came to Marietta between 1 October and 4 October, 2014. more »»

VFD appreciates support

October 12, 2014 It is amazing how a community can go about its daily activities and not take much time to think about what goes on each day while we are at work, maybe shopping, or running the kids around. more »»

Angels, heroes walk among us

October 12, 2014 Angels and heroes really do walk among us. I had the awesome experience of meeting one face to face this morning at a local restauran. more »»

Why bother to vote?

October 12, 2014 Is there still a reason to vote? This nation was started by Christians. Our Constitution, government structure and schools were all Christian. more »»

Wasting a vote on abortion

October 12, 2014 I have a few things to say to our dear friend and misguided anti-abortionist Patty Cooper of Vienna. more »»



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