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Let candidate serve community

May 25, 2014 I wanted to write a letter concerning the village council issue in Chesterhill. I want to know about voters’ right. more »»

Don’t blame Obama for coal demise

May 19, 2014 Your May 14 edition reported that, for the first time, a woman would be elected to the U.S. Senate from West Virginia. more »»

Finish theater work soon

May 19, 2014 Re: Colony-People’s Bank Theater: Fourteen years? Let’s hope it is really finished soon. more »»

Common Core is untested

May 18, 2014 Since many high ranking officials from the West Virginia Department of Education have gone on record as saying there is so much misinformation and misunderstanding about what the Common Core... more »»

Not the way to do a job

May 18, 2014 Today I was standing on my porch above our garage watching my son play, and the trash service comes to collect the garbag. more »»

Doesn’t make it right

May 18, 2014 How fortunate Parkersburg is to have concerned citizens in the community looking out for the ignorance some of us have of the law by having a Bible scripture removed from the Parkersburg South High... more »»

We must do better

May 18, 2014 FDR is one of my heroes and for all his faults he had more love for America, compassion for the poor and downtrodden and faith in the human spirit than anyone since, except possibly President Kennedy. more »»

Point Park needs benches

May 18, 2014 In a recent issue of your paper, an extra section was devoted to county parks. I would like to see some emphasis applied to city parks — in particular Point Park. more »»

Limit the use of glyphosate

May 18, 2014 Recent studies have shown that a major part of our food, namely soybeans, wheat, corn, rice and sugar, is essentially contaminated by exposure to glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and tha... more »»

Speeders are dangerous

May 18, 2014 I am writing in hope of getting a problem solved of the speeding that goes on 27th Street. more »»

Parent-teen pact on driving

May 18, 2014 As we move through the prom, graduation and summer celebration season, I believe it is important to remind parents of a sobering statistic: More than one-third of the year’s alcohol related teen... more »»

Home rule or home ruler?

May 18, 2014 Home rule or home ruler, that’s the question. The mayor is not the one who will impose taxes, it is your city counci. more »»

Wise comments recommended

May 18, 2014 I am writing to you concerning the recent article that was published on May 7, titled “Voicing Concerns. more »»

But no money for tax relief

May 12, 2014 I attended the city budget meeting on the 6th and was quickly overwhelmed at the arrogance of the budget committee. It is pushing forward to immediately hire the Economic Development Director. more »»

An absence of conscience

May 12, 2014 Annette Bosworth, Republican candidate in South Dakota who is calling recipients of welfare, animals, is a doctor. more »»

An horrific act of cruelty

May 12, 2014 I am touched by the outcry of those shocked and grieving over the recent horrific dog cruelty act in our community. more »»

Keeping schools neutral on faith

May 11, 2014 This letter is a response to the uproar from the community over the recent decision by the Board of Education to strike Philippians 4:13 from various public resources at Parkersburg South High School. more »»

League’s effort benefits voters

May 11, 2014 I wonder if anyone realizes the work and dedication that goes into the Voter’s Guide co-produced by the Parkersburg News and Sentinel and the Wood County League of Women Voters. more »»

A thank you to Marietta

May 11, 2014 On behalf of Ann Amash, and the family of Charles A. more »»

Turning river into a trash heap

May 11, 2014 Massive amounts of plastic trash can be seen floating down the Ohio River, especially following a heavy rai. more »»



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