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Ohio public schools losing out

July 19, 2015 It has been a while since I have brought to your attention the way our governor and state legislators are robbing our local school districts. more »»

BOE out of order on decision

July 19, 2015 During the June 23 Wood County Board of Education meeting, I, along with a dozen other experienced music educators, were told we were out of order for protesting the vote to hire one instrumental... more »»

Myer column is misleading

July 19, 2015 Mike Myer’s July 13 News and Sentinel column, “‘Bread and circuses’ nation” — another less-than-factual reactionary attempt to use the fall of the Roman Empire as a metaphor for what ails 21st... more »»

Drivers fail to show respect

July 19, 2015 I just wanted to take a moment to voice my disappointment regarding some fellow drivers who I shared the road with on Saturday, July 11, at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon. more »»

What are we thinking?

July 19, 2015 Over the past few months, I have become more and more frustrated with some of the legislation being discussed. For one, the legislation or talk of legalizing marijuana in Ohio. more »»

Sex ‘scandals’ shouldn’t be

July 12, 2015 Sex scandals involving government and religious personnel are commonplace, yet so entertaining, and now Parkersburg has joined the club. more »»

Some more equal than others

July 12, 2015 “Free to the public.” That statement makes me laugh nearly every time I see it in print or hear it over the airwaves. more »»

Freedom From Religion folks

July 12, 2015 I live in Elizabeth, but I want to tell everyone how much I appreciate Mayor Colombo. more »»

Flag has another meaning

July 12, 2015 In 1948, President Harry Truman integrated the U.S. military. At the time, I was a 17-year-old soldier. Two black soldiers were consigned to my company. Moreover, they bunked on either side of me. more »»

Thanks, Post 15

July 12, 2015 Just want to thank American Legion Post 15 for the fireworks display this year. My grandson and I thoroughly enjoyed them. They were awesome. Looking forward to next year’s. more »»

Supreme Court’s contempt

July 12, 2015 The Supreme Court’s law-making this past week (which I refuse to spell out) is in defiance of what the inspired Apostle Paul wrote in Romans 1, verses 18 and 31. more »»

Prayer before meetings

July 12, 2015 We want to wholeheartedly support Mayor Colombo, Councilman Rockhold, and council members for their comments and convictions in the article on July 7 about the removal of prayer from the council... more »»

Meaning of holiday is lost

July 5, 2015 The Declaration of Independence is the greatest document ever written about government because it established the first form of government based upon the “laws of nature and nature’s God. more »»

Get rid of the user's fee

July 5, 2015 The minimum wage worker is asking the mayor to do away with the user’s fee, or Parkersburg tax, that our former mayor put on us. more »»

Thank you for garden work

July 5, 2015 Don’t the museums look beautiful and welcoming with all the beautiful flowers? The Board of Friends of the Museums would like to thank several people who have worked hard to make that happe. more »»

Thanks 'Legends' volunteers

July 5, 2015 The 2015 Cincinnati Reds Legends Youth Baseball Clinic came off as a resounding success again this year mainly in part due to the local volunteers, coaches, and grounds keepers. more »»

Court decides law of the land

July 5, 2015 I’ve been reading, watching and listening to all the media reports since the Supreme Court of the United States announced their decision on gay marriag. more »»

Band changes impossible

July 5, 2015 My name is Neil Randolph and I just recently retired from being the band director at Oak Glen Middle School in Hancock County. more »»

Scammers should be ashamed

July 5, 2015 On Friday, June 19, an acquaintance of my elderly friend left her gate open. Her beloved red Pekingese got out. Myself, her son and friends have searched morning, noon and night for he. more »»

Political correctness gone wild on a flag

June 29, 2015 The latest assault from the left on the Confederate flag is another fine example of the mind numbing idiocy that radiates from political correctness. more »»



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