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Observations on the news

June 8, 2014 I would like to make the following comments on the local, national and international observations. First, I find it appalling that the St. Joseph’s Hospital is closin. more »»

Vote blue in November

June 8, 2014 This is a letter to all of my fellow Democrats in the Mid-Ohio Valley. The time to get out and vote and make a difference is this coming November. All 435 House seats are open in this election cycle. more »»

Replacing Jimmy Carter

June 8, 2014 Once again our president trashes our Constitution and breaches our laws with an end run around Congress. What he did with Bowe Bergdahl is an act of treason. more »»

Beware of thieves

June 8, 2014 I have lived on Buckner Bend Road (near Leachtown) for over 25 years and never had to put anything under lock and key. But Thursday or Friday that all change. more »»

America’s enemies within

June 8, 2014 It seems that America’s greatest threats are not coming from overseas, these days. The enemies within are the most troubling. more »»

Toy museum a great asset

June 8, 2014 I was so pleased to see the article about the Children’s Toy and Doll Museum. As founder and former director it is good to see the Museum is prospering. more »»

A great and generous nation

June 1, 2014 As I watched the 25th National Memorial Day Concert, my mind went back over almost a century of wars, big and small; long and short. There are no more to share World War I: The War To End All Wars. more »»

Alternatives to the AARP

June 1, 2014 The biggest “seniors” organization is the biggest senior insurance operation and is pushing membership continually. They have lost my 20-year membershi. more »»

Returning lost card appreciated

June 1, 2014 On Friday, May 16th, I was at Wal-Mart. While in the parking lot, I opened my wallet to put the sales slip in and some cards fell out. more »»

Post 5108 appreciates Gentile

June 1, 2014 The Marietta Post of The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 5108 has been at its current location on Pike Street in Marietta for more than 50 years and in existence since 1945. more »»

City crew’s work appreciated

June 1, 2014 My husband and I would like to thank the city of Parkersburg for sending Clint and his crew to clean out our culverts. Our driveway was completely washed ou. more »»

Taking money from our pockets

June 1, 2014 What is wrong with Mayor Newell and Parkersburg City Council? Not wanting for the businesses to pay B&O taxes. more »»

Sentinels are needed

June 1, 2014 Through the Freedom of Information Act, I obtained a copy of the actual letter received by Dr. Patrick Law on April 15, 2014. more »»

Obamacare doesn’t work

June 1, 2014 Is everyone ignorant, or is it just the ones we voted for? Obamacare doesn’t work. Not now, tomorrow, eve. more »»

Not a responsible editorial

May 25, 2014 The Parkersburg News editorial accusing teachers and union representatives were making excuses for test scores lower than other states was labeled unconscionable. more »»

A sinister process of law

May 25, 2014 The Rebecca Grady hearings are still going on and she still has not been seated in the council meetings in Chesterhill as a real member of that post to which she has been legally elected by the... more »»

Encouraging kids with words

May 25, 2014 On April 28, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Edison Middle School Band Spring Concert. The concert was held at the Parkersburg South Auditorium. more »»

Benghazi accountability lacking

May 25, 2014 In questioning by Sen. Johnson about the Sept. 11, 2012, bombing at the U.S. more »»

Obamacare is not the answer

May 25, 2014 Health care law is working? A recent letter to the editor stated the above, minus the question mark. more »»

Mutual understanding, respect

May 25, 2014 Mr. Harpool’s letter in your May 11 edition implied that the community overreacted to the Board of Education’s order to remove Philippians 4:13 from the school’s premises. more »»



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