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Anti-intellectualism is a problem

January 17, 2016 Anti-intellectualism is a main cause of our faltering society. We are divided. Not as dramatically as the antebellum era but our culture of ignorance could be our next downfall. more »»

Community support appreciated

January 17, 2016 With the return of one of its most popular displays, the Parkersburg Holiday in the Park opened for the 21st year on Nov. 21, 2015. more »»

Drug company to blame, too

January 17, 2016 The editorial on Jan. more »»

Do away with fees

January 10, 2016 I’m writing concerning all the fees the taxpayers pay here in the city of Parkersburg. There is a police fee, fire fee, user fee ... more »»

Rate increase will hurt poor

January 10, 2016 I have been reading that the water provider for Wood County is planning to raise the water rates by 15 percent. When I first read about the raise I thought that is beyond belief. more »»

Advocacy is not news

January 10, 2016 The present administration complains about how the Congress is obstructionist, and will not let them accomplish all the wonderful things it wants to do for you and me. more »»

Out of line on McCutcheon

January 10, 2016 I was totally taken aback when I was reading the Sports page and found that Taryn McCutcheon had transferred to a school in Michigan. more »»

Bozo an option this year

January 10, 2016 You know, I always maintained that there are some people, both Democrats and Republicans, that will vote their party line, even if Bozo the Clown won as their presidential candidate. more »»

Writer should look in mirror

January 3, 2016 In the Dec. 20, 2015, issue of the Parkersburg News, we were treated to another condescending, hateful screed by frequent contributor, Fred O’Neill. more »»

Social Security and shame

January 3, 2016 So the bureaucracy has decided that there is no reason to increase the Social Security payouts, even for an amount as low as 2-3 percen. more »»

Thank you, to Belpre

January 3, 2016 I want to express sincere thanks and appreciation for being able to serve the people of Belpre, especially the Fourth Ward, for the past 30 years. more »»

High price of skepticism

January 3, 2016 Liberal and atheist groups want a utopia free of Jesus, Christians, prayer, The Holy Bible, Christmas, the Cross, Biblical marriage, one nation under God and obedience to God’s word. more »»

Teacher gives thanks

December 27, 2015 During this season of miracles and thanks I would like to express my thanks and gratitude for all who allowed me to be a Christmas miracl. more »»

History and tradition

December 27, 2015 Historically part of the methodology of progressives is to eliminate the history and traditions of a particular civilization, such as is slowly happening in America. more »»

Slap in the face

December 27, 2015 I would like to reply to Mr. Roberts’ op-ed about Right to Work for Less. I would like to point out his remarks are virtually word-for-word from the Right to Work for Less handbook. more »»

Freedom to be lazy?

December 27, 2015 With the holiday season upon us, I would like to thank the city of Parkersburg’s Police Dept., Fire Dept., Public Utility Board, City Street Dept. more »»

Merger yet another bad deal

December 20, 2015 DuPont and Dow Chemical are discussing a merger valued at $130 billion. Financial spokesmen on TV are gaga over this pla. more »»

Trump not the answer

December 20, 2015 Just a follow-up note on the political demise of Donald Trump as president of the United States. more »»

The real enemy within

December 20, 2015 In a silly attempt to justify some imaginary “right” of a theoretical “President Trump” to deny entry to the United States to all members of the Islamic faith, a recent letter-writer (Dec. more »»

Is plan right for Ravenswood?

December 20, 2015 Ravenswood parents should take heed, I believe, to the following information on the town’s proposed middle school. more »»

 
 
 

 

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