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Driving Belpre’s rough streets

October 5, 2014 The mayor of Belpre needs to drive west down Washington Boulevard to the edge of the city and turn his vehicle around. more »»

Help pass needed law

September 28, 2014 I lost my only child Sarah due to an automobile accident in March 2014. Sarah was exiting a parking lot that merged directly into a highway. more »»

New leadership for W.Va.

September 28, 2014 We need new leadership in West Virginia and not in the Democratic party who has held control over our state for over 80 years and we are still last in everything. more »»

Johnson’s accomplishments

September 28, 2014 I have been watching politics for a long time and am very interested in the race between Jennifer Garrison and Bill Johnson. It is amazing to me that Mr. more »»

Recognize the great stuff we have here

September 22, 2014 Have we had enough of the naysaying and pointing out the dilapidated properties in town? Aren’t the days of headlines about neglected lots in the newspaper overly sufficient? It’s unfortunate, but i... more »»

Well done, Big Red Marching Band

September 22, 2014 I write to compliment the PHS band. I attended the PHS-Cabel Midland game Friday evening to support grandchildren marching in the CM band. more »»

Raise the minimum wage

September 21, 2014 With only eight days left in the House of Representatives in Washington before elections, do you think they could pass a bill to raise the minimum wage for the country to $10.10? As Sen. more »»

Where is Saudi Arabia?

September 21, 2014 As a retired military guy, I am absolutely baffled by the situation in Iraq. Since 1950, the United States has made over $80 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia. more »»

Speaker’s vulgarity distracting

September 21, 2014 Always eager to learn, I traveled to Marietta College to an event sponsored by the Esbenshade Series for the communit. more »»

Losing our freedoms

September 21, 2014 What is the Commander and Chief and President thinking? As our nation is facing a high level of terrorist plots, goes on national television and said “We don’t have a strategy to deal with the... more »»

Hate for Barton unwarranted

September 21, 2014 I’m sorry that Jim Rapp feels slapped in the face by the choice of Republican dinner speaker David Barton. However, the hate that he ascribes to Mr. more »»

The kindness of strangers

September 21, 2014 On Sept. 11, my husband and I were at the dentist. We left and went to the Dog House on Seventh Street for our lunch. We were seated across from a young woman and little boy age 3 or 4. more »»

Food pantry appreciates help

September 21, 2014 A big thank you to the Kiwanis Club of Marietta for giving out children’s reading books and pencils during the Washington County Fair Parade and for collecting donations for the Marietta Community... more »»

First Amendment problem

September 14, 2014 The Founding Fathers of the United States of America were farsighted in formulating a Constitution based on the concept of representative democracy. more »»

Big money killing democracy

September 14, 2014 Why would anyone want to continue giving tax incentives that encourage companies to move their factories overseas? That’s just what many in Congress are doing and the only explanation is that they... more »»

Shooting tame deer inhumane

September 14, 2014 I would like to make a comment about the 7-point buck (a tame deer) that the wildlife officer shot in Clarington, Ohio. How can they legally shoot the deer? The deer never hurt anyone. more »»

Older and looking for a job

September 14, 2014 Over 55 and looking for a job, even part-time? Forget it. I am a female with an education and a long work history, but for some reason cannot find a job. more »»

Remember what coal means

September 14, 2014 Where have the leaders of the United Mine Workers of America been for the last six years? After losing 17,000 jobs in the coal industry, these leaders are now scoffing at the term, “war on coal. more »»

Tennant isn’t bought, paid for

September 14, 2014 What Congresswoman Capito wants to do for her special interest backers should be a wakeup call for all West Virginians. more »»

Big Brother at the festival

September 14, 2014 This past weekend I had occasion to find myself on the Marietta side of the river for the Sternwheel Festival. I was dismayed and alarmed by what I saw. more »»

 
 
 

 

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