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Fighting against domestic violence

October 17, 2014 October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. more »»

Panhandling signs needed

October 17, 2014 I am in favor of the signs prohibiting panhandling. Parkersburg has several organizations willing to help those that have fallen on hard times. more »»

Vote Democrat for good reasons

October 13, 2014 If you are getting a Social Security check, thank the Democrats. Vote for Democrats to save this retirement plan from being privatized. more »»

A record that speaks for itself

October 13, 2014 This letter is in response to the letter to the editor by Tom Fenton critical of Jennifer Garrison for saying Bill Johnson is not supporting veterans. So here are the fact. more »»

Justice Kennedy for law and order

October 13, 2014 Law and order. That is the type of society we all want. Many things go into the creation of an orderly society. more »»

Cast vote for conservatives

October 12, 2014 One would think that the 80-plus years of one-party rule in West Virginia would be enough. more »»

Another Bill Johnson untruth

October 12, 2014 EVE, Incorporated is the service agency and shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for Marietta and the surrounding area. more »»

Rick Walters for commissioner

October 12, 2014 Recently, I have been asked several times about the upcoming election of a new county commissioner. Since my term is ending and I am not a candidate for commissioner, I will share my thoughts. more »»

The city’s unused bike lane

October 12, 2014 The city has decided to take away parking meters and put a bike trail in its place on Second Street. We have seen very few bikers using this street. more »»

Vandalism of property is sad

October 12, 2014 My sister, my mother and I came to Marietta between 1 October and 4 October, 2014. more »»

VFD appreciates support

October 12, 2014 It is amazing how a community can go about its daily activities and not take much time to think about what goes on each day while we are at work, maybe shopping, or running the kids around. more »»

Angels, heroes walk among us

October 12, 2014 Angels and heroes really do walk among us. I had the awesome experience of meeting one face to face this morning at a local restauran. more »»

Why bother to vote?

October 12, 2014 Is there still a reason to vote? This nation was started by Christians. Our Constitution, government structure and schools were all Christian. more »»

Wasting a vote on abortion

October 12, 2014 I have a few things to say to our dear friend and misguided anti-abortionist Patty Cooper of Vienna. more »»

Highway department helpful

October 12, 2014 Wadesville Road got a real nice visit from the state road department — Candy Caviness, Citizens Request for Assistance Coordinator for District Three. more »»

Return Sharon Kennedy to high court

October 6, 2014 This November, across Ohio we will elect every member of the state’s executive branch and some members of the legislative branch. more »»

BrAva’s fun day a success

October 6, 2014 The fourth annual BrAva 5K/Family Fun Day is in the books and it was a record-breaking event. And the plans have already begun for the fifth annual. more »»

Vote Dennis for a sensible approach

October 6, 2014 I met Yolan Dennis in 1968 when I entered high school at Waterford. She is still the smiling, smart, sensible country woman that I have remembered for the last 46 years. more »»

Tennant stands with workers

October 5, 2014 On Sept. 29, I read “Tennant’s prospects dim” by Mike Myer. more »»



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