Parkersburg News and Sentinelhttp://www.newsandsentinel.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 20 Aug 2014 04:48:14 EDTWed, 20 Aug 2014 04:48:14 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssTougher drug sentences neededhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/594450.htmlI find the recent news articles that show relatively short prison sentences for selling or distributing illegal drugs very disturbing. There are some who think we should legalize certain drugs.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBand coverage appreciatedhttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/594451.htmlKudos to The Parkersburg News and Sentinel for its excellent coverage of the 90th anniversary of the Big Red Band of Parkersburg High School.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTHumane Society's caring peoplehttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/594452.htmlI want to give a very special thank you to our Humane Society for taking such good care of my grandchildren's 5-year-old hound dog. He was a city dog, always in his own fenced-in backyard. Moving to the country, he was allowed freedom to run.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSuicide claims too many liveshttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/594453.htmlI've been thinking about this all week after hearing about the death of Robin Williams on Monday, Aug. 11. I did not want to be a part of the norm and say how much I loved his characters or RIP Robin, I wanted to go much deeper in thought than that.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTThe crumbling of Americahttp://www.newsandsentinel.com/page/content.detail/id/594454.htmlAs I recently paid my tax bill, I couldn't help wondering where all this money is going. It sure isn't going into road repair, as I'm dodging the same pot holes that I have all spring and summer.Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT