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Ignorance on climate change is irrational

June 27, 2016 I was having lunch with my 20-year-old son the other day. He lives in Boone County and goes to community college in Logan. We were talking about climate change and Obama’s war on coa. more »»

Be alert to scam

June 27, 2016 A few moments ago I answered my phone to hear a young man’s voice asking for “Gran’ma. more »»

Set rules for beggars

June 26, 2016 It is bad enough that visitors to our area are met by beggars as they get off I-77 or cross the toll bridge from Ohio. more »»

End the NRA's influence

June 26, 2016 It’s official: The NRA owns most Republican congressmen and women, and a few Democrats as well. Look at the data. NRA contributions to GOP congressmen are in the millions of dollar. more »»

Common ground in parties

June 26, 2016 Recently I spoke on the phone with West Virginia House of Delegates member Mike Azinger, seeking information on the potential effects of revenue loss to West Virginia counties since individuals are... more »»

Morrisey deserves support

June 26, 2016 I met Patrick Morrisey at a public meeting forum in St. Marys during his first campaign. more »»

State party is disappointing

June 26, 2016 I am very dismayed by the West Virginia State Democratic Party’s response to the progressive platform that was passed the weekend of June 10-11, 2016. more »»

Obama complicit in attack

June 26, 2016 Although the facts are still coming in about the tragic nightclub shooting in Orlando, I would like to weigh in. more »»

High cost of an education

June 26, 2016 I saw something in the paper earlier this week and have been thinking about it ever since. Your article said that West Virginia University was instituting a 4. more »»

Democrats wrong on guns

June 26, 2016 It was really amazing to watch the Democrats and their childish display of silliness on the House floor. more »»

Investigate Hillary Clinton

June 19, 2016 With Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, I’m amazed that the Democrats are allowing her to remain in the presidential race. more »»

Tomblin does not stand with us

June 19, 2016 Do you know Earl Ray Tomblin is using the governor’s taxpayer-funded website to endorse Hillary Clinton for president? Doesn’t he know that almost half of West Virginia Democrats voted for Bernie... more »»

Create new opportunities

June 19, 2016 A recent article about a local company, Solvay’s involvement with the Solar Impulse project, sparked me thinking about our local econom. more »»

Congratulations are due

June 19, 2016 I would like to congratulate the staff, families and most importantly, the residents of Eagle Pointe Nursing and Rehab Center for another excellent state survey. more »»

Reappraisal system nonsense

June 19, 2016 Another example of government waste and bureaucracy. The West Virginia real estate reappraisal system is out of control. more »»

Powerless as a customer

June 12, 2016 Thanks to the power company my home suffered another electrical power outage last week. If memory serves me it’s the third outage in a couple of weeks. I find these outages more than annoying. more »»

Rethinking Muhammad Ali

June 12, 2016 I believe some perspective is necessary to balance the on-going fawning over Muhammad Ali, a.k.a. Cassius Marcellus Clay. more »»

Supporting Obama, Clinton

June 12, 2016 A recent letter writer asked if there was anyone out there who supported President Obama’s recent bathroom policy for transgender students. I think there are more of us out there than you think. more »»

Uphill battle to clean up

June 12, 2016 I have been cleaning North Parkersburg’s litter problem for the past 6 years and would like to thank Larry Eugene Butcher and Charles Roberts for helping clean up a mess of papers (old invoices) tha... more »»

Respect our nation's flag

June 12, 2016 With Flag Day (June 14) just around the corner, I’d like to ask individuals, groups, organizations, churches and businesses in the area to check the condition of the United States flag they are... more »»

 
 

Cruzefest July 2, 2016

VIENNA – The 12th annual Tweedle's CruzeFest 2016 will be 3-8 p.m. July 2 at Neale Elemetary School at on Grand Central Avenue next to Wendy'sEntry fee is $10 for all makes and models of cars and motorcycles. All entries will get a chance to win a car. more »

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It's your internet

Is someone watching you?

June 22, 2016 Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, caused a bit of stir this week when a photo was published that showed a small piece of tape over the camera of his MacBook laptop. more »

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