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2nd Amendment in no danger

May 1, 2016 Mr. Steve Wolverton is on a roll. The News and Sentinel recently printed a couple of his letters to the editor. I responded to one in a very negative manner. more »»

Before it's too late

May 1, 2016 The extraction and burning of fossil fuels by corporate energy companies in America is fueled by greed with no consideration for even their own grandchildren let alone the children of the rest of th... more »»

Do your election homework

May 1, 2016 I am asked every day who I am voting for sheriff. I am a Democrat, and the answer is I cannot vote for any of them. I am then asked if I was Republican, who would I vote for. more »»

Library levy not new

May 1, 2016 The library levy for the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library appearing on the May 10 primary election ballot needs clarification beyond what has been provided through various sources. more »»

Buying local builds local giving

May 1, 2016 When was the last time your charitable gift of $100 became $200 or even $300? Tuesday, May 3, starting at 12:01 a.m. more »»

Del. Mike Azinger is misguided

May 1, 2016 A few weeks ago, W.Va. Delegate Mike Azinger, now a candidate for the state Senate, was given space to electioneer in the Sunday News and Sentinel editorial page. more »»

Some thoughts on gun control

May 1, 2016 We seem to have a real discussion in progress regarding gun control. Why is this even a subject of debate in a civilized society? Sadly, the reason is gree. more »»

'Climate change' as a religion

May 1, 2016 Do you ever wonder why the term “global warming” has been changed to “climate change?” When you hear our government leaders, scientists, and teachers broadcast “climate change” we all understand the... more »»

Hendershot worthy of vote

April 26, 2016 I feel it necessary to inform the readers that Debbie Hendershot is qualified for the position of Wood County magistrate. more »»

People are only stirring the pot

April 25, 2016 A few thoughts after attending the April 11 Fairness West Virginia meeting at the Parkersburg Municipal Building: 1) The city council woman who has drafted legislation for the non-discrimination act... more »»

Natural gas is not the solution

April 24, 2016 I’ve just read Dr. Robert W. Chase’s letter to the editor in the News and Sentinel, and I have to say Dr. more »»

Rockefeller's judgment is sound

April 24, 2016 Public discussion in the editorial section provides a significant opportunity for readers to evaluate and agree or disagree with ideas, therefore, to learn, standardize, and hopefully improve... more »»

U.N. treaty still a threat to U.S.

April 24, 2016 After reading Mr. Chambers’ letter attacking me for my letter “Support the N.R.A.,” I had to respond. If Obama is not the number one anti-gun dude in the country, he is certainly right up ther. more »»

Truth on chiropractic physicians

April 24, 2016 It came as a big surprise when a Gallup-Palmer College of Chiropractic report found a significant number of Americans think doctors of chiropractic have two years or less of higher education. more »»

Tranquill deserves support

April 24, 2016 I am writing this letter in support of Robert “Bob” Tranquill for Wood County Assessor. more »»

Brown should get your vote

April 24, 2016 I believe with the upcoming primary election for Parkersburg mayor occurring next month, that there should be a debate held for the three Republican candidate. more »»

Here we go again

April 24, 2016 The time has come to vote, and see what we end up with. I do something I believe everyone should do. I write down who I am going to vote for, before I go vote. more »»

Thanks for supporting carnival

April 24, 2016 We would like to thank everyone in the community for their support of the Warren Elementary School Carnival, held on April 9. more »»

What about fairness for the unborn?

April 18, 2016 A group in Tuesday’s newspaper demands rights for the LGBT community to be introduced to Parkersburg City Counci. more »»

Common Core in W.Va.

April 17, 2016 WV School Board has adopted Next Generation Science Standards to be taught in WV schools in grades K-12. The board did agree to implement some of the most egregious standards and called them WVNGSS. more »»

 
 

Tractor Ride May 7, 2016

LITTLE HOCKING — The Pionneer Antique Power Association is sponsoring the Dean Becker-Bill Atkinson Memorial Tractor Ride at 9:30 a.m. May 7 at Little Hocking Elementary School.Free registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the school. The ride will begin at 9:30 a.m. and is about 36 miles long. more »

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Don't fall for ailing computer scam

April 3, 2016 I got a call from “Frank” at “Microsoft” in “Austin, Texas” the other day. He was calling to inform me that my Windows computer was infected with a virus and I needed his help to remove it. more »

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