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Become an informed voter

February 16, 2014 The hottest segment of voters in America today is not Republican voters or Democrat voters; it is the uninformed voter. more »»

Committee appreciates support

February 16, 2014 Parkersburg Holiday in the Park opened for the 19th year on Nov. 23 with new light displays as well as some of the standard, and much admired, ones from the past. more »»

Incredible job of clearing roads

February 16, 2014 Special thanks to all of the snow plow and salt truck operators who have done an incredible job keeping our streets clear during the past several weeks. more »»

Stand up for the unborn

February 16, 2014 Tuesday was the pro-life rally at the Legislature in Charleston, sponsored by West Virginians for Life. more »»

The kindness of area residents

February 16, 2014 My husband and I would like to thank the five gentlemen who helped get our car out of a ditch during this past Sunday’s snow storm. more »»

Demand to be heard

February 16, 2014 Did you know that d-Con, used to kill rats and mice, can be likened to the propaganda being fed to we, the American people? In d-Con, there is a very small trace of arseni. more »»

Incandescent bulbs still best

February 9, 2014 This letter is in reference to the article that appeared in the Ja. more »»

Not being destroyed from within

February 9, 2014 Sometimes it amazes me with the ignorance of some people. In a recent letter, a Navy vet that leans towards a Christian persuasion had issues with a certain Pentagon-mandated polic. more »»

Enjoy a glass of water

February 9, 2014 It is not at all surprising that some samples of water pulled from the Charleston area are found to contain formaldehyde or 4-methylcyclohexylmethanol or any number of other organic and inorganic... more »»

More heart than competency

February 9, 2014 Last year, there was a surplus in Parkersburg of near $750,000, which was given out as pay increases and various item. more »»

Find better energy methods

February 9, 2014 Responding to the letter to the editor sent by Margaret Meeker on Feb. more »»

CVS made a responsible move

February 9, 2014 I lost my mother and my father years ago and their death was attributed to illnesses caused by tobacco. What a worry it is that two of our three adult children are addicted to tobacco. more »»

An angel in my room

February 9, 2014 On Dec. 5, 2013, I had back surgery at Marietta Memorial Hospital. After surgery, while in the recovery room, I stopped breathing. The woman sharing my room alerted the nurses that I needed hel. more »»

Tennant’s negative campaign

February 9, 2014 Since Natalie Tennant has rolled out her campaign for U.S. Senate against Shelley Moore Capito it has been one negative attack after another. more »»

Always put students’ safety first

February 9, 2014 To Mr. Roe of Feb. 2 and his comments on school closings. Many roads in Wood County are not treated at all, and the buses run on most of them. more »»

Our animals deserve better

February 9, 2014 Christopher Carraway did a good research on donkeys. I am very against the ballgames and treatment these small animals get. My first knowledge of their use was in our small coal mines. more »»

Help needed to solve murders

February 9, 2014 Feb. 5, 2005, was a night of horror in Parkersburg. Three nightmares happened this night and we are still waiting for any information to solve the murders of Tracy Thompson and John Nestor. more »»

Grossly incongruous words

February 9, 2014 Incongruous is a word that I had never used until now, but an article in the News and Sentinel begs its use. more »»

A reminder: We’re still a nation of laws

February 3, 2014 Since Sen. Robert Byrd passed away virtually no Democrat has had the courage to say, “Mr. President, enough! I may agree with you on the issues, but we are a nation of laws, sir.” M. more »»

Chosen area for toxic waste

February 3, 2014 Since the transformation of a gas well into a gas injection well on State Route 144, near Stewart, Ohio, the traffic of large tanker trucks has been an endangermen. more »»



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