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A reason for the mess we’re in

December 1, 2013 The misguided man from Parkersburg’s Sunday newspaper letter is a glaring example of why this country is in the mess we have all around us. more »»

Helping kids become leaders

December 1, 2013 On Nov. 21, 150 Washington County students in grades 6 -12 attended Youth Leadership Summit 6 at the Marietta YMCA. more »»

Robbery at the gas pumps

December 1, 2013 Price gouging and the pumps. When is it going to end? You would think our elected officials would check into this and try to get something done with this price gouging at the pumps. more »»

Natalie Tennant: Obama’s candidate

December 1, 2013 Tennant: Obama’s candidate The Obamas have officially endorsed Natalie Tennant. On Nov. more »»

Capitalism gone awry

December 1, 2013 We, as a country, are walking with our eyes wide open through the world seeing only that the Euro Zone has been biting the bullet and are about to come out of their depression that we have foisted o... more »»

Accountability from schools

November 26, 2013 The Parkersburg News and Sentinel report of Tuesday’s Wood County Board of Education meeting stated board members were presented a one-hour-and-40-minute presentation on the next-generation standard... more »»

Cutting down the apple tree

November 26, 2013 Meth has everyone on edge. Politicians and law enforcement agencies are desperate to do something. more »»

Skip the turkey and live longer

November 26, 2013 President Obama will get a break from “Obamacare” when he pardons the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. more »»

Obama critics should give it a rest already

November 25, 2013 The success or failure of Obamacare will take some time to become apparent. The online sign-up process was greatly flawed but is improving. more »»

Mayor Rapp’s charm offensive

November 25, 2013 Cannot helping noticing the charm offensive by Mr. Rapp as Vienna mayor. more »»

Media avoiding Obamacare disaster

November 25, 2013 As of this writing, I have found it quite odd that I have not seen a single headline regarding the now famous lines “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it. Period. more »»

Save our hunting culture

November 24, 2013 We are well into fall with hunting seasons sprinkled throughout, behind and ahead of us. Hunting is an ancient tradition that many, especially in West Virginia, still take part in. more »»

Practice what you preach

November 24, 2013 In the recent editorial titled “hit the books,” this paper implied that a lack of emphasis on math and science is handicapping area youth in the current and future job markets. more »»

Power plant sale a bad idea

November 24, 2013 The League of Women Voters of West Virginia opposes the sale of the Harrison power plant to Mon Power. more »»

Stand up to bullying mayor

November 24, 2013 I am writing in regard to the most recent attacks made by Bob Newell on those who apparently don’t agree with him. In this particular case, members of the Parkersburg Police Civil Service Commissio. more »»

Kids have it good with Reeves

November 24, 2013 On many occasions I scan the letters to the editor section of The News and Sentinel, but I hardly ever think of responding to the many letters submitted by those who have no clue what they are... more »»

O’Reilly’s war on the poor

November 24, 2013 FOX pundit and faux “historian” Bill O’Reilly (“Killing Kennedy”) might want to call his next book “Killing the Truth.” O’Reilly’s syndicated column in the Nov. more »»

Ashamed of the media

November 24, 2013 This letter is in response to the editor’s article on Nov. 17, entitled “Frustrated Newell takes on panel. more »»

Lies need to be challenged

November 24, 2013 The letter to The News and Sentinel on Nov 17 titled, “Wake up or we’re all doomed” was a real dandy. Six paragraphs of incoherent gibberish. more »»

Destroying the middle class

November 24, 2013 A prosperous economy rests upon a middle class financially capable of consuming the goods and services produced by the wealthy, the owners and managers of the means of production. more »»

 
 

 

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