Protest at congressman’s Marietta office

Belpre resident Larry Block, front left, talks with Williamstown resident David B. Wamsley, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate seat on the West Virginia ballot in 2014, on Front Street in front of Congressman Bill Johnson’s Marietta office Tuesday. A group of seven people held signs criticizing the Republican Congressman’s role in the partial federal government shutdown. Belpre resident Jim Spader, back left, said he organized the gathering of “concerned citizens” on two days’ notice.

EVAN BEVINS

The Marietta Times