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Keep the EMA office as is; it’s working fine now

June 12, 2014 I attended a June 10 meeting where Sheriff Larry Mincks proposed taking over the daily operations and disaster planning for the Washington County EMA. more »»

Right Path’s fish fry fundraiser a success

June 11, 2014 The Right Path for Washington County held our 6th annual fish fry/fundraiser at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Friday May 16. more »»

Marietta FFA Alumni drawing a success

June 10, 2014 The Marietta FFA Alumni would like to take this time to thank all who helped make our Sportmans Drawing a success whether it was from a gun show or from individuals. more »»

Wall of Sound dinner had wide support

June 10, 2014 On behalf of the Marietta Band Boosters, I would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the Marietta “Wall of Sound” Band Fundraising dinner in May. more »»

Toy and Doll Museum opened in 1989

June 10, 2014 I wish to correct a mistake I made when I wrote to the editor about the Children’s Toy and Doll Museum. The opening date should be Aug. 26, 1989...instead of 1987. I guess I hit the wrong ke. more »»

EPA hurts coal industry, hurts the economy

June 7, 2014 If you have been watching or listening to the news media, you can tell Obama’s EPA has declared war on coal production in this country, well let me tell ya about the coal miner and his family ... more »»

Loss of downtown book store will be great

June 7, 2014 An era in Marietta is coming to a close as The Barking Dog book store closes its doors this summer. more »»

So many supported Sternwheel 5K; thanks

June 6, 2014 The 5th Annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival 5K Run and Walk was held on May 24. more »»

Don’t look the wrong way after killing spree

June 5, 2014 Once again we have a terrible tragedy and the push for a fix looks in the wrong direction. A lunatic goes on a killing spree and people miss the obvious, Elliot Rodger had mental problem. more »»

Limits on pollution a big win for families

June 4, 2014 This week, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed the first-ever federal limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the largest single source of global warming pollution in America. more »»

Toy, doll museum founder pleased to see its success

June 4, 2014 I was so pleased to see the article about the Children’s Toy and Doll Museum. As founder and former director it is good to see the museum is prosperin. more »»

Enemies from within the nation pose huge threat

June 3, 2014 It seems that America’s greatest threats are not coming from overseas, these days. The enemies within are the most troubling. more »»

Reader thankful for successful school year

May 31, 2014 It is once again that time to the ending of yet another school year. I want to thank those of you who have given of yourself tirelessly. more »»

VFW thanks senator for help with taxes

May 31, 2014 I would like to take the opportunity to publicly thank Senator Lou Gentile. more »»

Reader tells newspaper to tell it like it is

May 31, 2014 Here’s a quote from the weekend edition, May 24, in an article about a fatal motorcycle crash: “The rider of the motorcycle passed away from his injuries on Friday evening. more »»

Article in N.Y. publication depicts ‘worst’ of Marietta

May 31, 2014 The citizens of Marietta can rightfully be proud that their city was named by Smithsonian Magazine writer Susan Spano as #6 in her list of “America’s Best Small Towns”. more »»

Hats off to longtime House of Hope director

May 30, 2014 Hats off to Dorothy Boudinot! For over 40 years, Dorothy has been a rich source of support, kindness and encouragement to Washington County citizens with mental illness. more »»

VA mess indicates an overall need for change

May 30, 2014 I am so tired of seeing the incompetence of government on full display and the parties and media quick to blame another party instead of the real culprit. more »»

Frontier alumni appreciate golf scramble support

May 29, 2014 Frontier Alumni Association classes 1969 to 1989 held their annual four man golf scramble on May 3. Said scramble was held at the St. Marys golf course in St. Marys, W.Va. more »»

Plenty of thanks from food pantry fundraiser

May 28, 2014 The Gospel Mission Food Pantry had a fundraiser at the American Legion on Saturday, May 17. The benefit was a huge success and we would like to thank those involved. more »»

 
 

 

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