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Kitchen tour support also helped the Betsey

October 15, 2014 Marietta’s Historic Kitchen Tour, which took place on Sunday afternoon, provided the community with a pleasant autumn activity for the 100-plus people who attended. more »»

Money, ideology and politics — not education

October 14, 2014 For profit charter schools are robbing our public schools and our students of the education they deserve. That’s a very harsh statement, but true nonetheless. more »»

Times have changed and not for the best

October 14, 2014 You know, it is unbelievable to me what this country has come to! Do you know what these same-sex marriage people are doing behind closed doors? They are having oral sex, which is unhealthy and... more »»

Devola’s sewer issues ignore cost to landowners

October 14, 2014 I recently attended the county board of health meeting in Devola concerning the proposed sewer projec. more »»

It’s about time Eric Holder leaves AG’s office

October 14, 2014 Eric Holder, now former Attorney General to the U.S., resigned last week amid tensions in his office due to filings made to Congress for Contempt of Congress charges. more »»

Commissioner trusts Walters to take seat

October 13, 2014 Recently I have been asked several times about the upcoming election of a new county commissioner. Since my term is ending and I am not a candidate for commissioner, I will share my thoughts. more »»

Vote for Democrats to keep needed programs

October 13, 2014 If you are getting a Social Security check, thank the Democrats. Vote for Democrats to save this retirement plan from being privatized. more »»

BrAva fun day was another success

October 11, 2014 The fourth annual BrAva 5K/Family Fun Day is in the books and it was a record breaking event! And the plans have already begun for the fifth annua. more »»

BrAva Committee Family Career Awareness Day planned for all

October 11, 2014 On Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Building Bridges to Careers will be sponsoring a “Family Career Awareness Day” for all county junior high and high school students and their parents. more »»

Kennedy is right choice for Ohio Supreme Court

October 11, 2014 Fifteen years ago, when she was elected as a domestic relations judge in Butler County, Justice Sharon Kennedy took an oath to uphold the Ohio Constitution and enforce the laws of the state of Ohi. more »»

Seems there is no reason to vote anymore

October 11, 2014 Is there still a reason to vote? This nation was started by Christians. Our constitution, government structure and schools were all Christian. more »»

Critics of Bill Johnson’s voting record are righ

October 11, 2014 This letter is in response to the letter to the editor by Tom Fenton critical of Jennifer Garrison for saying Bill Johnson is not supporting veterans. So here are the fact. more »»

It’s time for a change, vote Yolan Dennis

October 11, 2014 Debbie Phillips, do we need hope and change; or is it time to choose a serious working representative? The job of governing Athens County and our great state of Ohio is serious business. more »»

Garrison has the record that counts

October 11, 2014 EVE, Incorporated is the service agency and shelter for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault for Marietta and the surrounding area. more »»

Let’s talk about what state rep has been doing

October 10, 2014 I’m amazed that people can just blame the failure to stop a plant’s closing on a few individuals. Let’s not forget that Ormet was in bankruptcy, not once but twice. more »»

Rural areas may be left behind in technology

October 9, 2014 I can’t believe it! Just when we think we are going to get broadband internet access a few miles outside the city limits of Marietta, the owner and an employee of Smart Networks allegedly steal the... more »»

U.N. runs an end around play on ammunition

October 8, 2014 The United Nations wants to ban the use of lead ammunition for firearms worldwide, discussing the possibility of imposing sanctions against smelters and manufacturers of lead bullets or outright ban... more »»

Time for a change by electing Yolan Dennis

October 8, 2014 This election year is about jobs. Specifically, good paying jobs. Our current state representative, Debbie Phillips, has neglected her constituents. It’s time for a change. more »»

Support for golf scramble appreciated

October 6, 2014 This letter serves as a note of appreciation and thanks to the many participants, sponsors and volunteers who dedicated their time and efforts to the first annual Washington County Bullets Golf... more »»

Johnson, Thompson are best candidates for job

October 6, 2014 It is time to select those who represent us in DC and Columbus. For the 6th Ohio District in D.C. more »»



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