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Why do police need to prepare for protests?

November 16, 2013 Anyone see the movie Blue Thunder where a helicopter is being tested to quell civil disobedience? Thursday’s Times says the area law enforcement are getting ready for the same thin. more »»

Cutler Community Center says thank you

November 16, 2013 We want to take this time to say thank you for making our Longaberger basket bingo a success on Nov. 9 at the Cutler Community Center. Thank you to Longaberger consultant, Vivian Burto. more »»

Guards at the gate honor veterans by stepping aside

November 16, 2013 In America we take many things for granted. Like those who have served our country bravely. In Washington, D.C., veterans rallied during the recent government shutdown. more »»

Health care ‘fixes’ make things worse

November 15, 2013 As each day passes, I see more problems being created by the Obama Administration and their bumbling efforts regarding health care. more »»

Voters made candidate’s dream come true

November 15, 2013 The Nov. 5 election provided me an opportunity I long considered. I personally thank the voters who supported me, making that realization to become a member of the Fort Frye Board of Education. more »»

Just let the president live large on our dime

November 14, 2013 In recent months I have read letters referring to Obama haters and their aversion to our dear leade. more »»

Some quick facts on government waste

November 13, 2013 Editor, I’ll make this short ... The salary of retired United States’ presidents, $180,000 for life. The salary of House/Senate members, $174,000 for life. more »»

City school board member says ‘thanks’

November 12, 2013 I would like to thank the people of the Marietta City School District who voted for me and the other two incumbent candidates whom I feel grateful to be able to serve with. more »»

Candidate appreciates support from voters

November 12, 2013 I would like to thank everyone who took the time to vote. It is such a privilege and honor to let your voice be heard. It is greatly appreciated. more »»

Hard-working volunteers truly made a difference

November 12, 2013 Make a Difference Day was a busy day in Marietta! A hard-working team of eight students from Marietta College with the guidance of Becky Wright and Patrick Stewart, longtime volunteers at Kroger... more »»

Ask yourself why this area needs 2 armored vehicles

November 11, 2013 Why, oh why, does Marietta need two armored vehicles? Just because one vehicle can be funded with a grant from the federal government doesn’t mean it is “free. more »»

Helping Stacey’s Dance Troupe is easy

November 11, 2013 Stacey’s Dance Studio Competition Troupe members would like to thank the community for supporting them through their Smitty’s Night on Oct. 30. more »»

Strecker Center thanks firefighters’ for donation

November 11, 2013 Marietta Memorial Hospital Strecker Cancer staff would like to thank the Marietta Firefighters Local 442 for donating a check for $1,300 to our emergency patient fund. more »»

'Political correctness' is going too far

November 11, 2013 Some people have too much time on their hands.Such as the governor of Minnesota and the mayor of Minneapolis, saying that the Washington Redskins should change their name. more »»

Benefits of flu vaccine far outweigh any risks

November 9, 2013 Recently, a chiropractor indicated that he thought being immunized against the flu was not a wise choice because the flu shot only helped about 56 percent of the people it was given to and the risk... more »»

Candidate for council president thanks residents

November 9, 2013 If I may be allowed, I would like to thank the city of Marietta for my recent campaign to be your next president of council. more »»

Candidate for city treasurer thanks supporters

November 9, 2013 Congratulations to Cathy Harper on her election as Marietta City treasurer. I wish her success and am confident that she will continue to represent Marietta well. more »»

Too little help for addicts

November 9, 2013 Whatever happened to treatment help for the suffering alcoholic and drug addict instead of just sending them to prison again and again? What is alcoholism and drug addiction? It’s a disease much lik... more »»

Two armored vehicles two too many

November 9, 2013 Excuse me. I would like to file a report to the county for fraud, waste and abus. more »»

Standards in politics should apply to everyone equally

November 9, 2013 The switch from Daylight Savings Time to Eastern Standard Time invites us to discuss “standards” and why they are important to the ongoing progress of civilization. more »»



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