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Letters to the Editor

The other half

Over the past several years the Marietta City School district has suffered through failed levies, school consolidation due to falling enrollment and the Covid-19 pandemic. Like many school districts in Ohio funding for schools has continued to be eroded by a reliance on property taxes and the ...

Code Red for Humanity

“Code red for humanity” that is what United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterras stated, in regard to the latest report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). With more than 300 authors using 14,000 scientific papers the IPCC pulls together a wealth of ...

Tragedy in Afghanistan

Tragic defeat in Afghanistan may have been inevitable. History teaches us that the region has not been kind to any force that has exerted control on the region. With that said, severe missteps have been made by the Biden Administration. First, the Administration assured us that what we are ...

Thank you from Oak Grove VFD

Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank everyone that came out in support of our Annual Ice Cream Social held this year on Aug. 7. This year we featured the band Phase 2, our famous chicken dinners that included potato salad and baked beans, homemade desserts from our community, ...

COVID locally

A new COVID conspiracy has surfaced: It seems that biochemists Hilary and Joe have, in their secret pizza restaurant basement laboratory, invented and developed the Coronavirus. Their nefarious plan was for the virus to spread, infect and kill more than 500,000 American citizens. Hilary and Joe ...

Get the vaccine

Sometime before 1933, my mother developed a spot on her arm and had a fever. She got better and then her mother got very sick. Grandpa called the doctor. When the doctor arrived and examined her he determined that she had small pox and it was necessary to vaccinate the entire family for ...