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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 »»

Caywood Group appreciates patience

May 28, 2014 When the Caywood Group (Fearing Township) was first formed approximately 2 1/2 years ago, our objective was to come together as an affiliation of neighbors/landowners to lease our oil and gas right. more »»

Committee, residents worked on lease

May 24, 2014 When the Caywood Group (Fearing Township) was first formed approximately 2 1/2 years ago, our objective was to come together as an affiliation of neighbors/landowners to lease our oil and gas right. more »»

Hopes are high during graduation season

May 23, 2014 This season of graduations is a time to celebrate the success of one chapter of life, and as the ceremony is known, to commence and move forward. more »»

Marietta Shrine Club appreciates support

May 23, 2014 On behalf of the Marietta Shrine Club, I want to sincerely thank the following: 1. more »»

Questions about Benghazi waiting for answers

May 22, 2014 “What difference at this point does it make”? In questioning by Sen. Johnson about the Sept. 11, 2012 bombing at the U.S. more »»

Thanks to letter carriers for successful food drive

May 21, 2014 On Saturday, May 10, the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was held. The food collected was distributed to local food pantries in Washington County. more »»



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