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Please go easy on the sirens during parades

May 27, 2015 I am writing concerning the upcoming parades in both the immediate and distant future in the Parkersburg-Marietta and surrounding areas. more »»

Thanks for support of Big Brothers Big Sisters event

May 25, 2015 On Sunday, May 17, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washington County held our first fundraiser, Bowl for Kids’ Sake here in Mariett. more »»

Right Path annual fish fry a successul fundraiser

May 25, 2015 The Right Path hosted our 6th annual fish fry fundraiser Friday, May 15, at the VFW on Pike Street in Marietta. more »»

Mail carrier food drive helped the county’s pantries

May 23, 2015 On Saturday, May 9, the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive was held. The food collected was distributed to local food pantries in Washington County. more »»

County courts should follow commissioners’ lead

May 23, 2015 Most of you have heard of citizens being held in “contempt of court”. more »»

Townships should not pick trash service for all

May 23, 2015 To everyone: I usually do not post anything in the media but for whatever reason, I feel compelled to do so tonight. more »»

Band boosters say thanks for fundraising help

May 22, 2015 On behalf of the Marietta Band Boosters, I would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the Marietta Wall of Sound fundraising dinner on May 8. more »»

Superior care for cancer patient is appreciated

May 20, 2015 This past April our family lost our beloved wife and mother to ovarian cancer. more »»

Frontier alumni say thanks for golf scramble support

May 19, 2015 Frontier High School Alumni Association classes 1969 to 1990 recently held its fourth annual four-man golf scramble on May 2. Said scramble was held at the St. Marys golf course in St. Marys, W.Va. more »»

Cutting teachers will only hurt students

May 16, 2015 Wood County Schools has more NBCT teachers than in any other in West Virginia. We should be proud that our teachers have worked to achieve this certification. more »»

Thanks to those who made Earth Day successful

May 16, 2015 Marietta Earth Day Celebration 2015 was a successful, beautiful sunny day! A special thanks to major sponsors: Clare Kremer, Marietta Natural History Society, Marietta Civitan, Peoples Bank and Ron’... more »»

Teacher’s dedication in the past pays off now

May 15, 2015 I would like to send a shout out to Davey Westfall and Shane Pugh. I taught agriculture for 15 years in St. more »»

Williamstown Post Office appreciates help

May 15, 2015 The Williamstown Post Office would like to send a huge thank you to the following businesses: Williamstown Da Vinci’s, Parkersburg JR’s Donut Castle, Emerson Avenue Foodland, Marietta’s Kroger,... more »»

Postal service should stick to delivering the mail

May 14, 2015 The postal service is in rough shape and it’s a lack of good management that is to blame. more »»

Support for Evergreen Series appreciated

May 13, 2015 On behalf of the Evergreen Arts & Humanities Series at Washington State Community College, I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for its support of our programs during the... more »»

Some reasons why we’re no longer the ‘greatest’

May 12, 2015 The recent death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore is very disturbing. more »»

Still work to do to make pedestrians safe

May 9, 2015 Although many residents may be tiring of the issue, we as a city still have work to do to ensure maximum pedestrian safety. more »»

Candidate for council thankful for support

May 9, 2015 I wanted to express my gratitude to the many volunteers and family members that helped this past spring with the Oxender for Council campaign. more »»

Reader supports marriage as man and woman

May 9, 2015 I have been writing to others to try to get help for Congress to vote for marriage for man and woman — not for man-man or woman-woman ... more »»

Why steal just one yard light? Get the rest

May 8, 2015 I want to thank the person that stole my yard lights. They were about ready for me to change them out anyway. But you should have taken the rest so at least you would have a se. more »»



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