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Commissioners won’t be bullied into a decision

January 30, 2015 Commissioners won’t be bullied into a decision Thank the Lord, Washington County has commissioners who will take a stand! We have men who have the courage and integrity to say “no” even though it... more »»

Reps need to deliver message to White House

January 29, 2015 The well-known adage taught to us by our parents “birds of a feather flock together” was brought to life in the galleries of the U.S. House of Representatives during the State of the Union last wee. more »»

Thanks to those who have helped House of Hope

January 29, 2015 The House of Hope, located on County House Lane in Marietta, is a nonprofit facility open four days a week, that provides adults with mental health issues, resources, peer support, lunches, and... more »»

Voters’ ‘clear’ message the view of hypocrites

January 28, 2015 The Jan. 14 Times editorial declaring that recent Republican Congressional gains should convince President Obama to bend to the “clear message” of the American voters practically drips with hypocrisy. more »»

Contact school boards about Common Core

January 28, 2015 We should worry about Common Core used in our area public schools. We should not blame teachers or our kids for its failings. more »»

Community supports WASCO via fall festival

January 27, 2015 Thank you for the community support that was received at WASCO’s Fall Festival. I would like to thank everyone who made donations and came out to support us. more »»

Hold federal government more accountable

January 27, 2015 Did you listen to the exalted leader say he and his cronies want to steal more money from those who have to give to those they decided did not have enough? Do you know that $22,000,000,000,000 (and... more »»

Parents shouldn’t fret over Common Core

January 26, 2015 Common Core is a new educational plan sponsored by the federal government. The plan itself means well, but the implementation is flawed. more »»

Reader agrees for most part with Obama’s address

January 26, 2015 Did you miss me? With the holidays, a four-day hospital stay, and still fighting pneumonia, I haven’t been able to compose my thoughts. I did stay up for President Obama’s State of the Union messag. more »»

Johnson has become part of the bigger problem

January 24, 2015 How many terms does it take to become part of the establishment? The answer is less than two! (Bill) Johnson was re-elected to a third term in 2014 which was also his fourth year as our... more »»

Freedom of speech applies to everyone

January 23, 2015 A letter writer’s explanation of free speech is somewhat interesting. The one truth is the title, “Freedom of speech should be used for good.” Beyond that, the writer’s motives become very clea. more »»

Supreme Court rulings twist marriage rules

January 22, 2015 I am writing in response to the Supreme Court decision to hear the case on the gay marriage issue in the United State. more »»

Kiwanis Club’s Pancake Days coming Feb. 6, 7

January 21, 2015 The Marietta Kiwanis Club 61st Annual Pancake Days will be held on Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7, at First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., Marietta. The event will be held from 11 a.m. more »»

Tire crisis stirs memories of Millers Lane in 1945

January 21, 2015 A thank you is sent to the people who helped me on Jan. 2. A strapping tape with metal found its way into my tire as I traveled down Ohio 7. I stopped at the bank in Reno but was unable to remove i. more »»

Gratitude expressed for Cone & Shake’s owner

January 20, 2015 I am so thankful for honest people in this world today ... I speak from my heart, with so much gratitude for “the gentleman” that owns Cone & Shake in Mariett. more »»

Freedom of speech should be used for good

January 19, 2015 By writing a letter to the editor of this newspaper, I am exercising the right of freedom of speech, one of the advantages of a democrac. more »»

Marietta Hospice seeks compassionate volunteers

January 17, 2015 Throughout the winter months, it’s common for many people to struggle with depression, boredom, or both. more »»

Student success starts at home with parents

January 17, 2015 PARCC stands for Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. It is a state test designed to measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers. more »»

Thanks, Secret Santa helped 513 children

January 16, 2015 Washington-Morgan Community Action completed another successful year of the Secret Santa Program in Washington County. The program served 513 children of low income families in 2014. more »»

Americans deserve a Congress that’s for them

January 14, 2015 The American people deserve a Congress that works for them and is not engaged in political stunts with six-figure price tags. more »»

 
 
 

 

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