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A Nation Deeply Divided

With memories of 1968-1968 spinning around in my head, I watched along with THE WHOLE WORLD as thousands of angry demonstrators converged on Washington, D.C. in a violent attempt to pursuade lawmakers, (in particular Vice President Mike Pence) to overturn the election results. Unwilling to ...

Hiding Behind the Computer

Everyone is hoping for a better 2021. Or so they say! I saw firsthand last week that free speech and social media actually give a different view and meaning of what is lawful and what was intended, and much of it isn’t appreciated. Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of ...

The New Year: A Reflection of the Past and a Fresh Start

The New Year is a time for looking back and for looking forward. For most of us 2020 will be the year we wish to forget. It has been extremely tough for the entire world. Life as we had grown used to changed dramatically as COVID-19 ravaged the globe. What should have been a normal election ...

Mother and Daddy Couldn’t Afford It …….But Santa Could

And finally it’s Christmas. A time for remembrance of happy Christmas past, for enjoying happy Christmas present of anticipation of happy Christmas future. Ninety-two years ago, Francis Church of The New York Sun wrote an editorial as a reply to a letter from an 8 year old girl, Virginia ...

Letters to the Editor | VIEW ALL

FROM THOMAS E. TRADER, SR.

To The Editor,Well, I can see there has not been anything done since the last letter I put in the paper.There are two intersections in New Martinsville that are dangerous. That is the light at the Wetzel Chronicle building and the red light at Certified. The other third intersection is Route ...

FROM SHIRLEY VFD

Letter to Editor,The Shirley Volunteer Fire Department and Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who came out to our Quarter Auction on March 2. We would also like to thank Joey Baker-Soly and Tonia Alleman for holding this auction along with the vendors who set up and the Middlebourne Stealey ...

From Clara Glover, Roberta Ash, Emily Robinson, David Robinson, etc.

To The Editor,The family of John W. Robinson wishes to thank all who offered prayers during his life and the many people who supported us in his death. We truly appreciate your thoughts, prayers, and kindness. To those who visited the funeral home, attended the funeral, called, sent flowers, ...

FROM J. CHAD MORRISON

Dear Editor,This past week, our hunger relief organization convened to discuss strategies that could impact our state in the next few years. We opened with a general discussion of what the problems are in West Virginia that lead to or stem from hunger. The more common topics came up ...