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Letters to the Editor

Local voters turn their backs to the polls

PRIMARY ELECTIONS are not the most glamorous of events. However, they shouldn't be ignored. While Tuesday's primary was not totally shunned, such wasn't far from the case in Belmont County.Granted, not much was on the ballot. But an election is still an election.In Belmont County, more than ...

There is no substitute for a mother’s love

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY to all our wonderful moms in Belmont County and beyond. We pray that you receive the greatest gift of all, that of love. You certainly deserve that, and much more.There is no substitute for a mother's love. She is the one who exerts every influence for good. She will stand ...

Energy Boom

Dear?Editor,At the WTOV9 "Energy Boom" Town Meeting broadcast on Thursday Rhonda Reda, Executive Director of the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program delivered at least two misleading answers.In response to the question about unitization, Reda said: "Ohio is a spacing state [If] 95% of ...

‘The Trip’

Dear EditorThirty years have gone by! It seems like yesterday because I keep it fresh in my mind at all times. It's one of those happenings in your life you depend on "All" the time to keep life "rich" on a daily basis. We all have one, a story, a time, a place that we reflect upon that in an ...

‘Gay Issues’

Dear EditorAs President, Obama, has used gay rights as as lightning-rod issue to divide American, what we obviously have with Obama is a politician who said his view had "evolved" to support same-sex marriage - but looks the other way to silence the views of millions of people whom have gone to ...

MF Dairy Queen

Dear EditorAs the building that had housed the Martins Ferry Dairy Queen, located at 1220 South Zane Highway in Martins Ferry for nearly half a century, is now "For Sale" and the iconic business it had within recently ceased operations.I would like to reflect on the many years of service this ...