Letters to the Editor

Stand up for Indian Creek

To the editor: My heart goes out to all the wonderful students of the Indian Creek Local School District who, once again, have been disappointed by the lack of voter turnout to affirm a much needed levy. Anyone who has witnessed the dedication, self-discipline and massive civic minded ...

Progressives miss the point

To the editor: I can’t choose what’s more humorous, progressives daydreaming about President Trump being impeached or their nightmare that Trump is president. Or, believing Republicans wage war on women and the Muslim world doesn’t, and advising pregnant women not to smoke, but saying ...

Route 7 project is impressive

To the editor: I have been blessed this year on the road to recovery from a major illness and somewhat major surgery. The blessing is the construction site for the state Route 7 approach to the Veterans Memorial Bridge. My home overlooks much of the work that has been done, and during a short ...

Thanks for help with veterans’ drive

To the editor: On behalf of myself, the staff and Millsop Community Center, I would like to thank everyone who contributed to the clothing drive for the veterans and their families. It was another successful drive. Even though it was for one week in October, we are keeping the drive open ...

Kratom linked to deaths

To the editor: The opioid epidemic is real and is at its worst in our own Tri-State Area backyard. It is worrisome that there is a product — not under FDA regulation — that claims to have substantial benefits and nevertheless demonstrates substantial risks. This is a plant commonly found ...

Politics are behind allegations

To the editor: Abusing women of any age is wrong and should not happen, and no one should be falsely accused and convicted without evidence in a courtroom or by the kangaroo court we call the media. If we are going to start convicting people with public opinion, freedom is lost ...

Joseph McCarthy is laughing

To the editor: So, now it’s Matt Lauer. It’s becoming apparent that the American left lives in glass houses within which are, it seems, huge piles of stones. When Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, big-time liberal Democrat elbow-rubber, mover and shaker — and otherwise known as ...

Buckeye Local worth fighting for

To the editor: The Buckeye Local School District is worth fighting for. On the heels of another failed levy, and on the brink of decisions being made concerning serious cuts to our district, I have some things to say to a few people. To the parents, if you live in Buckeye Local, send your ...

Laman party just around the corner

To the editor: This is just a reminder that the 39th-annual Ray Laman Christmas Party will be held at the Wintersville Fire and Rescue garage from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 16. Children must be accompanied by an adult. They will be entertained with a sing-along with Kenny Wells, Rudolph ...

Don’t vote against your own interests

To the editor: According an article in the New York Times, which was also recently aired on “60 Minutes,” there was a series of stories called the Paradise Papers, which revealed the offshore financial dealing of some of the world’s biggest corporations and wealthiest people, a majority ...