Letters to the Editor

Graham benefit was success

To the editor: In lieu of individual thank-yous, which would be virtually impossible, the family of William Graham would like to take this opportunity to thank our community for making “Bill has the will ... to fight” benefit a success. The citizens of the Ohio Valley really do come ...

Catholics can speak up

To the editor: Catholics are “fully within their rights” to speak up if clergy are contradicting the faith, Sister Mary Brigid Callan, also known as Mary Callan, stewardship and development director for the Diocese of Steubenville, told LifeSiteNews.com in a video interview on Oct. 17, ...

Mueller just doing his job

To the editor: The two ruling political parties have been taking turns criticizing the FBI. Republicans have recently been trying to discredit the investigation being led by Special Council Robert Mueller. Mueller, a Republican, became FBI director right before Sept. 11, 2001. He ...

Many questions in Indian Creek

To the editor: Do taxpayers in the Indian Creek Local School District know that a 5-year-old entering kindergarten in 2022 will be 42 years old when the proposed bond issue is finally paid? The signs in front of some businesses asking voters to pass this proposal don’t mention it will be 37 ...

Keep common sense in farming

To the editor: I value local farms and livestock operations, and I am very grateful to see that common sense is making a return to agricultural regulation. Under previous administrations, more and more regulations were heaped onto farmers and ranchers, making it hard for them to continue. In ...

Look who’s pushing deficits

To the editor: What has become of Republicans and conservatives on the national level, who vigorously decried federal deficits and what they then considered to be excessive federal spending under Democratic President Barack Obama and his congressional Democrat cohorts for their efforts to ...

To make a better wall

To the editor: The current presidency has dominated headlines for almost a year. Even after all the scandals, tax plans, tweets and rocket men, there is one issue that has never left the national debate. I am talking about the proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Even after many ...

Hoagland nowhere to be found

To the editor: I am writing concerning our invisible 30th District state Sen. Frank Hoagland, R-Mingo Junction. This so-called leader of men who claimed he would get things done appears to be well hidden in a safe haven of the Senate Republican Party. Hoagland’s campaign was based on his ...

Progressives are missing point

To the editor: Sister Ellen Dunn’s letter of March 4, “Let’s take control of situation,” reveals her desire to circumvent the Second and Fourth Amendments to our Constitution and send gun owners to jail if they don’t turn in their guns as she sees fit. Incidentally, the weapon she ...

There really is something there

To the editor: Donald Trump refuses to defend our country. He only protects his own interests. Our intelligence agencies concluded that we were attacked by a hostile foreign power, using information warfare. Trump responded by attacking our intelligence agencies. Experts are telling us that ...