Letters to the Editor

Catholic Central alive and well

To the editor: I dealt with a difficult good-bye throughout 2018, and, after pondering Tim Belardine’s farewell to Catholic Central High School, I’ve decided to respectfully respond (“Catholic Central has lost its way.”) I should begin with a sincere thanks for including my family ...

Many helped in Mingo

To the editor: Mingo Social Services distributions for Thanksgiving and Christmas was a success, thanks to all of those that contributed to make it possible. Thanks to Harmony United Methodist Church, St. Agnes Church, St. Andrews Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church, the ...

Students help in Wintersville

To the editor: We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Indian Creek Local School District and the Jefferson County Christian School for partnering with us to make our Wintersville Good Neighbors Christmas program a big success. Special thanks goes to Wintersville Elementary ...

Time for Hillary to stop whining

To the editor: Hillary Clinton has been whining since election night two years ago that she was cheated when she lost to Donald Trump. She thrusts her arms in the air, and with her weeping supporters, still tries to convince the public to sympathize with her as she screeches ...

Adena Lions project a success

To the editor: The 2018 Adena Lions Club Christmas Giving Tree Project was very successful. As a result, 73 children received generous Christmas gifts, and 29 hams were distributed to their families. Thank you to the Adena Branch of the Peoples National Bank of Mount Pleasant and the ...

Many helped with Laman party

To the editor: The 40th-annual Ray Laman Children’s Christmas Party, held Dec. 15 at the Wintersville Volunteer Fire Department, was another huge success. All those attending enjoyed the sing-along with guitarist Kenny Wells and danced with Frosty, Rudolph and Mrs. Claus before the arrival ...

Trump disabling operations

To the editor: Many people who support Trump ask “Why don’t you give him a chance? Why does the press and others have something to dispute with his every word?” Well, for starters, let’s take his cabinet picks: Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has no foreign or military ...

Urban Mission says thanks

John 1:14 reads, “The word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only son, who came from the father, full of grace and truth.” Each day at the Urban Mission, God’s word is made flesh. Whether it is through your prayers, your ...

It’s just a cat … or is it?

To the editor: My house is for sale. I can’t take my cat to my new home. Back in November, I called upon Jefferson County Humane Society to take my cat, knowing this time would come. He is on the adoption list, but they are not eager to take him considering his age, never mind my ...

Kindness shows spirit of Christmas

To the editor: I have fond memories of growing up in Steubenville. I came back to Steubenville from Los Angeles for the holidays. On Dec. 23, I made a run to Wal-Mart in the morning to beat the holiday rush, going into a line with just one customer in front of me. He was an older gentleman ...