Letter to the Editor The late Jim Comstock, Editor & Publisher of “THE WEST VIRGINIA HILLBILLY used to say that he sent more copies of his weekly publication to New York City than THE NEW...

Mon Power bill problems?

Dear Editor: Have you been experiencing problems with your Mon Power bill? Have you received outrageously high electric bills, bills that have clearly been estimated for multiple months in a row, or been required to...

A memory of Capitol Hill

Dear Editor: All will agree that expressions like "...and you shall be taken to a place of execution where you shall be hanged by the neck until dead" or in a conversation, "if you think...

Open letter to Congressman Rahall

Dear Congressman Rahall: I am writing to call your attention to the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft practicing landings over Lewisburg. This is a huge aircraft. It has six engines and came in at 500 feet. The...

Can we confront and defeat the darkness?

Dear Editor: As of this evening, some 21,636 Islamic terrorist attacks in over 100 countries since 9/11/2001, killing an average of 5,000 civilians a month and injuring 10,000+ a month. (Reference: "List of Islamic Terrorist...

Open letter to Robert Head

Dear Mr. Head: In response to your letter to the mayor, with regard to the C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft flying over Lewisburg, I can agree they are large and do have a visible presence over...

A Chrysanthemum Paper (Cont.)

(The Royal Flower of Japan) Dear Editor: In the years following WWII, the governments and industrial elements of Germany and Japan made unprecedented efforts to create a working relationship with their like counterparts in the United...

WV being ‘spirited away’

Dear Editor: Doesn’t anyone see the irony of this morning’s headline in the Local edition of the Charleston Gazette? "Spirited Away to Louisiana! The sternwheeler ‘Spirit of WV’ sold and relocated to Louisianna" It’s the  West...

Open letter to Alderson citizens and water customers

Dear fellow citizens: In response to many of your complaints about the process of reading water meters, and the possibility of the human element of reading the numbers and entering them into our accounting system...

Two Chrysanthemum Papers

Dear Editor: THE FIRST - During the early 1900’s reports were coming in from areas around the US-Mexican border to the South of strange coincidences, some even including sightings of little men, in the vast...

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