Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: What does the state of West Virginia want to be known for when it comes to its children? Whenever I see a pregnant lady smoking, I find myself asking this question. More than one in four women in our state smoke while pregnant. This is the highest pregnancy smoking rate in the nation and is about three times the national average. Many More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: If a majority of the residents of Pocahontas County are concerned about the needs of the school system they should support a levy designed specifically to meet those needs. The Farmland Protection program More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In the last several weeks, The Pocahontas Times has informed us that our Board of Education is once more lobbying for a special tax levy to fix the physical facilities that our children sit in every More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: Most recently, we, as a nation, celebrated Veterans Day with parades, speeches and dinners honoring the men and women in uniform who gave us the freedom we wanted, and established the liberty that we More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Now I’ve really had it. I am so upset. Yesterday was a cool, moist, calm day, and I finally had the time to walk to the top of the ridge where this land borders land leased by a hunting club. My mission More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I’m sitting here this beautiful morning thinking about that wonderful county called “almost Heaven;” those beautiful hills around Hillsboro, and I remember what they meant to me in years gone More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: A life worth remembering In September 2015, a very important and influential young man passed away due to the deadly effects of tobacco use. Gruen Von Behrens was only 13 when he tried his first dip More...