Letters To The Editor

Unanswered questions

Dear Editor: Over a year ago, the Hancock County Commission assumed management of the animal shelter. At that time, they stated they would run the shelter better than the prior management and would consult with veterinarians regarding animal care. Currently, more animals died at the shelter ...

Sending thanks

Dear Editor: I would like to thank Beaver Local Schools for the Veterans Day program on Nov. 10. The breakfast was good and as a veteran, I felt a lot of love and respect from the Beaver Local faculty, staff, and students. The choir, bands, speakers, elementary program, placemats, rocks, ...

It’s not about the flag

Dear Editor: Can you please tell me what our American flag has to do with police brutality? I know police brutality is terrible and it has to be stopped, but why take it out on our flag? I had 10 members of my immediate family serve to protect our flag. I had a brother killed, a son ...

Gift to the taxpayers?

Dear Editor: On July 1, 2016, the Hancock County Commission assumed responsibility for operating the county animal shelter. The commissioners refused to negotiate a new contract with a nonprofit which had been operating the animal shelter for over 20 years. The nonprofit had also raised 90 ...

‘Drive-by Media’

Dear Editor: Situations the “Drive-by Media” push to be the nation’s new concensus is the rape of all things once held sacred. Along that line is their insatiable desire to have the last word. The latest example is the outrageous attack by a congresswomen, for her own political gain, ...

We need to be cleaner

Dear Editor: Our beautiful Ohio Valley has a litter problem. I think it can be fixed pretty quickly and somewhat easily and cheaply. It will take many people, groups and organizations to all pitch in and not only clean up a bit, but more importantly to stop the litter from happening in the ...

Prompt response

Dear Editor: Recently I received a call from a lifelong friend that was also now living in St. Clair Township and the friend explained their concerns, which, as a former police officer, I realized could be a problem not only for them but the public in general. It was not an emergency, but ...

A divisive conflict

Dear Editor: America certainly has witnessed a different sort of spectacle during this year’s football season. National Football League players, coaches and owners have demonstrated their solidarity in claimed opposition to racial inequality and police oppression throughout the U.S. and on ...

‘Take a Stand’

Dear Editor: October is the 30th anniversary of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the 20th anniversary of the Christina House Domestic Violence Program! While we’ve made great strides to address this rampant issue (through legislation like the Violence Against Women Act, programs that ...

Fun at the Fair

Dear Editor: Thanks so much to the Hancock County Old Time Fair board members and everyone who helped make the fair a success and fun for families in the area. We hear there’s “nothing to do,” and then a community fair is here and there is so much for families. This is a lot of time ...