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Guard Against Internet Perils

August 28, 2015 West Virginia residents who shook their heads in disgust at the arrest of Jared Fogle on charges of, among other things, possession of child pornography, may be surprised to learn that right here... more »»

Youthful Bullying Has Many Victims

August 28, 2015 The enormous harm bullying can do to the children who are targets is bad enough. But the “collateral damage” can be much, much wors. more »»

Encouraging Public Input

August 27, 2015 Why on earth do parents and other members of the public who want to address the Ohio County Board of Education have to be heard either first or last during meetings? Only because those seem to be... more »»

Obama: Political Foes Are ‘Crazies’

August 27, 2015 Reasonable people considering President Barack Obama’s energy and environmental policies might conclude he is attempting to force us to turn away from sources of reasonably priced electricity on... more »»

Training to Keep Our Schools Safe

August 27, 2015 As educators throughout the Ohio Valley prepared for the start of a new school year, many were involved in seminars and training sessions intended to help them do their jobs better. more »»

Armored Vehicles Not Wise Purchases

August 27, 2015 Law enforcement agencies certainly should have equipment they need to keep the public — as well as police officers and sheriff’s deputies — as safe as possible. more »»

Drugs Become Factor in Jobs

August 26, 2015 Graduates of the career/ technical program at Brooke High School have excellent options when they leave school. Their training can send them straight to good jobs. more »»

Taking Note Of Assault on W.Va.

August 26, 2015 National media outlets have finally begun to pick up on what the federal government is doing to the Mountain State. more »»

Helping Victims Of Legal Gambling

August 26, 2015 Ohio officials are beginning to tackle one of the problems bound to intensify as the state expands its involvement with gambling. more »»

Deficit Spending Still Unsustainable

August 26, 2015 Get out those “Mission Accomplished” banners! Uncork the champagne! Deficit spending by the federal government this year will be at the lowest level of President Barack Obama’s administration! Som... more »»

Concealing Plan’s Cost

August 25, 2015 President Barack Obama “is pressing to give ordinary Americans more power to choose what kind of power they use,” The Associated Press reported Monday. Not really. more »»

Obama Says Yes To Solar, No to Oil

August 25, 2015 And now, for a tale of two energy projects: In 2010, construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to carry Canadian oil to the United States was proposed. more »»

Travel Guide Key To Tourism Plan

August 25, 2015 Some in the Internet Age view printing presses as nothing more than quaint antiques. Websites and social media campaigns are where it’s at in marketing, they insist. more »»

Revamp Subsidized Housing Program

August 25, 2015 Perhaps you have done well during the past few years. When you got married, you and your spouse didn’t have two dimes to rub together. more »»

The Intelligencer Firm in Service

August 24, 2015 We at The Intelligencer are well aware of our newspaper’s rich, deep heritage. more »»

Sex Predators, Drugs Linked

August 24, 2015 An increase in the number of arrests for certain sex crimes involving children in West Virginia may have multiple causes. more »»

Environmental Hypocrisy Shown

August 24, 2015 President Barack Obama insists coal-fired power plants must shut down and stiff new regulations must be enforced on the natural gas industry — for the good of the environmen. more »»

Keeping the Army Effective in Combat

August 24, 2015 Army Capt. Kristen Griest and 1st Lt. Shaye Haver made history last week. They became the first women to make it through the Army’s rigorous Ranger training progra. more »»

Local Test Scores Not Good Enough

August 23, 2015 Ohio County students did well on a new standardized test, at least in comparison to state averages. more »»

New Interchange An Economic Issue

August 23, 2015 A second interchange to route motorists visiting The Highlands off of and onto Interstate 70 clearly is needed. more »»

Ensure Schools Have Resource Officers

August 23, 2015 Students throughout our area benefit enormously from the presence of professional law enforcement personnel, often referred to as resource officers, in their schools. more »»

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