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Letters To The Editor

Cast your vote for Talley Sergent

Early voting is here. Election day is November 6 and the time is now to cast your vote for Talley Sergent to be our next Member of Congress from the 2ndCongressional District of West Virginia. Why Talley? Because she cares about West Virginia and its people, she has character and she has ...

Talley Sergent has earned our votes

I saw Talley Sergent in a parking lot last week. She was talking to a prospective voter. It's not the first time I've seen her in Jefferson County this woman is everywhere, working hard to earn our votes. And no one deserves them more.Conservative columnist Max Boot wrote in the Washington ...

Vote for Chris Wilkes

I'm writing to ask you to inform your readers about the non-partisan election of two new West Virginia Supreme Court judges on Nov. 6, particularly Division One on the ballot. It has 10 candidates, including our Eastern Panhandle Chief Justice of the 23rd District, Chris Wilkes. All of his ...

Send John Doyle back to Charleston

Although I've moved away from Shepherdstown, when I heard John Doyle was running for the House of Delegates, I felt I must share what I know about the man.John has a record of proven effectiveness. Not only has he shown he can deliver legislation that benefits his district, but he's also shown ...

Locals encouraged Manchin to vote against Kavanaugh

Fourteen Jefferson County constituents of Sen. Joe Manchin traveled to his Eastern Panhandle Office in Martinsburg on Thursday, October 4, to ask him to vote against the appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.Our 12 women and two men expressed varied concerns, not only about ...

Why I’m voting for John Doyle

I live in the Harpers Ferry area of Jefferson County and I am supporting John Doyle for delegate. I have been active in the protest against the Rockwool plant coming into the county and polluting our air. John has been at every meeting I attended, sometimes speaking, sometimes not, but always ...

Legendary Book Sale to be a hit

The Shepherdstown Community Club has spent another year gathering books from the community for our annual Legendary Book Sale. This year it is Oct. 11-14. Check it out on our website, www.shepherdstowncc.org, our Facebook Group (some FB specials here exclusively!) and our advertisement in The ...

Shepherdstown Community Club seeks new members

Since 1945, the Shepherdstown Community Club -- originally titled the Shepherdstown Men's Club -- has been an important and visible part of our community.Now in these rapidly changing times, after much soul-searching, we are ready to take on additional, new projects and become even more ...

Expand West Virginians’ access to solar power

West Virginia lawmakers can expand access to solar power across the Mountain State without costing taxpayers a dime. Right now, however, if you want to go solar you don't have many options.Present West Virginia law forbids you to buy electricity produced by a solar system that you don't own. ...

Letter to the Editor: Senator Manchin should block Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has publicly opposed the Affordable Care Act, and his opposition to it may prove to be a threat to the 800,000 West Virginians who live with a pre-existing condition. If Senator Manchin listens to anyone during Kavanaugh's confirmation process, I hope that ...