Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV


January 13, 2014

Cold, Christie, water, more

— — A selection of reader comments from our Facebook page last week:

On how you prepare for frigid temperatures and winter weather:

• Move to some place warm — Stephanie H.

• Stay home — Arlene N.

• Keep calm and idiot watch — Dan M.

On a story about Bluefield police hiding in a house to catch burglars:

• Great job, officers! Good to see that they caught some burglars, especially with how hard it is to catch them — Bobbie L.

• I hope there is lots of jail time! What goes around comes around!! — Joanne W.

• We are very proud of those officers! — Mae E.

• Seriously, already released on bond? — Betty M.

• Sad! Nice work BPD — Josh H.

On what you think about the cultural shift showing that more expectant couples are choosing cohabitation over shotgun weddings:

• I still believe in marriage — Kristy C.

• Signs of the times — Karen D.

• Marriage kills your love life — Steven R.

• It’s harder to break up if you have to get a divorce. Might make some stop and think if they were legally bound with their companion ... — Shirley M.

• The most important thing is that the children are cared for — Gene B.

On an emergency shelter being opened at the Princeton Rescue Squad due to the extreme cold:

• Good idea! — Sharon B.

• That’s so awesome. Thank God this is possible for Mercer County residents — Dàna T.

On a story about Appalachian Power working to restore electricity to customers:

• Lord be with all those out there in this cold. I pray they stay warm the best they can — Sherry B.

• But I have to say with AEP’s rates they should be prepared ahead of time! — Cindy O.

• Perhaps APCO would have fewer equipment failures if they removed tree limbs from their lines — Gene B.

On a story about a Mercer County man pleading guilty to federal child pornography charges:

• Why five months to sentence this pervert?! — Joanne W.

• Sick — Renee S.

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