Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Breaking News

Columns

November 25, 2013

Traffic, guns, movies, more

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

On a question asking what is the best movie with local ties:

• There’s two — “Dirty Dancing” and “Rocket Boys” — Candida F.

• Rocket Boys ... Costner’s “Hatfields & McCoys,” “We Are Marshall.” “Matewan.” All good movies — Brian W.

• “Dirty Dancing” and “The Mothman Prophecies” — Irene C.

• If having an actor from the surrounding area counts George C. Scott was from Wise, Va. — Joseph L.

On how schools can better safeguard educators as well as students:

• It starts at home — Jamie L.

• Hold parents responsible for what their children do. I think most of the abuses will stop if we have cameras in every classroom ... — Joe H.

• It all goes back to the parents. Get off Facebook and off your phone and raise your children ... — Chrissy C.

• Start letting parents discipline their children without being afraid of being arrested ... — Jean J.

On a poll question asking how often you play the lottery:

• Never — Autumn G.

• Three to four times per week — Dustin B.

• One or two times a year — Don H.

On a story about the new green arrow signals at the U.S. Route 52 intersection in Brushfork:

• It’s about time! — Ruth L.

• Nice! :-) — Dave H.

• Finally! — Kim G.

• I’m gonna miss dodging other cars — Tyson G.

• Yippie! — Mary S.

• Finally. Thank you — Linda S.

On a new designer dog breed:

• Only rescue pups/dogs for us! — Dave H.

On a poll question asking what is the most dangerous intersection in Mercer County:

• Athens Road, Eads Mill and Pisgah Road intersection — Sissy C.

• Eads Mill Road and Mercer Springs Road when PikeView is letting out — Tim E.

• Near the Mercer Mall and the red light at Kmart in Bluefield — Bev O.

• At the top of Washington Street and 460! It really needs a red light there! — Dreama H.

• The one in front of Arrowhead Deli in Brushfork — Brian S.

• The one at Glenwood School around 7:20 a.m. — Lisa B.

Text Only
Columns
Editorials
Poll

Do you agree with the plans by Republicans to sue President Barack Obama over allegedly failing to carry out the new health care law? After voting, go to facebook.com/bdtonline to comment.

     View Results