Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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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.

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