On a man being charged with downloading child erotica from a public library in McDowell County:
• Lord what is wrong with people? I hope they put him behind bars for the rest of his life! — Mandy B.
• Wow ... Just, wow — Angel C.
• What is the matter with people! — Lawanda O.
• This is awful, it really is, but why don’t you ever hear about them busting the worthless humanity that’s putting it out there? — Anthony H.
On a story about neighbors complaining that a Halloween display at a Richmond home is too gruesome:
• That does not sound gross, gory or even overly gruesome to me — Dave H.
• If you don’t like something, like a movie, book or in this case a holiday lawn decoration, all you have to do is don’t look at it, don’t read it, don’t see it, etc.! — Bill S.
On a poll question asking if city officials should be required to live within the municipal limits of the locality they serve:
• Yes — Rick T.
• Absolutely yes — Charlene L.
• Yes I think that they should, other wise how will they ever know what is going on in the area where they are working — Renea H.
• Definitely. The elected officials should have to live with the decisions they make affecting them, as well as the citizens they serve — Kelli P.
• Yes — Melanie W.
On a story about a 74-year old rape victim confronting her attacker — a McDowell County native — in court:
• If he murdered two other women in addition to abducting his ex girlfriend and other sexual crimes, he should have already been in prison! What a shame and an outrage that nothing more severe had been done to him before to prevent situations such as this — Traci S.
• I don’t know who made deals with this sicko before but they should be ashamed — this piece of dirt should have been in jail long ago! — Lisa B.