Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV


June 9, 2014

Climate, college, camp, more

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

On a story and photo about the arrest of a stabbing suspect by West Virginia State Police troopers:

• West Virginia has some of the best looking state troopers I have ever seen anywhere. Don’t know where they find these guys — Terry W.

• I agree ... — Michelle L.

• I’m sick of people talking trash about Montcalm being a drug town when it’s primary residents are old people and working people. Just because a few bad apples have time to stand around in front of the closed food store doesn’t mean the entire town is filled with drugs... — Joe H.

• I actually have to agree ... on this one. All towns have a drug problem, that doesn’t mean it’s all drug related every time something happens — Rhonda D.

• Crazy... people are nuts — Kathy H.

On a story about a 9-year-old boy being struck by a train in McDowell County:

• Prayers for the family — Michelle L.

• Praying for that child and his family — Donna D.

• What was the child doing around train tracks to begin with?! — Amy N.

• Prayer for the little kid and family, this is so sad — Kathie W.

On a husband and wife in their 80s scaring off a would-be robber:

• GO granny GO — Gwen M.

• A .45 or a 9 mm will scare ’em off every time —  Michael C.

On if you recycle:

• You know if they did, more of these the side roads in McDowell and surrounding counties wouldn’t look so bad! They ought to take a page from North Carolina and offer separate pick ups during the month for glass, and plastic and yard debris! — Deanna M.

• Seems most West Virginia counties only care about money. Princeton should offer residence bins for recycling — Chad E.

• Yes. Bluefield, Va., does paper and plastic every Tuesday — Alicia P.

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