Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

Columns

August 12, 2013

Pot, shooting, smoking, more

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

On how often you receive spam phone calls?

• All day long — Anita V.

• Two to three times a day — Connie B.

• At least 12 a day. Sick of them. I report them to the “donotcall.gov” and nothing ever gets done. I used to use a loud whistle in the phone when they called, but now it is autocalling with automessages — Bev O.

• Very seldom. I am on the “Do not Call” list, but I don’t know if that is the reason — Jeanne W.

On a story about an argument over an iPhone leading to a Bluefield shooting:

• Now are iPhones going to be banned in Bluefield? This world is sad — Stephanie P.

• Please teach your children, teens and yourself that human life is more important and more valuable than any material possession — Cindy C.

On a story about a West Virginia man facing charges of crypt tampering and robbery at cemeteries:

• All I can say is people just don’t have the fear of God anymore! — Yvonne B.

• A new low — Mark F.

• Anyone that would disturb the dead is pitiful. I hope they put him under the jail — Donna B.

On a story about a Virginia mother who bonded out after her children died from being left in a hot car:

• Only 65,000 bond? These poor children suffered much more than that. I have no pity for this woman at all. I’m sorry, but a woman that could do this is sick and needs medical help — Sue M.

• Maybe she needed to be bonded out to be left in a hot car ... just sayin’ — Onia W.

• Medical help my (expletive deleted), she needs the death penalty — Anita H.

• She should have the same thing done to her that she did to them! An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth! — Delta F.

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