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Voice of the people

Feb. 05, 2014 @ 07:10 AM

Feb. 7 is National Wear Red Day

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month, and Feb. 7 is National Wear Red Day.

Being a survivor myself, I have made a commitment to speak out about the No. 1 health-related cause of death in this country. I would like for all wom­en to take a moment and learn the warning signs of a heart attack and st roke .

For whatever reason, the advertising for heart disease warnings and medications focuses on men. We must get the message to women.

Love your heart, ladies!

Jane Edelen

Barbour sville

Liberal press takes away Web freedom

What happened to the opinion section where folks can no longer enter posts under screen names?

I used to enjoy the various posts by both conservative and lib­eral points of view, and occasionally enjoyed chiming in with my two cents worth. It was quite entertaining to watch the bantering going on between the various factions.

Some of them got rath­er heated, and even some name calling went on, but that is the American way.

It seems to me The Herald-Dispatch has taken another freedom from us, but what else would we expect from the liberal press?

Don Hiles

Milton

Stand strong for life on Feb. 11

Feb. 11, 2014, is the day for all good people to come together and be a voice for those who have no voice.

It is the Annual Pro­Life Rally & Day at the West Virginia Legisla­ture to make a differ­ence for a lifetime. The meeting starts around noon with speakers and singers and encourage­ment to continue the cause for the unborn.

Before noon, we can meet with lawmakers to make your voice be hea rd .

Stand strong for life.

The finish is a prayer walk around the com­plex, silently in prayer for the little ones, the elderly and the handicapped. Life is precious — from the cradle to the grave, every day to be cherished as a gift from God.

Churches, civic organizations, schools, elderly and young. Let’s go together!

Sharon Smith

Ona

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