Prosecutor column: Drugs not victimless crime

Prosecutor column: Drugs not victimless crime

It seems like the drug crisis in Ohio is in the news every day. From how many people are addicted to how many have overdosed and which drugs are the m...

April 6th, 2017 |  


New license plate for women veterans

New license plate for women veterans

Attention all Women Veterans living in the state of Ohio.Are you aware that as of September 2016, the state of Ohio approved a new license plate just ...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Pet-lending, drones in library’s future?

Pet-lending, drones in library’s future?

“Progress” is not a word foreign to the library world. Many libraries, Delaware County District Library included, pride themselves on thei...

April 1st, 2017 updated: April 1st, 2017. |  


Astronomy: The Keeper of Heaven

Astronomy: The Keeper of Heaven

March 21 marked the beginning of spring. March this year came in like a lion and went out like a dead lion.No, wait: That’s not right. The real ...

March 30th, 2017 |  


A Russian Immigrant and an American Classic

A Russian Immigrant and an American Classic

“You swore that you would, so be true to your vow, let’s all be Americans now.”— Let’s All Be Americans Now, 1917“...

March 30th, 2017 |  


Conklin: Newspapers, mail pile up at door

Conklin: Newspapers, mail pile up at door

The first thing I saw when I walked in our front door, was a stack of 15 days of newspapers. Right beside it, was a stack of 15 days of mail. For the ...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Astronomy: Find the Heart of Charles

Astronomy: Find the Heart of Charles

Astronomy rarely imposes its political beliefs on the stars. Most stars have alphanumerical or designations, not names. The goal is to be objective. T...

March 26th, 2017 |  


You can get your library card online

You can get your library card online

For many of my readers, you might remember the day you got your library card. To some, it was a rite of passage. To others, it was required, perhaps b...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Judge column: It’s the law that matters

Judge column: It’s the law that matters

“Judges have to have the humility to recognize that they operate within a system of precedent, shaped by other judges equally striving to live u...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Conklin: She wanted to ride a real horse

Conklin: She wanted to ride a real horse

Katie is the name of our neighbor girl who lives near our farm. She will soon be 12 years old, but we have known her since she was four. That’s ...

March 21st, 2017 |