Letter to the editor: ‘A recent chapter in gutter politics by two GOP candidates …’

To the editor:Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, it does!I’m referring to the inexcusably dirty politics of today’s presid...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Nicole Fowles: Launchpad tablets suited for younger users

Nicole Fowles: Launchpad tablets suited for younger users

If you’ve ever had a child play with your cellphone, you probably quickly realized that it only takes him touching a few wrong buttons and sudde...

February 6th, 2016 |  


Brad Ross: Trees in your woods are crops, too

Brad Ross: Trees in your woods are crops, too

We all have preferences in life. I prefer working outdoors over sitting behind a desk. I prefer winter over summer, comedies over sci-fi, and dogs mo...

February 6th, 2016 |  



Rob Leeds: Soybean management workshop Feb. 24

Rob Leeds: Soybean management workshop Feb. 24

Looking for ways to maximize soybean yield and profit? Plan to attend the 2016 “Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop” offered by OSU...

February 6th, 2016 |  


Carol O’Brien: Keeping our children safe

Carol O’Brien: Keeping our children safe

How can we keep our children safe? What do we tell them?The familiar lesson has been “Stranger Danger,” a catchy rhyme that’s been a...

February 5th, 2016 |  


On religion: Is there really a heaven?

On religion: Is there really a heaven?

As a pastor, I have talked about and preached about God, heaven and God’s love for us many times. But in all of us, there is a “doubting T...

February 5th, 2016 |  


Mariann Main: The spectacle of Super Bowl 50

Mariann Main: The spectacle of Super Bowl 50

The media spectacle known as “Super Bowl 50” is besieging our television screens even though kick-off is still days away. Tuning in to any...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘Progressive politicians are keeping the poor poorer’

To the editor:In order for one to see things, one must open his/her eyes; in order for one to understand things, one must have an open mind.Mr. (Tony)...

February 4th, 2016 |  


Gloria’s tall brother-in-law and Arizona chicken

Gloria’s tall brother-in-law and Arizona chicken

Hello across the miles!I am amazed when I think of the bond and specialness of family ties. The last few weeks we’ve been reminded how much fami...

February 2nd, 2016 |  


Tom Burns: My start as a devoted stargazer

Tom Burns: My start as a devoted stargazer

As I stood alone in the cold and dark one, fine moonless night recently, I remembered with sudden intensity the night that I became a life-long starga...

February 1st, 2016 |