Brad Ross: Too much time on your hands?

Brad Ross: Too much time on your hands?

During fall harvest and the weeks following, Ohio was blessed with absolutely beautiful weather – and the trend has continued so far in Decembe...

December 11th, 2015 |  


Mariann Main: Stories of sacrifice, courage

Mariann Main: Stories of sacrifice, courage

The events of the past seven days have been unspeakable. The San Bernardino massacre, which claimed 14 lives, continues to unfold as a tragedy of epic...

December 10th, 2015 |  


‘We are several decades overdue for a third party’

To the editor:The dictionary defines “conundrum” as something that is puzzling or confusing. I thought of that definition when considering...

December 10th, 2015 |  



‘A semi-automatic rifle under the Christmas tree’

To the editor:I looked with sadness and disbelief at my Christmas ads this week. A door-buster sale — complete with a picture of a semi-automati...

December 10th, 2015 updated: December 10th, 2015. |  


The intricate balance of plea negotiations

The intricate balance of plea negotiations

Being a prosecutor is my passion. I believe with every fiber of my being that people should be held accountable for their actions.An admission of guil...

December 9th, 2015 |  


‘In the long run, global warming more threatening’

To the editor:The old adage says: “Politicians worry about the next election. Statesmen worry about the next generation.”That distinction ...

December 9th, 2015 updated: December 9th, 2015. |  


‘These terrorists aren’t interested in fighting armies’

To the editor:It looks like Chuck Smith opened a giant can of worms with his letter on President Obama’s handling of the Syrian refugee dilemma....

December 9th, 2015 |  


‘Nothing but inaction and platitudes’

An open letter to Congressman Pat Tiberi of Ohio’s 12th Congressional District.Dear sir:I am writing to you with both a heavy heart and fear for...

December 7th, 2015 |  


‘Muslims have values that are different …’

To the editor:Two of our most learned liberal citizens are teaming up to attack me for defending Dr. Ben Carson, an honorable Republican black man run...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Gloria goes hunting

Gloria goes hunting

Hello, friends!My husband, Daniel, had a busy week. After putting in 12-hour days in his shop, he eagerly anticipated opening morning of shotgun seaso...

December 7th, 2015 |