More than enough snow and pudding

More than enough snow and pudding

Forty years ago, we were digging out of the worst blizzard ever recorded in southwest Ohio.If you’re old enough to remember 1978, you remember t...

January 29th, 2018 |  


Business growth affirms healthy economy

Business growth affirms healthy economy

The Ohio Secretary of State recently announced that Ohio hit a record high for new business growth in 2017 with more than 117,000 new filings. The eig...

January 26th, 2018 |  


America’s latest cry for help

America’s latest cry for help

We live in a nation that put a man on the moon, discovered a cure for polio and invented the airplane.We’re also the nation that came up with th...

January 26th, 2018 |  



Skid steer safety and Agronomy Day

Skid steer safety and Agronomy Day

Well the weather yo-yo continues with the weekend being pretty mild. The good thing is we are increasing in daylight every day and spring is one more ...

January 26th, 2018 |  


Tribute to transfer of knowledge

Tribute to transfer of knowledge

This is a mid-year tribute to teaching — at all levels, K to college. The transfer of knowledge requires both the presence and attentiveness of ...

January 25th, 2018 |  


A friend on a snowy night

A friend on a snowy night

Sometimes when I get off of work on a Friday evening I like to hop in my car, tune the radio to a ball game, head for a country road and let the sight...

January 25th, 2018 |  


Government too hungry to shut down; reflections on Fox in Hillsboro

Government too hungry to shut down; reflections on Fox in Hillsboro

The so-called “government shutdown” ended Monday afternoon after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer recognized that the Democrats were p...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Sideline foods perfect for football

Sideline foods perfect for football

It is now 10 days and counting for those who are gearing up for the Super Bowl next weekend, and the first thing that I think about when I think about...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Closing rural America’s digital divide

Despite the potential for broadband to modernize the economy in rural America, access and availability continue to lag. The President’s recent e...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


Darkest hour, and finest hour

Darkest hour, and finest hour

It was a dark time.In early 1940, Hitler had invaded France and Belgium, who were now on the cusp of surrendering. Simultaneously, every periscope and...

January 23rd, 2018 |