New year and new beginning

The New Year is a time of resolutions. It’s a time when people commit to making a change in their life. Losing weight, changing jobs, saving mon...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Taking a look back at 2015

Taking a look back at 2015

Earlier in December, the Ohio House of Representatives wrapped up a busy session schedule for 2015. This being my final column of the year, I would li...

January 1st, 2016 |  


Strategies to survive tight margins

Strategies to survive tight margins

Happy New Year! Hopefully, by the time you read this week’s article, the Buckeyes won their bowl game against Notre Dame to start the year off r...

January 1st, 2016 |  



Blan police cuts hurt in many ways

Blan police cuts hurt in many ways

The Blanchester Village Council met Tuesday morning and approved the temporary 2016 village operating budget, which includes a $42,000 reduction in fu...

December 30th, 2015 |  


Investigation probes movie theater chains

Investigation probes movie theater chains

The holiday season is a traditional box-office bonanza, and this year it is even more so with Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattering ticket sales rec...

December 29th, 2015 |  


Throw your hat over the wall

Throw your hat over the wall

The first time I heard this story I had just turned 13 years old. Maybe that’s one of the reasons it had an impact on me — I could identif...

December 28th, 2015 |  


‘My offices are here to serve you’

‘My offices are here to serve you’

One of the best parts of my job is being able to help the constituents of Ohio’s 15th Congressional District. With an office in Washington, D.C....

December 25th, 2015 |  


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Although the weather hasn’t shown it yet (knock on wood), another Christmas and New Year season has arrived. As we approach the close of 2015, w...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


We had a Merry Christmas after all

We had a Merry Christmas after all

Christmas is a special time at our home. We enjoy shopping for loved ones, watching their faces light up on Christmas morning when they untie the big ...

December 23rd, 2015 |  


Port members donate time, energy for community

Port members donate time, energy for community

WILMINGTON — Margaret Mead, the world famous American cultural anthropologist, once said, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, c...

December 22nd, 2015 updated: December 23rd, 2015. |