‘Student body need our leader back’

Open letter to Mr. Dean Lynch,Thank you for taking the time to read my letter. My name is Miranda Young. I am a student of Blanchester High School. I ...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Climate change and island communities

Climate change and island communities

Islands are especially subject to the devastating effect of global warming and rising levels of the ocean. Estimates by the Intergovernmental Panel on...

December 9th, 2015 |  


Marine optimistic about economy, air park

Local businesses and residents of Wilmington and Clinton County have been knocked down a few times since I started my first automobile dealership here...

December 8th, 2015 |  



Focus on what we know works

Focus on what we know works

Last month, I joined tens of thousands of Americans and hundreds of Ohioans on the National Mall for the first-ever UNITE to Face Addiction rally.The ...

December 7th, 2015 |  


Counting blessings and giving thanks

Counting blessings and giving thanks

From a distance, you could tell he was struggling.Each step along the sidewalk took an effort. He was headed westbound toward Wendy’s restaurant...

December 7th, 2015 |  


A home, two Ohio families, and Pearl Harbor

A home, two Ohio families, and Pearl Harbor

I miss a man I never met. Howard Keniston. He had two sons. He lost two sons. On the USS Arizona on December 7, 1941 — a day that shall indeed &...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Foster care reforms: Improving youths’ future

Foster care reforms: Improving youths’ future

Under current Ohio law, the latest a person is eligible to receive foster care or adoption assistance, such as payments, is at the age of 18. By the t...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Calibrating, managing precision ag data

Calibrating, managing precision ag data

Agriculture has sure changed and it will continue to change with technology. Our tractors will steer themselves, we can get our yields from the field ...

December 4th, 2015 |  


Sometimes you are God’s angel

We were talking about angels.Specifically, we were talking about angels in the Christmas story during the children’s message at church on Sunday...

December 3rd, 2015 |  


A season of wishful thinking

A season of wishful thinking

Another version of the Weiss Thanksgiving has again come to an end. The tipping of the scales has concluded, our stretchy pants have been pushed to th...

December 3rd, 2015 |