There was a ballpark here

There was a ballpark here

Frank Sinatra once sang, “And there used to be a ballpark, where the fields were warm and green, and people played their crazy game with a joy I...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Bipartisan effort needed vs. climate change

Man-made climate change is one of the greatest challenges of our time, and it will take a combination of government and private solutions.Currently in...

October 17th, 2017 |  


On the arrest of Johnny Paycheck

I would like to respond to the column written by Patrick Haley in the Oct. 10 News Journal about the arrest of Johnny Paycheck. In the column Mr. Hale...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

If the best apples are grown in Ohio, why buy apples from Washington or New York?We should support Ohio farmers from around the state, helping them gr...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Being a bully is always wrong

Being a bully is always wrong

The 1950s were a simpler time. Kids were encouraged to go outside and play. We rode our bikes up and down the street. We could play in both the backy...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Facts and trust: Support CM levy

Nothing I have encountered in almost 40 years in education is more bewildering and complex than computations involved with calculating school district...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Vote no on Blan tax, again

It seems like the last 4-5 elections in Blanchester we have had an income tax issue on the ballot. In the past it has been voted down and now the Vill...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Stories behind nicks and cracks

As I often do these days, I revisit my hometown of Clarksville, sometimes just to drive through it and occasionally to attend a specific event. Though...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Increasing access to dental care

Increasing access to dental care

For many Ohioans, a trip to the dentist is easier said than done.It might seem remarkable that even in the 21st century, several regions of our state ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


Abnormal ears found in corn fields

Abnormal ears found in corn fields

Harvest progress was halted abruptly with several inches of rain this past week. Only a limited amount of field work was seen by late week.Forecasts a...

October 13th, 2017 |