We’re grateful for their service

We’re grateful for their service

On September 3, 1862, rumors arrived over the telegraph that Cincinnati was in imminent danger of attack by a large force of Confederate troops approa...

October 17th, 2022 |  


Burying the term ‘Rust Belt’ with EV production in Ohio

Burying the term ‘Rust Belt’ with EV production in Ohio

A person in a suit Description automatically generated with medium confidenceThe rest of the world is finally recognizing what the people of Ohio alre...

October 17th, 2022 |  


Long road steering Honda to Fayette Co.; years of hard work and planning pay off with $3.5 billion plant

Long road steering Honda to Fayette Co.; years of hard work and planning pay off with $3.5 billion plant

It is not by luck or accident that Honda announced it will be building a $3.5 billion electric vehicle battery plant in Fayette County, Ohio.And, it&#...

October 11th, 2022 |  



Remember to not forget … something

“Remember, Ann, this is a family newspaper.”“Remember, Ann, I am the doctor and you are the nurse.”“Remember, Ann, you a...

October 11th, 2022 |  


Ladies, your life is worth saving

Ladies, your life is worth saving

September was National Gynecological Awareness Month, and October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I want to share my story.I am a survivor!...

October 7th, 2022 |  


Springing headlong into ‘false fall’

Southwestern Ohio is more than familiar with a “false spring” when in mid-February, a warm spell causes everything to bud, only to be froz...

October 3rd, 2022 |  


Protecting Social Security from politicians’ attacks

Protecting Social Security from politicians’ attacks

Everything we do ought to come back to the Dignity of Work – the idea that hard work should pay off for everyone, no matter who you are, where y...

October 1st, 2022 |  


The local Oakland settlement: Part 2

The local Oakland settlement: Part 2

Last month I began the story of the settlement of Oakland as told by Mr. John Harlan, who came from North Carolina.Today we read the remainder of Mr. ...

September 30th, 2022 |  


Covering, and becoming, local news

Covering, and becoming, local news

On August 31, 2022, Clinton County changed.It was deeply personal. It wasn’t a shooting, some public figure resigning from office, a scandal, or...

September 29th, 2022 |  


We’re all set for a ‘return trip’

We’re all set for a ‘return trip’

I’ve been writing about the trip my wife, Robyn, and I took to Maui in June. Visiting our 50th state had been on our bucket list, though truthfu...

September 29th, 2022 |