Frankenstein Meets The Donald

Frankenstein Meets The Donald

Dr. Frankenstein was adding a chapter to his latest scientific journal, “Think Brain Transplants Are Impossible? Let Me Change Your Mind,”...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Stopping spread of Zika virus

Stopping spread of Zika virus

You have probably heard that the Zika virus is spread by mosquitos. Public health officials say it is spreading rapidly, and the World Health Organiza...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Extra work should extra pay

Extra work should extra pay

Right now, American workers know they’re working more than ever before and for less pay. Since the 1970s, middle class wages have stagnated, whi...

May 24th, 2016 |  



Abe and his tape measure

Abe and his tape measure

A couple of times a year, normally before the start of school and again a week or so after Thanksgiving, my mother would take me to downtown Dayton, O...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Advantages of life in town

Advantages of life in town

Buck Run Road is tucked away in Chester Township, up in the northwest corner of Clinton County. If the village of New Burlington still existed, if the...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


They keep our loved ones safe

They keep our loved ones safe

People are called to serve their fellow citizens in a variety of ways, from mentoring young kids to providing goods and services that fuel our economy...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Some advice for would-be journalists

Some advice for would-be journalists

Many years ago, back when I was just a wee journalist, I worked at my college newspaper with a guy named Sean. Sean was the valedictorian of his high ...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Switch from full season to shorter season corn varieties?

Switch from full season to shorter season corn varieties?

We all know the story — much of Ohio has been dealing with cool temperatures, and saturated soil conditions have delayed corn planting. Accordin...

May 20th, 2016 |  


Open meetings, executive sessions

Open meetings, executive sessions

When the Lockland School District (just north of Cincinnati) Board of Education received notice from the Ohio Department of Education that district em...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Progress in battle against opiates

Progress in battle against opiates

Every week, I read heartbreaking stories about how the lives of families across the country have been devastated by drug use. A study by the U.S. Depa...

May 18th, 2016 |