Watching life through a cell phone

Watching life through a cell phone

Fifty years ago, I was vacationing in the Great Smoky Mountains. Like most folks strolling the beautiful path that led up to Clingman’s Dome, I ...

May 24th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Widespread 2020 fraud in Ohio jobless claims highlights need for accountability, reforms

The acting head of Ohio’s unemployment compensation program said Monday that the state had paid out more than $2.1 billion in mistaken or fraudu...

May 24th, 2021 updated: May 24th, 2021. |  


So why did the judge do that?

So why did the judge do that?

Clinton County Municipal Court handles a lot of cases. It amounts to a few thousand different matters every month.These range from seat belt tickets t...

May 20th, 2021 |  



A prayer of contentment

A prayer of contentment

Where do you find personal contentment? How do you satisfy your soul?Some gurus on the internet claim that embracing stoicism brings peace. Some Chris...

May 20th, 2021 |  


Poppy drive-thru set for Blanchester: Donate, and remember, for a great cause

Poppy drive-thru set for Blanchester: Donate, and remember, for a great cause

Poppy Days in Blanchester is slated for Friday, May 28 from 2-6 p.m. at the Municipal Building.In keeping with the Center for Disease & Control re...

May 19th, 2021 |  


Editorial: No more manure madness in Ohio

Gov. Mike DeWine proudly posed Wednesday for Ohio Tourism Day photo opps, highlighting the Lake Erie shoreline’s contributions to the state̵...

May 19th, 2021 |  


Children knocking at our door

Children knocking at our door

“More than 400,000 migrant children have crossed the U.S. border without their parents since 2003” reports CNN.This is hard to believe, bu...

May 18th, 2021 |  


It’s already a failed presidency

In just a few months after taking over the White House, the president has already undone all of the important things the former president did for the ...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Editorial: A new stage in the pandemic

If you still needed a reason to get the coronavirus vaccine, a good one arrived Thursday.Fully vaccinated Americans can safely stop wearing masks in m...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Investing in manufacturing innovation

Investing in manufacturing innovation

China and our competitors spend billions propping up state-owned enterprises and investing in research and development, monetizing our ideas, and usin...

May 17th, 2021 |