Gas prices: Here we go again

I am certain most of you have noticed the ever-increasing prices at the gasoline pump these days, rising from a not-so-long-ago $2.05 per gallon to a ...

May 23rd, 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 |  


Showing respect for our flag

There are some citizens and others who want to be shown respect in this nation. Maybe if they showed our nation’s flag simple respect then they ...

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 |  


Used to further political agenda

Do you actually believe that the Secret Service would permit an adult male to enter the same restroom that was being used by one of President Obama...

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 |  


Giving veterans benefits they deserve

Giving veterans benefits they deserve

Melissa Twine’s husband, Captain Philip Twine, was a logistics officer in the Air Force when he was killed in the line of duty in 2002. In an in...

May 18th, 2016 |