Law and border in America

How many wars can we fight?Our presidential candidates demand “stronger action” against both illegal immigration and illegal drugs. But th...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Fighting a local and national epidemic

Heroin is here. It affects everyone, either directly or indirectly.Men and women of all ages and income levels more commonly use heroin than before, a...

September 22nd, 2015 |  


All veterans deserve a place to call home

All veterans deserve a place to call home

Winter is fast approaching, meaning colder temperatures and dangerous conditions for far too many veterans facing homelessness in Ohio.The progress we...

September 21st, 2015 |  



Are you really ready for the harvest?

Are you really ready for the harvest?

Harvest has begun. Are you ready?Have you cleaned and prepared your grain storage and handling equipment? This should be done a few weeks before harve...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

People of all faiths, and Catholics especially, look forward with great joy to Pope Francis’s visit to the United States from Sept. 22 through S...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Fighting against layoffs in Piketon

Fighting against layoffs in Piketon

Folks in and around Pike County know better than anybody about the significant economic, energy and military impacts that the former Portsmouth Gaseou...

September 18th, 2015 |  


You are seen, and also not forgotten

You are seen, and also not forgotten

In Genesis 12, a man named Abram in the city of Harran heard God calling. God promised to make him into a great nation, and that all peoples on earth ...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Mandatory sentencing of imposition case

Mandatory sentencing of imposition case

In March 2012, Damon L. Bevly pled guilty to two counts of gross sexual imposition (“GSI”) – a third-degree felony. At the plea hear...

September 17th, 2015 |  


The Defriendification of America

The Defriendification of America

Those of you who frequent social media, specifically Facebook, know what I mean when I say someone “friended” you. You might also be one o...

September 15th, 2015 |  


Agonizing dilemma: Health or job?

Agonizing dilemma: Health or job?

Last week we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the President’s announcement that federa...

September 14th, 2015 |