Five steps to a new life

Five steps to a new life

In the week leading up to the Crucifixion and Resurrection, we see Jesus go through the five stages of grief.DEPRESSION – Immediately following ...

April 22nd, 2021 |  


Politicians are harming police departments

Politicians are harming police departments

Police departments across the nation are finding it difficult to fill vacancies. It seems no one wants to be a police officer right now.Why? Police of...

April 21st, 2021 |  


Don’t stand by; stand for Constitution

Don’t stand by; stand for Constitution

The Constitution of the United States, and the Declaration of Independence which preceded it, are enduring documents. They were written by our foundin...

April 20th, 2021 |  



Editorial: Despite Census delays, Ohio can take steps now to ensure public input in redistricting process

That Ohioans want fairly drawn General Assembly and U.S. House seats is incontestable.In November 2015, 71% of those voting ratified a state constitut...

April 19th, 2021 |  


The Jefferson School snake tale

The Jefferson School snake tale

In Clinton County, townships and their one-room schools once scattered the landscape. Among them were Mount Pleasant, Martinsville, Pansy, Kingman, Je...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Beware of packing US Supreme Court

The Democrats are hard at work with some pending legislation in the House that would, if passed, increase the number of Supreme Court judges from nine...

April 16th, 2021 |  


Heart-turning, life-changing encounters with God

Heart-turning, life-changing encounters with God

My 12-year-old niece, Tessa, is obsessed with “Hamilton.”The pandemic seems to have contributed to her obsession – giving her ample ...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Editorial: What’s best for our safety

Editorial: What’s best for our safety

Efforts to increase the number of vaccinations across the country were dealt a blow Tuesday with the announcement the Johnson & Johnson vaccine wa...

April 15th, 2021 |  


Allowing more to earn overtime pay

Allowing more to earn overtime pay

It’s simple: if you work extra hours, you should earn extra payFour and a half years ago in Columbus, I stood with then-Vice President Biden and...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Starting life on a windowsill

Starting life on a windowsill

A few years ago, I saw an interesting sight as I walked down the stairs of our house.We have a little landing just a few steps from the bottom. It was...

April 12th, 2021 |