Love certainly is in the air

Love certainly is in the air

While the day is past, the season remains. This is the season for Valentine’s Day. You know, hearts, and chocolates, flowers and candlelight din...

February 21st, 2019 |  


Thoughts on Wilmington’s Paul Hunter and more

Thoughts on Wilmington’s Paul Hunter and more

This is a “this-n-that” commentary instead of a column with one topic. The hope here is what it lacks in in-depth treatment of its subject...

February 20th, 2019 |  


Poignant tales from a diner

Poignant tales from a diner

Brenda and I were sitting in Classics, a first-rate diner in Hillsboro last week, having breakfast when our conversation, for obvious reasons, turned ...

February 19th, 2019 |  



Navigating college aid process, billing

Navigating college aid process, billing

Sometimes the difference between selecting one college over another is how effectively one navigates and comprehends the information presented and the...

February 18th, 2019 |  


The Scots are smiling

The Scots are smiling

Despite the cold, the snow and rain, despite the wind chill temperatures that can freeze skin in minutes, we all know this is winter in Ohio. We also...

February 18th, 2019 |  


Creator’s omnipotent power controls climate

News sources have pushed the idea of global warming to the extent that young people have become frightened of the “theoretical consequence”...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Know changes in farm tax law

Know changes in farm tax law

How many of you have been working on your taxes? How many of you were aware there were several tax law changes that could affect you as a farm operati...

February 15th, 2019 |  


The new distracted driving law

The new distracted driving law

House Bill 95, enacted last year and effective on Oct. 29, created a new offense called “Driving While Texting”, in violation of RC 4511.2...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Protecting rights of Ohioans

Protecting rights of Ohioans

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved two nominees to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals with a proven record of fighting to strip Ohioan...

February 14th, 2019 |  


She really does pay attention

She really does pay attention

Last week I wrote about just a few of my favorite television shows down through the ages — those shows which seemed to brand a place in my being...

February 13th, 2019 |