Editorial: Why wasn’t rampant fraud in Ohio’s federal pandemic jobless claims revealed earlier?

Lt. Gov. Jon Husted recently revealed — in answer to a reporter’s question — that of 1.4 million Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (P...

February 1st, 2021 |  


His name was Roy; he loved to walk

His name was Roy; he loved to walk

How do you define friendship?I think it’s probably several things. When you hear that a friend is coming, you might smile in anticipation of see...

February 1st, 2021 |  


US flag stands tall for us all

(The writer notes that this piece by John A. Delizza, and condensed below, was first submitted to the Sabina Advertiser and published in 1989 in remem...

January 29th, 2021 |  



Why wear a mask for photos?

I’ve been wondering why people can’t remove their stupid-looking masks for even five minutes to get their pictures taken for the front pag...

January 29th, 2021 |  


2021 Ohio ARC/PLC meetings slated

2021 Ohio ARC/PLC meetings slated

I’m ready for some sunshine that sticks around for more than a few minutes or a few hours. Let us hope that rodent on Feb. 2 predicts an early s...

January 29th, 2021 |  


RIP Claire: ‘Good Times, Fun Times, Go Cats’

“Good Times, Fun Times, Go Cats!”When I recently heard that Claire Ann Ledford had passed away, I reflected on those words. For as long as...

January 28th, 2021 |  


A very pleasant procedure

Kay and I being in our 80s were very fortunate to receive our COVID-19 vaccine last Friday at the Clinton County Health Department.Frankly, I was some...

January 27th, 2021 |  


Pandemic time well-spent pays many dividends for students

Pandemic time well-spent pays many dividends for students

Has your high school reduced or restricted your participation in student organizations and other extracurricular activities during the COVID-19 pandem...

January 27th, 2021 |  


Where do we learn the most?

Where do we learn the most?

When I started grade school, I had never been in a school building before. There was no pre-school, no kindergarten … first grade was it. My mot...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Taking a ride with a caiman

Taking a ride with a caiman

About a month ago, I introduced readers of this column to a few adventures I had while participating in a medical mission trip in the jungle of Brazil...

January 25th, 2021 |