Letter to the Editor: Ellis’ voice would add strength to rural communities

To The Editor:We in the 91st Ohio House District have a rare opportunity to have an active farmer go to Columbus and fight for rural Ohio. Beth Ellis ...

March 28th, 2018 updated: March 28th, 2018. |  


Our View: Radio-telethon raises funds for unique, worthwhile cause

Our View: Radio-telethon raises funds for unique, worthwhile cause

One of the best and most effective organizations in Highland County is holding its annual fundraiser tonight (Wednesday), and we strongly encourage ev...

March 28th, 2018 updated: March 28th, 2018. |  


I am part of the problem

What a strange week I have had. I was sitting down for lunch in my office at the health department, eating some left over ribeye steak (the best cut o...

March 27th, 2018 |  



In Hastings demo case, the truth finally gets a boot on

In Hastings demo case, the truth finally gets a boot on

I have suggested to Drew Hastings more than once in recent months that he should resign as mayor of Hillsboro — not because he’s not a goo...

March 26th, 2018 updated: March 26th, 2018. |  


Some advice for the seniors

Some advice for the seniors

I’m sorry, seniors, but your time is rapidly coming to an end.(Don’t worry … I’m talking about seniors in high school, not sen...

March 22nd, 2018 |  


The Chet Atkins Appreciation Society

The Chet Atkins Appreciation Society

June 30, 2001, the day Chet Atkins died, was a sad day in Nashville, Tenn. The headline in Music City whispered, “Guitars Gently Weep as Nashvil...

March 21st, 2018 |  


Asian markets key to Ohio ag growth

Asian markets key to Ohio ag growth

When you think of Ohio, agricultural exports may not be the first thought that comes to mind. But did you know that Ohio is the sixth largest exporter...

March 20th, 2018 |  


Eastern Standard Time good, Daylight Savings Time bad

Eastern Standard Time good, Daylight Savings Time bad

Allow me to cast my vote in favor of doing away with Daylight Savings Time.There were various reasons stated for making Daylight Savings Time standard...

March 19th, 2018 updated: March 19th, 2018. |  


Phone scams are on the rise with technology

Phone scams are on the rise with technology

Today, in the age of technology, we have an even greater responsibility to protect ourselves from fraudulent and predatory business practices that con...

March 16th, 2018 |  


Having fun just reading the headlines

Having fun just reading the headlines

When it comes to reading newspapers, whether in print or online, a lot of people just scan the headlines, stopping only to read the occasional story.T...

March 12th, 2018 |