Invisible enemy in our midst

Invisible enemy in our midst

Prior to starting to medical school, I recall reading the phase, “May you be born during interesting times.”Like the vast majority of you ...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

I was on my way up the elevator at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., heading for my office on the sixth floor of the Center for Public Po...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Your community needs your help

For the first time the local health systems across Athens, Fairfield, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, Madison, Mason (W.Va.), Meigs, Noble, Pickaway, Ross, ...

September 13th, 2021 |  



No longer filled with stories

No longer filled with stories

To me, “the farm” has always meant the farm where my mother grew up, one of 11 children. Every book I ever read that was set on a farm, an...

September 13th, 2021 |  


Characteristics of a hard worker

Characteristics of a hard worker

It was Labor Day last weekend in the United States, a time set aside as a federal holiday to consider the benefits of labor to our general well-being....

September 10th, 2021 |  


From days gone by to today

From days gone by to today

Having just celebrated Labor Day, I thought of a moment I had while working recently.Following the morning portion of my assigned work I do for Mid-Am...

September 9th, 2021 |  


Common sense may be uncommon

Common sense may be uncommon

Newspaper editor and author Horace Greeley is well known for his call to “Go West, young man,” encouraging the swell of westward expansion...

September 7th, 2021 |  


To the editor:I would like to send a thank you. Our store, Town & Country, has some hard-working girls. Lisa and Debbie do a great job. You both m...

September 6th, 2021 |  


Opinions: We all have them

Opinions: We all have them

That day two to three years ago seems like yesterday. I tell people almost daily that I have never taken over 20 minutes to make any decision in my li...

September 3rd, 2021 |  


Opinions: We all have hem

Opinions: We all have hem

That day two to three years ago seems like yesterday. I tell people almost daily that I have never taken over 20 minutes to make any decision in my li...

September 3rd, 2021 |