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 |  


Our View: A Sunshine Week reminder that the public’s right to government records is crucial

Our View: A Sunshine Week reminder that the public’s right to government records is crucial

The week of March 11-17 is designated Sunshine Week, as declared since 2005 by the American Society of News Editors. The week is dedicated to remindin...

March 12th, 2018 |  


Searching for a retirement plan

Searching for a retirement plan

In another 40 or 50 years, I am going to be able to afford to retire.When that day comes, I am going to walk out of the press box one final time, file...

March 8th, 2018 |  


Mutts Gone Nuts through downtown

Mutts Gone Nuts through downtown

Uma Rose, our great-niece, celebrated her sixth birthday this past week. Uma is a bright-eyed, smart little girl who enjoys little games and the playf...

March 7th, 2018 |  


The Rocky Fork Lake Catch-22 — you can’t win either way

The Rocky Fork Lake Catch-22 — you can’t win either way

What’s clear in regard to the stalled $844,000 Rocky Fork Lake grant is that one day out of the blue, officials with the Bureau of Justice Assis...

March 5th, 2018 updated: March 5th, 2018. |  


Best sports movies ever made

Best sports movies ever made

The Academy Awards are this Sunday and, perhaps not surprisingly, the most recent move I saw, “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” was not no...

March 2nd, 2018 |  


A lasting symbol of sacrifices

A lasting symbol of sacrifices

Claude Freeman, my wife’s late father, was born in Pikeville, Ky., near the Russell Fork River, 99 years ago in August.In October 1945, he marri...

February 28th, 2018 |