Phone a friend for facts

Phone a friend for facts

Years ago there was an enormously annoying show called “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” It was hosted by the enormous annoying Regis Philb...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Human trafficking is growing crime

Human trafficking is growing crime

By Dave DuchakHuman trafficking is widely known as a modern day form of slavery and is increasingly becoming more present in communities across the st...

November 15th, 2019 |  


Jim McGuire: Premature winter — or not?

Jim McGuire: Premature winter — or not?

Winter arrived shockingly early last week. Arctic winds, several inches of snow, along with bitterly cold temperatures that quickly numbed the face an...

November 14th, 2019 |  



A special Veterans Day salute

By Chrisanne Gordon, MDVeterans Day has traditionally been a time for Americans to pause and thank the men and women who, through many years and too m...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Thank you for supporting our renewal levy

Thank you for supporting our renewal levy

By Chris PiperFor generations, the city of Troy has produced winning teams and individuals, both on and off the athletic fields.We have been able to d...

November 10th, 2019 updated: November 13th, 2019. |  


How safe is the U.S. power grid?

How safe is the U.S. power grid?

By Terry JarrettAt any one time, the United States uses more than 400,000 megawatts of electricity. That’s a lot of power, and it takes a lot of...

November 10th, 2019 updated: November 11th, 2019. |  


Making new memories with old friends

Making new memories with old friends

This is homage to the Troy Boys and the Troy Boys’ Wives Auxiliary… and lessons I learned while with many of them in Cincinnati. First, le...

November 8th, 2019 |  


A lesson on impeachment

A lesson on impeachment

Democrats in the House of Representatives seem determined to impeach President Donald Trump. That makes this a good time to refresh our memories about...

November 8th, 2019 |  


Touched by honor

There is a statue in Piqua, Ohio of William H. Pitsenbarger, a Medal of Honor recipient. The statute is strategically placed in the entry to Pitsenbar...

November 7th, 2019 |  


It’s called leadership

It’s called leadership

I recently characterized the work of the Ohio Department of Education’s (ODE’s) “Graduation Requirements and High School Redesign Ta...

November 5th, 2019 |