Appropriation or appreciation?

Appropriation or appreciation?

Recently, Keziah Ginger Daum, 18, wore a “qipao,” a traditional Chinese dress, to her prom in Utah. Were some offended? Yes. And the nasty...

May 15th, 2018 |  


Lessons from high school are timeless

Lessons from high school are timeless

It’s getting close to graduation time, which brings back some memories of my days at Troy High School back when the boys had long hair, the girl...

May 13th, 2018 |  


CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

CALLING AROUND COVINGTON

It’s Circus Day here in Covington! The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus will be in town, sponsored by the Covington Chamber of Commerce. Ther...

May 13th, 2018 |  



A Teacher in every sense of the word

A Teacher in every sense of the word

The reason I have consistently railed against politicians dictating what we do in education is because my own life experiences have shown me that the ...

May 13th, 2018 |  


Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Chance’s storyChance is a great boy who was found stray in a neighborhood, is quite friendly, and easy going. He is currently awaiting his famil...

May 13th, 2018 |  


A tribute to moms all over the world

A tribute to moms all over the world

For most of my 44 years on this planet, I figured my mom was invincible.This wasn’t necessarily because I was seeing her through the star-crosse...

May 9th, 2018 |  


Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

Unfortunately, we know that illegal, deadly fentanyl is all too common in Ohio – our local law enforcement must deal with it on a nearly daily b...

May 9th, 2018 |  


House Bill 123 not the answer for Ohioans

By Ted SaundersFor nearly a year, the Ohio Consumer Lenders Association (OCLA) worked in good faith with members of the Ohio legislature on a short-te...

May 9th, 2018 |  


‘Namaste’ is here to stay

‘Namaste’ is here to stay

The last time you heard about my friend Chris was when she invited me to her Zumba class. I didn’t know exactly — or at all — what Z...

May 6th, 2018 |  


Take safety in your own hands

Take safety in your own hands

Slips, trips and falls, overexertions and motor vehicle accidents are responsible for more than 60 percent of disabling workplace injuries. In the wor...

May 6th, 2018 |